Apple Watch Series 3 review: specs and price

Apple Watch Series 3

Why is Apple Watch Series 3 better than the average?

  • Resolution
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    312 x 390pxvs110.76KP
  • Screen size
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    1.65"vs1.37"
  • Waterproof depth rating
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    50mvs44.8m
  • Internal storage
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    16GBvs7.51GB
  • Charge time
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    2hvs2.04h
  • Number of microphones
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    1vs0.99

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 3

Buy used:

$179.00

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Design

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.
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
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch Series 3
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a display
Apple Watch Series 3
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Watch band is replaceable
Apple Watch Series 3
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 3
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 3
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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.
4.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch Series 3
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.
5.has a compass
Apple Watch Series 3
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
6.Has a barometer
Apple Watch Series 3
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 3
It tracks how far you travel.
2.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch Series 3
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
3.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch Series 3
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
4.Measures pace
Apple Watch Series 3
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.
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 Series 3
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 Series 3
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
2.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch Series 3
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch Series 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Automatically syncs
Apple Watch Series 3
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
5.has NFC
Apple Watch Series 3
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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.

Battery

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Watch Series 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
Apple Watch Series 3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Features

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has music playback
Apple Watch Series 3 (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.
2.Free app
Apple Watch Series 3 (Apple Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
3.Has exercise diary
Apple Watch Series 3 (Apple Health)
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
4.Syncs to the cloud
Apple Watch Series 3 (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.
5.Ad-free
Apple Watch Series 3 (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.Predicts start date
Apple Watch Series 3 (Apple Health)
The app uses your data to predict future period start dates.

Price comparison

Apple Watch Series 3

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
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$238.85
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$238.85
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