|New Apple Watch 5 Feature
|Always On Display
|The Apple Watch 5 allows for an always on display that keeps the display on for some of the general watch functionality and compatible apps.
|The Apple Watch 5 has an FDA approved electrocardiogram feature (ECG or EKG). An electrocardiogram is a test that records the timing and strength of the electrical signals that make a heart beat. By utilizing the ECG provided by the Apple Watch 5, a doctor can gain insights about your heart rhythm and look for heart beat irregularities.
|The Apple Watch 5 has a built in compass that can be useful for navigation or other cases where a compass is useful.
|The Apple Watch 5 contains awesome new watch faces with multiple complications showing a wealth of information on the Apple Watch face.
|International Emergency Calling
|The Apple Watch 5 with cellular allows for international emergency calling.
|The Apple Watch 5 has haptic feedback when scrolling.
|Apple Watch 3
|Apple Watch 5
|Apple Watch Difference Information
|64-bit processors can take in more than double the information of 32-bit processors and do more work at the same time, allowing the Apple Watch 5 to be faster and more efficient than the Apple Watch 3.
|16GB - Cellular Version, 8 GB - GPS Only Version
|The Apple Watch 5 has double the max capacity of the Apple Watch 3.
|Size - Thickness
|Apple Watch 5 is 7 mm thinner than the Apple Watch 3 in terms of the watch height.
|38mm / 42mm
|40mm / 44mm
|Screen sizes on the Apple Watch 5 are over 30% larger on both of the available sizes.
|The Apple Watch 5 has smaller bezels, improving the appearance. Both have 1000 nits of screen brightness.
|The LTPO OLED display in the Apple Watch 5 is more power efficient than the OLED in the Apple Watch 3.
|Optical Heart Sensor
|The Apple Watch 5 has an upgraded thinner optical heart rate sensor on the underside, which is now made of ceramic and sapphire crystal that provides faster readings and better cellular reception. It is also more comfortable to wear and makes the watch appear less bulky.
|The speaker in the Apple Watch 5 is 50% louder than the Apple Watch 3 speaker.
|Same side as speaker
|Opposite side of Speaker
|The Apple Watch 5 microphone moved to the other side of the watch, opposite of the speaker, to help with echo and other interference issues.
|Cellular Scroll wheel
|Filled with red
|The dial on the Apple Watch 3 has a fully colored in dial while the Apple Watch 5 has a red outline / boarder on the dial.
|The Apple Watch 5 features an improved gyroscope and accelerometer that measures up to 32 G-Forces vs 16 G-Forces with the Apple Watch 3.
|Bluetooth 5 in the Apple Watch 5 is more power efficient and slightly faster than bluetooth 4.2.
|The W3 chip provides bluetooth 5 connectivity.
|USB Power Adapter
|Cellular Version Only
|The Apple Watch 5 includes a usb power adapter with all versions.
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