Last Updated on March 31, 2020 by Jude Simeone
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|
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|Device name||Apple Watch Series 3|
|Device type||Sport/Fitness smartwatch|
|Predessesor||Apple Watch Series 2|
|Successor||Apple Watch Series 4|
|Released date||September, 2017|
|Display type||LTPO OLED|
|Display size||1.65 inches (42mm)|
|Display resolution||390 x 312 pixels (42mm)|
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|Dimension||42.5 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm
38 x 36.4 x 11.4 mm
|Weight||52.8 grams (42m)|
|Casing material||Aluminum (GPS)
|Strap size||125 - 210mm|
|Screen protection||Sapphire crystal glass|
|Water resistant/Protection||Yes, IP68, 5ATM|
|Color(s)||Black, silver, white|
|Memory card slot||No|
|Sleep tracking||Yes (Third-party app)|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes|
|Menstrual cycle tracking||No|
|Under-water heart rate tracking||No|
|On-screen workout modes||No|
|Preloaded sport modes||Yes|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||WatchOS 5.0|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-ion battery|
|Battery life||Standby :3 days+ , Mixed usage: 18hrs+|
|Charging type||Magnetic charging|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours|
|Battery saver mode||__|
|Payment system||Apple Pay|
|Companion app||Apple watch APP|
|Customizable watch face||Yes|
|Apple Watch Series 3|
|Magnetic charging cable + USB adapter|
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SEE ALSO >> Apple Watch Series 4 full specifications
Apple Watch Series 3 Features
- Water Resistance/Protection
- Activity/Fitness tracking
- Notifications & Application
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.
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.
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.
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.
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;
The Apple watch series 3 is able to notify you when there is a notification on your iPhone. Notifications include;
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.