Apple Watch Series 3 vs Apple Watch Series 2

On this page you can find a brief overview and comparison of features and prices for the following smart watches and fitness trackers: Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch Series 2. We offer side-by-side feature comparison to help you decide which is the most suitable device for your needs.

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Release Year20162017
iOS Compatibility
Android Compatibility
Windows Compatibility
SoftwarewatchOSwatchOS
ProcessorApple S2, dual coredual core S3 processor
Notification, Reminders
Heart-rate Tracking
Sleep Monitoring
Steps, Distance, Calories
Bluetooth
Cellular
GPS
Wi-Fi
Battery18 hours18 hours
Always-on Display
Display MaterialSapphire, Ion-x
Display TypeOLEDAMOLED
Touchscreen
Display Resolution390x312, 326ppi340 x 272 or 390 x 312
Display Size1.5"1.5 inches or 1.65 inches
Band MaterialRubber, nylon, leather, steel
Watch MaterialAluminum, steel, ceramic
Watch Size (LWH)38mm Model: 1.4 x 1.2 x 0.3 inches
42mm Model: 1.6 x 1.4 x 0.4 inches
Water Resistance50 m

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