Apple Watch Series 3 38mm Smartwatch (GPS Only, Space Gray Aluminum Case, Black Sport Band)

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Apple Watch Series 3 38mm Smartwatch (GPS Only, Space Gray Aluminum Case, Black Sport Band)
Key Features
  • Aluminum Chassis with Ion-X Glass
  • 1.5" 340 x 272 1000-Nit Display
  • Activity and Heart Rate Monitoring
  • Changeable Faces with Widgets
Stay connected in style with the 38mm GPS-only Apple Watch Series 3, which comes with a Space Gray anodized aluminum chassis and a black Sport band. Designed for users looking for the next generation of connectivity, Apple's Watch moves your iPhone's apps and functions to your wrist, so you can do more while leaving your phone in your pocket.
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Apple Watch Series 3 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Apps
  • 3Notifications
  • 4GPS
  • 5Water Resistant
  • 6Glances
  • 7Complications
  • 8Time Travel
  • 9Siri
  • 10Faces
  • 11Health and Fitness
  • 12Heart Rate Monitor
  • 13Force Touch
  • 14Taptic Engine
  • 15Digital Touch
  • 16Apple Pay
  • 17Music
  • 18Calls
  • 19Battery
  • 20Nightstand
  • 21Design
  • 22Activation Lock

Stay connected in style with the 38mm GPS-only Apple Watch Series 3, which comes with a Space Gray anodized aluminum chassis and a black Sport band. Designed for users looking for the next generation of connectivity, Apple's Watch moves your iPhone's apps and functions to your wrist, so you can do more while leaving your phone in your pocket.

Apple Watch connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth 4.2 and displays notifications, apps, and more on its 1.5" display. It can also connect directly to the Internet thanks to 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. The internal battery lasts for up to 18 hours of normal use and is recharged with an included inductive magnetic charger.

Apps
Enjoy the iOS apps you love on your iPhone, tailored for Apple Watch.
Notifications
Leave your phone in your pocket and view notifications on your wrist. Apple Watch displays alerts from your iPhone so you can respond or dismiss them at will. Its Taptic engine gives you a gentle tap on your wrist or an audio cue when notifications come in.
GPS
Built-in GPS lets you navigate and get accurate workout data — no phone required. It connects quickly to GPS satellites and records distance, speed, and pace for your workout as well as the route you traveled and whether you're walking, running, or cycling.
Water Resistant
The Apple Watch Series 3 is designed to withstand the pressure equivalent of being 164' underwater (5 ATM), meaning that it's suitable for rain, spills, showers, pools, and oceans at shallow depths. Its internal speaker uses its own vibrations to force water out once it's clear of the waves.
Glances
Glances are scannable summaries of the information you need most. Simply swipe up from your watch face and you'll instantly be able to do things like see what's next on your calendar or find your location on a map.
Complications
Complications are small widgets that appear on the face of your Watch and provide quick access to frequently used data. You can customize which complications you'd like to appear, including built-in complications like weather, calendar, and activity, or complications from your installed apps.
Time Travel
Turn the Digital Crown to scroll through your complications and see what's happening next or what already happened.
Siri
Talk to Apple's digital assistant Siri just like you would on your iPhone to launch apps, record notes, search the web, reply to messages, and more. Simply hold down the digital crown or raise your wrist and say "Hey, Siri" to hear her respond.
Faces
Customize the face of your Apple Watch to fit your needs, from chronographs to digital faces to a model of the solar system. Add the complications of your choice to the watch face so you can see the information most important to you.
Health and Fitness
The Activity app displays progress made towards your daily activity goals with three intuitive rings that grow the more you move, finally closing when you hit your targets. The Stand ring shows how often you've stood up to take a break from sitting, the Move ring shows how many active calories you've burned, and the Exercise ring shows how many minutes of brisk activity you've completed. Swipe up from the bottom of the Watch to view active calories burned, steps taken, and distance traveled. You can also compete against friends and family and respond to notifications of their progress.

With more than 12 indoor and outdoor workouts to choose from, including lap and open-water swimming, biking, running, and elliptical, it's easy to stay fit. The Watch learns swimmers' strokes automatically, and wheelchair users can take advantage of chair-specific workouts with a variety of pushing techniques. A barometric altimeter logs stairs climbed and helps runners, cyclists, skiers, and snowboarders on their routes. There's also high-intensity interval training for people who want to push even harder. Switch between back-to-back workouts and see a comprehensive summary of your results.

Your Watch senses your activity on its own, so there's no need to enter it in manually. Goals can be adjusted manually or based on weekly suggestions from the Activity App. Third-party app support lets you interact with favorite fitness apps directly on your Watch, taking advantage of its heart rate sensor and motion sensors.
Heart Rate Monitor
Check your heart rate at any time with the Apple Watch's built-in heart rate monitor. It uses an array of LEDs and sensors to photoplethysmographically determine how hard your heart is working. Every ten minutes, it attempts to take a reading, which is then stored in the Health App. Certain conditions, such as movement, extreme temperatures, and tattoos can interfere with readings.
Force Touch
Apple Watch senses how much pressure you use when you tap on its face, adding a new dimension to the ways you can interact with it. Press firmly to see additional controls, change watch faces, and more.
Taptic Engine
Instead of a vibration, the Apple Watch "taps" on your wrist to alert you to new notifications and respond to inputs. It gives different types of taps in different situations, so you can feel the difference between a call and a text message without looking.
Digital Touch
Connect with other Apple Watch users with Digital Touch. Users can send drawings with Sketch, gentle tap patterns with Tap, and even your heartbeat.
Apple Pay
Apple Pay is a secure mobile payment method that lets you pay for goods and services online and in-person without reaching for your wallet. You can add credit cards and rewards cards to Apple Pay, which does not store card numbers on your device or share them with merchants.

To pay with your Apple Watch, simply double-click the side button and hold the display of Apple Watch up to the contactless reader. A gentle tap and beep confirm that your payment information was sent.
Music
When your iPhone is in range, you can use your Apple Watch to control what's playing. You can also listen to locally-stored music without an iPhone when using Bluetooth headphones or AirPods.
Calls
Take a call with your Apple Watch's built-in speakerphone or transfer it to your iPhone.
Battery
Thanks to the power-efficient S3 processor and W2 communications chip, your Apple Watch lasts up to 18 hours on a charge.
Nightstand
Place your Apple Watch on its side and connect the included magnetic charger to activate Nightstand mode, which displays the time, date, and alarm when you touch the screen, digital crown, or side button. When your alarm sounds, press the Digital Crown to snooze or the side button to turn it off altogether.
Design
The Apple Watch is made from aluminum and is designed for strength and light weight. The display is covered by Ion-X aluminosilicate glass, which is molecularly fortified through ion exchange. The back panel is made from a composite.
Activation Lock
Activating your Apple Watch requires your iCloud Apple ID and password, so your information will stay safe even if your Watch is lost or stolen.

Apple Watch Series 3 Specs

General
Watch Operating System
watchOS 4.0
Compatible Operating System
iOS 11 and later
CPU
Apple S3 Dual-Core
GPU
PowerVR
RAM
768 MB
Storage Capacity
8 GB
Sensors
Accelerometer, Altimeter, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Heart Rate, Light Sensor
Activity Tracker
Yes
Microphone
Yes
Built-In Speaker
Yes
Vibration
Yes
Connectivity
Connectivity
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC
Bluetooth Protocol
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
4.2
Supported Bluetooth Profiles
A2DP
GPS
Yes, with GLONASS
Display
Dial Shape
Rectangle
Dial Size
1.5" / 38.1 mm
Dial Type
Digital
Display Technology
OLED
Display Resolution
272 x 340
Pixel Density
326 ppi
Backlight
Yes
Battery
Battery Life
Normal Use: Up to 18 hours
Charging Method
Magnetic Connector, Wireless Charging
Physical
Watch Crystal Material
Aluminosilicate Glass
Case Materials
Aluminum
Water Rating
5 ATM
Band Material
Fluoroelastomer
Wrist Size
Fits wrists 5.1 to 7.9" / 13 to 20 cm
Case Dimensions
1.52 x 1.31 x 0.45" / 38.6 x 33.3 x 11.4 mm
Weight
0.9 oz / 26.7 g (Watch Only)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.685 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.4 x 2.6 x 1.3"

Apple Watch Series 3 Reviews

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Approximately how long does it take to charge the ...

Approximately how long does it take to charge the watch?
Asked by: Treven
The Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Smartwatch (GPS + Cellular, Space Black Stainless Steel Case, Space Black Milanese Loop) BH #APMR1L2LLA takes about 2 hours to fully charge.
Answered by: Rafael
Date published: 2021-02-01

Does it work with Sprint?

Does it work with Sprint?
Asked by: Hon Cheung
Yes, the Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Smartwatch (GPS + Cellular, Space Black Stainless Steel Case, Space Black Milanese Loop) BH #APMR1L2LLA works with Sprint.
Answered by: Rafael
Date published: 2021-02-01

Can I use it by itself or would I still need a ...

Can I use it by itself or would I still need a phone with it
Asked by: Elazar
To get a phone number associated with it, you will need an iPhone initially. After that you can use it independently (after setup) without having your phone near you. Of course if you want to add apps etc. you need the phone. Functions great for me away from the phone daily.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-01-21

Can I change the band on the watch? Is it ...

Can I change the band on the watch? Is it guaranteed by Apple?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes you can and this watch includes a genuine Apple USA warranty.
Answered by: Mark
Date published: 2020-04-10

New or used or refurbished? Is there a warranty?

New or used or refurbished? Is there a warranty?
Asked by: Anonymous
New with warranty
Answered by: Chu
Date published: 2020-04-19

Are these watches brand new?

Are these watches brand new?
Asked by: Tanya
This watch is new in a box not used or refurbished. All items on our site are new unless specifically marked as used, with a condition rating. You will also notice the "Used" tab highlighted at the top of our page.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2020-04-08

Is this item new or refurbished?

Is this item new or refurbished?
Asked by: Kadie
New
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-02-06

When purchased this watch can any phone company ...

When purchased this watch can any phone company be connected to
Asked by: Michael
Possibly, I can tell you that we use T-mobile and what they actually do has nothing to do with the hardware in the watch.... i.e. there is no "sim" card in the watch that has to be activated. What t-mobile did was they set up a secondary phone number for the watch, (i guess using the imei number of the watch, not really sure how that works) and any time someone calls my main number, T-mobile makes it ring on my phone AND on the secondary phone number. You never really see or use the second number, they just use it to allow the forwarding capability to the watch. Clear as mud? I know that when we bought the watch there was no variation in what carrier you might use, like there is with phones... so maybe it works like ipads that have cellular service. I think the answer to your question is yes, but likely a quick phone call to your cell phone provider will get you an answer you can rely upon. Good luck!
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2019-11-25
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