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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm

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Apple released the Watch Series 5 on September 20, 2019, and the 1st generation Watch SE on September 18, 2020.

The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Apple Watch SE (1st gen) are available in 40mm and 44mm case sizes. The Series 5 and the SE (1st gen) are powered by an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a W3 Apple wireless chip, and 32GB of storage. While similar overall, the Series 5 does have some additional features not available on the SE (1st gen), such as an always-on display, an electrical heart sensor, and an ECG app.

Price Comparison

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm Pricing

The Watch Series 5 40mm fetches a higher starting price at $97 compared to the Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm, which starts at $85.

Specs Comparison

The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Watch SE (1st gen) share many of the same specs.

Specs unique to the Apple Watch Series 5 include an always-on Retina display, an electrical heart sensor, an ECG app, and a barometric altimeter. In comparison, specs unique to the Apple Watch SE (1st gen) include a Retina display and an always-on altimeter.

Common specs that are shared between the Series 5 and SE (1st gen) include an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a W3 wireless chip, and 32GB of storage space. Additional shared specs include a Digital Crown with haptic feedback, a second-generation optical heart sensor, high and low heart rate notifications, irregular rhythm notifications, International emergency calling, Emergency SOS, Fall Detection, water-resistance to 50 meters, WiFi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GNSS, a compass, and a built-in speaker and microphone.

Size

The 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 measures 40mm (H) x 34mm (W) x 10.7mm (D), and the 44mm Apple Watch SE (1st gen) measures 44mm (H) x 38mm (W) x 10.7mm (D).

The weight of the Series 5 and SE (1st gen) Apple Watch varies based on the case material.

The 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 weights are as follows: the stainless steel model weighs 40.6 grams, the aluminum model weighs 30.8 grams, the titanium model weighs 35.1 grams, and the ceramic model weighs 39.7 grams.

The 44mm Apple Watch SE (1st gen) weights are as follows: the aluminum GPS model weighs 36.20 grams, and the aluminum GPS + Cellular model weighs 36.36 grams.

Color Choices

Watch Series 5 40mm

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • White
  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver
  • Titanium

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Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm

Available in 3 colors:

  • Gold
  • Gray
  • Silver

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm Colors

Both the Watch Series 5 40mm and Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm share three colors: Gold, Silver, and Gray. However, the Watch Series 5 40mm does away with Black, Titanium, and White, previously seen on the Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 is available in stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, and ceramic. In comparison, the Apple Watch SE (1st gen) is available in aluminum.

The stainless steel Apple Watch Series 5 is available in Stainless Steel, Space Black, and Gold, the aluminum Series 5 is available in Silver, Space Gray, and Gold, the titanium Series 5 is available in Titanium and Space Black, and the ceramic Series 5 is available in White.

The aluminum Apple Watch SE (1st gen) is available in Silver, Space Gray, and Gold.

Storage Options

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm Storage

The Watch Series 5 40mm and Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm have completely different storage options. The Watch Series 5 40mm offers storage sizes: None. The Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm sports different storage sizes: None.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Apple Watch SE (1st gen) feature 32GB of storage space.

Reviews

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm Reviews

Users rate the Watch SE 1st Gen 44mm at 5.0 of 5.0 stars. Reviews for Watch Series 5 40mm are not currently available.

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