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Apple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm) vs Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)

Side by side comparison between Apple Watch 2 vs Apple Watch 3 Nike+ smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

273
mAh

(Non removable)

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06PointsApple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Compare Apple Watch 2 X
Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

279
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)1 Advantage Apple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)vsWatch 3 Nike+ (38mm)6 Advantages Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
+Stainless steel body, glass front, ceramic backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum body, glass front, ceramic back
780Mhz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR3vs+768MB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
42 grams (1.47 ounces)vs+27 grams (.95 ounces)56%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
273 mAhvs+279 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
8GB (5GB available)
11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
AMOLED
16 million
340x272 pixels
290 PPI
1.5"
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
ModelWatch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Other model namesApple Watch Hermes Series 2 Stainless Steel A1757 38mmApple Watch Nike Plus Series 3 A1858 GPS 8GB
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateDecember, 2016September, 2017
Depth11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight42 grams (1.47 ounces)27 grams (.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedNot supported
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic backAluminum body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof50 meters waterproof
System (OS)Apple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Operating systemWatchOS 3.0WatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0WatchOS 5.0
HardwareApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Chipset32bit - Apple S2 (28nm)32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processor780Mhz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200PowerVR G6200
RAM memory512MB LPDDR3768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)8GB (5GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.5" inches1.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution340x272 pixels340x272 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)290 PPI290 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
CameraApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Back camera (main camera)Not supportedNot supported
Main camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (primary)Not supportedNot supported
FlashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusNot supportedNot supported
Touch focusNot supportedNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supportedNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Front camera (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front camera resolutionNot supportedNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedNot supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Silver
- Leather bands
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
- Requires an iPhone 5s/iOS 11 or later
- Colors: Silver, Space Gray
- Sport Band or Nike Sport Band
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity273 mAh279 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple Watch 2 (Hermès 38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.17W/kg (head) | 0.03W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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