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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 3651 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional!

    Posted
    Caroline
    • My Best Buy® Member

    Apple Watch Series 4: Rose Gold 40mm I purchased the Apple Watch Series 4 in October of 2018. I am no stranger to fitness trackers but had never had an Apple Watch. I spontaneously decided it was time to upgrade from average fitness trackers and finally purchase an Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Series 4 has features that are designated towards athletes, as it is able to track your burned calories on a variety of different workouts even including swimming. As a runner, I wanted a precise calorie count and GPS tracking of my runs, and the Apple Watch does this with exceptional accuracy. You will be pleased to find that if you are a competitive athlete, it even allows you to compare your activity for the day against your friends if they also have an Apple Watch. While being an athlete is definitely a strong reason to purchase this Apple Watch, I would even more strongly recommend it if you have other devices from Apple. This watch is very geared toward Apple-cooperative software, and therefore I recommend this watch mostly to Apple users. A few things I personally considered in a fitness tracker were the variety of features, weight, durability, and aesthetic appeal. The features in the Apple Watch are extremely beneficial for Apple users. The Apple Watch can be synced to your iTunes library, you are able to receive calls from your iPhone, and even text through iMessage. The watch also is not too bulky for those who are worried about other fitness trackers that may look chunky. I myself, being a runner, barely notice it’s there during a workout. Finally, the Apple Watch is very nice to look at. There are a few different colors and sizes to pick; I myself chose the 40mm in rose gold, and I have gotten many compliments on its aesthetic appeal. I wear my Apple Watch on a daily basis and feel comfortable enough to wear it in professional settings as well. While there are many amazing things about the new Apple Watch, I have noticed that the screen is very easily scratched. I do use the watch during rigorous physical activity, but I am very careful to not scratch it. Despite my attempts to protect the screen, however, the screen has quite a few deep scratches. If you are worried about this, be sure to purchase a screen protector before you use your Apple Watch. While this does make the screen slightly more bulky, you will be much more satisfied in six months-time. That being said, with all the features and sleek look of the watch, a few scratches is a small price to pay for such a versatile device. Finally, if you are hesitant on the price, you’re not alone. Spending $400+ on a watch may seem daunting, but the features, aesthetic, quality, and overall usefulness of the Apple Watch Series 4 should put its cost into perspective.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Almost love it

    Posted
    Stash
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Member

    I have a love hate relationship with my Apple Watch. I love that it tracks activity, standing, and my heart rate (I have a medical condition that requires I track my heart rate, which is actually the whole reason I got the watch to begin with)! However, it wants to pause my workouts and only catches about a third of it even when I’m in HIIT mode. Another sad thing is that if I’m not wearing the watch, it’s assuming I’m basically a vegetable and not moving and thus yelling at me when I get it back on. I’m not adventurous enough to swim/shower in it (even though it’s allegedly water-resistant). Some apps also will show a notification, but not allow it to be opened on the watch screen. My main complaint though is the distance requirement to be by the iPhone. It means I literally cannot have my phone charging in my room and go to the kitchen and expect to get my notifications/calls. Makes me wish I’d have just spent the extra money to get the cellular option.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    New health features finally

    Posted
    NewChef
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    The Apple Watch Series 4 finally made some distinguishable changes from the previous versions. The size and shape of the device is slightly rounded with a larger viewing (and touching) area which is good for older people and those with larger fingers. Battery life and speed seems to be a little better too, but the biggest improvements come around the built-in health monitoring features and abilities. The Series 4 has a better heart monitor sensor and a new EKG sensor which will improve the accuracy of almost everything the Apple Watch does when tracking your daily activities. Give Apple some more time to fully utilize these improved sensors, but already you’ll find the health stats it produces are more granular and accurate. If you have never owned an Apple Watch, I would only hesitate to buy this version due to cost as the Series 3 is now significantly less expensive and maintains most of the features for the Series 4, but if you have owned any other model of the Apple Watch I would suggest going right for the Series 4.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Upgrade from Series 2

    Posted
    FrequentBestBuyCustomer
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    There is a significant difference between the Series 2 and the Series 4, making it worthwhile to upgrade. I was a little disappointed with Apple/Best Buy. I received an Apple mini tablet as a gift with no receipt. I wanted to trade it out for the Watch series 4 because I already have a mini tablet and didn't need a duplicate. The retail price for both products was identical at $399. Apple's policy won't allow an exchange without a receipt even with a sealed and shrink-wrapped box. Best Buy made a "good customer" exception and allowed me to return it, but for the lowest sale price which was $250 (with no tax since they don't know where it was purchased). I had to pay the $150+tax difference for the watch which wasn't on sale. I get it, rules are rules, but I just wanted to exchange one Apple product for another which sells at the identical price! Just felt slimed!

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good product; Battery could be better

    Posted
    Katiebug13
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    My fiance got this watch for the EKG app that is going to be coming out soon. He originally got the Series 3 in June, which I now wear, & he really liked it. The only issue that he seems to have is the battery. It doesn't last long & he has to charge it every other day. Luckily it charges quickly. The only thing that's happened with it was when it came to charging. I'm not sure what happened, but it was on the charger for several hours & it didn't charge & got super hot. He then plugged it in in a different outlet & it charged with no issues. We really like the last update & the walkie-talkie feature. We use that a lot. He's just waiting for that EKG app to come out so he can use it! Other than that, he really likes it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well; convenient; lots of capabilities

    Posted
    Dave53045
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    I finally gave in to the Apple Watch, after several generations of other fitness trackers and smart watches. Expensive. But, as expected, well-made and fits seamlessly into the Apple pantheon with my iPhone, Ipad, and MacBook. The ECG function is neat; my MD friend was impressed. More importantly, the health tracking is extensive. I was using a rowing machine, and it figured out I was rowing and asked if I wanted to log the session. Using it as a phone or walkie talkie is simply amazing - Dick Tracy like. The magnetic charger is convenient, though it would have been nice to be able to use a generic charging pad. Overall, I am very satisfied with the purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good

    Posted
    Lucy
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    This watch is my 4th watch and the first time I haven’t purchased the stainless steel. I figured since I upgrade every time a new one comes out it wasn’t worth the money but I forgot that the glass is better on the stainless watch. Had it 2 days and scratched the glass. Have no idea how I did it. I wear my watch daily for all activities tennis, lifting biking etc. First time I have ever scratched a watch face. So for that reason the 4 stars otherwise the watch looks and operates as expected but the next time I upgrade I will go back to the stainless.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good watch. Wish for better battery life.

    Posted
    Joey1203
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    I really wanted an Apple Watch for the longest time and I finally received one as a gift for mother’s day. I have the rose gold aluminum and so far it’s a good watch. I don’t really use it much other than what a watch is supposed to be used for. I’ll text from the watch from time to time or answer calls if my phone is out of sight. The speakers are decent. Not too loud or too low. People say they hear me clearly when I use the watch for phone calls. Just wish it had better battery life.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch ~ love it!

    Posted
    Emjay
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    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus Member

    Once again, I had to return a Fitbit since it no longer functioned properly and couldn’t hold a charge. I was told that Best Buy no longer offers an extended warranty on Fitbit products, so I decided to go with the Apple Watch. It’s very convenient to be able to answer calls on the watch instead of running to another room to grab a cell phone. The only app I miss is sleep tracking. Maybe it will be added on the next version. I would recommend this product.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great.. but not always accurate

    Posted
    Lini
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    This is my first Apple Watch and I have to say it's pretty awesome. The sound and clarity of answering calls is pretty awesome. It's useful if you don't always have your phone close by. Sending and receiving texts is also very simple. I think overall it is very easy to setup and start using right out of the box. I do think the steps is NOT Always accurate so if you are obsessed with step count this might not be the best option. Overall tho pretty intuitive and is a nice looking watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A+ tech, C- color

    Posted
    Kathy
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Member

    The Apple Watch Series 4 is truly fabulous. The greater screen area is noticeable and the functions are flawless. Can’t imagine what will be improved upon with the next iteration. But the gold aluminum color? Perfectly awful. I wear almost as much gold colored jewelry as silver, and I even have some rose gold pieces. But Apple’s version matches nothing and detracts from the elegance of the watch. Had it a week and tried out several watch bands to dress it up. Nope. Traded for silver aluminum and I’m happy as a lark.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Way too many things for a watch

    Posted
    Annonmous
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    To be honest I bought this for the heart rate monitor alone..I'm not using it for anything else...heart rate monitor is not accurate in high intensity workouts unfortunately it take too long to recalibrate when you've paused to get your heart rate down..But I kind of knew that before buying it since it's sensing through your boodflow on your wrist.. I have a chest monitor which is the most accurate but that would get in the way for certain movements so I got this just to hold me accountable on my heart rate..

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Love it

    Posted
    WorkingMom
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    I've only had my watch for about a month now and I absolutely love it. I upgraded from the original I-watch, series 1. I have found that there really isn't a lot of differences in the first series and the fourth series. But overall I love the I-watch. My favorite feature with the watch is the find my phone feature. I have a tendency to lay my phone down and forget where I put it but I always have on my watch so it makes it easy to find my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Smartwatch if a little pricey

    Posted
    AnotherGamer
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    I absolutely love the watch. Its perfect for workouts and everyday/business use. I have two small complaints, the price and the OS. Its a bit too expensive for how little support it has with apps other than for health and fitness. And there are not too many watch faces to choose from. So, if you dont find one you like, youre gonna have to wait and see if they add more in another update. Overall would recomend if you are looking for a watch to pair with your iphone and help track workouts

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great watch, does what it's supposed to

    Posted
    MagOff
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    If you’re looking for a smart watch with a variety of functions then this is the watch for you, I got this for my wife on xmas and she’s very happy, there’s all types of apps for it now, refresh rate and functions do not lag, basically the watch does what they advertise. If you’re looking for a smart watch to help monitor fitness and health there’s definitely very good options out there that are cheaper if you don’t want to spend as much.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great watch but received a defective piece

    Posted
    sandeep
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    I picked up Series 4 watch from bestbuy on the very first day. Overall the watch is great. However, I received a defective product. The wrist detection didn't work and watch didn't stay unlocked while on wrist once the screen turns off. Once unlocked, watch should stay unlocked as long as it's on your wrist. Had to return and will reorder once its back in stock. I hope this defect is not that common.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Cool watch

    Posted
    Raider
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    I have been looking at Apple watches for the last year and finally decided to get one. Happy with my purchase, though I think I’ll get a different band, a sport loop. One notch is too tight and the next too loose on the sport band it came with. A little disappointed that the battery doesn’t last longer. I’ve done as much as possible to reduce battery drain. Still love the watch, though!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Series 3 or Series 4???

    Posted
    Joebestbuy
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    Other than the addition of an electrical heart rate sensor and more sensitive accelerometers, this watch does not offer much more over the series 3. Although it said to be faster the extra speed isn’t really as useful by apps on the small screen of a watch as compared to a larger screen like on a phone. If the series 4 is within your budget it’s worth the buy since it will hold it’s value longer and the technology will remain more surrent.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Still Exploring Options

    Posted
    designeightfour
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    I received this as a gift, and it’s been a great replacement for the analog watches I previously wore. Since this is my first smartwatch, I’m still getting familiar with all of the available functions. The integration with my iPhone has been fantastic, and I now have AirPods to enjoy along with it. So far, the most beneficial feature has been the fitness tracker. Closing all the rings each day is a surprisingly effective motivator.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Having fun so far

    Posted
    SuziBelle
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    I've only scratched the surface so far, but have found the Apple watch to be fairly user friendly and a lot of fun to explore. It is very helpful when working out, gives reminders and suggestions, helps me monitor heart rate and keep track of time. I look forward to exploring other uses and learning more of its functions. I also find it very comfortable to wear and much more attractive than I expected.

    I would recommend this to a friend