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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch Series 6 40mm

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Apple released the Watch Series 5 on September 20, 2019, and released the Watch Series 6 on September 18, 2020. The Apple Watch Series 5 and Series 6 watches are available in two case sizes: 40mm and 44mm. The Series 5 is powered by an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor with a W3 Apple wireless chip and 32GB of storage, and the Series 6 is powered by an S6 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor with a W3 Apple wireless chip, U1 ultra-wideband chip, and 32GB of storage. The Apple Watch Series 6 brought new and improved features such as a Blood Oxygen sensor and app, an improved always-on display, and new case colors. The Apple Watch Series 6 launched with watchOS 7, which included Family Setup, sleep tracking, and more.

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Watch Series 5 40mm

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch Series 6 40mm Pricing

Watch Series 5 40mm prices start at $82, which is cheaper than the Watch Series 6 40mm low price of $117.

Specs Comparison

The Apple Watch Series 5 specs include an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a 2nd gen optical heart sensor, and a barometric altimeter. In comparison, the Apple Watch Series 6 specs include an S6 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a U1 ultra-wideband chip, a 3rd gen optical heart sensor, and an always-on altimeter.

Common specs that are shared between the Series 5 and Series 6 watches include an always-on Retina display, a W3 wireless chip, 32GB of storage space, a Digital Crown with haptic feedback, an electrical heart sensor, high and low heart rate notifications, irregular rhythm notification, an ECG app, International emergency calling, Emergency SOS, Fall Detection, water-resistance to 50 meters, GPS/GNSS, a compass, a built-in speaker and microphone, WiFi (802.11b/g/n), and Bluetooth 5.0.

Size

The 40mm Apple Watch Series 5 and the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 measure 40mm (H) x 34mm (W) x 10.7mm (D).

The weights of the Series 5 and Series 6 vary 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.
In comparison, the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 weights are as follows: the stainless steel model weighs 39.7 grams, the aluminum model weighs 30.5 grams, and the titanium model weighs 34.6 grams.

Color Choices

Watch Series 5 40mm

Available in 6 colors:

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

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Watch Series 6 40mm

Available in 8 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Gray
  • Red
  • Silver
  • Titanium

Which color Watch Series 6 40mm is the most popular?

Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch Series 6 40mm Colors

The Watch Series 5 40mm introduces three new colors not found in the Watch Series 6 40mm color palette: Blue, Graphite, and Red. Both the Watch Series 5 40mm and Watch Series 6 40mm share five colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Silver, and Titanium. However, the Watch Series 5 40mm does away with White, previously seen on the Watch Series 6 40mm.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 is available in stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, and ceramic, and the Apple Watch Series 6 is available in stainless steel, aluminum, and titanium.

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

To compare, the stainless steel Series 6 Apple Watch is available in Silver, Graphite, and Gold, the aluminum Series 6 is available in Silver, Space Gray, Gold, Blue, and PRODUCT(RED), and the titanium Series 6 is available in Titanium and Space Black.

Storage Options

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Watch Series 5 40mm vs Watch Series 6 40mm Storage

The Watch Series 5 40mm and Watch Series 6 40mm have completely different storage options. The Watch Series 5 40mm offers storage sizes: None. The Watch Series 6 40mm sports different storage sizes: None.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Apple Watch Series 6 feature 32GB of storage space.

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