Apple Watch Series 3
All told, the Apple Watch Series 3 feels like two separate devices. When it’s used as a traditional smartwatch — by which I mean it’s connected to, and in range of a phone — it’s the best wearable Apple has ever made. Performance is much improved, battery life is strong, and watch OS 4 feels notably more thoughtful than earlier builds. Some of that polish fades when using the Watch as a standalone device, though. When everything works the way it’s supposed to, the Series 3 is a capable watch-phone hybrid. Unfortunately, wireless performance can be inconsistent and the toll it takes on the battery can be tough to swallow, especially when the feature will cost you $10/month.
- Improved performance
- Great battery life when connected to a phone
- Valuable new fitness features
- Siri feels more useful
- iPhone still needs to be on to receive texts
- Lousy battery life on LTE
- Call quality can vary
- Apple Music streaming not ready yet
- Critic Reviews (10)
- User Reviews (1)
- 76AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE10 ReviewsThe Wall Street Journal60Apple Watch Series 3 Review: Untethered... and UnrThe Series 3 is the strongest indicator yet of what Apple believes the watch ultimately can be: a stand-alone tiny wrist computer that doesn’t need your iPhone. But if the Series 3 is any indicator of how that’s coming along, we should all hold off until, say, Series X.Wired80REVIEW: APPLE WATCH SERIES 3Whether you’re a hyper-connected hyper-marathoner, or just looking for a few minutes away from the attention-sucking din of your iPhone, this is the first Watch that really works.CNET80Apple Watch Series 3 review: A dash of iPod and aThe Apple Watch Series 3 is the best overall smartwatch you can buy, but battery limitations and add-on fees keep it from being a must-have upgrade.Associated Press70Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump yourIt can be handy to untether the watch at times, but it’s not always necessary. Even when tied to the phone, Series 3 offers improvement such as tracking elevation, so you get credit for climbing stairs or jogging up a hill. And you can now hear Siri responses on the watch speaker.Mashable80Apple Watch Series 3 review: The smartest smartwatApple's smart upgrade to its popular wearable takes the Apple Watch to a new level of responsiveness and constant connectivity.TechRadar90Apple Watch 3 reviewThe two versions of the Apple Watch 3 impress - but the cheaper, non-4G version of the wearable delivers good value for money and top fitness capabilities from the wrist.Wareable80Apple Watch Series 3 reviewThe Series 3 is about those windows through the day where a cellular watch can be freeing. It’s not yet time to ditch the smartphone, but Apple makes a more convincing case for a standalone smartwatch than anyone else so far.Forbes80Apple Watch Series 3 First Review: Is Cellular ConNot everyone wants a connected watch but if you do, Apple’s is the best around and this new version is a big leap forward.The Verge50APPLE WATCH SERIES 3 WITH LTE REVIEW: MISSED CONNEConsidering that my Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE (both first and second review units) didn’t function like it was supposed to, I can’t recommend buying it — and paying the monthly cell fee — based on promises. I know I’m not.The Independent90Apple Watch Series 3 reviewThe Apple Watch is an immaculately built, elegant-looking watch with brilliantly configurable apps and features. If you’ve been waiting for the right time to buy one, the addition of cellular connectivity means this may be the right moment.
- 80AVERAGE USER SCORE1 Reviews有紀80May 15, 2019Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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