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Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mm vs Apple Watch 3 42mm

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mm vs Apple Watch 3 42mm smartwatches with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple Watch 3 X01Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mm
Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mm
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

279
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple Watch 3 X04Apple Watch 3 42mm
Apple Watch 3 42mm
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? The PhoneMore's choice is Apple Watch 3 42mm

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


01 Advantages Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mm
Watch 3 Hermès 38mmvsWatch 3 42mm
 26%26%
+Lighter
42 grams (1.47 ounces)vs53 grams (1.86 ounces)

04 Advantages Apple Watch 3 42mm
Watch 3 42mmvsWatch 3 Hermès 38mm
 32%32%
+Higher resolution screen
390x312 pixelsvs340x272 pixels
 4%4%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
303 PPIvs290 PPI
 10%10%
+Larger screen
1.65"vs1.5"
 26%26%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
352 mAhvs279 mAh

27 Common items in both devices
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
768MB LPDDR4
16GB (10GB user available)
11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Stainless steel body, front glass, ceramic back
AMOLED
16 million
4G LTE
150 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
4.2 version A2DP
NFC
Sapphire Glass
50 meters waterproof
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
ModelWatch 3 Hermès 38mmWatch 3 42mm
Also known asApple Watch Hermes Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) Stainless SteelApple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) Stainless Steel
Country or region availableVarious (International)Various (International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2017September, 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)36.4 x 42.5 millimeters (1.43 x 1.67 in)
Weight42 grams (1.47 ounces)53 grams (1.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, front glass, ceramic backStainless steel body, front glass, ceramic back
Protection against water and others50 meters waterproof50 meters waterproof
Operating system (OS)Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Operating systemWatchOS 4.0WatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0WatchOS 5.0
HardwareApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Architecture - 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 user available)16GB (10GB user available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.5" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution340x272 pixels390x312 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)290 PPI303 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire GlassSapphire Glass
Mobile networks and dataApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
e-Sim (Eletronic Sim)
1 slot
e-Sim (Eletronic Sim)
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 networkA1889 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100

A1860 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900

A1890 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/5G networkLTE Cat4

A1889 model (Europe,Australia):
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26)

A1860 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
LTE (Bands 2,4,5,12,13,17,18,19,25,26)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)

A1890 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 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
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialingVoice dialing
Primary / back cameraApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Main cameraNot 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
Front / secondary cameraApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Front cameraNot 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 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 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
Connectivity and interfacesApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.2 version 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 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Silver
- Leather bands (Hermes edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
- Colors: Silver, Space black
- Sport band or leather bands (Hermès edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supply and autonomyApple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Magnetic charging (dock)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Magnetic charging (dock)
Battery capacity279 mAh352 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple Watch 3 Hermès 38mmApple Watch 3 42mm
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.29 W/Kg (head) | 0.15 W/Kg (body)0.35 W/Kg (head) | 0.18 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered