New location features, from a built-in compass to current elevation, help users better navigate their day, while worldwide emergency calling allows customers to call emergency services directly from Apple Watch in over 150 countries, even without iPhone nearby.
The Apple Watch 5 will also include a built-in compass, which is integrated into the updated Maps app, and can be added to your watch face to view your direction at a glance.
Apple also introduced a wide assortment of case finishes, including models with titanium and ceramic finishes that look pretty darn slick.
The newest Apple Watches are equipped with an always-on Retina display.
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The other major new feature of the Apple Watch Series 5 is its built-in compass. The price starts at $399 United States dollars for the Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS) model and $499 USD for the Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular) model.
The Apple Watch Series 5 will arrive in stores from 20 September. To provide users with extra personal safety when traveling, the Apple Watch Series 5 also features worldwide emergency calling available in numerous countries.
The Apple Watch Series 5 is available in multiple cases, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Titanium, and Ceramic.
There's probably a long German word for the act of refining something which is already at the top of its segment, and if I knew what it was I'd be using it for the Apple Watch Series 5. Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS) is available to order now, with availability beginning September 20 in the U.S. and 38 other countries and regions. Apple's new display even manages its refresh rate in accordance so no unnecessary battery is wasted on display refresh cycles.
Stainless steel variants remain on offer, in gold, silver and space black. The watch will run on watchOS 6 out-of-the-box.
When you're running a workout, for example, the screen will dim, and the watch will pare back certain details to conserve power.
The Apple Watch has become a sleeper hit, capturing the lion's share of the small but increasingly important smartwatch market nearly immediately on launch in 2015.