66points

Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm

80points

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm

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74 facts in comparison

Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm vs Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm

Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
66
points
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
80
points
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm

Why is Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm better than Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm?

  • 1.25 days longer battery life
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    2 daysvs0.75 days
  • Tracks your sleep
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  • 31.57% higher resolution
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    312 x 390pxvs272 x 340px
  • 10% bigger screen size
    ?

    1.65"vs1.5"
  • Has a compass
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  • 4.03% higher pixel density
    ?

    302ppivs290.3ppi
  • 0.9mm thinner
    ?

    10.5mmvs11.4mm

Why is Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm better than Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Detects activities automatically
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  • Has a barometer
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  • Has vibrating alerts
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  • Has a gyroscope
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has inactivity alerts
    ?

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm aliexpress42mm 38mm GPS Cellular version LCD Displ...42mm 38mm GPS Cellular version LCD Display For Apple Watch Series 3 LCD Touch Screen Digitizer Assembly Replacement Parts
aliexpress logo
$80.03

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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 Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistant
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a display
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Watch band is replaceable
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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 Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.
5.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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.
6.Has a barometer
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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 Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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 Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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.
5.Measures pace
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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.
6.Provides activity reports
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

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.
4.Automatically syncs
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.has NFC
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Battery

1.battery life

2 days

0.75 days

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

273mAh

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 battery level indicator
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Features

1.Locates your phone
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
2.Has notifications
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
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.
3.Has call control
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
4.Can be used to answer calls
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
5.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
6.RAM

0.5GB

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Free app
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (Apple Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
2.Has exercise diary
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (Apple Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
3.Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (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.Has music playback
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (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.
5.Ad-free
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (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.
6.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
Apple Watch Series 2 Edition 42mm (Apple Health)
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm (Apple Health)
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm aliexpress42mm 38mm GPS Cellular version LCD Displ...42mm 38mm GPS Cellular version LCD Display For Apple Watch Series 3 LCD Touch Screen Digitizer Assembly Replacement Parts
aliexpress logo
$80.03

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