- Microphone and speaker, vibration .
- Digital crown control, wireless charging .
- NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n; Apple Pay support .
- Apple Watch : Stainless steel casing, Sapphire protective glass .
- 8GB internal storage (2GB available for music, 75MB for photos) .
- Apple Watch Sport : Aluminum casing, Ion-X protective glass .
- 38mm : 1.34″ AMOLED capacitive display, 272 x 340 pixels, 326ppi .
- 205mAh Li-Ion battery on the 38mm, rated at 18-24 hours of usage .
- 42mm : 1.54″ AMOLED capacitive display, 312 x 390 pixels, 326ppi .
- Apple S1 chip, APL0778 CPU, PowerVR SGX543 GPU, 512MB RAM .
- IPX7 certified for waterproofing (submersion officially not recommended) .
- 42 mm : 42 x 35.9 x 10.5/12.6 mm, 30g Sport Watch weight, 50g Steel Watch weight .
- Force Touch Sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, heart rate sensor, ambient light sensor .
- 38 mm : 38.6 x 33.3 x 10.5/12.3 mm, 25g Sport Watch weight, 40g Steel Watch weight .
- Bands : Silicon, Classic Buckle, Modern buckle, Milanese Loop, Leather Loop, Stainless Steel Link .
Apple Watch 38mm Main Disadvantages
- Rather pricey and very limited availability .
- 18h rated battery life suggests daily charging .
- Screen isn’t always on, relies on wrist turn gesture .
- No sleep tracking (though your watch will most probably be on its charger while you sleep) .
- Works only with an iPhone 5 or later .
- It will only sync music with your phone when it’s on a charger .
Apple Watch 38mm Key Test Findings
- Bluetooth hands-free connections need a crucial fix .
- There is a limited number of watchfaces and app support at launch .
- Excellent for fitness tracking, though you will need your iPhone for precise GPS tracking .
- Both the smaller and bigger AMOLED displays have great contrast and sunlight legibility .
- The Watch OS is great with excellent integration with the iPhone, though it needs further tweaking .
- You will need to recharge every night, but you should be able to make it through a day almost always .
- You’ll probably need to buy a second more stylish and comfy band if you opted for the cheaper Sport model .
- Build quality is top notch, regardless whether its Aluminum + Ion-X, Steel + Sapphire or Gold + Sapphire glass .
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Specification: Apple Watch 38mm (1st gen)
No cellular connectivity
Available. Released 2015, May
38.6 x 33.3 x 10.5 mm (1.52 x 1.31 x 0.41 in)
40 g body (2.72 oz)
Stainless Steel/Ceramic back
IPX7 water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
1.5 inches, 7.1 cm2 (~55.1% screen-to-body ratio)
340 x 272 pixels (~290 ppi density)
Sapphire crystal glass
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3D Touch display, 450 nits
watchOS 1.0, upgradable to 4.3.2
Apple S1 (28 nm)
520 MHz Cortex-A7
|Memory Card Slot||
8 GB, 512 MB RAM
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, MP3 player, Photo viewer, Siri natural language commands and dictation
Non-removable Li-Ion 205 mAh battery (0.78 Wh)
Up to 18 h (mixed usage)
Silver/Space Black Milanese Loop, Link Bracelet, Space Black Stainless Steel/Black, Black Link Bracelet, Pearl Woven Nylon, Stainless Steel/Red, White, Brown/Black/Blue/Red/Marigold/Jay Buckle, Blue/Stone Leather Loop
About 650 EUR