Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Edition 3 vs Apple Watch 42 MM

The Apple Watch 3 is here and of course it is our duty to compare it with the previous smartwatches by Apple, the first edition Apple Watch or Apple Watch 1 and the Apple Watch 2. How did the Apple Watch 3 compare to the first and second generation Apple Watches? Well, check out the specs and features below of the Apple Watch 3, see the table of specs comparison of the three smartwatches.

Form Factor

  • Design
    Rectangle Rectangle Rectangle


  • Screen Size
    1.65 inches 1.65" inches 1.65"
  • Display Type
  • Screen Resolution
    390 x 312 pixels ( 303 ppi ) 390 x 312 pixels 390 x 312 pixels ( 303 ppi )
  • Touch Type
    Yes Muti -Touch Yes Muti -Touch Yes Muti -Touch


  • Size
    42 x 35.9 x 10.5 mm 39.2mm x 34.0 mm x 11.8 mm(small), 42.6mm x 36.5mm x 11.4 mm (large) 42 x 35.9 x 10.5 mm (1.65 x 1.41 x 0.41 in)
  • Weight
    70 g 40.1 g (s), 46.4g (l) 50 g
  • Casing
    Aluminum case, Stainless steel case, Ceramic case Ceramic case Stainless Steel


  • OS Platform
    Watch OS Watch OS Watch OS


  • CPU
    Apple S2 Dual-core Apple S3 Dual Core Apple S1 520 MHz


  • Internal Storage
    - 16 GB 8 GB
  • RAM
    - 768 MB RAM 512 MB RAM
  • Card Slot
    none none none


  • SIM Slot
    none Electronic SIM card (e-SIM) GSM / HSPA / LTE none
  • WIFI
    WiFi 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • NFC
    Yes - Yes
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE Bluetooth v4.0, LE
  • USB
    none none none


  • Battery Capacity
    Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion Up to 18 hours Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours of battery life 250 mAh Li-Ion battery - Up to 18 hours of battery life
  • Charging Technology
    Magnetic charging cable Wireless charging (WPC Inductive) Magnetic charging cable

Body Resistance

  • Body Protection
    IPX7 water resistant up to 50m 50 Meters Waterproof Water Resistant
  • Glass Technology
    sapphire-coated display - Retina display with Force Touch Sapphire Crystal Glass Sapphire Glass Crystal


  • Sensors/Functions
    Heart rate sensor, GPS, Gyro, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor Accelerometer, Gyro, Heart rate, GPS, Barometric altimeter Heart rate sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope and Ambient light sensor


  • Audio
  • Radio
  • Speaker
  • Microphone


  • Camera Type
    none none none


  • Features
    Record precise distance, speed, and pace while you’re walking, running, or cycling outdoors using built in GPS call and send text independently, stream music songs directly about 40 million songs available for streaming, independent integration of SIRI, social app notifications, water reminder, sleep monitoring, multi-sport mode, built-in GPS records the distance, speed, and route of your outdoor workouts. Track physical activity and monitor workouts, giving instant feedback on fitness goals. Pre-determined comments or emojis.

Color Availability

  • Colors
    Apple Watch, Apple Watch Nike+, Apple Watch Hermès, Apple Watch Edition White Ceramic, Gray Ceramic

Other Details

  • Other Details
    Comprehensive Workout App, 12 indoor and outdoor workouts — including swimming, biking, running, and elliptical Interchangeable Bands Support for Siri

Package Contents

  • Package Contents
    Apple Watch, Magnetic Charging Cable, User Manual White Ceramic Case
    Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length)
    1m Magnetic Charging Cable
    5W USB Power Adapter
    Lightning to USB Cable and Magnetic Charging Doc
    Apple Watch
    Magnetic charging cable (2 m)
    USB power adapter (5W)
    Band (Sport Band includes band that can be configured for either S/M or M/L length)
    Quick start guide


  • Compatibility
    iOS Devices Android and iOS iOS Devices


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