Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm) vs Apple Watch Series 9 (45mm) Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

1.8 inches
1.7 inches

Resolution:

448 x 368 pixels, 326 PPI
430 x 352 pixels, 329 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

59.89 %
63.01 %

Peak brightness:

1000 cd/m2 (nit)
1000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Scratch-resistant glass (Sapphire), Ambient light sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple S5
Apple S9

Processor:

Dual-core, 64-bit
Dual-core

GPU:

PowerVR
PowerVR

RAM:

1GB
1GB

Internal storage:

32GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

OS:

watchOS (9.x, 8.x, 7.x, 6.1, 6.x)
watchOS (10.x)

Device type:

Smartwatch
Smartwatch

Compatible devices:

Apple iPhone 6s or later with iOS 13 or later

Battery

Capacity:

296 mAh
308 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Magnetic charging
Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Design

Dimensions:

1.73 x 1.50 x 0.42 inches (44 x 38 x 10.74 mm)
1.61 x 1.38 x 0.42 inches (41 x 35 x 10.7 mm)

Weight:

1.29 oz (36.5 g) Aluminum case
Stainless Steel case: 47.8g
Titanium case: 41.7g
Ceramic case: 46.7g
1.82 oz (51.5 g)

Wrist size:

Case fits 140-220 mm wrists

Materials:

Back: Ceramic; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Aluminum: Silver, Space gray, Gold
Stainless steel: Stainless steel, Space black, Gold
Ceramic: White
Titanium: Titanium, Space black

Resistance:

Water (up to 50 meters)
Water, Dust; IP6X

Colors:

Midnight, Starlight, Green, Blue, Red

Cellular

4G (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

4G (TDD):

Bands 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

3G:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850)

Data Speed:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

eSIM
eSIM

Multimedia

Speakers:

Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker

Additional microphone(s):

Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 b, g, n

Location:

GPS, Glonass, Galileo
A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Altimeter, Compass, Heart rate, Barometer, ECG
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Altimeter, Compass, Heart rate, Thermometer, Barometer, ECG, Blood Oxygen

Other:

NFC
NFC, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

Buyers information

Price:

$ 529

Availability

Officially announced:

Yes
Yes
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