If you have an iPhone and you are thinking of using a smartwatch then you can go with Apple Watch Series 3 easily. Because it’s a great combination for synchronizing Apple Phone with Apple Watch and most people like it. Using an Apple watch seems the best way to activity tracking, get directions, emergency notifications, etc.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is most popular till now because of its essential features covered by less money. Although its screen is smaller (43mm or 38mm) but still easy to navigate. Also, the same capacity level of water resistance and optical heart sensor can be used for all the main exercise and health functions. You couldn’t discover a single person who ever got an Apple Watch but didn’t like it. And you will never imagine its feature unless you get one.
Apple Watch Series 3: Full Specifications
Product Dimensions: 2 x 1 x 1 inches; 1.14 ounces
Item model number: MQL12LL/A
Case Size: 38mm, 42mm
Chip: S3 with Dual-Core Processor
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Screen Resolution: 312 x 390 pixels
Pixel Density Sharpness: 301 PPI
Features: GLONASS, Galileo, and QZSS, Barometric altimeter, Optical heart sensor, Accelerometer and gyroscope, Ion-X strengthened glass, Composite back, Water resistant 50 meters, Emergency SOS, Retina OLED display with Force Touch 1000 nits brightness
What’s in the box: Case, Band (either S/M or M/L length), 1m Magnetic Charging Cable
Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2
Power: Up to 18 hours of battery life
Charging Mode: via USB, Wireless
Case Weight: 36.7g
Music Player: AAC, MP3
Body Material: Aluminum
Batteries: 1 CR123A battery required. (Included)
Shape Surface: Rectangular, Curved
Colors: Silver, Ceramic Dark Gray, Rose Gold, Space Black
Language Support: English (Australia, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Apple Watch Series 3 | External design
From the outside, It looks like the same as the Apple Watch Series 2 but featuring a square OLED Retina display with Force Touch, protected by stainless steel and ceramic models. Two sizes available in the market, the 38-millimeter model which has a resolution of 272 by 340 pixels while the 42-millimeter has a 312 by 390-pixel display. Both devices are capable of 1,000 nits of brightness.
Apple Watch Series 3: Cellular connectivity
Apple is offering two general types of Apple Watch, the standard model coming with “GPS,” while the other is labeled “GPS + Cellular.” In short, this second model includes its particular cellular radios, permitting you to connect to a mobile network independently. The Apple Watch can be assigned the same phone number and account as the user’s iPhone, so text messages and calls can pass through to the Apple Watch even if the user’s far away from the iPhone.
In this Apple 3 watch, Apple accompanying the S3 processor with an apple-designed W2 wireless chip, which increased its Wi-Fi connections 85 percent faster. At the same time making Bluetooth and Wi-Fi will be 50 percent more power-efficient.
Apple Watch Series 3: Activity tracking
The watch has ‘Activity Rings’ features, which alert you to make your exercise regularly. The included sensors also monitor your heart rate and breathe which will help you observed your stress. The Apple Watch will also notify you when it detects an elevated heart rate, and can even detect irregular heartbeat rhythm. Also, It tells you to stand up if you’re sitting for an hour. I can ping my cell when I misplace it.
Works without Cell Phone
On the other hand, you no need to worry about your cell phone even you can leave your phone somewhere and walk out of range. The signal strength is displayed on your Apple Watch Control Centre (swipe up), which also indicates you if you’ve connected your phone or a Wi-Fi network. So you can leave your iPhone behind and still send or receive calls and messages, listen to Apple Music easily.
Easier Life Activity with Siri
Another important feature is Siri where it calls and messages work very well. Also, they improving audio quality and it seems like as same call quality by using your iPhone. You can easily pair your watch via a single Apple ID which synchronized itself to call, message, and any other activities. It’s really incredible that you can answer your phone within a second from your wrist without using your cell phone. Even you can see the text message so easily. Besides, you can ask Siri to give you the directions with vibration to the wrist with turns when you are at the steering wheel.
Apple Watch Series 3: Storage Capacity
Depending on the model, the storage capacities also vary. The standard model has 8 gigabytes of storage capacity, while the cellular version includes 16 gigabytes.
Another great feature which includes in Apple Watch Series 3 and that is the ability to make emergency calls or notification from your handy wearable device in case of any emergency situation. The Emergency SOS function triggered by holding down the side button for some amount of time, eventually sending text messages to emergency contacts or placing a call to the emergency services.
Apple Watch Series 3: Battery
The Battery life of the Apple Watch Series is more or less good. If you charge in the morning then it will last all day and evening except if you’re not using the GPS. Because GPS consumes more battery life and it will be lasting by around five hours. So try to disable GPS when it is not required.
Apple Watch Series 3 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters which means that they may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, they should not be used for high-velocity water like scuba diving, waterskiing.
Our suggestion is
If you have an Apple Watch Series 2 then we wouldn’t encourage you to upgrade. But if you have an older series like Series 1 or non-Apple Watch, then we’d recommend the Series 2 or 3, just make sure that whether you need cellular connectivity or not.
Of course, there are some downsides to buying an older model. If you think about the processor, Apple updates its S3 processor that brought significant speed improvements in the new version which will be faster in Series 4, 5, or 6. And the screen is quite as clear or as efficient in this new version.
To finalize, if you’re looking for a smartwatch that looks best and deals with all the main capabilities at a reasonable price then Series 2 or 3 might be for you. But, if you think some high tech health apps using the electrical sensor, it may not work in this watch. You have to be very specific about your requirement before buying any watch. We can say without a doubt that you will like the product and highly recommend it.
Q. What is the difference between the 38mm and the 42mm?
A. the 38mm is 4mm smaller than a 42mm and most of those that can afford these (RPR) would buy the larger one unless you have got a little wrist.
Q. Does it come with the normal apple guaranty or is it better to buy it from an apple store?
A. Same as Apple Store. And you have got 60 days to feature AppleCare+ which I highly recommend. I added it online after receiving my watch and ensuring all was ok.
Q. How Long Does The Battery Last?
A. I use lightly (read text messages, use cardiac monitor, phone notifications, Apple Pay). I’ve got most notifications and background updates turned off. Battery life is inconsistent. Sometimes I can make it through the day and have 30% left and other days it’s at 30% before 5. I feel it’s reasonable to expect 12-15 hours. I’m disappointed with the battery life.