Apple Watch Series 5 review: the best smartwatch

Apple's new Watch Series 5 starts out so far ahead of the competition that Apple didn't need to do much. But it did one big thing: add an always-on display. In this review Dieter Bohn gets into all the new features of Apple's latest smartwatch.
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  • Would you upgrade for an always-on screen?

    The VergeThe VergeAylar önce
    • The Verge no

      Chris EricsChris Erics8 gün önce
    • Just buy a galaxy watch active 2

      theevenonein dark dark darktheevenonein dark dark dark14 gün önce
    • I did, from an series 4 too.

      Louis BroomesLouis Broomes15 gün önce
    • The Verge yes but I am poor

      APPLE_ PrinterAPPLE_ Printer18 gün önce
  • Your sentence with the full potential nailed it right now its not where it should be they are wrist computers yes but not reliable ones yet! When they come up with batteries who can last much more and drive the price down so many more can afford them these things will be awesome

    Anthracite CamouflageAnthracite Camouflage3 saatler önce
  • apple product are expensive ......and they always take advantage of customers....I do not like their policy

    SamSam8 saatler önce
  • I know that we used to hunt wild animals, throw spears etc.; but to actually have to put my Apple watch on the charger next to where I sleep every day? Omg, not sure if I can handle that kind of daily strain.

    SkeptoptimistSkeptoptimist2 gün önce
  • Magnets, how do they work?

    Lance SmithLance Smith2 gün önce
  • Must agree, if you use iphone Apple Watch as a "Smartwatch" is the best. Can´t beat my Garmins for training but on the other hand Garmin only wins on training and battery ..:) If Apple just could make one extra BIG 52-58mm with big battery it would be sweet..will never happen tho. :)

    AriozoAriozo4 gün önce
  • Sorry to disagree, but I would go as far as to argue that the Garmin Fenix 6 is the most advanced smart watch out there (and I wish to be proven wrong, but not by an apple absolutist). Technologically advanced = what the watch can do for you, irrespective of means (CPU etc).

    Rafold StarkingRafold Starking4 gün önce
  • But Apple doesn’t innovate. Yeah ok 👌

    To PiTo Pi4 gün önce
  • useless watch

    Leon WangLeon Wang4 gün önce
  • I’ve got the Fitbit versa 1st gen and was wondering if it was worth the upgrade to Apple Watch series 5

    Fat ugly WhaleFat ugly Whale6 gün önce
  • I’m getting an Apple Watch series 5 and a lilac iPhone 11🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪

    Zenande NgomaZenande Ngoma7 gün önce
  • But you never described what we really need one for?! 😂

    Chris EricsChris Erics8 gün önce
  • A 400 smartwatch that needs to be recharged everyday... I can't understand that...

    Hugo NabaisHugo Nabais8 gün önce
  • Wish you could download playlists from Spotify and play them offline. Unbelievable why they don't offer such a feature!

    Can InelliCan Inelli8 gün önce
  • Is it going to work with any andriod device or my galaxy buds?

    Syed Akib Uddin AlamSyed Akib Uddin Alam8 gün önce
  • Im getting one

    Archie LemckeArchie Lemcke9 gün önce
  • *cough* apple making processor ? Thought they teamed of with intel 0_o

    R4ZR_Hunter YTR4ZR_Hunter YT9 gün önce
  • Apple developed the screen? Hmm not Samsung this time?! Is this only for the watch LOL *cough* apple making processor ? Thought they teamed of with intel 0_o

    R4ZR_Hunter YTR4ZR_Hunter YT9 gün önce
  • Cool watch

    Gamer GodGamer God9 gün önce
  • Great review & dig the content! What are you guys using to shoot your show? Fantastic image & colour!

    Christopher FehrChristopher Fehr9 gün önce
  • A watch that can't last 3 days is a no for me really.. 😊 but that's just me.

    Nico LafertinNico Lafertin9 gün önce
  • It’s nice but why you want all those features for after while you never will use it rather use those things on my iPhone

    Carlo viegasCarlo viegas9 gün önce
  • Sponsored by Apple

    Vishal RatheeVishal Rathee11 gün önce
  • In my opinion just get the Fitbit versa 2 . I love this watch it is the best watch ever

    Jesse JorgensenJesse Jorgensen11 gün önce
  • Useless video, ever try simplifying a video! You’re not Apple, you don’t need to discuss the specs of an Apple Watch. What can you do with it exactly? What Do you use it for exactly?! no worries you’re not alone all the videos on TRvision are useless when it comes to Apple products because it’s just a bunch of posers discussing their Apple purchases without ever using them.

    Pedorosa VillalesPedorosa Villales12 gün önce
    • Zero personality in this video!

      Pedorosa VillalesPedorosa Villales12 gün önce
  • Finally the Apple Watch series 5 is out, which means that the series 4 will be cheaper. Now I can finally afford a used series 1

    Uzair ArshadUzair Arshad12 gün önce
  • Is this durable? I’m thinking on getting one for the health features but in concerned on its durability. I tend to beat watches.

    mario9587mario958714 gün önce
  • $399 for a smart watch no thanks

    Myles WardlawMyles Wardlaw14 gün önce
  • Plenty of clap trap

    Ron CookeRon Cooke14 gün önce
  • Ahh a rectangle watch

    theevenonein dark dark darktheevenonein dark dark dark14 gün önce
  • What. Like tell time. My watch never needs recharging, and in 30 years or more it will still tell time.

    altbinhaxaltbinhax14 gün önce
  • The only thing missing is WATCH GAMES :{

    Arya PathakArya Pathak14 gün önce
  • Are cases for series 4 compatible with series 5?

    J FJ F14 gün önce
  • I’m really loving Apple and Samsung’s latest smartwatches

    Andrew BAndrew B15 gün önce
  • Most of those features are available on the samsung watch plus I can answer my phone on it even if I’ve left the phone at home

    Stuart PascoeStuart Pascoe15 gün önce
  • What is the size of his apple watch? Is it 40mm or 44mm?

    Kelly Mark BalayKelly Mark Balay16 gün önce
  • Can the “always on” display be disabled? I prefer the move-to-wake mode.

    TheLifeOnHighTheLifeOnHigh16 gün önce
    • TheLifeOnHigh yes it can

      Gibran AlfariziGibran Alfarizi14 gün önce
  • It doesn’t make much sense to buy a ceramic watch if the new one is just going to come out

    Prison MikePrison Mike16 gün önce
  • Why don’t the verge rewind the Garmin series

    john doejohn doe16 gün önce
  • I prefer my: Patek Philippe 5216 Grand Complication Rose Gold on Strap with Silver Opaline Dial 5216R 001 Item ID:39588Model #:5216R 001Case:18KT Rose GoldCase Size:39.5 mmMovement:ManualDial:Silver Opaline DialBracelet:Brown Alligator Leather

    Dark GriddDark Gridd17 gün önce
  • samsung galaxy watch active 2 for the win

    phillip moralesphillip morales17 gün önce
  • I just upgraded from my series 1 to a series 5 and I can say this it is a MASSIVE upgrade

    William ShryockWilliam Shryock17 gün önce
    • Antonio Lomeli I’m about to do that tomorrow 😄

      Dimpho SoloDimpho Solo14 gün önce
    • William Shryock Same I upgraded to the 5 from the series 0

      Antonio LomeliAntonio Lomeli15 gün önce
  • They should do solar Apple Watch!

    Hailo TrumpalineHailo Trumpaline18 gün önce
  • Apple watch - New always on display Samsung Galaxy watch - Am I a joke to you?

    Techozu2Techozu218 gün önce
  • I enjoy this iPhone. 💕

    Meganne RouzettaMeganne Rouzetta18 gün önce
  • What size is the watch in your review? Also what band was used? I like it.

    Jason MooreJason Moore19 gün önce
  • Anyone think the price will go down during Black Friday?

    monster3644monster364419 gün önce
    • monster3644 apple devices never go down at any point

      ZeAlphaWolfZeAlphaWolf15 gün önce
    • monster3644 no haha.

      Ikko MikuraIkko Mikura19 gün önce
  • What screen protector do you have on your watch if you even used one? I like it without one but want to protect this beautiful screen.

    Jerel McCollumJerel McCollum19 gün önce
  • Finally decided to make the jump up from my Apple Watch Series 0 to the Series 5. Seemed to finally justify all the updates.

    DylanDylan20 gün önce
  • Typo, purchased the watch for my “WIFE AND I”.

    liljunie73liljunie7320 gün önce
  • Purchase one for my wide and I three days ago. LOVE THEM!!! We’re still playing with them, trying to figure out all of the features.

    liljunie73liljunie7320 gün önce
  • $399.00 !! RU out of your mind???

    rasmokey4rasmokey420 gün önce
  • The only question I’ve had about the series 5 is if the message notification in the green bubble changes to 1 if you receive a message while the watch is in 1hz mode. (Not referring to the red dot) I’ve been searching everywhere and can’t find the answer. Anyone with the series 5, if you can test it and let me know please and thank you!!

    Tosh- NiqueTosh- Nique20 gün önce
  • Here I am with a series 2

    LmchoiLmchoi21 gün önce
  • Galaxy watch active 2 is on par with Apple watch.

    32poppa savage32poppa savage21 gün önce
  • Does it work if I don't own (and don't intend to own) an iphone?

    Rok NovakRok Novak21 gün önce
  • Come on Dieter, haven't you seen Samsung Galaxy Watch with brighter always-on screen with a longer battery-life and a ton of free watch faces for every taste. And yes, Galaxy Watch is also fast (snappy).

    Naved RasulNaved Rasul21 gün önce
    • @Dylan I agree with you regarding Wear OS. However, Galaxy Watch runs Tizen OS (not Wear OS). 🙂

      Naved RasulNaved Rasul19 gün önce
    • WearOS just isn't good though. It's a lot of endless scrolling in menus. Nobody is really trying on the android side. It's more like a notification center on the wrist rathe than something leading toward a fully capable self sufficient OS which watchOS is close to. They're just sticking to what is out and hoping that is enough to sell. Fitbit and cheaper smartwatch models are honestly better options now over most android wear currently.

      DylanDylan20 gün önce
  • Unique presentation - he led with the lead. Up voted.

    GregGreg22 gün önce
  • Aaaaw yeah, Mastodon in the house!

    JackCarver10JackCarver1022 gün önce
  • Perhaps one of you can help me. Is the screen the same across all models of the series 5? The Apple website mentions that the back is sapphire, but I see no mention of the front.

    Franz C.Franz C.22 gün önce
  • it is the best because it is the best... very informative - not!

    YvannekYvannek22 gün önce
  • I'd love to see that same sort of enthusiasm on android based devices, a little bit of objectiveness will be appreciated.

    Jo SengaJo Senga22 gün önce
  • I saw other reviews said in terms of the phone call quality and the speaker quality, Apple Watch Series 5 cannot compete with Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2, which is a lot cheaper.

    lovesuisuilovesuisui22 gün önce
    • It can though simply because of first party capabilities and having more of a full fledge OS on it vs just a lot of menus.

      DylanDylan20 gün önce
  • The worst smart watch in the world.

    Saifo WahshSaifo Wahsh23 gün önce
  • Small minor changes!! Him: You know what it doesn’t matter.

    D K90D K9023 gün önce
  • I'm a Android user and apple is killing the smartwatch game

    Jaime RamirezJaime Ramirez23 gün önce
  • What my issue is, that mostly every upgrade on this watch is something made possible by a software update, apart from the larger screen and a few other small, very small, details, all these updates where and should be possible by software updates

    John MurrayJohn Murray24 gün önce
    • I'd disagree, screen and battery updates are what make features run more smoothly. While they could put always on, on the series 4 or 3 it's not designed with that in mind.

      DylanDylan20 gün önce
  • I am an avid viewer for verges Reviews simply because the reviewers are not technical or superlative tech persons which kinda give realistic consumer approached.. However , I am highly displeased with incorrect facts that are stated and the highly rigged biasness that is labeled on product..its a review, not a personal impression. So you dont say stuff like "it's the best product ever" or "nothing beats this product " . Your are expected to relay Facts and statistics thats what review consist of ...

    Howard BinghamHoward Bingham24 gün önce
  • no reason to upgrade if u have series 4

    Mark WeathersMark Weathers24 gün önce
  • Hi

    Rav3nRav3n24 gün önce
Apple Watch Series 5 review: the best smartwatch