Apple Watch Series 5: To Keep A Close Watch On Heart And Hearing

The new Apple Watch is what'll be remembered from Apple's iPhone event and the company is laying out the pieces that'll court corporate wellness programs.

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograUpdated at: Sep 11, 2019 15:53 IST
Apple Watch Series 5: To Keep A Close Watch On Heart And Hearing

Apple's annual iPhone event was held in California, where the new iPhone 11 series was introduced. With smartphones, like every year, Apple officially launched the next generation: 

  • iOS
  • iOS 13 

Apple Watch Series 5 

Coming next is the new watch series, which highlights that Apple is planning to push all the healthcare applications and influence its business propulsion. Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's launch event showed a swarm of Apple Watch customers who used the gadget to get ahead of all the heart-related situations. Just dial 911, and there are all your life-saving alerts.

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Apple has launched 3 more studies which include:

Apple Hearing Study - which will look at the health impact on noise

The Apple Hearing Health Study is one of its kind. It tends to accumulate data over time to understand how the daily sound exposure can impact hearing. The study will also be shared with the World Health Organization (WHO), which will mark a contribution toward its 'Make Listening Safe initiative'.

Apple Women's Health Study - which will be looking at menstrual cycles conditions

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Apple has created a study that focuses on several gynecological conditions and menstrual cycles. This study will inform the risk assessment of situations like:

  • infertility
  • polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • osteoporosis
  • menopausal transition
  • pregnancy

Apple Heart & Movement Study - which will look at interventions that affect the heart

Apple's another comprehensive study is on how mobility signals and heart rate are interlinked in terms of heart health, hospitalizations and healthy quality of life to improve cardiovascular health. Mobility signals include flights of stairs climbed and walking pace.

Here are some of the key features of the Apple Watch Series 5 

  • It has an always-on display (screen) 
  • It has got better refresh rates and a new low-power display driver
  • Remains Same all-day 
  • 18-hours of long battery life 
  • Optimized workout metrics on the apps and screen
  • Built-in compass
  • App for updated maps
  • More option in cases and has numerous finishes with space gray aluminum, gold, silver, ceramic, titanium


  • The price of Apple Watch Series 5 with GPS begins at 399 dollars (INR 28,671.34)
  • For the cellular version, the price starts at 499 dollars (INR 35857.14) 
  • Apple Series 3 is at 199 dollars (INR 14299.74)

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