Apple has launched the new Apple Watch Series 5 at its Special Event in steve jobs theater on September 10 and as expected, it features a few of latest changes underneath the hood. The most notable addition is the new Always-On Retina display that will show the time and other data without the need to tap the display.
Apple Watch Series 5: Price and availability
|GPS Model||: $399 (Available- September 20th)|
|GPS + Cellular Model||: $499 (Available- September 20th)|
|GPS Model||: ₹40,900 (Available- September 27th)|
|GPS + Cellular Model||: ₹49,900 (Available- September 27th)|
Apple Watch Series 5 Availability:
The aluminum models comes in silver,anodized space gray and gold. The cases are made from 100% Recycled Aluminum. Stainless Steel models comes in gold, space black and polish. Ceramic models is available in brilliant white color. The all new Titanium models are available in natural brush titanium and brush space black.
Apple Watch Series 5: Overview
|Display||: 1.78″ LTPO OLED (448 X 368)|
|Processor||: Apple S5|
|OS (Operating System)||: WatchOS 6|
|Battery Life||: 18 hours|
|Storage||: 32 GB|
|Charging Method||: Wireless|
|IP Rating||: Water-resistant upto 50m|
Apple Watch Series 5: Display
As mentioned above the Apple watch series 5 features a Always-On Retina display which are basically known for draining some additional battery, but still it is able to deliver a 18 hour battery life like its predecessor.
This is possible due to the LTPO (Low-Temperature Polycrystalline Oxide) OLED Panel that utilizes a blend of different thin-film transistors. It allows the watch to have more granular control over display features like refresh rate, by which the display is able to refresh dynamically from as high as 60 Hz to as low as 1 Hz, which is extremely power efficeint.
There is also a new low power diplay driver, an ultra-efficient power management integrated circuit and Ambient light sensor which works together seamlessly to deliver an extraordinary interface.
Apple Watch Series 5: Health research study
The Apple Watch Series 5 introduces the 3 new Health Research study which includes Hearing Study, Women’s Health Study and Heart & Movement Study.
Apple Hearing Study
This study analysis the sound level in your environment, by which it notifies you “how your daily sound exposure impacts your long-term hearing health”.
Apple Women’s Health Study
In this study, the new cycle tracking feature is been used to analyse the menstrual cycle and the problems related to it. It will inform about the screening and risk assessment of conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome, infertility, osteoporosis, pregnancy and the menopausal transition.
Apple Heart & Movement Study
This study analysis how heart rate and mobility signals such as walking pace and climbing flights of stairs — collected from the Apple Watch — will relate to CV health, hospitalizations, falls and quality of life.
Apple Watch Series 5: Features
Some of the new features in series 5 are:
- Built-in Compass: Here with the updated maps app, you’ll be able to see which way you are facing just like on your iphone. There is even a new compass app which allows you to see not only where you heading but also your latitude, longitude, current elevation and incline.
- Emergency SOS: With Series 5 every cellular model has International Emergency Calling, so you can emergency Services in over 150 countries around the world. You can activate the feature just by pressing and holding down the side button, even without your iphone.