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Apple Watch (42mm) All specs

Full specifications smartwatch: Apple Watch (42mm) specs, detailed technical information, features, price and review. All about this smartwatch.

Apple Watch

Apple Watch (42mm)

6.4/10 💬 Comment

The 520MHz processor of the Apple Watch (42mm) just executes basic smartwatch activities.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz) and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Device with 101 grams including the battery. The Apple Watch (42mm) smartwatch is relatively thin with 10.5mm thickness.


*depends on the model
⚙️ CPU: Apple S1 (28nm)
🤖 WatchOS 1.0
🔄 WatchOS 4.0
📱 1.34" / 1.54"*
🔳 RAM: 512MB
💽 ROM: 8GB
🔌 WIFI4, BT4.0, NFC
📷 Not supported
 🔋 205mAh

📱 Model features

Apple Watch (42mm)
ModelWatch (42mm)
Other model namesApple Watch 1st gen (2015) A1554 Stainless Steel
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date4/24/2015
Depth10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
Size (width x height)35.9 x 42 millimeters (1.41 x 1.65 in)
Weight101 grams (3.54 ounces)
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front, ceramic back
Protection against water and othersIPX7 certified: water resistant up to 1 meter and 30min

📲 Display

Apple Watch (42mm)
Display typeAMOLED
Screen size1.54" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~49.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution312x390 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)324 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassSapphire Glass
Refresh ratefeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registered

🤖 Operating System

Apple Watch (42mm)
System versionWatchOS 1.0
Firmware updateWatchOS 4.0
User Interfacefeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple Watch (42mm)
Chipset32bit: Apple S1 (28nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 520MHz ARM Cortex-A7 (Single-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX543
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Apple Watch (42mm)
RAM memory512MB LPDDR
Internal storage8GB (6GB available)
External storageNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Apple Watch (42mm)
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM cardNot supported
Maximum Download / Uploadfeature not registered
Network technologyfeature not registered
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandNot supported
Primary 2G networkNot supported
Primary 3G networkNot supported
Primary 4G networkNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Apple Watch (42mm)
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 (42mm)
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 (42mm)
Active noise cancellationNot supported
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Apple Watch (42mm)
USBNot supported
Audio outputNot supported
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
DLNANot supported
GPSNot supported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple Watch (42mm)
Ambient light sensor
Heart rate
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple Watch (42mm)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity205 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingMagnetic charging (dock)
Talk time autonomy3 hours
Standby18 hours

➕ Other features

Apple Watch (42mm)
Call controlNot supported
MessagingSMS, E-mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingNot supported
Ringtonesfeature not registered
Web browserNot supported
AntennaNot supported
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous• Watch colors: Silver, Space gray
• Watch bands: White, Black, Blue, Pink, Brown, Gray, Steel
• Band material: Leather, Stainless steel, Fluoroelastomer plastic
• iOS 8.2 or higher compatible
• Digital Crown
• MagSafe charging

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple Watch (42mm)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered

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