Apple Watch Series 2 review: specs and price

Apple Watch Series 2
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Apple Watch Series 2

Why is Apple Watch Series 2 better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    312 x 390pxvs104.68KP
  • Screen size
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    1.65"vs1.36"
  • Waterproof depth rating
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    50mvs43.05m

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 2

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 2 AmazonPhone Charger Cable Fast Charging to USB...Phone Charger Cable Fast Charging to USB Charger Cord03
Amazon logo
$279.99

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Watch Series 2
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.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
5.Watch band is replaceable
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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.
6.resolution

312 x 390px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
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A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
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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.has a compass
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A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks steps taken
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It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
3.Provides activity reports
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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.
4.Measures pace
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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
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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.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
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The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
2.Bluetooth version

4

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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch Series 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Automatically syncs
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The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.has NFC
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NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Battery

1.battery life

2 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery power

273mAh

Battery power, also called battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy stored in the battery. Measured in milliampere-hours (mAh), it indicates how much electric power can be used over time. More battery power translates into longer battery life.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.Has notifications
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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.
2.RAM

0.5GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.Has call control
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The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.Locates your phone
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The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
5.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
6.Can be used to answer calls
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The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

Miscellaneous

1.Free app
Apple Watch Series 2 (Apple Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch Series 2 (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.
3.Has music playback
Apple Watch Series 2 (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.
4.Ad-free
Apple Watch Series 2 (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 Series 2 (Apple Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
6.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
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It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 2

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 2 AmazonPhone Charger Cable Fast Charging to USB...Phone Charger Cable Fast Charging to USB Charger Cord03
Amazon logo
$279.99

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