Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport Band vs Samsung Gear S3 classic

Full Comparison

Hardware

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Internal storage space
8 GB
4 GB
CPU cores
Dual Core
Single Core

Display

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Screen Size
1.7 in
1.63 in
Display technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Screen resolution
312, 390
320, 320
Type of glass
Mineral glass
Gorilla Glass
Type of screen
Colour screen
Colour screen

Features

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Built-in camera
noNo
noNo
Heart rate monitor
yesYes
yesYes
Microphone
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Case Diameter
1.43 in
1.45 in
Case Height
1.67 in
2.23 in
Case Thickness
0.45 in
0.44 in
Weight
0.08 lb
0.16 lb
Watch case material
Aluminum
Stainless steel
Wrist band material
Silicone
Rubber, Steel
Colour of bracelet
Black, Blue, Brown, Grey, White, Beige, Pink
Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red
Water Resistance
yesYes
yesYes
Fully Waterproof
yesYes
yesYes

Platform

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Operating system
Apple Watch OS
Tizen OS

Connectivity

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
3G (UMTS)
noNo
noNo
4G (LTE)
noNo
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth version
4.0
4.0
Wi-Fi
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
NFC
yesYes
yesYes
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Built-in navigation system
yesYes
yesYes
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
noNo
yesYes

Power

Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandApple Watch Series 2 42mm Aluminium with Sport BandSamsung Gear S3 classicSamsung Gear S3 classic
Wireless charging
yesYes
yesYes
Battery Technology
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Battery Capacity
334 mAh
315 mAh
Average Battery Life (standby)
18 h
150 h
Battery life (running)
18 h
25 h