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Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm) vs Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)

Side by side comparison between Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm) vs Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm) smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple Watch 3 XApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)02Points
Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

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00PointApple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)Compare Apple Watch 3 X
Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)

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Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)2 Advantages Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)vsWatch 3 (Hermès 42mm)0 Advantage Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
+46 grams (1.61 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs53 grams (1.86 ounces)
+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back

32 Common items in both devices
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
768MB LPDDR4
16GB (10GB available)
11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
AMOLED
16 million
390x312 pixels
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
ModelWatch 3 (Edition 42mm)Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Other model namesApple Watch Edition Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) CeramicApple Watch Hermes Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) Stainless Steel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2017September, 2017
Depth11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)36.5 x 42.6 millimeters (1.44 x 1.68 in)36.4 x 42.5 millimeters (1.43 x 1.67 in)
Weight46 grams (1.61 ounces)53 grams (1.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof50 meters waterproof
System (OS)Apple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Operating systemWatchOS 4.0WatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0WatchOS 5.0
HardwareApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Chipset32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200PowerVR G6200
RAM memory768MB LPDDR4768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.65" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution390x312 pixels390x312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)303 PPI303 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassSapphire Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1891 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1892 model (China):
UMTS 2100
A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1892 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1892 model (China):
LTE (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,41)
LTE Cat4

A1891 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1861 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1892 model (China):
LTE (Bands 1,3)
TD-LTE (Bands 39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialingVoice dialing
CameraApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
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 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
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 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
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 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + 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 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: White, Gray
- Sport bands
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
- Colors: Silver
- Leather bands (Hermes edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyApple Watch 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity352 mAh352 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 3 (Edition 42mm)Apple Watch 3 (Hermès 42mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.35W/kg (head) | 0.18W/kg (body)0.35W/kg (head) | 0.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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