Apple Watch Collection 5 makes use of the identical processor because the Collection 4
Apple introduced final week an all-new technology of Apple Watch “Series 5” with an always-on show, built-in compass, and new case finishes. Regardless of exhibiting all these new options in the course of the keynote, Apple didn’t point out something particular about Collection 5 attaining higher efficiency than final 12 months’s Collection 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 Collection 5.
As outlined by developer Steve Troughton-Smith on Twitter, Apple Watch Collection 5 has the identical technology processor and GPU because the Apple Watch Collection 4. The data was discovered on the newest model of Xcode. With that stated, each Apple Watch Collection Four and Collection 5 have the identical efficiency for operating apps and different watchOS options.
Apple’s website solely mentions that Apple Watch Collection 5 has a “64-bit dual-core S5 processor” that’s “up to 2x faster than S3 processor”. The “S5 processor” title is refers back to the whole System on a Chip (SoC) which incorporates the brand new show controller and the built-in compass. Apple Watch Collection Four makes use of the “S4 SoC” with out these enhancements, however with the identical CPU maintained on this 12 months’s lineup.
In accordance with Xcode, Apple Watch Collection 5 has the identical technology CPU/GPU because the Apple Watch Collection 4; I assume the one modifications are a gyro and 32GB of NAND? The plus facet of that’s that we can’t have to fret about watchOS being slower on the Collection Four than on a model new mannequin
— Steve Troughton-Smith (@stroughtonsmith) September 18, 2019
This isn’t precisely a shock, as some experiences had beforehand prompt that Apple wouldn’t announce a brand new technology of Apple Watch this 12 months apart from the titanium and ceramic fashions. Apple might need chosen to give attention to different areas, concentrating on much more new clients to its smartwatch fairly than growing efficiency or making design modifications a 12 months after its fully redesigned Apple Watch Collection 4. A report from CNBC right now claimed that 70% of Apple Watch clients are shopping for it for the very first time.
No less than this additionally signifies that Collection Four house owners can use their Apple Watch with none constraints by subsequent 12 months.