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Apple Watch 3 All specs

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Apple Watch 3

Apple Watch 3

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

With one SIM card slot, the Apple Watch 3 (38mm) 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 [wifi4] (2.4GHz) and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Device with 42 grams including the battery. The Apple Watch 3 (38mm) smartwatch is relatively thin with 11.4mm thickness.


*depends on the model
βš™οΈ CPU: Apple S3 (28nm)
πŸ€– WatchOS 4.0
πŸ”„ WatchOS 5.0
πŸ“± 1.5" / 1.65"*
πŸ”³ RAM: 768MB
πŸ’½ ROM: 16GB
πŸ”Œ WIFI4, BT4.2, NFC
πŸ“· Not supported
 πŸ”‹ 279mAh / 352mAh*

πŸ“± Model features

Apple Watch 3
ModelWatch 3 (38mm)
Other model namesApple Watch Series 3 GPS + Cellular (4G LTE) Stainless Steel
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)
Weight42 grams (1.47 ounces)
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and others5 ATM: 50 meters waterproof

πŸ“² Display

Apple Watch 3
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 glassSapphire Glass
Refresh ratefeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registered

πŸ€– Operating System

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

βš™οΈ Processor

Apple Watch 3
Chipset32bit: Apple S3 (28nm)
CPUDual-core, 1 processor:
2x 1GHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Dual-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

πŸ’½ Memory and storage

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

πŸ“Ά Mobile networks

Apple Watch 3
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
e-SIM (Eletronic)
Maximum Download / Upload150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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

πŸ“· Camera

Apple Watch 3
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

πŸ“Έ Front camera

Apple Watch 3
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

πŸ”‰ Sound and multimedia

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

πŸ”Œ Connectivity

Apple Watch 3
USBNot supported
Audio outputNot supported
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
DLNANot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple Watch 3
Ambient light sensor
Heart rate
Vibrating alertSupported

πŸ”‹ Battery

Apple Watch 3
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity279 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingMagnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy18 hours
Standbyfeature not registered

βž• Other features

Apple Watch 3
Call controlVoice dialing
MessagingSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneousβ€’ Colors: Silver, Space black
‒ Sport band or leather bands (Hermès edition)
β€’ 1000 nits screen
β€’ 3D Touch display
β€’ Siri

☒️ Radiation rate

Apple Watch 3
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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