Which Apple Watch
is right for you?

Series 5
Series 3
products
 

GPS

GPS

 

The most advanced Apple Watch yet. Available in 44mm and 40mm case sizes.

The core fitness, health, and connectivity features of Apple Watch. Available in 42mm and 38mm case sizes.

Here’s a quick look at the differences.
Tech Specs
Series 5
Series 3
GPS
Aluminum available in silver, space gray, and gold.
GPS
Aluminum available in silver and space gray.
Apple Watch Nike
Aluminum available in silver and space gray.
Apple Watch Nike
Aluminum available in space gray.
Series 5
Series 3
  • GPS/GNSS
  • GPS/GNSS
  • Compass
  • feature not available on series-3
  • Barometric altimeter
  • Barometric altimeter
  • Water resistant 50 meters3

  • Water resistant 50 meters3

  • Electrical heart sensor (ECG app)1
  • feature not available on series-3
  • Second-generation optical heart sensor
  • Optical heart sensor
  • Emergency SOS2
  • Emergency SOS2
  • Accelerometerup to 32 g-forces with fall detection
  • Accelerometer up to 16 g-forces

  • Gyroscope
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Speaker 50 percent louder

  • Speaker
  • Microphone
  • Microphone
  • Apple Pay
  • Apple Pay
  • GymKit
  • GymKit
  • Capacity 32GB GPS

  • Capacity 16GB GPS + Cellular

    Capacity 8GB GPS

  • Ceramic and sapphire crystal back GPS

  • Composite back GPS

Series 5
Series 3
44mm
368 by 448 pixels
977 sq mm display area
Over 30 percent larger display than Series 3
42mm
312 by 390 pixels
740 sq mm display area
40mm
324 by 394 pixels
759 sq mm display area ‏
Over 30 percent larger display than Series 3
38mm
272 by 340 pixels
563 sq mm display area
Always-On Retina LTPO OLED display with Force Touch
1000 nits brightness
Retina OLED display with Force Touch
1000 nits brightness
Series 5
Series 3
S5 with 64-bit dual-core processor
Up to 2x faster processor
S3 with dual-core processor
W3
Apple wireless chip
W2
Apple wireless chip
Series 5
Series 3
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Wi-Fi
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 4.2
Series 5
Series 3
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours4
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours5
Magnetic charging cable
Magnetic charging cable
USB power adapter

There’s an Apple Watch for everyone.