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Apple - Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular) 44mm Gold Stainless Steel Case with Stone Sport Band - Gold Stainless Steel-Left_Standard

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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 398 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Incredible

    Posted
    Xaaji777
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    This watch is just amazing. I upgraded from the original Apple watch. It was a 38mm aluminum gold. Calling this an upgrade is probably an understatement. The much much larger screen is just so clean, crisp and resolute. The gold stainless steel is the entire reason I have finally upgraded. The weight of the stainless steel is just incredible it feels like a million dollars on your wrist. When the first Apple Watch was introduced, I was really hoping they would include a gold stainless steel in the lineup along with the gold aluminum but they never did until now. And I didn’t want to pay an insane amount for a basic silver stainless steel finish that wasn’t my style and was scratch prone. So I just went with the gold aluminum. But now it’s like apple answered my prayers and finally unveiled a Gold Stainless Steel finish and I preordered as soon as the keynote was over. If you are planning to upgrade to a stainless steel finish make sure you go with the Gold. And if gold really isn’t your style they also have another finish. A space black which also looks beautiful. If you cannot stand a scratch on your brand new investment do not go with the silver stainless steel. Because let’s face it the stainless steel lineup is not cheap. But if scratches don’t freak you out and you really dig the silver then by all means go for it. The space black and the new gold have scratch resistant coatings that keep your expensive watch from scratches. The silver does NOT. Overall I really recommend the Gold. It is absolutely gorgeous. The series 4 also has a ton of new features like the EKG. Although this feature is not yet released but it will be later this year and when it does it will change the way we look at health. When it comes to size, that depends on your screen size preference. I had a 38mm and that thing was very small. I needed a bigger screen.I have very skinny wrists but the perk is my 38mm bands fit my new 44mm so sizing is no issue. Before buying I also recommend going out to get up close and personal with these new watches to get a better feel and look. That should help you decide which finish suits your preference and personality.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So expensive but love it

    Posted
    Mikewazowski
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    I previously owned the Apple Watch series 2 42mm black aluminum. I didn’t want something too shiny or super noticeable, but I wanted something that looked nicer. I’ve read that the stainless steel silver scratches easily and that it was hard to notice the stainless steel on black, so I’ve shied away from going overboard on purchasing the premium Apple Watch, until the stainless steel gold came out. I’ve had my watch for a couple of months now and I have just recently put a small thin screen protector, however I hadn’t noticed any scratches around the watch. I could care less for the Milanese loop (you could buy the similar bands on amazon for a fraction of the price) but I like how surprisingly this watch went goes well with different bands. I personally like the sleek and smoothed out design for the new Apple Watch series, and the stainless steel gold gives it an elevated sophisticated look. As far as weight, it doesn’t bother me since I’m used to wearing watches with bigger faces, and honestly I don’t notice the difference when I upgraded from the 42mm to this 44mm. The screen size does make a difference in terms of looking at pictures or changing the faces, however I honestly don’t spend time looking at pictures on my watch, I’d much rather pull my phone out. I love my (ridiculously expensive) watch and would definitely recommend it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth the upgrade

    Posted
    Briandb03
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    I’m completely impressed by this new watch. I upgraded from an original edition stainless Apple Watch. This watch is so much faster than my older one. Although it really takes up the same amount of space on my wrist, somehow the screen seems so much bigger. Strangely, I appreciate the lower tone that is used to clear out the water than is used in my Apple Watch Nike+ edition. I really like the new watch faces which take full advantage of the extra real estate on the face of the watch. And the new ECG app works very quickly. I have not yet activated the cellular chip on my watch, but I have received phone calls over Wi-Fi. The sound quality is much better than it was on my two older watches, and people on the other end of the line seem to be able to hear me quite well. It holds a charge like none of my other Apple Watches did before. I believe I could probably go to full days without needing a charge, even if I were to use the workout app to track an outdoor run. Also, I appreciate that all of my existing Apple Watch bands will fit this watch too. I highly recommend upgrading to this watch. If you currently own a third-generation watch, perhaps it’s too early to give Apple more of your money. But if you own anything older than that, it’s totally worth it to upgrade now.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch 4 Gets Better and Better

    Posted
    Office13
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    This is my third Apple Watch (1, 3, 4). No question this is the best version. The expanded screen size via thinner bezel as well as the thinning out of the watch itself has made a huge difference. It may not seem like a big deal, but the larger viewing area is much easier to read and additional space makes it easier to navigate. I have not noticed any meaningful speed difference and the battery cycle seems about the same. I feel that the HR monitor is more accurate as well as active and the WatchOS 5 brings some great improvements. This watch was definitely worth the upgrade. As an aside, my order experience with Best Buy was a nightmare. Had to talk to no less than 5 service reps to sort out my order and it still wasn't sorted out correctly. Wrong shipping methodology was used, sent to wrong location, never credited properly for rewards points. This is the second order in a row that I have had terrible customer service with them....concerning should I chose to use them again. The service is the only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I love it. And I don’t wear watches

    Posted
    Logic
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    I always considered getting one of these since I got one for my niece a few years ago for Christmas. As someone who does not wear watches, I had a hard time justifying its price point just to simply have one. But it has had far more benefits that will pay itself in the long run. I always leave my phone on vibrate. And many cases, I end up with missed calls or texts too late to respond to. This watch gives me more awareness to vibrate when anything comes in. I can feel it and it helps me to check my phone. No more grabbing it to check if I had any calls or texts. It is handy. I have not used the cellular part yet as I figured if I felt it would later grow on me, that the option is there. It feels good to wear and I always could not stand wearing a watch. I also bought one of the Velcro bands and it further improved my tolerance to wear one. It’s convenience for letting you know you have a call or text is justifiable enough for me to use it so I can spend less time checking my phone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    An Amazing Upgrade

    Posted
    HelloTech
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

    Beginning with speed, the original Apple Watch, which is what I had before the Series 4, was painfully slow, and though the newer Apple Watches have gotten significantly faster, since then, the Series 4 is finally incredibly quick, and loads everything practically instantly. The new design is much more attractive with a more curved case and display, and it works perfectly fine with the old watch bands (thank god). The larger makes a huge difference in its practicality, and I feel like the smaller model is finally more usable now, though I opted for the bigger model. The Heart rate sensor works great, along with exercise tracking. This Apple Watch just feels like they've finally gotten it to where it's ready for the masses, where the processor can finally keep up with everything Apple imagined for this device. If you've been considering an Apple Watch for a while, or if you have anything from the Series 0 to the Series 2, I would definitely recommend considering getting the Series 4.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding upgrade to an already great product

    Posted
    3rdapplewatch
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    This is my 3rd apple watch model, I have owned apple watch 1, 2 and now 4. All have been 42mm and now 44mm. This additional 2mm in size increase has greatly increased screen size. I have had this watch for about 2 months now. I appreciate that previous apple bands work with the new model. I also upgraded to the cellular option as well as stainless model. I think the Screen is definitely more scratch resistant. The Cellular addition is nice for the flexibility of being without your iPhone if necessary. I was concerned at first with battery life, but after the most recent update, it has been more consistent with previous models i have had. With wearing 17+ hours a day with a fairly high level of use and workout activity, I have above 50% battery most days. I also utilize AirPods with the watch, which is nearly seamless from phone to watch. Apple watch has absolutely influenced a healthier lifestyle for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A truly classy smart watch

    Posted
    Krwest1
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    at first I didn’t know how much I liked the finish, I expected a more yellow gold, in some lighting it’s a copper gold, but it other lighting it’s a deep sophisticated gold, after spending a day with it I realized I like it more then the color i expected it to be. It’s way faster than the series 3, most things seem instantaneous, and the speaker is way louder and clearer. The screen is more vibrant and everything is bigger and easier to read, but it feels like there’s less on the wrist since it’s thinner and closer to the wrist. It’s really amazing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Upgrade!

    Posted
    Heathen819
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    I upgraded from a series 3 38mm, and I am loving this watch! I love how easy it is to navigate with the bigger screen--which is super sharp! I tried the Gold 40mm first but decided on the 44mm because of the ease of use with the bigger screen. The gold color is a little muted--almost like a copper-ish color to me. Even so, it's still a beautiful piece. The only complaint I have so far is that some of my apps won't work on the infographic screens yet. I'm hoping they will in the future with an update.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great companion piece for the iPhone.

    Posted
    MisterKing
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    I love this watch. I have never been a fan of watches, but I tend to drift towards current fads. The adoption of wearable tech has changed the way many of my friends operate, and I have followed in their stead. I chose the cellular model, and I love the ability to leave my phone on the charger as I move around the office. Additionally, I am not panicked if I “accidentally” leave the phone home, sometimes I leave the wallet too. Access to my credit and debit cards, schedule, and notification make this a great tool. Downside, it is a companion piece and not yet the show. I envision a world where we consume less content and a watch like this may be used to meet communication needs without the iPhone.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Bigger, faster, even more health-conscious

    Posted
    BestBuy2019
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    The good The Apple Watch Series 4 offers a larger, crisp display that shows more with less bezel, super fast speed and a louder speaker. It adds high and low heart-rate detection, fall detection with SOS trigger and an FDA-cleared ECG app for more detailed heart readings. The bad Starting prices are higher than last year. Battery life still won't last past two days. Watch face options are still very limited in choice and function. It only works with iPhones. The bottom line The Apple Watch Series 4 is the fastest, most connected and best overall smartwatch around, but its battery life and watch face options often fall short of the competition.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best series so far!

    Posted
    RiceANDspam
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    Previous to getting this watch, I had the series 2. I love my series 2 and had no complaints. When the series 4 was announced and I bought it, My mind is blown! The look is thinner than the series 2 with more screen. I like how my old series 2 watch bands still fit the new watch. The heart rate monitor is more accurate and so is the activity tracker. The stainless steel, in my opinion, is better than the aluminum. I understand it costs more but the weight and the look is so much better. My ONLY complaint is how there are no hard plastics watch face covers like I did with my old watch. I have invested in a screen protector though.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love This Watch...More of a Health Device

    Posted
    Gabrielle
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    I absolutely love this watch! It's much ore of a a health device than just a watch. I use the EKG function as well as Health App and Heart Rate frequently. I also use the fall feature. As an avid athlete, I love the Workout functions and fitness tracking. I frequently swim and SCUBA dive with my watch as well. The bigger screen makes it easy to access apps, and I also like to talk on the phone on it. It's such an excellent device.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The watch is easy to read /44mm in screen size

    Posted
    Tracy
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    Easy to read and view the size of icons and color stands out. A friend bought one and scratched the screen during the first week. To ensure it didn't happen I purchased a screen protector and the clear rubber protector that goes around the watch. The watch is great for those who are familiar with electronics and Apple. It was easy to set up via Bluetooth. I just didn't have the time or no-how to figure out how to operate it so I returned it. But for those who are tech smart or Apple inclined you should have no problems, or so I'm told, The watch looks good and its classy. The thing I liked the most was the watch bands were changeable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great SmartWatch and Fitness Tracker ALL IN ONE!

    Posted
    MarvinQ
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    I was in the market for a new fitness tracker; however, I decided that the new Apple Watch would be better instead since I would be able to leave my phone in the car during my hike. I go hiking often so the fact that I don't have to take my phone down is awesome! In addition to that the Apple Watch 4 is a great size in comparison to the 3 and offers what seems like a better screen experience. As for the fitness tracking, one thing I noticed is how the calories are tracked differently. Apple tracks calories that you do during exercise and calories that you burn regularly throughout the day doing simple things. GREAT addition to my life!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Apple Watch so far

    Posted
    Scott
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    So I have owned every Apple watch except the series 1 and I have to say this is the best so far. Should you upgrade from a series 3 maybe maybe not. Do you need the new features of the heart EKG or the fall alert then get the new one. I highly recommend the fall alert for the elderly. I jump down off a ladder and the watch detected it as a fall and asked if I want to call for help. The extra screen just makes the watch look great. It doe snot feel any bigger on my arm but when you put the screen next to a earlier model you can tell the difference. I am glad I upgraded and would do it again.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    SS Apple Watch 4

    Posted
    Retiree
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    I love my new Apple Watch. I got the larger one because I thought it would be easier to use...so glad I did. I got the Apple 4 for the heart applications, pretty neat. The stainless steel is supposed to have the harder glass, so that it won’t scratch. In the past I always put added products to the front of the watch to protect it, but I’m not going to on this one. Love the fact that it’s waterproof too. It is added to my collection of Apple products. I wouldn’t buy anything else but Apple. Love all their products.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful watch

    Posted
    Belvie
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    I upgraded from the series 1 and oh what a difference! This watch is really nice, it loads quick, its smooth not laggy, the speaker is louder and I really like the walkie talkie feature, great for locating my husband when we’re in mall/store shopping. I got the gold stainless steel because the aluminum color is rose gold and I wanted the gold color. I love the larger screen making it easier to read, new screen faces, ECG and fall detection. You want go wrong buying the Apple Watch series 4 no matter which one you get aluminum/stainless. You will love it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A very good smart watch

    Posted
    t5brick
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    I’ve worn an automatic watch for years and recently decided to pick up a smart watch mainly for fitness tracking purposes. The fitness tracking functions are great, as are the other smart watch functions like notifications and music controls. I also like the customizable watch faces and complications that you can add. I deducted a star because the price increase over other smart watch options is hard to justify and Apple doesn’t give the option to purchase a stainless steel model WITHOUT cellular.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Series zero upgrader

    Posted
    Cbusteach
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    Bit bullet and upgraded to the stainless steel model again. Feels about the same weight as my series zero (S0), but the screen is dramatically improved in brightness and size. The speed of Siri and apps is ridiculously faster than S0. I stayed with the stainless also because of the sapphire screen which is still in mint condition on my S0, that’s now relegated to sleep monitor. My 42mm Milanese loop works perfectly on the new watch too. No regrets save that on the wallet...at least I saved money on the awesome original band...my favorite feature.

    I would recommend this to a friend