Apple introduced last week an all-new era of Apple Watch “Series 5” with an at all times-on show, constructed-in compass, and new case finishes. Regardless of displaying all these new options in the course of the keynote, Apple didn’t point out something particular about Series 5 reaching higher efficiency than last year’s Series 4, not even on its web site. We now know that’s as a result of there aren’t any enhancements over the CPU included in Apple Watch Series 5.
As outlined by developer Steve Troughton-Smith on Twitter, Apple Watch Series 5 has the identical technology processor and GPU as the Apple Watch Series 4. The data was discovered on the newest model of Xcode. With that stated, each Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 have the same efficiency for working apps and different watchOS options.
Apple’s website solely mentions that Apple Watch Series 5 has a “64-bit dual-core S5 processor” that’s “as much as 2x sooner than S3 processor”. The “S5 processor” refers back to the whole System on a Chip (SoC) which incorporates the brand new show controller and the constructed-in compass. Apple Watch Series 4 makes use of the “S4 SoC” without these enhancements, however with the identical CPU maintained on this year’s lineup.
This isn’t precisely a shock, as some reports had beforehand steered that Apple wouldn’t announce a new era of Apple Watch this year in addition to the titanium and ceramic fashions. Apple might need to choose to concentrate on different areas, concentrating on much more new clients to its smartwatch quite than growing efficiency or making design modifications a year after its utterly redesigned Apple Watch Series 4. A report from CNBC at present claimed that 70% of Apple Watch clients are shopping for it for the very first time.
At the very least, this additionally implies that Series 4 owners can use their Apple Watch with none constraints by next year.