Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: Easy Menstruation Cycle Tracking Supported By Measuring Skin Temperature

Apple Style Women’s Health Tracker Introduced By Samsung In Its Galxy Watch 5 Series

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Series which comprise of the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro and the Galaxy Watch 5, has added a women’s health tracker along the lines of Apple. It is available in 32 nations, including 30 different European regions, the US, and Korea. The watches feature an infrared temperature sensor which deliver information on menstrual cycles and general health with greater accuracy. The Menstrual Cycle tracker feature is not accessible to residents of India presently. The business has revealed that it has teamed up with Natural Cycles to monitor changes in skin temperature.

The temperature sensor will gauge the basal body temperature of the wearer while sleeping with the help of a Natural Cycle technology-backed tracking feature. Natural Cycles’ algorithm will enable users to determine the periods and ovulation windows which would facilitate keeping a track of a woman’s menstrual cycle and fertility status. According to Samsung, information would be encrypted and stored on the user’s smartphone.

In February, Samsung announced its partnership with Natural Cycles and revealed their intent to release the upgrade by the end of June.          

The temperature-based cycle tracking feature can be accessed through the Samsung Health App. Users simply need to go to the “Cycle Tracking” section in the app and fill in information pertaining to their cycle. Next, they need to enable the “period predict with skin temp” toggle and voila! A graph will be displayed with the temperature readings to help cycle tracking.

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32 nations, including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the US, have access to the temperature-based health tracker feature. There are no details as to when users in India would be able to use the feature.

The temperature sensor was inactive when the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro variants debuted in August 2022. The feature is now available on the Samsung Health App. The tool not only lets you check your basal body temperature when you wake up, but it also offers a calendar, a monthly graph, a symptom checker, and advice on how to control your cycle.

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