The Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 40mm) is the latest model and it can be picked up for $299 shipped, today only, originally $399. Its most notable new feature is an innovative always-on display that shows the time and other important information at all times. Plus, each watch face has been optimized for the new display and to preserve battery life even more, the screen intelligently dims when a user’s wrist is down and returns to full brightness with a raise or a tap. Product page. Read more for a hands-on review and additional information.
- Always-On Retina display
- 30% larger screen
The smartwatch uses multiple advanced technologies to deliver this new feature, including the industry’s only low-temperature polysilicon and oxide display (LTPO), ultra-low power display driver, efficient power management integrated circuit as well as a new ambient light sensor. All of this hardware combined with incredible software design allows Apple Watch Series 5 to offer all-day 18-hour battery life.
We’ve seen Apple Watch have a meaningful impact on our customers’ lives and we’re excited to deliver even more capabilities with Apple Watch Series 5 and watchOS 6. The seamless integration of new hardware and software delivers an enhanced experience that makes it even easier to stay active and connected to the people and information users care about,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.