Apple Watch vs. the competition: Where does it stand?

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Apple Watch vs. the competition: Where does it stand?

Now that Mobile World Congress has come and gone, bringing with it a slew of smartwatch announcements, it's time to learn more about Apple's own highly anticipated entry into the market. We finally have a firm release date and a price -- April 24, starting at $349 for the 38mm Apple Watch Sport. But the field it's entering has changed quite a bit since the Apple Watch was first announced in September. What can the Apple Watch expect to face off against when it hits stores, and how does it ultimately stack up? We've compared some of the top models in the table below, and you can walk through our gallery to learn about even more options on the market.

Gallery: Apple Watch vs. the competition | 9 Photos

  • Apple Watch
  • Pebble Time
  • Motorola Moto 360
  • Samsung Gear Live
  • LG G Watch R
  • Sony SmartWatch 3
  • ASUS ZenWatch
  • Alcatel OneTouch Watch
  • Huawei Watch
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Apple Watch Pebble Time Moto 360 LG G Watch R
Price $349 and up $199 $250 $299
Display 1.32- or 1.5-inch Retina display with sapphire screen (optional) Color e-paper 1.56-inch LCD, 320 x 290 pixels 1.3-inch Full Circle P-OLED
Battery Up to 18 hours Up to 7 days 320mAh 410mAh
Processor/RAM Apple S1 Cortex M4 TI OMAP 3; 512MB Snapdragon 400; 512MB
Water resistance Yes Yes Yes, IP67-certified Yes, IP67-certified
Dimensions 38.6 x 33.3 x 10.5mm, 42.5g or 42 x 35.9 x 10.5mm, 50g 47 x 40 x 9.5mm, 42.5g 46 x 46 x 11.5mm, 60g 46.4 x 53.6 x 9.7 mm, 62g
Storage NA NA 4GB internal storage 4GB internal storage
WiFi Yes None Yes NA
Operating System Watch OS Pebble OS Android Wear Android Wear
Standout features Siri, accelerometer, barometer, heart rate monitor, Apple Pay Accelerometer Google Now, pedometer, heart rate monitor Google Now, accelerometer, barometer, heart rate monitor
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