Galaxy Ring won’t work with the iPhone, but here’s how Android users can order one

Galaxy Ring comes in three color options.

The Galaxy Ring was the most exciting thing at Samsung Unpacked on Wednesday. I traveled to Paris for this Ring, wondering if there would be a place for it in my ecosystem of Apple devices. I thought I could couple the Galaxy Ring with the Apple Watch to give me continuous health and (some) fitness tracking.

With its multi-day battery life, the Galaxy Ring would continue to collect data even when I have to recharge my Apple Watch. That data would eventually find its way into the Apple Health app right after passing through the Samsung Health app I'd have to install on my iPhone. At least, that was my hope.

Boy, was I wrong... but I also sort of saw it coming.

Apple kept the Apple Watch exclusive to the iPhone. Even if such an association sounds exciting, you can't buy a Galaxy Flip 6 and pair it with an Apple Watch. Therefore, I wasn't surprised when I was told you need an Android phone to get a Galaxy Ring working. It doesn't have to be a Samsung phone, either.

That said, the Galaxy Ring is now available for preorder, but this won't be your regular gadget-buying experience. You'll have to work your way through the sizing process to ensure you get the right Galaxy Ring for your finger.

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