Apple Watch waterproof

The Apple Watch Series 2, which was announced at yesterday’s keynote, is Apple’s answer to improving on what was already one of the best-selling smartwatches on the market today.

In this piece, we’ll recap all the technical specifications of the new Apple Watch lineup.

This post serves not only as an informational piece, but also as an archive for when Apple inevitably removes these specifications from their website years into the future after several new generations of the Apple Watch have been released.

The tech specs for the new wearable accessory are listed below:

Models & Prices:

  • Apple Watch Series 1 (38mm starting at $269; 42mm starting at $299)

    • Aluminum case with Sport Band or Woven Nylon band
    • Stainless steel case with Sport Band, stainless steel band, or leather band
  • Apple Watch Series 2 (38mm starting at $369; 42mm starting at $399)

    • Aluminum case with Sport Band or Woven Nylon band
    • Stainless steel case with Sport Band, stainless steel band, or leather band
  • Apple Watch Nike+ (38mm starting at $369; 42mm starting at $399)

    • Aluminum case with Nike Sport Band
  • Apple Watch Hermès (38mm starting at $1149; 42mm starting at $1199)

    • Stainless steel case with Hermès band
    • Additional Sport Band included with purchase
  • Apple Watch Edition (38mm starting at $1249; 42mm starting at $1299)

    • Ceramic case with Sport Band
    • Magnetic Charging Dock included with purchase

Weight & Dimensions:

  • Aluminum case – 38mm
    • Height: 38.6mm
    • Width: 33.3mm
    • Depth: 11.4mm
    • Case Weight: 28.2g
  • Aluminum case – 42mm
    • Height: 42.5mm
    • Width: 36.4mm
    • Depth: 11.4mm
    • Case Weight: 34.2g
  • Stainless Steel case – 38mm
    • Height: 38.6mm
    • Width: 33.3mm
    • Depth: 11.4mm
    • Case Weight: 41.9g
  • Stainless Steel case – 42mm
    • Height: 42.5mm
    • Width: 36.4mm
    • Depth: 11.4mm
    • Case Weight: 52.4g
  • White Ceramic case – 38mm
    • Height: 39.2mm
    • Width: 34.0mm
    • Depth: 11.8mm
    • Case Weight: 39.6g
  • White Ceramic case – 42mm
    • Height: 42.6mm
    • Width: 36.5mm
    • Depth: 11.4mm
    • Case Weight: 45.6g

Chips:

  • Dual‑core processor
  • Built‑in GPS

Features:

  • Built-in GPS
  • Water resistant 50 meters1
  • Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Heart rate sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor

Display:

  • Second-generation OLED Retina display with Force Touch 2× brighter (1000 nits)
  • Sapphire crystal (stainless steel and ceramic cases)
  • Ion-X glass (aluminum cases)
  • 272 by 340 pixels (38mm)
  • 312 by 390 pixels (42mm)

Power & Battery

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Up to 18 hours2
  • Magnetic charging cable

Apple Watch Series 2 goes on pre-order beginning September 9th, and will be available to purchase officially on September 16th. The all-new Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in October, rather than in September along with all the others.

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