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Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm) vs Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)

Side by side comparison between Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm) vs Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G) smartwatches, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple Watch 3 Nike+ XApple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)01Point
Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

279
mAh

(Non removable)

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Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
1.65"
AMOLED

390x312

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

352
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better smartwatch? Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)

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26 Common items in both devices
1GHz 32bit Dual-Core
768MB LPDDR4
11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Aluminum body, glass front, ceramic back
AMOLED
16 million
WatchOS 5.0
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
ModelWatch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Other model namesApple Watch Nike Plus Series 3 A1858 GPS 8GBApple Watch Series 3 Nike+ GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) 16GB
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release date9/22/20179/22/2017
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)
Weight27 grams (.95 ounces)35 grams (1.23 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, ceramic backAluminum body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof

🤖 Operating System

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
System versionWatchOS 4.0WatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0WatchOS 5.0
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Chipset32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
Dual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200PowerVR G6200
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
RAM memory768MB LPDDR4768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size1.5" inches1.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution340x272 pixels390x312 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)290 PPI303 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered150/50 Mbps
Network technologyfeature not registered2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedA1891 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 networkNot supportedLTE 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 networkNot supportedGPRS, 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

📷 Camera

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
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

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
USBNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
TV 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
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity279 mAh352 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy18 hours18 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
Call controlNot supportedNot supported
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Silver, Space Gray
- Sport Band or Nike Sport Band
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
- Colors: Silver, Space Gray
- Sport Band or Nike Sport Band
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (38mm)Apple Watch 3 Nike+ (42mm 4G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.17W/kg (head), 0.03W/kg (body)0.52W/kg (head), 0.34W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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