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Apple Watch Series 5

Apple Watch Series 5

GPS + Cellular, GPS (See All)
4.1 from 50 reviews · View Statistics
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Pros

Easy to read watch face
Provides exact health stats
Seamlessly integrates with Apple products

Cons

Relatively short battery life

Reviews

  • Value for Money
    3.9 (46)
  • Build Quality
    4.5 (45)
  • Ease of Use
    4.5 (46)
  • Battery Life
    3.7 (46)
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absolute con......

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believed all the hype and got apple watch 5 little over two years ago on telstra plan - always a problem lasting more then 4 hours off fully charge. Now, just past the warranty time frame and only used sporadically - the device won't charge at all now. Further investigation with apple dealer - sorry, that one has to go in the trash but here's the newest one which will be so much better. so wrong for this mob to get away with selling such a dodgey piece of tech.
PS. bought a garmin fenix 6 in last couple of months - is all over anything an apple watch could do on all fronts.

Purchased in at Telstra Stores for $648.

Value for Money
1/5
Build Quality
1/5
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trompfy
trompfyGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 269 reviews
  • 75 likes

The best watch for your home

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I purchased an Apple Watch Series 5 Space Gray 44M LTE/GPS so I can text and talk with this using my Mobile Phone and track my sleep at night and monitor my heart rate.

Purchased in at Apple Online store for $489.30.

Value for Money
5/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Lisa
LisaSydney, NSW
  • 33 reviews
  • 14 likes

I literally can’t function without this.

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Purchased in at JB Hi-Fi for $699.

Value for Money
4/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Diggavf124
Diggavf124Sydney, NSW
  • 16 reviews
  • 2 likes

A watch is only a small part of what it does,...its like a personal assistant!!!

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Purchased in at Apple Australia.

Value for Money
4/5
Build Quality
5/5
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D.Ablett
D.AblettGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 31 reviews
  • 27 likes

Seamless integration

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Purchased in at Apple Australia for $749.

Value for Money
5/5
Build Quality
5/5
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DINGIS
DINGISGold Coast
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Apple will not repair. They offer me a refurbished watch instead for a price.

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Purchased in .

Value for Money
3/5
Build Quality
1/5
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John
JohnGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

Heart rate monitor not working

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My heart monitor is not picking up my pulse when I am going for a run it takes 5-10min before it reads my pulse, call apple a few times and they said to wait until the update comes through who know when and it will fix the issue other than that sell the watch which is still under warranty...
Wants jb hifi to foot the replacement cost not cool at all....

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Bruno
BrunoGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 4 reviews
  • 2 likes

Non-functioning features

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This is my second Apple watch and I am generally a fan. However, some "functions" simply do NOT function. The heart-rate monitor is so random as to be basically unusable. I've often checked it against reliable monitors and it's is very often not even close. the latest "fix", to allow my watch to open my MacBook, is not a fix at all. So while I generally enjoy the product, several of its "functions" are very random AND THIS IS ANNOYING.

Purchased in for $599.

Value for Money
3/5
Build Quality
5/5
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TrueGreen
TrueGreenQueensland

Don't know what I'd do without it.

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Purchased in at Telstra for $840.

Value for Money
5/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Azmiri
AzmiriGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 18 reviews
  • 6 likes

its ok for me

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I am not a watch person but got this as a gift. it looks good to wear one, stylish. I don't always wear it. most of the time i wanted to wear I found it no charge. so i put it on charge for next time. Battery life not good. other than that, very handy options, like heart rate monitor which is pretty good. So far I like the product. But I wont give it a 5 star.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman Online for $1,299.

Value for Money
3/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Tonch
TonchMelbourne
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Absolute rubbish

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Watch keeps disconnecting from phone, and apple support team is helpless. Don't waste your money, its not worth it. Apple is not willing to help. Dont waste your money please

Purchased in at JB Hi-Fi for $850.

Value for Money
1/5
Ease of Use
4/5
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Cez
CezAU
  • 42 reviews
  • 49 likes

VERY BAD BATTERY LIFE

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I bought this to replace my FitBit so I can get calls and messages through the watch. The battery life of Fitbit is really good, takes at least 4 days to need recharging. iWatch is no where as good as Fitbit. It only takes less than 24 hours to need recharging, which is very cumbersome. Will try to sell iWatch and get a Fitbit that has cellular function.

ECG app DOES NOT work or NOT Available in Australia

Purchased in at Apple Online store for $849.

Value for Money
1/5
Build Quality
3/5
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Kadhim
KadhimSydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

Fitbit much better than Apple Watch

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Fitbit much better than Apple Watch and much cheaper, Apple Watch doesn’t have one app with different applications and you have to charge it every day while Fitbit not, Fitbit can last for 7 days and has one simple app

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and21
and21Sydney, NSW
  • 19 reviews
  • 9 likes

Great product

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Apple does it again. Great product, connects effortlessly with my iphone. the only complain i have is that the watch series 5 here, in Australia, doesn't have the ECG feature, which was the main focus of their advertising. other than that, great product.

Purchased in at Apple Online store for $929.

Value for Money
5/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Cynthia
CynthiaGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 4 reviews

Healthy style product

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I bought this apple watch to replace my previous Xiao Mi watch. It works great, I like the following functions especially: it prompts for you to breathe during the day, each breathing takes 1 minutes and it relaxes me during working in the office, the daily goal with 3 rings is fantastic, it helps me to keep my daily walking exercises, it records the length, heart beat, etc. When bluetooth turned on with my iphone, I can access to email, phone, sms and all other apps. The only thing is that the blood pressure and heart beat monitoring is not accessible in Australia, so no access to these 2 is a pity.

Purchased in at Apple Physical store.

Value for Money
4/5
Build Quality
5/5
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Questions & Answers

Roy
Royasked
Series 5 GPS + Cellular

i am looking for a stand alone watch. i don't have a mobile phone and want a watch with which i can make and receive phone calls - oh and tell the time. does apple sell such a product in australia?

2 answers
TrueGreen
TrueGreen

Apple doesn’t sell such a product anywhere. If you want to use an Apple Warch, you need to have an iPhone. Apple Watches won’t suit your use case, sorry.

Bruno
Bruno
Lauran
Lauranasked
Watch Series 5 GPS

Can you use all the apps with the gps only model

1 answer
Christopher. A
Christopher. A

Yes you can. It runs the same WatchOS, therefore meaning all apps are supported from the GPS+Cellular model.

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Apple Watch Series 5

Details

Features:

  • Watches in the Apple Watch Series 5 range track your daily activity and accurately measure all your favourite workouts, so you can easily see your progress.
  • They also measure your health stats, such as your blood oxygen levels, to help you be more in tune with your body.
  • Emergency SOS and the ability to detect if you’ve fallen help make your walk, run, or ride safer, giving you a bit more peace of mind when you’re out and about.
  • These watches have an Always-On Retina display so you can easily see the interface at all times, and are cellular, so you don’t have to worry about carrying your phone around with you.
  • You can choose from a variety of case and band materials and colours and patterns - there are aluminium and stainless steel cases, as well as everything from sports to leather bands.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviewers found that the watch face was easy to read, largely thanks to the larger, lit-up display.
  • They also found that it was fairly accurate in reading their heart rate and other similar health metrics.
  • According to reviewers, it’s easy to integrate this watch with an iPhone and other Apple products, and it’s also simple to install apps on it.

A point of pain:

  • Some reviewers noted that the battery life of the watch was short, and said that they usually only got one day or just less than that out of a full charge. Of course, battery life depends on how you use your watch, so not all users will experience this.
Compare both Apple Watch Series 5
CategorySmart Watches / Fitness TrackersSmart Watches / Fitness Trackers
Price (RRP) $649.00$799.00
ConnectivityBluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi4G, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi
Display TechnologyOLEDOLED
Voice AssistantNoneNone
SensorsAccelerometer, Altimeter, Barometer, Compass, Gyro Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor and Light SensorAccelerometer, Altimeter, Barometer, Compass, Gyro Sensor, Heart Rate Sensor and Light Sensor
InterfaceTouchscreenTouchscreen
LoudspeakerNoYes
WaterproofingWater ResistantWater Resistant
Memory (RAM)32 GB32 GB
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)1 year(s)
Construction MaterialCeramicAluminium, Ceramic and Stainless Steel
Colour / FinishSilver, Space Grey, GoldSilver, Space Grey, Gold, Stainless Steel, Space Black, White
Replaced byApple Watch Series 6Apple Watch Series 6
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  • GTIN12: 190199278912 and 190199282391

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