Apple Watch SE review: specs and price

Apple Watch SE
93
points
Apple Watch SE

Why is Apple Watch SE better than the average?

  • Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.27
  • Resolution
    ?

    368 x 448pxvs108.5KP
  • Screen size
    ?

    1.78"vs1.37"
  • Pixel density
    ?

    326ppivs313.21ppi
  • Thickness
    ?

    10.74mmvs11.89mm
  • Waterproof depth rating
    ?

    50mvs43.6m
  • Weight
    ?

    36.7gvs51.36g
  • Height
    ?

    44mmvs44.35mm

Price comparison

Apple Watch SE

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch SE AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space G...New Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$279.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm...New Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Charcoal Sport Loop
Amazon logo
$329.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Silve...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band
Amazon logo
$169.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm) - Space...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$429.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonFullmosa Compatible Apple Watch Band 38m...Fullmosa Compatible Apple Watch Band 38mm 40mm 42mm 44mm, 8 Colors Canvas Style for iWatch Strap Compatible with Apple Watch Series 4/5/6/SE (40mm) Series 3/2/1 (38mm),38mm 40mm Sakura Pink
Amazon logo
$15.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40MM) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$359.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonMens Digital Sport Watch, Military Water...Mens Digital Sport Watch, Military Waterproof Watches Fashion Army Electronic Casual Wristwatch with Luminous Calendar Stopwatch Alarm LED Screen - Black
Amazon logo
$13.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonSIRUIBO Tempered Glass Screen Protector ...SIRUIBO Tempered Glass Screen Protector Compatible for Apple Watch Series 6 SE 44mm, Soft TPU Bumper Case Slim Easy Install Touch Accessories Overall Protective Cover for iwatch Series 6/5/4 SE Clear
Amazon logo
$9.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonMisxi Transparent Hard Case Compatible w...Misxi Transparent Hard Case Compatible with Apple Watch Series 6 SE Series 5 Series 4 40mm, Hard PC Case Slim Tempered Glass Screen Protector Overall Protective Cover for iwatch
Amazon logo
$10.99
Apple Watch SE Amazon[Latest 2020] Wireless Charger, 3 in 1 Q...[Latest 2020] Wireless Charger, 3 in 1 Qi-Certified Wireless Charging Station for AirPods Pro Apple Watch SE/6/5/4/3/2/1,Fast Wireless Charging Stand Dock for iPhone 11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS Max/XR/X
Amazon logo
$20.39
Apple Watch SE aliexpressHigh quality titanium alloy strap for Ap...High quality titanium alloy strap for Apple Watch 6 SE Band 44mm 42mm 40mm 38mm Metal Bracelet for iWatch Series 5 4 3 Watchband
aliexpress logo
$36.84

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Watch SE
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple Watch SE
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistance
Apple Watch SE
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch SE
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a display
Apple Watch SE
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Watch band is replaceable
Apple Watch SE
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Apple Watch SE
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Apple Watch SE
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch SE
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
4.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Apple Watch SE
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
5.has a compass
Apple Watch SE
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
6.Has a barometer
Apple Watch SE
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
Apple Watch SE
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch SE
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
3.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
4.Measures pace
Apple Watch SE
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
5.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Apple Watch SE
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
6.Provides activity reports
Apple Watch SE
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

Connectivity

1.Is compatible with Android
Apple Watch SE
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch SE
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch SE
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Automatically syncs
Apple Watch SE
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.Bluetooth version

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.has NFC
Apple Watch SE
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
Apple Watch SE
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch SE
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has wireless charging
Apple Watch SE
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.Has a solar power battery
Apple Watch SE
A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.
5.has a removable battery
Apple Watch SE
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Features

1.Locates your phone
Apple Watch SE
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch SE
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
3.Has notifications
Apple Watch SE
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
4.Has call control
Apple Watch SE
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
5.Has silent alarm
Apple Watch SE
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
6.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch SE
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Miscellaneous

1.Free app
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Has music playback
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
3.Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
4.Ad-free
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
5.Has exercise diary
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
6.Has passcode
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
You can set a passcode to keep your data private.

Price comparison

Apple Watch SE

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch SE AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space G...New Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$279.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonNew Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm...New Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Charcoal Sport Loop
Amazon logo
$329.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Silve...Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band
Amazon logo
$169.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm) - Space...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band
Amazon logo
$429.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonFullmosa Compatible Apple Watch Band 38m...Fullmosa Compatible Apple Watch Band 38mm 40mm 42mm 44mm, 8 Colors Canvas Style for iWatch Strap Compatible with Apple Watch Series 4/5/6/SE (40mm) Series 3/2/1 (38mm),38mm 40mm Sakura Pink
Amazon logo
$15.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40...Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40MM) - Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sand Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$359.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonMens Digital Sport Watch, Military Water...Mens Digital Sport Watch, Military Waterproof Watches Fashion Army Electronic Casual Wristwatch with Luminous Calendar Stopwatch Alarm LED Screen - Black
Amazon logo
$13.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonSIRUIBO Tempered Glass Screen Protector ...SIRUIBO Tempered Glass Screen Protector Compatible for Apple Watch Series 6 SE 44mm, Soft TPU Bumper Case Slim Easy Install Touch Accessories Overall Protective Cover for iwatch Series 6/5/4 SE Clear
Amazon logo
$9.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonMisxi Transparent Hard Case Compatible w...Misxi Transparent Hard Case Compatible with Apple Watch Series 6 SE Series 5 Series 4 40mm, Hard PC Case Slim Tempered Glass Screen Protector Overall Protective Cover for iwatch
Amazon logo
$10.99
Apple Watch SE Amazon[Latest 2020] Wireless Charger, 3 in 1 Q...[Latest 2020] Wireless Charger, 3 in 1 Qi-Certified Wireless Charging Station for AirPods Pro Apple Watch SE/6/5/4/3/2/1,Fast Wireless Charging Stand Dock for iPhone 11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS Max/XR/X
Amazon logo
$20.39
Apple Watch SE aliexpressHigh quality titanium alloy strap for Ap...High quality titanium alloy strap for Apple Watch 6 SE Band 44mm 42mm 40mm 38mm Metal Bracelet for iWatch Series 5 4 3 Watchband
aliexpress logo
$36.84

Follow Versus on Instagram

Follow @versusdotcom

Which are the best smartwatches?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.