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Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5

from  $399+
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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Apple Watch is still the best smartwatch. Though the Series 5 feels like a minor update to last year’s Series 4, it will fit the bill for the vast majority of people buying Apple Watches for the first time.

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Pros
  • Bright screen
  • Always-on display is useful and power efficient
  • Compass is handy for hiking and walking directions
  • International emergency calling on cellular models
  • Generally fast performance
Cons
  • No battery life improvements
  • No third-party watchfaces
  • No new fitness features

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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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