apple watch series 3 full specifications

Apple Watch Series 3 Full Specifications and Features

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The Apple watch series 3 is an amazing smartwatch starting from the design to the features. It’s a comprehensive smartwatch and a great companion for your phone while still retaining an impressive battery life. It was released in September 2017 and runs on Apple’s proprietary Watch OS.

Apple Watch Series 3 Full Specifications

 Apple watch series 3
apple watch series 3

EDITOR'S RATING

Design:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Battery:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Fitness tracking:
4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)
Features:
4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Price:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Average:
4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

WHERE TO BUY

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ABOUT DEVICE

Device nameApple Watch Series 3
Device typeSport/Fitness smartwatch
PredessesorApple Watch Series 2
SuccessorApple Watch Series 4
Released dateSeptember, 2017
Ideal forUnisex

DISPLAY

Display typeLTPO OLED
Display size1.65 inches (42mm)
Display resolution390 x 312 pixels (42mm)
Pixel density--
Input typeTouchscreen
a button and a
digital crown
Always-onNo

BODY

ShapeRectangular/curved
Dimension42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm
38 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm
Weight52.8 grams (42m)
Casing materialAluminum (GPS)
Stainless steel
(Cellular)
Strap/band materialElastomer
Bezel MaterialCeramics
Strap size125 - 210mm
Screen protectionSapphire crystal glass
Water resistant/ProtectionYes, IP68, 5ATM
Swim-proofYes, recommended
Color(s)Black, silver, white

MEMORY

RAM0.768GB
Internal storage8GB
Memory card slotNo

CONNECTIVITY

BluetoothBluetooth v4.2
Bluetooth callingYes
Wi-FiYes
NFCYes
GPSA-GPS/GLONASS/GALILEO/QZSS

CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY

Technology2G/3G/4G
SIMe-SIM
BandNo

NOTIFICATIONS

Email alertYes
SMS alertYes
Calls alertYes
Event reminderYes
WeatherYes
Third-party appsYes

FITNESS TRACKING

Sleep apneaNo
Sleep trackingYes
StepsYes
Floors climbedYes
Heart rate monitoringYes
CaloriesYes
DistanceYes
StressYes
VO2 Max.Yes
Blood oxygenNo
Blood pressureNo
Menstrual cycle trackingNo
Swim trackingYes
Under-water heart rate trackingNo
Preloaded mapsYes
On-screen workout modesNo
Triathlon modeYes
ECG TrackingNo
Preloaded sport modesYes
Safety trackingYes

MEDIA

Audiomp3/mp4
Music streamingYes
Bluetooth musicYes
RadioNo
LoudspeakerYes
MicrophoneYes
CameraNo

SENSORS

AccelerometerYes
Barometer/AltimeterYes
Heart rate monitor (HRM)Yes
CompassNo
Gyroscope Yes
Ambient lightYes
Pulse Ox.No
ECGYes
ThermometerYes, (App)
Other sensors__

PLATFORM

Operating system (OS)WatchOS 5.0
ChipsetApple S3
CPUDual core
GPUPowerVR

BATTERY

Type of batteryNon-removable Li-ion battery
Battery capacity 279mAh
Battery lifeStandby :3 days+ , Mixed usage: 18hrs+
Charging typeMagnetic charging
Charging timeAbout 1-2 hours
Battery saver modeNo
Solar powerNo
Rapid charging_

CLOCK FEATURES

Time/DateYes
StopwatchYes
AlarmYes

OTHER FUNCTIONS

Control cameraYes
Music controlYes
Find phoneYes
Text responseYes

MISC

Payment systemApple Pay
Compatibility iPhone 5s+
iOS 12+
Companion appApple watch APP
Customizable watch faceYes
Interchangeable band Yes
Voice commandYes

BOX CONTENTS

Apple Watch Series 3
Straps
Magnetic charging cable + USB adapter
Quick start guide
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Apple Watch Series 3 Features

  1. Design
  2. The Apple watch series 3 has a nice appealing design that makes it a suitable wearable for almost every occasion. Just in line with the hallmark design of previous Apple watches which has made the brand a global choice.

    The series 3 has artistic fine curved finishes with a screen size of 1.65 inches that is powered by OLED retina display.

    The case is made of stainless steel and a composite back, there is another version which features an aluminum casing, while the band is made of elastomer material which comes in different sizes, meaning you can customize the watch to fit your style.

    Just like Apple watch series 2 and 1, the series 3 comes with four different watch faces pre-installed from which you can choose from. There is a digital crown by the side of the watch which the company said was invented to make navigating the device without obstructing the display. The digital crown button is supported by a second button.

  3. Battery
  4. Apple watch series 3 uses a lithium-ion battery type with 290mAh capacity. On standby, its about 3 days+, while on mixed average usage expect a day of battery life.

  5. Media
  6. With support for both mp3 and mp4 files, Series 3 features a massive storage space of 8GB which enables you to store your favorite tracks, videos, and other files.

    The series 3 also has a loudspeaker, which means you can play aloud your favorite media files or alternatively listen through a Bluetooth enabled earbud. There is also a microphone on the series 3 for voice calls and voice commands.

  7. Water Resistance/Protection
  8. The series 3 is water-resistant up to 50 meters, it can be worn to the swimming pool or ocean, under the rain, in the shower, however, diving or subjecting the series 3 to high pressure and force might damage it. It is also advised that you get the device dried up after getting it wet in other to get the best feel.

    The screen is scratch-resistant, protected with sapphire crystal glass – one of the strongest glass materials used on most high-end smartwatches.

  9. Activity/Fitness tracking
  10. The Apple watch series 3 works in three different modes, the move mode that tells how many calories you have burnt while working out, the exercise mode that shows you how much of activity you have achieved and finally the stand mode that takes care of sedentary periods, reminding you to work helping you live a healthy lifestyle.

    With the apple watch series 3 you can track different fitness activities, which includes;

    • Tracking calories burnt after a workout.
    • There has an optical heart rate monitor sensor which is capable of detecting heart rate pulse changes to help you keep up with the general health of your heart.
    • Tracking steps you climbed.
    • It is capable of tracking your sleep and its quality.
    • It is also capable of reminding you of sedentary times and encourages you to walk.
  11. Notifications & Application

The Apple watch series 3 is able to notify you when there is a notification on your iPhone. Notifications include;

  • It notifies you when there is a missed call or an incoming call.
  • It also notifies you when there is a new message on your smartphone.
  • It notifies you when there is a notification from third-party applications such as Facebook and Twitter.

There is a version of the Apple watch series 3 with cellular functionality which enables you to call, send messages right from your wrist making it a standalone device. So you can pick and answer incoming calls, there is also a walkie-talkie feature that lets you call anyone with a walkie-talkie right from the series 3.

The CPU in the Apple watch series 3 is a dual core S3 processor and a 768 RAM for a faster device. The Apple watch series 3 is compatible with iPhone 5s or later and iOS 11 or later. It is not compatible with android or windows smartphones.

Pros

  • Stylish sporty design..
  • Lightweight smartwatch, yet great quality.
  • A great choice for fitness tracking.
  • It is swim-proof.
  • Has a quiet impressive battery life.
  • It is a standalone smartwatch.

Cons

  • Not compatible with android smartphones.

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