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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch Series 8 45mm

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The Apple Watch Series 5 was released on September 20, 2019, and the Apple Watch Series 8 was released on September 16, 2022.

The Series 5 is available in 40mm and 44mm case sizes and features an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a W3 Apple wireless chip, and 32GB of storage. The Series 8 is available in 41mm and 45mm case sizes and features an S8 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a W3 Apple wireless chip, a U1 ultra-wideband chip, and 32GB of storage.

The Apple Watch Series 8 features include improved health features, a temperature sensor, Crash Detection, and an IP6X rating for dust resistance. The Series 8 launched with watchOS 9, which features international roaming (on the GPS + Cellular model), a new Compass app, an improved Workout app, sleep stages in sleep tracking, an improved medications app experience, and more.

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch Series 8 45mm Pricing

Watch Series 5 44mm prices start at $89, which is cheaper than the Watch Series 8 45mm low price of $209.

Specs Comparison

Unique specs for the Apple Watch Series 5 include an S5 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a 2nd gen optical heart sensor, Bluetooth 5.0, and a barometric altimeter.

To compare, the unique specs for the Apple Watch Series 8 include an S8 SiP with a 64-bit dual-core processor, a U1 ultra-wideband chip, a temperature sensor, a blood oxygen sensor, a 3rd gen optical heart sensor, Crash Detection, an IP6X rating for dust-resistance, Bluetooth 5.3, and an always-on altimeter. The Series 8 also supports fast charging using the Apple USB-C magnetic charging cable.

Common specs shared by the Series 5 and Series 8 Apple 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, WiFi (802.11b/g/n), and a built-in speaker and microphone.

Size

Measurements for the 44mm Apple Watch Series 5 are 44mm (H) x 38mm (W) x 10.7mm (D), and the measurements for the 45mm Apple Watch Series 8 are 45mm (H) x 38mm (W) x 10.7mm (D).

The weight of the Series 5 and Series 8 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 45mm Apple Watch Series 8 weights are as follows: the stainless steel model weighs 51.5 grams, and the aluminum (GPS) model weighs 38.8 grams. The aluminum GPS + Cellular Series 8 weighs 39.1 grams.

Color Choices

Watch Series 5 44mm

Available in 6 colors:

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

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Watch Series 8 45mm

Available in 7 colors:

  • Black
  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Midnight
  • Red
  • Silver
  • Starlight

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch Series 8 45mm Colors

The Watch Series 5 44mm introduces four new colors not found in the Watch Series 8 45mm color palette: Graphite, Starlight, Midnight, and Red. Both the Watch Series 5 44mm and Watch Series 8 45mm share three colors: Black, Silver, and Gold. However, the Watch Series 5 44mm does away with Gray, Titanium, and White, previously seen on the Watch Series 8 45mm.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 is available in stainless steel, aluminum, titanium, and ceramic, and the Apple Watch Series 8 is available in stainless steel, and aluminum. The colors vary by the model and case material.

The stainless steel Apple Watch Series 5 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.

The stainless steel Apple Watch Series 8 is available in Graphite, Silver, and Gold, and the aluminum Series 8 is available in Midnight, Starlight, Silver, and PRODUCT(RED).

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Watch Series 5 44mm vs Watch Series 8 45mm Storage

The Watch Series 5 44mm and Watch Series 8 45mm have completely different storage options. The Watch Series 5 44mm offers storage sizes: None. The Watch Series 8 45mm sports different storage sizes: None.
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The Apple Watch Series 5 and the Apple Watch Series 8 feature 32GB of storage space.

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