91points

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm

100points

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm
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Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm vs Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm
Apple Watch Series 4
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm
Apple Watch Series 4
91
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100
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Why is Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm better than Apple Watch Series 4?

Why is Apple Watch Series 4 better than Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm?

  • 18.67% bigger screen size
    1.78"vs1.5"
  • 18.84% higher pixel density
    345ppivs290.3ppi
  • 1.99x higher resolution
    384 x 480pxvs272 x 340px
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2
  • Has a cellular module
  • 8GB more internal storage
    16GBvs8GB
  • Has an AMOLED display

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm
Apple Watch Series 4

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.has a touch screen
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Apple Watch Series 4

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

3.sweat resistant
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Apple Watch Series 4

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

4.pixel density

290.3ppi

345ppi

Best

LG Watch Sport

491ppi

5.resolution

272 x 340px

384 x 480px

Best

LG Watch Sport

480 x 480px

6.screen size

1.5"

1.78"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Neptune Pine

2.4"

Sensors

1.has GPS
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Apple Watch Series 4

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

2.Has a heart rate monitor
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Apple Watch Series 4

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

3.has a compass
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Apple Watch Series 4

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

4.has an accelerometer
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Apple Watch Series 4

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 barometer
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Apple Watch Series 4

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.

6.has a gyroscope
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Apple Watch Series 4

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks distance
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Apple Watch Series 4

It tracks how far you travel.

2.Measures pace
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Apple Watch Series 4

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.

3.Tracks steps taken
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Apple Watch Series 4

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

4.Provides activity reports
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Apple Watch Series 4

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.

5.Detects activities
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

6.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Apple Watch Series 4

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.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

5

Best

Apple Watch Series 4

5

2.Syncs wirelessly
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

3.Has WiFi
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Has Bluetooth
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Apple Watch Series 4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.has NFC
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Apple Watch Series 4

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

6.Automatically syncs
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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Apple Watch Series 4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Apple Watch Series 4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
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Apple Watch Series 4

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.battery life with GPS on

18h

18h

There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.

Best

Huami Amazfit 2

32h

Features

1.Has call control
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.

2.Has notifications
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Apple Watch Series 4

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 a stopwatch
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Apple Watch Series 4

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

4.Locates your phone
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

5.Can be used to answer calls
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Apple Watch Series 4

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.

6.has voice commands
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Apple Watch Series 4

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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