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Apple Watch Series 2

Apple Watch Series 2
alaScore 100

67 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Apple Watch Series 2. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Smart Watches for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Smart Watches the Apple Watch Series 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Apple Watch 2 review

 

Fitness takes over the Apple Watch (now with Nike+ review too)

Water-resistant ; GPS onboard ; Two day battery life

Expensive ; Lack of useful apps ; Fitness could be more comprehensive

Apple has upgraded the Watch in a number of ways, and all of them useful. The extended battery life, the GPS abilities and the water-resistance now make this a compelling smartwatch - but it doesn't quite do enough to make you need such a watch in your...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Apple Watch Series 2 review: fitter, happier, more productive

 

WIth GPS and water resistance, Series 2 is going places

Take it in the shower ; GPS GPS GPS ; The best smartwatch around

Sometimes fiddly ; Distance accuracy ; Better battery but want more

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first - Pocket-lint

 

The Apple Watch Series 2 is now a device that is so much more than a pretty smartwatch that you are struggling to find a reason to use. It's now a smartwatch

Now 50m water resistant, built-in GPS, better battery, unlock your Mac is fun, two-button workout pause option, WatchOS 3 makes for a better overall experience

No always-on display option, no 'Cinema Mode' can be annoying, some won't like square design

Apple's shift from pure fashion accessory with some smarts to a device that supports a range of different sports and activities in the Apple Watch Series 2 is a welcome advance.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

Apple Watch Series 2 review

 

Apple promises it can get you fitter than ever

Sep, 2016

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Evan Kypreos (trustedreviews.com)

Apple Watch 2

 

The Apple Watch 2 (or Apple Watch Series 2 to give it its official title) is the second version of the most successful smartwatch around.

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Apple Watch Series 2 review

 

Jack of all trades, master of most

Still the best smartwatch around... ; ... and now one of the sportiest ; Beautifully made and very customisable with straps and faces ; Longer-lasting battery

Many rivals sport/smart watches still last longer ; Overkill if all you're after is wristy notifications

They may look minor, but Apple’s tweaks make the Watch a watershed wearable

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Apple Watch Nike+

 

Apple Watch Nike+ with built-in GPS and much more : Running is one of the world's most popular activities for staying in shape and being healthy. Apple and Nike announced Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on Friday, October 28. Apple Watch Nike+...

The Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in two different aluminum case sizes, 38mm and 42mm and pairs with four exclusive Nike Sport Band color combinations including Black/Volt, Black/Cool Gray, Flat Silver/White and Flat Silver/Volt. Apple Watch...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: Apple Watch Series 2 and watchOS 3

 

With the water resistance, GPS and improved battery life the Apple Watch Series 2 becomes an even more personal wearable but more than a gadget or accessory, it can really help keep your fitness goals front and centre if used properly.

Most new users will get a great experience with the updated Series 1 model, those who crave water resistance and a GPS now have various options and, if they're willing to wait, can consider the Nike Plus variants coming next month.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Ian Betteridge (alphr.com)

Apple Watch Series 2 review: The Apple Watch you’ve been waiting for has arrived

 

The Apple Watch gains GPS, water resistance, and more of a reason to exist with this excellent update

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Brandon Chester (anandtech.com)

The Apple Watch Series 2 Review: Building Towards Maturity

 

Back in the first half of 2015 Apple released the first version of the Apple Watch . The Apple Watch was a long-rumored product, often referred to as the iWatch before its release. At the time, it represented the best attempt that I had seen to provide...

Last, but not least, are the Apple Watch's health and fitness tracking abilities. When the Apple Watch first launched I thought I would just turn these off and forget about them, but my own poor health choices have led to me relying on them to keep...

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications

Design

Band colour:Anthracite, Orange / Beige, Brown / Black / Black, grey / Black, Lime / Blue / Blue, Pink / Brown / Grey / Grey, White / Grey, Yellow / Lime, Silver / Pink / Silver, White / Stainless steel / White
Band material:Fluoroelastomer / Leather / Nylon / Stainless steel
Band size:L / M
Housing colour:Black / Gold / Grey / Pink gold / Silver / Stainless steel
Housing material:Aluminium / Stainless steel
Removable strap:Y / Yes
Shape:Rectangular
Watch glass type:Ion-X glass / Sapphire
Waterproof:Y / Yes
Wrist size:125 - 195 / 130 - 180 / 130 - 195 / 130 - 200 / 135 - 150 / 135 - 195 / 140 - 205 / 140 - 210 / 145 - 165 / 145 - 215 / 150 - 185 / 150 - 200 / 150 - 215 / 160 - 180 / 180 - 210

GPS Performance

GPS (satellite):Y / Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Charging base:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Headphone connectivity:Bluetooth
USB port:N / No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Power

Battery Life:18
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Storage

Compatible memory cards:N / No / Not supported

Technical Details

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Built-in Camera:N / No
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Display brightness:1000
Display Resolution:272 x 340 / 312 x 390
Display Type:OLED
FM radio:N / No
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Heart rate monitor:Y / Yes
Mobile operating systems supported:iOS 10
Operating system installed:watchOS 3
Personal info management (PIM):Calendar, Events reminder
Processor Cores:2
Processor Manufacturer:Apple
Processor Model:S2
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Waterproof up to:50

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.86 / 38.6 / 4.25 / 42.5
Thickness:1.14
Weight:28.2 / 34.2 / 41.9 / 52.4
Width:3.33 / 3.64 / 33.3 / 36.4