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Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (38mm 4G) All specs

Full specifications smartwatch: Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (38mm 4G) specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this smartwatch.

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum

WatchOS smartwatch with 1GHz Dual-Core median processor provides good performance when performing some functions of the Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (38mm 4G)

With one SIM card slot, the Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (38mm 4G) allows download up to 150 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Device with 29 grams including the battery. The Apple Watch 3 Aluminum (38mm 4G) smartwatch is relatively thin with 11.4mm thickness.


📱 Model features

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Other model namesApple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE), Apple Watch S3
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date9/22/2017
Depth11.4 millimeters (0.45 inches)
Size (width x height)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)
Weight29 grams (1.02 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic composite back
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof

🤖 Operating System

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
System versionWatchOS 4.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0
User Interfacefeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Chipset32bit - Apple S3 (28nm)
CPUDual-Core, 1 processor:
1GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
RAM memory768MB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
External storageNot supported

📲 Display

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Display typeAMOLED
Screen size1.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution340x272 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)290 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glass
Refresh ratefeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 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
Primary 4G 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)
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Back camera (main camera)Not supported
Main camera resolutionNot supported
Video recording (primary)Not supported
FlashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
AutofocusNot supported
Touch focusNot supported
Image stabilizationNot supported
ZoomNot supported
Face/smile detectionNot supported
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRNot supported
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Front camera (secondary)Not supported
Front camera resolutionNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Not supported
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Active noise cancellationNot supported
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
USBNot supported
Audio outputNot supported
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Ambient Light sensor
Heart rate
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity279 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Magnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy18 hours
Standbyfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
Call controlVoice dialing
MessagingSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Silver, Gold, Space Gray
- Sport Band or Nike Sport Band
- 1000 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple Watch 3 Aluminum
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.29W/kg (head), 0.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered

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