Apple Watch

Comparison

Compare Apple Watch Models

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular

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Aluminum case with
Sport Band or
Sport Loop

Stainless steel case
with Sport Band or
Milanese Loop

Aluminum case with
Nike Sport Band or
Nike Sport Loop

Chip

S3

Faster dual-core
processor

W2

Apple wireless chip

Features

Built-in GPS, GLONASS and QZSS Built-in GPS, GLONASS and QZSS
Barometric altimeter Barometric altimeter
Water resistant up to 50 meters1 Water resistant up to 50 meters1
Heart rate sensor Heart rate sensor
Accelerometer Accelerometer
Gyroscope Gyroscope
Ambient light sensor Ambient light sensor
Siri speaks Siri speaks
Capacity 16GB Capacity 16GB
Ceramic back Ceramic back

Connectivity

4G LTE and UMTS2

Wi-Fi(802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)

Bluetooth 4.2

Apple Pay

Commute and shop with Apple Pay using Suica

Make credit card purchases in stores and apps

Display

Second-generation OLED Retina display
with Force Touch
2x brighter (1000 nits)

Sapphire crystal (stainless steel cases)

Ion-X glass (aluminum cases)

272 by 340 pixels (38mm)

312 by 390 pixels (42mm)

Power

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Up to 18 hours3

Magnetic charging cable

USB power adapter

Supports AirPower mat4

For a list of compatible Apple Pay devices, see https://support.apple.com/en-us/KM207105.

  1. Apple Watch Series 3 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, Apple Watch Series 3 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.
  2. Apple Watch and iPhone service provider must be the same. Not available with all service providers. Not all service providers support enterprise accounts. Check with your employer and service provider. Roaming is not available outside your carrier network coverage area. Wireless service plan required for cellular service. Contact your service provider for more details. Check www.apple.com/watch/cellular for participating wireless carriers and eligibility.
  3. Apple Watch battery testing was conducted by Apple in August 2017 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) and Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), each paired with an iPhone; all devices were tested with prerelease software. Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary. See www.apple.com/batteries and www.apple.com/watch/battery.html for more information.
  4. Available 2018.

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later.

Some features may not be available for all countries or regions.

To learn more about wearing Apple Watch, getting a good fit, potential skin sensitivity, and proper care and cleaning, see support.apple.com/en-us/HT204665.

All models come in distinct case and band combinations. Sport, Woven Nylon, stainless steel, and leather bands are all compatible with all Apple Watch models.