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Apple Watch (42mm) vs Apple Watch Sport (38mm)

Apple Watch (42mm) Smartwatch
Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm) Smartwatch
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Editiorial reviews
19
3.9 out of 5
8 user ratings
5 stars
12 %
4 stars
87 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
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10
3.8 out of 5
6 user ratings
5 stars
0 %
4 stars
100 %
3 stars
0 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
Read editorial reviews
User rating
36
4.1 out of 5
36 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
41 %
3 stars
25 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
34
4.2 out of 5
34 user ratings
5 stars
47 %
4 stars
26 %
3 stars
26 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

Full Comparison

Display

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Touchscreenyesyes
Screen size1.49 in1.32 in
Display technologyLCDLCD
Multi touchyesyes

Features

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Accelerometeryesyes
Heart rate monitoryesyes
Compassyesyes
Gyroscopeyesyes
Pedometeryesyes

Notifications

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Notifications
  • Apps
  • Alarm
  • Calendar Reminder
  • Digital Touch
  • E-mail
  • Facebook
  • Incoming Call
  • Instagram
  • Link Loss Alert
  • Missed Call
  • Text Message
  • Timer
  • Twitter
  • Weather
  • Apps
  • Alarm
  • Calendar Reminder
  • Digital Touch
  • E-mail
  • Facebook
  • Incoming Call
  • Instagram
  • Link Loss Alert
  • Missed Call
  • Text Message
  • Timer
  • Twitter
  • Weather
Incoming notification options
  • View Content
  • Listen to Content
  • View Content
  • Listen to Content
Methods Of Notification
  • Backlit Screen
  • Sound
  • Vibration
  • Backlit Screen
  • Sound
  • Vibration

Dimensions

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Case diameter1.65 in1.5 in
Replaceable wrist bandsyesyes
Watch case materialStainless steelSilver
Wrist band material
  • Leather
  • Stainless steel
  • Stainless steel
  • Nylon
  • White
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Pink
  • Black
  • Fluoroelastomer
Anti scratch lensyesyes
Water resistanceyesyes

Platform

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Operating systemiOS 8+iOS 8+
Smartphone remote features
  • Auto Reconnection
  • Call Conversation
  • Camera Shutter Control
  • Find My Phone
  • Music Control
  • Voice Control
  • Respond to Notifications
  • Apple Pay
  • Auto Reconnection
  • Call Conversation
  • Camera Shutter Control
  • Find My Phone
  • Music Control
  • Voice Control
  • Respond to Notifications
  • Apple Pay

Connectivity

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.04.0
Wi-Fiyesyes
NFCyesyes
Charging connectionWirelessWireless
Headphone connectionBluetoothBluetooth
GPSyesyes

Power

Apple Watch (42mm)Apple Watch (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport (38mm)Apple Watch Sport (38mm)
Average battery life (standby)24.0 h24.0 h

Pros & Cons

Pros
      Cons

          Often compared with Apple Watch (42mm)

          Often compared with Apple Watch Sport (38mm)