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LG G Watch W100 vs Apple Watch 3 (38mm)

Side by side comparison between LG G Watch W100 vs Apple Watch 3 smartwatches, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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LG G Watch W100
1.65"
IPS

280x280

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Quad

400
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

768MB
RAM

32bit Dual

279
mAh

(Non removable)

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

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G Watch W1005 Advantages LG G Watch W100vsWatch 3 (38mm)19 Advantages Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
+1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+10 millimeters (0.39 inches)14%
Thinner
vs11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
+1.65"10%
Larger screen
vs1.5"
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+400 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs279 mAh
512MBvs+768MB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GB (2GB available)vs+16GB (10GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
63 grams (2.21 ounces)vs+42 grams (1.47 ounces)50%
Lighter
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
280x280 pixelsvs+340x272 pixels18%
Higher resolution screen
240 PPIvs+290 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1350000 apps (Google Play Store)vs+1400000 apps (App Store)4%
More apps available to download and use
Not supportedvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(Not supported) vs+(4G LTE) 150 MbpsAdvantage
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpeakerphoneAdvantage
Speakerphone is useful when you are driving and on other occasions
Not supportedvs+A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSAdvantage
It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
Not supportedvs+802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
IP67 certifiedvs+50 meters waterproofAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

9 Common items in both devices
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Not supported
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+2 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
ModelG Watch W100Watch 3 (38mm)
Other model namesLG Watch W100, LG W100 SmartwatchApple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) Stainless Steel
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandLGApple
Release dateJune, 2014September, 2017
Depth10 millimeters (0.39 inches)11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)37.9 x 46.5 millimeters (1.49 x 1.83 in)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight63 grams (2.21 ounces)42 grams (1.47 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min50 meters waterproof
System (OS)LG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
Operating systemAndroid Wear 4.4W1 KitKatWatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateAndroid Wear 1.1 (5.1.1 Lollipop)WatchOS 5.0
HardwareLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ802632bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR G6200
RAM memory512MB768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage4GB (2GB available)16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size1.65" inches1.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution280x280 pixels340x272 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)240 PPI290 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Sapphire Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
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 supportedA1889 model (Europe,Australia):
UMTS 800/850/900/2100
A1860 model (USA,LATAM,Canada):
UMTS 800/850/1700/1900
A1890 model (China):
UMTS 2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE 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)
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
CallingLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS, E-mail
SpeakerphoneNot supportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing
CameraLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (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 stabilizationfeature not registeredNot supported
ZoomNot supportedNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supportedNot supported
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedNot supported
2ª cameraLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (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
MultimediaLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
USBNot supportedNot supported
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFiNot supported802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Heart rate
Pedometer
Other features- Watch colors: Black, Black and gold
- Watchband colors: Black, White
- MicroUSB only battery charging
- No speaker, It only has vibrate and a mic
- Colors: Silver, Space black
- Sport band or leather bands (Hermès edition)
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
Power supplyLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity400 mAh279 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 days1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day
Standby6000 minutes | 100 hours | 4.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG G Watch W100Apple Watch 3 (38mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.29W/kg (head) | 0.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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