Which Apple Watch
is right for you?

Series 6
SE
Series 3
products
 

The most advanced Apple Watch yet, with a blood oxygen sensor and the Always-On Retina display.

Features the same larger 
display size as Series 6, fall detection, a compass and an always-on altimeter.

The core fitness, health and connectivity features of Apple Watch.

 

GPS + Cellular
 

GPS
 

GPS + Cellular
 

GPS
 

 
44mm or 40mm
case size
44mm or 40mm
case size
42mm or 38mm
case size
 
Always-On
Retina display
30 per cent larger than Series 3
Retina display
30 per cent larger than Series 3
Retina display
 

Water resistant1
Swimproof

Water resistant1
Swimproof

Water resistant1
Swimproof

 
Blood Oxygen app2
  Blood Oxygen app not available
  Blood Oxygen app not available
 
High and low heart rate notifications
High and low heart rate notifications
High and low heart rate notifications
 
Emergency SOS3
Emergency SOS3
Emergency SOS3
 
International
emergency calling4
International
emergency calling4
  International emergency calling not available
 
Fall detection
Fall detection
  Fall Detection not available
 
Compass
Compass
  Compass not available
 
Always-on altimeter
Always-on altimeter
Altimeter
Key Differences
Tech Specs
Series 6
SE
Series 3
GPS + Cellular
Aluminium available in silver, space grey, gold, blue and (PRODUCT)RED.
Stainless Steel available in silver, graphite (DLC) and gold (PVD).
Titanium available in natural titanium and space black.
GPS + Cellular
Aluminium available in silver, space grey and gold.
GPS
Aluminium available in silver, space grey, gold, blue and (PRODUCT)RED.
GPS
Aluminium available in silver, space grey and gold.
GPS
Aluminium available in silver and space grey.
Apple Watch Nike
Aluminium available in silver and space grey.
Apple Watch Nike
Aluminium available in silver and space grey.
Series 6
SE
Series 3
  • GPS/GNSS
  • GPS/GNSS
  • GPS/GNSS
  • Compass
  • Compass
  • Compass not available
  • Always-on altimeter
  • Always-on altimeter
  • Altimeter
  • Water resistant
    50 metres1

  • Water resistant
    50 metres1

  • Water resistant
    50 metres1

  • Blood oxygen sensor
    (Blood Oxygen app)2

  • Blood oxygen sensor not available
  • Blood oxygen sensor not available
  • Third-generation optical heart sensor
  • Second-generation optical heart sensor
  • Optical heart sensor
  • International emergency calling4
  • International emergency calling4
  • International emergency calling not available
  • Emergency SOS3
  • Emergency SOS3
  • Emergency SOS3
  • Accelerometer
    up to 32 G-forces with fall detection

  • Accelerometer
    up to 32 G-forces with fall detection

  • Accelerometer
    up to 16 G-forces

  • Gyroscope
  • Gyroscope
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Speaker
    50 per cent louder
  • Speaker
    50 per cent louder
  • Speaker
  • Microphone
    (enables Noise app)
  • Microphone
    (enables Noise app)
  • Microphone
  • GymKit
  • GymKit
  • GymKit
  • Capacity 32GB
    GPS + Cellular

  • Capacity 32GB
    GPS + Cellular

  • 32GB Capacity not available
  • Capacity 32GB
    GPS

  • Capacity 32GB
    GPS

  • Capacity 8GB
    GPS

  • Ceramic and sapphire crystal back
    GPS + Cellular
    GPS

  • Ceramic and sapphire crystal back
    GPS + Cellular
    GPS

  • Composite back
    GPS

Series 6
SE
Series 3
44mm

368x448 pixels
977mm² display area

44mm

368x448 pixels
977mm² display area

42mm
312x390 pixels
740mm² display area
40mm

324x394 pixels
759mm² display area

40mm

324x394 pixels
759mm² display area

38mm
272x340 pixels
563mm² display area
Always-On Retina
LTPO OLED display
1,000 nits brightness
Retina LTPO OLED display
1,000 nits brightness
Retina OLED display
1,000 nits brightness
Series 6
SE
Series 3
S6 SiP with 64-bit
dual-core processor
Up to 20 per cent faster than S5
S5 SiP with 64-bit
dual-core processor
Up to two times faster than S3
S3 SiP with dual-core processor
W3
Apple wireless chip
W3
Apple wireless chip
W2
Apple wireless chip
U1 chip
(Ultra-Wideband)
U1 chip not available
U1 chip not available
Series 6
SE
Series 3
LTE and UMTS5
GPS + Cellular models
LTE and UMTS5
GPS + Cellular models
LTE and UMTS not available
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 4.2
Series 6
SE
Series 3
Built-in rechargeable
lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours6
Built-in rechargeable
lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours7
Built-in rechargeable
lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours8
Magnetic charging cable
Magnetic charging cable
Magnetic charging cable

Which Apple Watch is right for you?