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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 8949 reviews

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would recommend to a friend

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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Husband loves it!

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    Mrscarr42
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    My husband is super into new technology but doesn’t wear jewelry other then his wedding ring. So I was a little skeptical about buying this but he had mentioned he wanted to start working out more and I though this might be an awesome gift to help him along the way. He absolutely love his watch! He wears it every day and it has a lot of fun features. We didn’t get the one with celluar because we never go any where without our phone so it didn’t seem reasonable to pay more for that. The features he loves is that you can answer calls if you can’t find your phone near you. It also has a button where you can make you phone ding to find it. Fitness app helps a lot as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's no Series 4, but still great!

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    danzrboy77
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    I was debating the Series 4, but when this was on a BF deal and nearly $200 less than the 4 equivalent, I had to! If you are on the fence, the 3 will do you just fine. If $ is not your concern, I would say get the 4 instead. It is far more intuitive than I expected. I have had a fitbit in the past and wanted that ease of access to info. After a short learning period, I have found the ease of the same info on the apple watch to be refreshing. The cons have to be battery life. I keep mine on airplane mode most of the time and get about 3 days out of a charge -so not terrible. For most people however, expect to be charging this daily. The quality and durability are also above the Fitbits.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch Works Great

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    EricaG
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    This Apple Watch was purchased as a gift and worked as designed and never gave any issues. If you're really techy and love to be kept informed on what's going on in your phone or are using it for the health aspect of it, then it's a great purchase. But most of the people who I know got Apple watches either don't wear them at all anymore or just didn't seem to be making the most out of what features it offers. Also the syncing of data (text messages, notifications, updates) would lag at times or not be completely correct. Good product if you know what you're doing.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pretty sweet watch

    Posted
    rywrd
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    I purchased this watch for my wife. Seemed to be the gift of the year. My wife is always on her feet at work and loves the fit bit like feature. She is able to track her heart rate and steps all in one. The cool thing is she it will alert her if she has been inactive for a long time. This gets her moving on her days off. It is convenient when she gets texts and calls because she has her phone on her wrist. The fun thing about the watch is the endless possibilities with the straps. She likes coordinating with her outfit. The one thing she would change is the size watch we purchased. With her job she is afraid of hitting the face and cracking it. On that note, please get the warranty and protection plan. The repairs are about as much as a new watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Bought for Husband

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    Jenifer
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    Overall he likes the watch. It paired with his iPhone instantly and he can do just about everything he does on his phone with this watch. Now what he doesn’t like is the heart rate monitor is not even remotely as accurate as his Fitbit. Due to this factor he is going to return it. I though I would get him this and then he could retire his Fitbit and accomplish a lot more on this watch. Since fitness is more important to him then communicating with his watch and the fact he doesn’t want to wear two watches this will be going back. Come on Apple get your fitness tracking and heart rate monitor more accurate. Till they do that he will continue to wear the Fitbit.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easier to use than I thought it would be.

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    OldTimer
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    When the Apple watch first came out I thought it was a pretty silly idea. Although I'm a septuagenarian I've used Apple products for years (computers, I-pod touch, I -phone, apple TV, etc. but I couldn't imagine why anyone would need a product like this. My old watch died a few years ago and I was getting used to pulling out my phone to check the time, although it was kind of inconvenient. My new watch is great. Always right there with not only time but weather, schedule, stock mkt, and everything I would normally use my phone for including calls and texts. I would have a hard time getting used to being without it now. I even went out and bought one for my wife and she loves it too. Its great for tracking workouts also.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Not for me

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    JakeGamer87
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    I wanted to like it, I really did. But I couldn’t. I’m a fan of everything Apple. Got them all. Apple TV, MacBook, iPad, and iPhone; so when I purchased the watch I figured it would be a smooth transition. Turns out to be an overhyped ball & chain. Don’t get me wrong, it’s good to be able to get notifications on your wrist but sometimes it’s ok to break free from the world even if it means making the person on the other end wait 5 extra mins for your response. If you purchase it with fitness in mind, there are better options (currently using Fitbit versa). If you want it as a “look at me” gadget then this may be for you

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Little special something for me

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    TheDoog
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    So by fortuitous circumstances I had a little extra $ to get myself an extra Xmas gift. It was also on special as it was the Series 3 and Series 4 is now out. Was it still more expensive than other knock-off wanna-be brands - for sure, it's Apple, and yes it is worth the extra $$. From the packaging itself you know that you're getting something that is well made, well designed, sleek and really functional. It fits really well, can't wait to get more bands to change up the look. Functions, well there's a ton and it synchs up with your I-phone. It is so easy to use and navigate, and enjoy. Treat yourself and get one, you won't be disappointed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    After One Week, I LOVE My Apple Watch 3

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    Jearl
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    I put off purchasing a Apple Watch for several years. When the Series 3 came out I was intrigued but still could justify a want for the price. Along comes the Series 4 and BAM Series price drop. I've had my Series 3 GPS Watch for just over a week now. It's been more than I expected and I just love wearing it. Once you get past the learning curve, as with most tech, the features are endless for the everyday user. I text, use the calendar, email, health apps and the occasional phone call. I went with the GPS version because I don't make many calls in the first place so the cost difference is not justified for me. I highly recommend the Series 3 watch with a great price point.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth it!

    Posted
    Sam27
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    This Apple Watch has been my best companion since it got released. Battery lasts a long time. It’s faster than my previous device with so many new features. I bought 2, one in black and a rose gold one for my wife. She loves her and blew both use it constantly on a daily basis and at the gym to track heartbeat, calories and general active time. We don’t have the real need to get the LTE version because we literally have the phone with us at all times. While driving all you gotta do it turn the wrist a little bit and you can see the text message with both hands on the wheel. No need to be pulling out the phone and be a real distraction. Also Siri works flawlessly on the watch so she can read my notification to be while I got my hands full. Battery is greatly improved.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Larger Size = better for me

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    mnrider
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    The larger size watch face/screen is much better for me. My son and wife have the 38mm. Those seem fine for them, but I appreciate the larger size. If you have an iPhone, the Apple Watch is a nice complement to it. No way I would spend that much on the newest one, so I bought this on sale, after the next gen (series 4) has come out. I really like it and don't mind wearing it day to day even though I'm not a watch person. It's mostly nice to know your phone is ringing (if you're a leave it on vibrate kind of person) and to get notifications quietly. Highly recommend if you are on the fence...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I have converted

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    JeffinFL
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    So I was kind of against smart watches for a long time. The idea of my watch monitoring my every move was kind of disconcerting. But the series 3's went on sale for Black Friday, and there wasn't really anything I wanted for Xmas, so the wife told me to get the watch. Well, after using it for a few months now, this thing is pretty dang incredible. The breadth of what the watch will communicate to you is awesome. Not just texts and calls and health information, but alarms, email, even Apple and Google Maps directions! And the ability to easily swap out bands, so you can go from casual to formal is really nice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Apple should lease their products

    Posted
    Stan
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    Watch is clunky on wrist, smarter than I am and not nearly as good as my granddaughter's series 4. I now realize that one does not buy an Apple Product; one merely pays full price and is immediately rewarded with the breaking announcement that Apple has breathlessly released the "new" version of something they have been working on for 4 to 10 years. So, you try to find a buyer for your old series, version. Notice how dates are not put on Apple products and you have to consult with salespeople to translate what the tiny coded numbers etched somewhere on the item mean as far as date of the product and other features

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Minor upgrade to series 2, but nice

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    JeffCOS
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    Upgraded to Series 3 during a sale Bestbuy was holding in July. I had used Series 2 for a year, and it was still working nicely, but it felt like my watch was getting slower and slower with each WatchOS update. It was most noticeable when activating Siri; sometimes I would have to wait 10-20 seconds for Siri to respond. My series 3 has been noticeably faster, and the voice responses from Siri are a nice plus. The other new additions in the Series 3 GPS version are supposed to be an altimeter and a barometer, which I have tested a little bit just by asking Siri, but they don't make much difference for me. All in all, the series 3 feels like series 2.1, but it's a decent upgrade.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple has nailed it!

    Posted
    Chaks
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    I was using Android Wear before and now switched to the Apple Watch with my new iPhone X. I am very pleased with the watch. The build is solid and Apple has nailed it with the Apple Watch OS 4.1 update. With all notifications, I get solid 2 days of battery life. I get more on the weekend when I have fewer notifications to deal with. If you already have an iPhone and thinking to jump on the smartwatch bandwagon, then Apple Watch is a great choice! You will not regret it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    interesting but not essential gadget for me

    Posted
    SoulSeeker
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    I always wear a watch. So when my last watch broke, I decided to try an Apple Watch. I'm having a lot of fun with it. Since I have a large iPhone (7 Plus), not having to bring it out of my pocket all the time was nice. Calls, VMs, texts, and even email can all be accessed on the watch. However, if I were to lose the watch tomorrow, I would not replace it. It's a fun gadget but not essential for me because it's only an extension of the phone which is always nearby anyway. I wish I had purchased the version with cellular connection. With a direct connection, I won't need to bring my large iPhone with me when I am walking, running, or biking. In that case, I can imagine the watch being "essential" to me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Watch

    Posted
    MacMan
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    This watch has surpassed all my expectations. I bought this one for myself after buying one for my wife and seeing how much she enjoyed using hers. I like the daily activity log and how it gives you updates throughout the day. The watch also works great with other apps such as My Fitness Pal and UA Record. I use this watch daily for texts and checking email on the go as well for my fitness needs. I have recently started using it with wireless headphones, which synced effortlessly, to listen to music as I work out. That process was easy to follow as well. I would definitely recommend this watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for work and play

    Posted
    Lovemyapplewatch
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    I’m obsessed with my watch. I have had a million fitness wearables and this is the easiest to use and most seamless when switching activities in workout from row to run to bike back to HIT workout... I belong to orange theory which monitors your heart rate with the strap and I’m always within 2-4 beats a minute on my watch vs the strap. Super accurate for me. I also have a job where I do not have access to my phone and this gives me all the alerts I need and the ability to text on the fly... the customization to the watch faces is great. I have one geared towards fitness and one for work... Couldn’t love it more. It was exactly what I was looking for regarding fitness, work, and leisure.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    love it, use it everyday, perfect A+++

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    kltmom
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    Bought this five months ago and it is just perfect. I use it everyday and it's an excellent compliment to my iPhone X. Absolutely no problems with it at all; it works like a dream. Great fitness tracker, love switching watch faces, using the apps, using Siri on it, everything. Receiving and making phone calls on it are a breeze, as is keeping up with my text messages and emails, all on my wrist! And using it for cashless transactions is just great--instead of digging for my wallet, pulling out a credit card or cash, etc. I just have the cashier scan my Apple Watch, so convenient. And even though I use it a lot during the day, the battery life is superb--I only have to charge it every two days. Highly recommend!!! A+++++

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    GREAT WATCH

    Posted
    JGPARK
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    I bought the series 3 based on reviews that the battery lasts longer. I haven't had the chance to test how long it will last without charging yet, I will soon. I was debating on the 38mm or 42mm. So I went to my carriers store to test out on my wrist for size and glad I did. The 42mm was too big for my skinny wrist, I'm happy with the 38mm. Ever since I bought this watch I haven't missed any calls or messages. The haptic vibration/sound lets me know (notifications). I have mine silenced and so I feel vibrations on my wrist and not loud to for others to hear. The silicon wrist band is comfortable and soft. The first thing I bought with this watch is a screen and case protector. Gotta protect this expensive watch :)

    I would recommend this to a friend