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Lucy Eva is a content writer in Paylessdeal for 4 years, and a part-time contributor focused on the news and features attached to technology. She is always being excited about technology, especially about smartphones.

May 14, 2018

Apple Watch Series 3 Review

Stay connected in style with the Apple Watch Series 3, which comes with an aluminum chassis and an exciting sports band. The smartwatch moves your Apple iPhone's apps and functions to your wrist, so you can do more without using your phone.

Apple Watch 3 connects to your iPhone device through Bluetooth and shows notifications, apps, and more on its 1.6" small display. The smartwatch device can also connect directly to the Internet via 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity options.

It comprises a powerful Li-Ion battery that lasts for up to 18 hours of mixed usage and is refilled with an its pre-loaded inductive magnetic charger. In addition, Apple watch 3 includes a GPS that lets you navigate and avail accurate workout data without using any phone. It connects to GPS as fast as you can imagine and records speed, distance, and pace for your workout including the traveled route and whether you are jogging, walking, or cycling.

The Apple Watch Series 3 is water-resistant up to 50 meters underwater. And the device is suitable for rain, splashes, swimming pools, showers, and oceans at shallow depths.

Apple Watch Series 3 Release Date and Availability

The Apple Watch Series 3 was released back in 22th of September 2017 in the U.S and various other parts of Europe. Apple Watch Series 3 released date in Australia was also 22th of September, 2017.

The sensational smartwatch standard edition, along with LTE connectivity, is available for purchase now on all major Australian retailers, including the Apple Store.

Apple Watch Series 3 Prices

Apple Watch Series 3 non cellular version is available at $329. Apple Watch Series 3 GPS+ Cellular version with extended connectivity, can be purchased at $399.

As far as Apple Watch 3 prices in Australia are concerned, these will start from AU$400 for the 38mm GPS version and approx. AU$500 for the 42mm model. The cellular version of Apple watches 3 will be available to purchase around AU$550 and AU$600 for 38mm and 42mm respectively. You can only purchase the stainless steel case in GPS plus cellular for AU$850 in 38mm version and approx. AU$900 in 42mm version. Compare smartwatches prices through a reputed price comparison tool and save more online.

Apple Watch Series 3 Specs

Let’s take a look at all the major specs of Apple Watch Series 3.

  • 1.65-inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display w/ 1000nit
  • 390x312p resolution, 303ppi density
  • 55.4% screen-to-body ratio
  • Sapphire Crystal Glass Protection
  • Build: Stainless Steel/Ceramic back
  • Waterproof up to 50M
  • WatchOS 4.0 Operating System (upgradable to 4.3)
  • Apple S3 Chipset
  • Dual-core Processor
  • PowerVR GPU
  • 768MB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Connectivity: WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view),Email, Push Email, IM
  • 279mAh Li-Ion Non-removable battery
  • Stand-by up to 18h (mixed usage)
  • Available Colors: Black, Silver
  • Weight: 52.8 grams

Apple Watch Series 3 Features

Apple Watch Series 3 is one of the best smartwatch devices of the recent times, backed by world’s leading brand. The watch comes in 38mm and 42mm versions. Let’s dig deep and explore Apple watch 3 features.

Stay Connected all the time

You can stay connected even when you are away from your mobile phone, thanks to its cellular and GPS features.

The convenient way of Calls/Messages

With Apple watch 3, you can make phone calls and send text messages right through your wrist. Leave your mobile phone at home and get alerts from your favorite apps without any worry.

40M+ Songs Access

The new WatchOS 4.0 operating system delivers a much better Apple Music experience with convenient and faster access to playlists and your heart favourite music.  With the latest LTE version, users can access over 40 million songs on the go, even without using iPhone device.

Power of Siri

The smartwatch series by Apple comes with Siri built-in. you can ask Siri to set a reminder, give you directions, or send a calendar invitation, without even touching the mobile phone.

Ultimate Sports Watch

It is an ultimate sports watch for any sportsman or workout enthusiast. With having Apple watch 3 on your wrist, you will never miss any important call or notification. Not only this, you will also get access to more music than ever.

Built-in GPS & Altimeter

The great smartwatch comes with GPU and altimeter built-in. GPS can record the speed, distance, and path of outdoor exercise and workouts. On the other hand, the altimeter tracks elevation during climbing and tells the maximum height you go.  If you are keen more on your outdoor activities, you can check your iPhone for detailed stats.

More metrics, More motivation

With this watch, you can track famous indoor and outdoor workouts such as walking, running, cycling, jogging, swimming, and more. If you are doing back-to-back workouts, you can switch from one to other conveniently and see a detailed summary at the end.

Intelligent Activity Tracker

Apple Watch 3 tracks almost everything you perform in the day, no matter you are biking, doing cartwheels with the children, or doing the gym. And with cellular, you can even share and collaborate your progress.

Sit less, Move more

There are 3 rings active within the watch that tells how you are going with your day. You can check and overcome your too much sitting habit. Track your steps and calories you have burned throughout the day.

Share your Activity Rings

Furthermore, you can share and compare activity rings with your friends and family to stay motivated. You can get notified of their progress.

Powerful Health Tool

Apple Watch 3 assists you be more aware of your overall health with its powerful and efficient health tool. The health tool lets you monitor your heart rate with ease and better manage everyday stress.  Not only this, you can add apps for particular routines.

Heart Rate App

The smartwatch measures your heart rate all day long, no matter you are resting, walking, jogging, or in the recovery mode after a tough workout, thanks to its Heart Rate App. The great app can notify you if your heart rate rises suddenly from a standard or normal level.

Breath App

With its breath app, stay centered as an elegant animation and taps guide you through a series of deep breaths. Reminders of the app assist you to practice mindfulness on daily basis. And you can check your heart rate after completing your exercise session.

Third Party Health Apps

The right apps can play an active and crucial role in reminding you to stay motivated with healthy routines. Luckily, there are various kinds of third party health apps you can install. These apps can better manage your sleeping routines, drinking routines, and even can assist in controlling diabetes.


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