Compare Apple Watch models

Series 4 GPS Pre-Order   Series 3 GPS View Prices
Apple Watch Series 4   Apple Watch Series 3

Summary

44mm case 40mm case   42mm case 38mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case Apple Watch Series 3 case
977 sq mm
display area
759 sq mm
display area
  740 sq mm
display area
563 sq mm
display area
44mm case   40mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case
977 sq mm
display area
  740 sq mm
display area
40mm case   38mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case
759 sq mm
display area
  563 sq mm
display area
Apple Watch Series 4 Sideview Icon   Apple Watch Series 3 Sideview Icon
10.7mm thin   11.4mm thin
Apple Watch Series 4 Chip   Apple Watch Series 3 Chip
64-bit dual-core S4 processor Up to 2x faster than S3 processor   Dual-core S3 processor  
Electrical Heart Sensor   Not Featured
Electrical heart sensor    
Second-Generation Optical Heart Sensor   Optical Heart Sensor
Second-generation optical
heart sensor
  Optical heart sensor
Fall detection   Not featured
Fall Detection    
Digital Crown with Haptic Feedback   Digital Crown
Digital Crown with
haptic feedback
  Digital Crown

Finishes

Apple Watch Series 4   Apple Watch Series 3
Aluminium   Aluminium
Apple Watch Series 4 Colors   Apple Watch Series 3 Colors
Aluminium   Aluminium
Apple Watch Series 4 Colors   Apple Watch Series 3 Colors
Apple Watch Nike+ available in silver and space grey aluminium.   Apple Watch Nike+ available in space grey aluminium.

Features

GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
Barometric altimeter
Water resistant
50 metres1
Electrical heart sensor
Optical heart sensor
Improved accelerometer
up to 32 G-forces
Improved gyroscope
Ambient light sensor
Capacity 16GB
All ceramic and sapphire crystal back
 
GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
Barometric altimeter
Water resistant
50 metres1
Optical heart sensor
Accelerometer
up to 16 G-forces
Gyroscope
Ambient light sensor
Capacity 8GB
Composite back (centre)

Display

44mm 368x448 pixels 977 sq mm display area   42mm 312x390 pixels 740 sq mm display area
40mm 324x394 pixels 759 sq mm display area   38mm 272x340 pixels 563 sq mm display area
LTPO OLED Retina display with Force Touch 1,000 nits brightness   OLED Retina display with Force Touch 1,000 nits brightness

Chip

S4 with 64-bit dual-core processor Up to 2x faster processor   S3 with dual-core processor  
W3 Apple wireless chip   W2 Apple wireless chip

Connectivity

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)   Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)
Bluetooth 5.0   Bluetooth 4.2

Power

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours2   Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours3
Magnetic charging cable   Magnetic charging cable
USB power adapter    
Apple Watch Series 4 Nike
Apple Watch Series 4 Nike
 
Apple Watch Series 3 Nike
Apple Watch Series 3 Nike

  

 

Compare Apple Watch models

Series 4 GPS Pre-Order   Series 3 GPS View Prices
Apple Watch Series 4   Apple Watch Series 3

Summary

44mm case 40mm case   42mm case 38mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case Apple Watch Series 3 case
977 sq mm
display area
759 sq mm
display area
  740 sq mm
display area
563 sq mm
display area
44mm case   40mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case
977 sq mm
display area
  740 sq mm
display area
40mm case   38mm case
Apple Watch Series 4 case   Apple Watch Series 3 case
759 sq mm
display area
  563 sq mm
display area
Apple Watch Series 4 Sideview Icon   Apple Watch Series 3 Sideview Icon
10.7mm thin   11.4mm thin
Apple Watch Series 4 Chip   Apple Watch Series 3 Chip
64-bit dual-core S4 processor Up to 2x faster than S3 processor   Dual-core S3 processor  
Electrical Heart Sensor   Not Featured
Electrical heart sensor    
Second-Generation Optical Heart Sensor   Optical Heart Sensor
Second-generation optical
heart sensor
  Optical heart sensor
Fall detection   Not featured
Fall Detection    
Digital Crown with Haptic Feedback   Digital Crown
Digital Crown with
haptic feedback
  Digital Crown

Finishes

Apple Watch Series 4   Apple Watch Series 3
Aluminium   Aluminium
Apple Watch Series 4 Colors   Apple Watch Series 3 Colors
Aluminium   Aluminium
Apple Watch Series 4 Colors   Apple Watch Series 3 Colors
Apple Watch Nike+ available in silver and space grey aluminium.   Apple Watch Nike+ available in space grey aluminium.

Features

GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
Barometric altimeter
Water resistant
50 metres1
Electrical heart sensor
Optical heart sensor
Improved accelerometer
up to 32 G-forces
Improved gyroscope
Ambient light sensor
Capacity 16GB
All ceramic and sapphire crystal back
 
GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and QZSS
Barometric altimeter
Water resistant
50 metres1
Optical heart sensor
Accelerometer
up to 16 G-forces
Gyroscope
Ambient light sensor
Capacity 8GB
Composite back (centre)

Display

44mm 368x448 pixels 977 sq mm display area   42mm 312x390 pixels 740 sq mm display area
40mm 324x394 pixels 759 sq mm display area   38mm 272x340 pixels 563 sq mm display area
LTPO OLED Retina display with Force Touch 1,000 nits brightness   OLED Retina display with Force Touch 1,000 nits brightness

Chip

S4 with 64-bit dual-core processor Up to 2x faster processor   S3 with dual-core processor  
W3 Apple wireless chip   W2 Apple wireless chip

Connectivity

Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)   Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)
Bluetooth 5.0   Bluetooth 4.2

Power

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours2   Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery Up to 18 hours3
Magnetic charging cable   Magnetic charging cable
USB power adapter    
Apple Watch Series 4 Nike
Apple Watch Series 4 Nike
 
Apple Watch Series 3 Nike
Apple Watch Series 3 Nike