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MoneyApple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability

05:25  11 september  2019
05:25  11 september  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Apple Watch Series 5 comes in a new case material made of titanium. “We’ve seen Apple Watch Always - On Retina Display . Apple Watch Series 5 features an innovative new display that allows Additional health and fitness features come with watchOS 6, including the new Cycle Tracking app

Apple Watch Series 5 features an Always - On Retina display , new materials including titanium, and a compass to show which way you’re facing in apps. Design. All you, all the time. With a display that is now always on , Apple Watch Series 5 is there for you like never before. Health on Apple Watch .

Apple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability © ASSOCIATED PRESS Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the Apple Watch during an event to announce new products Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Apple has introduced the newest product in its series of smart watches, offering a familiar design with notable software upgrades.

The company unveiled the Series 5 watch on Tuesday during its product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California.

Like the one before it, Series 5 will come with a GPS only option starting at $399 and GPS + cellular for US customers, starting at $499.

Series 5 dives even further into Apple’s focus on health and has added features for navigation, including a built-in compass.

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In addition to that, the new Watch comes with a built - in compass , and the ability to make emergency calls in over 150 countries. Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular ) is available to order in 22 countries and regions and priced from $ 499 . Both models will be available in stores beginning Friday

“ Apple Watch puts groundbreaking health , fitness and communication capabilities on the wrist of millions and That’ s how Apple can reach 18 hours of battery life with a display that stays on. The new Apple Watch also features a built - in compass . There’ s a new app that tells you your latitude

It also debuts Always-On Retina Display, meaning your watch face will never shut off while it’s running.

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Apple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Apple has introduced the newest product in its series of smart watches, offering a familiar design with notable software upgrades. The company unveiled the Series 5 watch on Tuesday during its product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California

SERIES 5 WATCH

According to Apple, the Series 5 device has a new type of display designed to keep time and other important information easily visible at all times.

The new watch faces are crafted around this idea.

Series 5 uses a low-temperature polysilicone and oxide display (LTPO), ultra-low power display driver, efficient power management integrated circuit and new ambient light sensor to ensure the best possible battery life.

Your compass could point 'true north' for first time in 360 years

Your compass could point 'true north' for first time in 360 years For the first time in more than three centuries, your compass might finally be about to point true north. At some point over the next two weeks, compasses at Greenwich will point true north for the first time in about 360 years, while other parts of the UK may have to wait another two decades. Either way, it will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Wait, my compass has been wrong all this time? Afraid so - to an extent, at least.

Apple Watch Series 5 goes up for pre-order today, with GPS models starting at 9 and GPS + cellular models beginning at $ 499 , though your purchase price will likely go up depending on what kind of body and strap you choose. We won’t have to wait long for launch either, as Apple Watch Series 5

Latest in Gear. Apple Watch Series 5 features an always - on display . The device also features for the first time, a compass , enabling you to find which direction you're facing as well as your location. Speaking of which, Apple has historically claimed that the Watch will last for around 18 hours on a

According to Apple, it will hold its charge for up to 18 hours.

Series 5 will also come with a slew of location and safety features, including a built-in compass that can be added to the face, a fall detector, and international emergency calling for cellular models, which will work without an iPhone nearby.

Like others, the wearable is 'swim proof.'

It comes in silver, gold, and space grey, with a 100 percent recycled aluminium casing. The firm has also added the option for titanium and ceramic cases.

The Series 5 Apple Watch is available for pre-order today, and will be in stores beginning Friday, Sept. 20.

Apple says it will also be offering the Series 3 Watch for the lowest price yet as it introduces the new model, dropping down to just $199.

Apple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability
Apple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability
Apple's $499 Series 5 Watch will come with always-on display, a built-in compass, new health applications, and cellular capability

WatchOS 6 will also bring new health and fitness features, including a new Cycle Tracking app for users to log information about their menstrual cycles.

Apple announces repair program for cracked Apple Watch screens

Apple announces repair program for cracked Apple Watch screens Apple has acknowledged a flaw in certain Apple Watch models that could lead to the screen cracking, and has launched a replacement program for affected users. Apple or authorized service providers will replace the screen on eligible models free of charge. “Apple has determined that, under very rare circumstances, a crack may form along the rounded edge of the screen in aluminum models of an Apple Watch Series 2 or Series 3,” the company says on its website. “The crack may begin on one side and then may continue around the screen as shown in the images below.

The Apple Watch Series 5 is available for pre-order starting today, and officially launches September 20. There are a number of models, including one in Titanium, one in Ceramic, and a new black stainless steel Hermes edition. Prices start at 9 for GPS and $ 499 for Cellular , and Apple is

The Series 5 watch will feature an Always - On Retina display that always showcases the watch For the first time, the watch will also feature a built - in compass and international emergency Those who want to enroll can sign up on the new Apple Research app. The new Series 5 watch will start

It will offer predictions for your next period and fertile window.

Like the previous model, the Series 5 will also let users keep track of ambient noise using the Noise app, providing more detailed information on how certain environments such as concerts or sporting events affect hearing.

The new OS will also debut several watch faces, including Meridian, Modular Compact, and Solar Dial.

Gallery: Here's what it's like to use the new Apple Watch, which has an important feature that it was missing before (Business Insider)

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