Stay connected, healthy, and safe with the Apple Watch Series 5. You interface with all of the Series 5’s features and the watchOS through its 40mm curved watch face with an LTPO OLED always-on Retina display. With an always-on screen in low-brightness, you can quickly glace at the watch face for the time, workout stats, and more. If you lift your wrist, the screen will automatically come back to full brightness. The case also features a digital crown with haptic feedback, and a heart rate monitor that’s capable of recording your own ECG.
The heart rate monitor is joined by fall detection and SOS emergency functions to help keep you safe while you’re out for a run or at home doing chores. These features can detect elevated heart rates, which can clue you into possible health issues, as well as detecting if you’ve taken a hard fall. If you do, the Apple Watch gives you the opportunity to contact emergency services and emergency contacts for help.
Staying healthy is at the core of the Apple Watch Series 5. The Activity Rings feature provides you with three rings that correspond to movement, exercise, and standing. They motivate you to keep mobile throughout the day and close your rings to achieve personal goals. The Apple Watch also tracks your workouts. It can automatically detect that you’ve started to exercise, prompting you to activate the Workout app for stat tracking, measuring calories burned, and much more.
The Apple Watch Series 5 keeps you in touch with the world around you. Utilizing both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technologies, the Apple Watch becomes an extension of your iPhone. View and respond to text messages, get notifications, navigate via GPS, interact with Siri, make and take hands-free calls, and more. Even with an always-on display, the Series 5 smartwatch is made to deliver up to 18 hours of battery life, and is water-resistant up to 164′, so you can wear it all day in any kind of weather.
’s Noise app on the Series 5 smartwatch, you will be notified when ambient sounds rise to levels that can negatively impact your hearing. Measured in decibels, you’ll get a short description of how bad the noise can be, so you can close a window, lower the volume, or leave an area for quieter surroundings.
With the Cycle Tracking app, the Apple
Watch Series 5 gives women
the ability to track their cycle and log important information, such as irregularities and symptoms to keep tabs on their overall health and have more informed conversations with their doctor.
The Series 5 features a built-in compass that can be used with its own app, as part of the Maps app, and other 3rd party apps that integrate the functionality. Knowing exactly which direction you’re facing is an incredibly useful feature to have whether you’re on the hiking trail or navigating local streets downtown.
The built-in titanium electrode in the digital crown and the sapphire crystal electronic heart sensor on the back of the Apple
Watch gives you the ability to record your own ECG, or electrocardiogram. It’s similar to a single-lead electrocardiogram and takes only 30 seconds to create. Just touch the digital crown and the Apple
Watch generates your ECG waveform in approximately 30 seconds.
The ECG app is meant to help you detect whether you’re heart’s beating at a normal sinus rhythm, or if your rhythm shows signs of irregularity, or atrial fibrillation. Your ECGs are stored in the Health app on your iPhone and you can share them with your doctor.
The optical heart sensor on the back of the Apple
Watch is designed to measure and record your heart rate. Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), high heart rates, and low heart rates, can all be indicators of a possible underlying problem. The Apple
Watch is engineered to monitor this reading and alert you to any irregularities.
Watch Series 5 features an updated accelerometer and gyroscope that can detect whether you’ve fallen. If a fall occurs, the Apple
Watch delivers an on-screen prompt where you can swipe to have it call emergency services or dismiss it. After 60 seconds of unresponsiveness, the Apple
Watch will place the call automatically and send a message to your emergency contacts.
Emergency SOS allows you to quickly get help. It calls 911, notifies your emergency contacts, sends your current location, and displays your Medical ID badge on the screen for emergency personnel. Since this Apple
Watch Series 5 supports cellular access, it can contact many international emergency services numbers as well as 911, even if you’re not near your iPhone.
You can customize your watch face with multiple complications, which are little icons that are designed to activate apps or provide information. The Series 5 infograph watch face can display up to eight complications, including complications with curved progress bars and gauges.
Three activity rings on the Apple
Watch Series 5 are designed to help you measure all of the ways you move throughout the day. As you move, each ring begins to close, giving you additional motivation to close your rings and increase mobility.
: The Move ring tracks the active calories you burn. Active calories are the ones you burn through all kinds of movement, from taking the stairs at work to playing with the kids.
: The Exercise ring shows you how many minutes of brisk activity you’ve done, whether you’re working out or just moving at a fast pace.
: Sitting too much has the potential to contribute to health problems over time. This ring is designed to keep track of the amount of times you stand throughout the day.
With the Workout app, the Apple
Watch Series 5 lets you track your workout progress, set individual goals, and measure your calorie burn. For runners, a cadence metric lets you see your steps per minute, and pace alerts gentle taps you to let you know if you’re behind or ahead of where you want to be. Also, rolling pace constantly updates, allowing you to see your split for the preceding mile at any time. In addition to running, the app can track a wide variety of workout types, such as cycling, yoga, swimming and more. It even has two specific wheelchair workouts.
If you start a workout, sensors within the Apple
Watch will prompt you to start the Workout app. It will even give you credit for the exercise you’ve already started. It will also remind you to end your workout.
Pool Swim: Automatically records splits and sets and c1an recognize your stroke
Open Water Swim: Visualizes your route on a map, and precisely tracks active calories, distance, and overall pace
Elevation Gain: When outdoors, the Series 5 can give you your current elevation
Gym Equipment: Pair the Series 5 with compatible gym equipment to track essential metrics
Trends: Lets you know if your metrics are headed up or down over time
Competition: Compete with a friend over a 7-day competition, earning points based on percentage of Activity Rings you close
Charge purchases to your credit or debit card simply by activating Apple
Pay and holding your watch to a compatible checkout
reader. You can also send or receive Apple
Pay Cash via the Messages app. No matter how you use it, Apple
Pay is designed to keep your financial information completely private and secure.
Keep your workouts fresh and enjoyable by streaming your favorite audio with the Apple
Watch Series 5. The Series 5 has access to the Apple Music
library, letting you stream your favorite albums, podcasts, and audiobooks.
Watch Series 5 has the ability to directly access the App Store from its display.
With the Series 5, the Breathe app is available as a watch face, in either Classic, Focus, or Calm. It is designed to keep you centered by taking you through a series of calming breaths.