Compare Apple Watch Models

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS



Aluminum casewith Sport Band

Chip


Faster dual-core processor

Apple wireless chip

Features


Built-in GPS and GLONASS

Barometric altimeter

Water resistant 50 meters¹

Heart rate sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Ambient light sensor

Capacity 8GB

Composite back

Connectivity


Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)Bluetooth 4.2

Display


Second-generation OLED Retina displaywith Force Touch2x brighter (1000 nits)Ion-X glass272 by 340 pixels (38mm)312 by 390 pixels (42mm)

Power


Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion batteryUp to 18 hours3Magnetic charging cableUSB power adapterSupports AirPower mat5

Apple Watch Series 1



Aluminum casewith Sport Band

-

Chip


Dual-core processor

-

Chip


Splash resistant²

Heart rate sensor

Accelerometer

Gyroscope

Ambient light sensor

Capacity 8GB

Composite back

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Connectivity


Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)Bluetooth 4.2

-

Display


OLED Retina displaywith Force Touch(450 nits)Ion-X glass272 by 340 pixels (38mm)312 by 390 pixels (42mm)

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Power


Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion batteryUp to 18 hours4Magnetic charging cable

1. Apple Watch Series 3 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, Apple Watch Series 3 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.

2. Apple Watch Series 1 has a water resistance rating of IPX7 under IEC standard 60529. Apple Watch Series 1 is splash and water resistant, but submerging Apple Watch Series 1 is not recommended.

3. Apple Watch battery testing was conducted by Apple in August 2017 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) paired with an iPhone; all devices were tested with prerelease software. Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary. See www.apple.com/batteries and www.apple.com/watch/battery.html for more information.

4. Apple Watch battery testing was conducted by Apple in August 2016 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 1 paired with an iPhone; all devices were tested with prerelease software.Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary. See www.apple.com/batteries and www.apple.com/watch/battery.html for more information.

5. Available 2018.

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) and Apple Watch Series 1 require an iPhone 5s or later with iOS 11 or later. Some features may not be available for all countries or regions. To learn more about wearing Apple Watch, getting a good fit, potential skin sensitivity, and proper care and cleaning, see support.apple.com/HT204665. All models come in distinct case and band combinations. Sport, Woven Nylon, stainless steel, and leather bands are all compatible with all Apple Watch models.