Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm

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The Apple Watch Series 5 was released on September 20, 2019, and the 2nd generation Apple Watch SE was released on September 16, 2022.

The Apple Watch Series 5 is powered by an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor. And in comparison, the Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) is powered by an S8 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor.

The Series 5 and the SE (2nd gen) both feature an Apple W3 wireless chip and 32GB of storage and are available in 40mm and 44mm case sizes. A few features found on the Series 5, that are not available on the SE (2nd gen) include an always-on display, an electrical heart sensor, and an ECG app.

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm Pricing

Watch Series 5 44mm prices start at $94, which is cheaper than the Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm low price of $167.

Specs Comparison

The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Watch SE (2nd gen) share many of the same specs, but there are some key differences, including the display and processor.

The Apple Watch Series 5 features an always-on Retina LTPO OLED display, and the Watch SE (2nd gen) features a standard Retina LTPO OLED display. The Series 5 is powered by an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, and the SE (2nd gen) is powered by an S8 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor.

Specs unique to the Apple Watch Series 5 include an electrical heart sensor, an ECG app, Bluetooth 5.0, and a barometric altimeter. And in comparison, specs unique to the Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) include Crash Detection, Bluetooth 5.3, and an always-on altimeter.

Otherwise, the Series 5 and SE (2nd gen) shared spec list includes a W3 wireless chip, 32GB of storage space, 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), GPS/GNSS, a compass, and a built-in speaker and microphone.

Size

The 44mm Apple Watch Series 5 and the 44mm Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) measure 44mm (H) x 38mm (W) x 10.7mm (D).

The weight of the Series 5 and SE (2nd gen) Apple Watch varies based on the case material.

The 44mm Apple Watch Series 5 weights are as follows: the stainless steel model weighs 47.8 grams, the aluminum model weighs 36.5 grams, the titanium model weighs 41.7 grams, and the ceramic model weighs 46.7 grams.

The 44mm Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) weights are as follows: the aluminum GPS model weighs 32.9 grams, and the aluminum GPS + Cellular model weighs 33.0 grams.

Color Choices

Watch Series 5 44mm

Available in 6 colors:

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

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Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm

Available in 3 colors:

  • Midnight
  • Silver
  • Starlight

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm Colors

The Watch Series 5 44mm introduces two new colors not found in the Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm color palette: Starlight and Midnight. Both the Watch Series 5 44mm and Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm share one color: Silver. However, the Watch Series 5 44mm does away with Black, Gray, Gold, Titanium, and White, previously seen on the Watch SE 2nd 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 (2nd 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 (2nd gen) is available in Midnight, Starlight, and Silver.

Storage Options

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm Storage

The Watch Series 5 44mm and Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm have completely different storage options. The Watch Series 5 44mm offers storage sizes: None. The Watch SE 2nd Gen 44mm sports different storage sizes: None.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) are available with 32GB of storage space.

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