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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 9036 reviews

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Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

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  • 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

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    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

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great accessory

    Posted
    Roger
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    The Apple Watch works great. Tracks workouts or steps, motivates you to continue working out with the activity rings, and at a glance can show you your notifications without having to pull out your phone. Replying back to a text on it is easy by writing on the screen or using the mic feature to recognize your speech. It is pretty accurate in recognizing what you are saying. Answering a quick call on it is cool especially when your hands are full. Overall, satisfied with my watch but it is an expensive accessory so some might not find that much value in what it does (considering that your smart phone can probably do all of these things without the watch).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Great at first

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    Liliya
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    I was very excited at first to receive my watch. It worked great and really benefited me during work! It was also great to track exercise and daily movements! Apps were right there and it was easy to navigate. However, recently my watch stopped tracking movement whatsoever. I tried going into settings and fixing it and nothing has helped, and instead, stopped tracking anything whatsoever. I’m disappointed that for the amount I paid for it, it isn’t a great product. I thought it would last longer, however, that doesn’t seem to be the case.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Future Watch

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    STrek
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    Apple watch 3 GPS purchase after series 1&2 releases and reading all the reviews. Seems like at this point the functionality is limited. Debated on cell version - don’t need it but maybe in the future. At that time tge watch will be totally different. Best use with watch is for fitness and health. Daily cyclist so that’s the main reason for purchasing and so far it fits the void between iphone and a monitor - especially while biking. Does an excellent job while biking - tracking everything on a ride. Apps needed but watch is made for this. It’s also cool just to wear as a watch that does much more. Hopefully series 3 will last for a while as the technology is probably increasing faster in iOS than anything else.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Upgraded to usable

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    Groovykeys
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    Now with the series 3, the Apple Watch is finally a usable product. The new speed has made it realistic that the watch can carry out texting as fast, if not faster, than pulling the phone, allowing you to leave the phone in your pocket for longer conversations. The series 1 was really just a notification master and you had to pull out phone for more. Also the battery life is 3 Xs better than the 1. You can get 2 days. Also, all apps open and respond like they should have in the beginning. This will redefine the experience for you. Didn’t get LTE, I think that is really only for an avid runner where bringing the phone is really a weight consideration. Only 4 stars since the glass gets light scratches fairly easily.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Series 3 is great!!!!!!!

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    Cucho081011
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    This review is from Apple - Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS), 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band. The Series 3 it's a nice slick interface, just like you are used to with Apple. The watch faces are clear, and interesting, and incredibly customizable. I like the fact that it tracks indicators of heartbeat, distances, flights of stairs etc, without you even having to do anything to the watch. It's just doing it all in the background, so it's not obtrusive. You get reminders to breathe or stand up every now and again, but you can turn those off if necessary.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Did not perform well

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    Waterbaby
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    I returned this watch and got the 4 instead. The 3 was defective. It kept indicating water in it and I had not gotten it wet. It also did not report the weather accurately. It would give absolutely opposite forecasts from what was on my cell phone. It would nudge me in the middle of the night to say I had completed my stand goal and I had been in bed for hours. I’m glad I took it back. The one I have now is much better. I love the 4 and would highly recommend it. I also praise Best Buy for their customer service. They made the exchange cheerfully and I paid the additional money to get the 4.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better than Series 1

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    ScottJ
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    I upgraded to this watch from a Series 1. The watch screen is brighter, the apps load faster and I love that it’s water resistant. I have accidentally wore the Series 1 into the shower and worried each time if it would die. Not with this watch. I do not use this watch as a fitness tracker or Fitness watch so I can’t speak of the GPS. I do use the heart rate monitor and it’s as accurate as the one at the Doctors office. The original band is comfortable and secure. At the sale price of $259, it was a great buy for me. Highly recommended for anyone who do not need all the extras of the Series 4.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent fitness watch

    Posted
    Keddie
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    I bought the first version of the Apple Watch when it came out. My primary interest was the fitness features and heart monitor. I was disappointed with the performance of the first version of the watch, but when they introduced Series 3 I decided to jump. So glad I did. The heart rate feature works much better. It loads faster and continues running if you open the activity app. The display is much brighter and easier to read outdoors. I also went from 38mm to the 42mm watch face. Again, glad I made the change. I'm a smallish woman with a small wrist, but the colors of the watch are feminine enough to wear to work and with moderately dressy clothes. The larger display makes it a much better fitness watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Garbage

    Posted
    Nick
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    The sales rep was so set on making the sale he hyped this thing up and was even trying to upsell the 4th gen to me. Told me it blows away Fitbit in every way possible. After 3 days I returned it and repurchased a Fitbit. The battery life was upsetting and the calories were inaccurate. It only monitors heartbeat every 10 minutes or during a workout. I was looking for something that would help me keep track of calories and maybe notify me of messages, not notify me of messages and maybe keep track of calories. Again, misleading sales rep. So if you want a phone for your wrist that you have to charge every 9 hours .. go ahead.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    From a longtime runner

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    DirtDawg50k
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    Do your research, As a longtime runner and owner of several Garmin products in the past, you will have to charge the batter every day to every other day depending on your GPS usage. The Apple Workout app does what it is supposed to. Tells you distance, average pace, etc. That is all I need anymore from a gps tracking device. If you want something that will last you more than a 5 hour marathon look elsewhere. The ability to store music on your watch and run with wireless earphones is cool if you are into that kind of things. For me, it is a worthy all day fitness tracking device.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Upgraded for the speed and battery life

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    jpwebster417
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    This is an excellent watch. I upgraded from the original apple watch to the GPS Series 3 mainly because of battery life and speed. I was happy to see both received a significant upgrade and I have yet to have my battery die over the course of a day and I use my watch a significant amount for texting and reminders. The speed and accuracy also seem to be improved. It does not connect purely through wireless as well as I had hoped so would likely get a cellular Series 3 if I were to purchase one for my wife so she could leave her watch in her office or bedroom when just running around. For me, I typically always have my phone on me so it is not a big deal.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Gift

    Posted
    Impressionist
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    This was a gift I bought based on the great first generation Apple Watch I wear. The Apple Watch has become more then an accessory. Using the the map feature on trips. Weather and sport notifications work well. Mine isn’t waterproof but for me that hasn’t been an issue. The person I bought the series 3 for is a lineman for a cable company. The more rugged Apple Watch helps him in his job. The price point and features of the series 3 make it much more attractive then the series 4 watch like new iOS devices are overpriced. Series 3 is a huge bargain. A perfect addition to the iPhone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best gift Ever!!

    Posted
    Fordman9870
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    I bought this for my wife as most of her co-workers have one and she has dropped hints recently. She was elated to say the least. Set up was very easy, made sure BT was on and loaded the app and that was it. The "get moving" reminder is very nice as is the camera control from the watch. I also purchased a protector screen for her. This is a must, along with Geek Squad protection for those just in case moments. The OS is strong, almost bulletproof, texting, email and google searches are a snap. this thing can be tweaked to anyone's liking. I wish I would have bought it sooner. Set up reminders, record notes. you name it , this does it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent companion to iPhone

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    MissGamerDr
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    I received this watch recently as a birthday gift, but had been eyeing it for some time. My prior watch (Fitbit Charge HR) died out a couple weeks prior after about 2.5 years, so great timing. The quality of this product is far superior. It still tracks my calories burned, which is what I wanted after my last watch, but also allows for integration with my phone (calls, texts, app notifications, etc.). I also like the breathe function.. it reminds me take a pause each day and relax. The price is a bit high, but was better with the recent discounts. I think you pay for the quality. I can’t wait to try this out next time I workout in a pool.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Replaced Fitbit with Apple Watch

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    like2cruise
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    My hubby and I got new Apple Watches for a replacement of our Fitbits . we both find the Fitbit more comfortable to wear and I liked that all activities synced with my Weight Watchers app. The Apple Watch only syncs actual steps to Weight Watchers. I ride my bike about 1 1/2-2 hours a day for exercise and have to manually input those minutes to the WW App. Otherwise, I love the quick look to see texts or who is calling without racing to find my phone. My husband'e apple watch stays charged longer than mine, but they charge quickly. I am sure there are a lot of other features that we don't use to their fullest, but will soon :)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Christmas gift

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    SirQuestalot
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    Bought this watch for my daughter for christmas, a few years ago. No issues, no scratches, no breaks. The watch last about two days per charge. And it sinks with your iphone really easy. Only knock i have is that this watch only works with apple. Also, i only bought this cause my little one said all her friends use it cheat in class. Dont know if that is true, but i fell for that line hook, line and sinker. She's happy with the watch so im happy with watch. Definitely recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice Watch to Accompany Iphone

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    JHunter
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    This watch has a number of features which are very handy. It is able to take my heart rate. Track the distance of a walk or laps around the gym. It is also very good for receiving text messages and phone calls The speakers are fine for talking. I bought this one because the price was very reasonable. The Iphone does have to be somewhat near. However, when working out in a large exercise facility, my phone could be put up nearby. Plus, it can use wifi if desired without the phone. Excellent watch. Tells more than just time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    In love with this watch

    Posted
    Jeanette
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    As an RN this watch is just perfect for me. It keeps track of my daily activities and most importantly notifies me of any incoming notifications. I’m not allowed to be fiddling around with my phone during work hours so at least if I get important txts from my friends and family I am able to quickly look at them and get straight back to work. Wish the Apple store had more designs for the bands. However, I can’t complain too much about the original band because it’s super easy to clean especially after a gritty day at work. Overall, I’m satisfied, the watch is easy to use and clean plus the battery topically lasts me a good 2-3 days before I have to charge it.

    I would recommend this to a friend