Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm) Specifications, Features and Price

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Date Released

September, 2017

Display

Retina OLED 1000nits
1.65 inches (42mm)
1.50 inches (38mm)

Body

26.7g (42mm) | 32.3g (38mm) Aluminum
42.4g (38mm) | 52.8g (42mm) Stainless steel

Memory

8GB ROM (GPS) | 16GB (Cellular) | 0.5GB

Media

Loudspeaker | Microphone

Battery Life

18hrs

Compatibility

iPhone 6s+ with iOS 13+

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Description

Apple Watch Series 3 is an outstanding fitness-focused smartwatch with a decent looking sporty appearance and equipped with features that can help improve your productive life significantly. Watch 3 is available in two sizes; 38mm and 42mm. And you can also get the Watch 3 in GPS only and Cellular models.

The Watch 3 comes with a 1.65/1.5 inches retina OLED display for the 42mm/38mm respectively which is bright at 1000nits and very easy to read outdoors. It’s available in stainless steel and aluminum materials with the straps made of elastomer. There’s also the Nike+ model with Nike sport bands and Hermès model with Hermès leather bands which are more expensive.

This watch keeps you connected to all that matters to you as well as features Siri voice assistant that allows you to carry out simple tasks such as playing music, tell the time, and more. It comes with a 16GB for the cellular model and 8GB for the GPS only model that allows you to store your favorite tracks on the watch as well as stream from supported services. It comes with Apple Pay that’ll allow you to make a payment on the go directly from the watch.

Being a fitness-focused smartwatch, the Watch 3 is well equipped to track your active life comprehensively. It’ll track your heart rate and is able to detect irregular heart rhythms, low or high heart rate, calories, steps, and more. It also features inbuilt GPS for easy navigation outdoors, as well as the activity ring that tells you when to move, stand, or exercise.

The battery life of the Watch 3 isn’t all that impressive, you can get about 18hrs long of battery life from a single charge.

READ: Apple Watch Series 3 review

Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm) Features

FeaturesApple Watch Series 5 (44mm)
DisplayAlways-on
1.78 inches LTPO OLED
MaterialsAvailable in;
Aluminum
Stainless steel
Titanium
Customize watchfaceYes
Storage32GB - Stream or download music
LoudspeakerYes
(Louder)
Access and download apps directly on watchYes
Waterproof rating5ATM
(50 meters waterproof rating)
Make payment on the go from watch with Apple PayYes
Reply notifications with preset or custom messagesYes
Receive alerts when you receive notifications on phoneYes
Cellular models allow you to make and receive calls and access the internet without connecting to your phone.Yes
ProcessorS5 with 64-bit dual-core processor
(2x faster processor than S3)
Memoji App
You can create and share emojis as stickers in messages or share it via a link.
Yes
Create and Share Watch Faces
You can create and share a watch face.
Yes
Emergency SOS detects fall detection
Yes
International emergency callingYes
Family Setup
This feature allows family members who own an Apple Watch but don't have an iPhone to enjoy all the benefits of an Apple Watch. Multiple smartwatches can be added and managed from a single iPhone.
Yes
Find My App
This feature alerts you when a family member gets home and can also be used to know the location of your kid or any other family member.
Yes
Handwashing App
This app will guide you to wash your hands for up to 20 seconds inline with the global health authority's recommendations. It also reminds you to wash your hand when you get home.
Yes
Cycling Map App
This feature will guide you to choose the best route to follow. It also allows you to search nearby places for stuff like coffee and also tells you ahead when there is an obstruction.
Yes
Preloaded sport modes
4 new workout modes have been added that can allow you to choose your preferred workout type.
Yes
Count steps, distance, calories, and paceYes
Count floors climbedYes
(Always-on)
Know your orientation with compassYes
Track heart rhythm with the ECG appYes
Track cycle via the menstrual cycle appYes
Noise hearing app will alert you when the sound is too highYes
Tracks your heart rate comprehensivelyYes
Tracks your sleep comprehensivelyYes
Blood oxygen tracking
Monitors your blood oxygen to how well your blood absorbs oxygen.
No
Battery lifeAbout 18 hours

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Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm) Specifications, Features and Price

Additional information

ABOUT DEVICE

ABOUT DEVICE

Device name

Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm)

Device type

Standalone/Fitness smartwatch

Gender

Unisex

Predecessor

Apple Watch Series 2

Successor

Apple Watch Series 4

Models

Apple Watch Nike+

Date released

September, 2017

DISPLAY

DISPLAY

Display size

1.65 inch

Display type

1000nit, OLED

Resolution

312 x 390 pixels

Pixel density

Customizable watchface

Yes

Input type

1 Physical button, Digital crown, Touchscreen

Always-On

No

BODY

BODY

Shape

Rectangular

Case material

Aluminum

Strap material

Elastomer

Bezel material

Bezeless

Strap size

24mm

Color

Black, White

Screen protection

Sapphire glass

Dimension

42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm

Weight

52.8 grams

Waterproof rating

Yes, 5ATM

Swim-proof

Yes, recommended

Durability test

CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth calling

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 LE

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

NFC

Yes

MEMORY

MEMORY

RAM

0.768GB

ROM

16GB (GPS + Cellular), 8GB (GPS)

Memory card slot

No

CELLULAR

CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY

Network technology

4G LTE

SIM type

e-SIM

NOTIFICATIONS

NOTIFICATIONS

SMS alert

Yes

Calls alert

Yes

Email alert

Yes

Event reminder

Yes

MEDIA

MEDIA

Audio

mp3/mp4

Bluetooth music

Yes

Loudspeaker

Yes

Microphone

Yes

Camera

No

SENSORS

SENSORS

GPS

GLONASS, GPS

Accelerometer

Yes

HRM

Yes

Gyroscope

Yes

Pulse Ox.

No

Altimeter

Yes

Barometer

Yes

Compass

No

ECG

No

Thermometer

App, No

Ambient light

Yes

ACTIVITY TRACKING

ACTIVITY TRACKING

Steps

Yes

Calories

Yes

Distance

Yes

Heart rate monitoring

Yes

Sleep tracking

(Third-party apps), Yes

Floors climbed

Yes

Blood oxygen

No

Blood Pressure

No

Stress

Yes

ECG tracking

No

Fall detection

No

Menstrual cycle

Yes

VO2 Max

Yes

Onscreen workout

No

Preloaded sport modes

Yes

BATTERY

BATTERY

Battery type

Non-removable Li-ion battery

Battery capacity

279mAh

Battery life

Regular: up to 18hrs

Charging type

Charging dock

Charging duration

1-2 hours

Solar power

No

PLATFORM

PLATFORM

Operating system

WatchOS 4

Chipset

Apple S3

CPU

Dual core

GPU

MISC

MISC

Companion app

Apple Watch App

Compatibility

iOS 12.0+

Payment system

Apple Pay

Customizable strap

24mm, Yes

Voice Assistant

Yes, Siri

Find my phone

Yes

Box content

Apple Watch Series 3, Charger, Manual, Straps

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