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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 1277 reviews

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews

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  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best watch I've ever had

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently had the pleasure of trying out the Apple Watch Series 9 (GPS), and I must say, it has exceeded my expectations in many ways. As a devoted Apple user, I've been eagerly anticipating each new iteration of the Apple Watch, and the Series 9 certainly doesn't disappoint. Design-wise, Apple continues to impress with its attention to detail and commitment to sleek aesthetics. The Series 9 features a stunning, larger display that makes interaction and information absorption a breeze. The build quality remains top-notch, with durable materials ensuring longevity and a premium feel on the wrist. One of the standout features for me is the enhanced health and fitness tracking capabilities. The Series 9 (GPS) introduces new and improved sensors that provide even more accurate data on activities, heart rate, and sleep patterns. The addition of advanced health monitoring features, such as blood oxygen measurements and ECG functionality, adds a layer of assurance for users looking to stay on top of their well-being. The integration with the Apple ecosystem is seamless, as always. From receiving notifications and calls to controlling smart home devices, the Series 9 serves as a convenient extension of your iPhone. The watchOS continues to evolve, offering a user-friendly interface with customizable watch faces and a variety of apps available on the App Store, making the device more versatile and tailored to individual needs. Battery life has seen improvement, allowing for a full day of usage on a single charge. The efficiency gains are especially noticeable during workouts, where the Series 9 excels in tracking various activities without sacrificing battery performance. The inclusion of GPS functionality is a welcome addition for users who want accurate location tracking without relying on their iPhone. Whether you're an avid runner, cyclist, or simply enjoy exploring new places, the Series 9 (GPS) has you covered. In conclusion, the Apple Watch Series 9 (GPS) is a fantastic evolution of the iconic smartwatch line. It strikes a perfect balance between form and function, offering a delightful user experience for both tech enthusiasts and fitness aficionados. If you're in the market for a reliable and feature-packed smartwatch, the Series 9 is undoubtedly a worthwhile investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product! (1 month of owning)

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Had it for over a month now and I love it. There's so many good features in regard to tracking your health. While the measurements for calories burned and steps taken may not be the most accurate, they are good for holding you accountable and giving you numbers to base goals off of. The display looks great. I wasn't sure if the 41mm would look as good because it was smaller but it looks and responds really well. I also really enjoy the sport loop because it allows me to adjust the tightness to my wrist size rather than having to fit into a pre-determined size like the silicone bands. I also wasn't sure if I would like the starlight finish, but the color is very light and classy. The battery lasts me all day running the always on display and it charges in 30-45 minutes from essentially being dead. The media controls are also really nice to have especially when I'm in the gym. Rather than having to pick up my phone in between sets, I can just change songs and even playlist from my watch in the spotify watch app. It's probably my favorite apple product out of the ones I own (iPhone 14 pro, Macbook pro 2020, Airpods pro gen 1) and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone looking for a smart watch, especially if they have other devices in the apple ecosystem.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch Review

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently upgraded to the Apple Watch Series 9 Midnight 41mm, and I must say it's been a game-changer for my overall well-being. Apple's commitment to environmental sustainability with a carbon-neutral design is a big plus. The advanced health features are truly impressive. Monitoring blood oxygen levels and taking ECGs on the go provide a sense of security. The sleep tracking feature offers detailed insights into sleep stages, helping me understand my rest patterns better. The temperature sensing and emotional well-being tracking add a holistic touch to overall health awareness. The battery life is absolutely insane! It lasts me all day. Very comfortable too. As a fitness partner, the Workout app offers a variety of training options with advanced metrics for a deeper understanding of my performance. The inclusion of three months of free Apple Fitness is a fantastic bonus, giving me access to diverse workouts. The sleek design and the comfort of the latest Sport Loop make it not just a health companion but a stylish accessory. The Apple Watch Series 9 truly goes beyond expectations, seamlessly integrating technology with personal wellness. Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Comfortable, Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch 9 I had to have!!

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I had thought for awhile about purchasing this watch and after trying one on Black Friday I was certain I had to have one!! Awesome service!! The watch keeps me up to date on my exercise goals- weather- heart health- and it’s beautiful and comfortable!! Very much recommend it !!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Comfortable, Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love my IWatch!!!!!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love my IWatch its a grest product, it does so much it helps me keep track of my daily life so i dont miss any appointments or things i need to do. It helps with motivation, and the ability to keep track of calories burned, how many steps I get a day and give me the determination to keep up with work outs, It also helos with overall heath. Its easy to learn and manuver through the Apps ect... I have recommended this product to so many people I love it that much!! I also like how comfortable it is to wear and how fast it charges up and that you can get acceriers for it so you can dress it up or keep it casual, and it's waterproof that's a great feature. So yes I love this product!!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Best Apple Watch!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love this apple watch! the battery lasts all day and it has so many useful functions and customizations. i also love the size of it, i wanted one that wasn’t too big (like the 45mm) but also not too small (like the SE version)

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Battery life, Color

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love my watch. It does everything I needed it to. I updated from the 7 and the newer touches are sweet. Answering a call my touching my finger together is so fun. Also I had the starlight color first and now I have black and im obsessed. Plus it never dies I swear lol

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple series 9 watch

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I purchased the watch at the recommendation of my doctor. It has a readout on a medical condition that I need to monitor. I can see it every time I check the time. Very nice. It has many faces I can customize from the watch app. I chose medular duo because it had the most things I could add like outdoor temperature, chance of rain and percentage of battery charge. If used with Apple Car Play you may want to turn off auto launch in settings. Otherwise if you have an audio app that is open on the phone that is all you will see on the watch. But it’s playing through the car infotainment system. I also turned off the color in the modular duo watch face on the phone watch app. That made it easier to see the readouts on the watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Color

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful color.

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Beautiful color. It’s my favorite out of all the Apple Watches I’ve owned. Series 3 was my first. The 9 is great but I can’t wait until the 10!! Picture do not show the pink.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Health monitoring

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch Series 9 2023

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I have been able to use the productivity tools of this watch and they are very good for like different types of neurodivergence. I absolutely love the fit and feel of the band, and can keep it on for hours at a time before it gets to be too much. But the ability to monitor health information in relation to progression and maintenance is lovely, and I have seen it be lifesaving.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Color

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought my Apple Watch open box, and the sales agent went above and beyond to help me find this specific color in which I want which was pink. He went shelf by shelf and looked in every box and we found it the very last box we opened was pink and after all of that work I had to buy it 10 out of 10 would recommend! Very helpful and the associates are the best

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Color

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Love my new Apple Watch. The size of it, the color and all neat features it has

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love the Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This is my 4th Apple Watch. I only had the 8 for a year but Best Buy gave me an amazing trade in value that I opted to upgrade sooner than I normally would have. I love love the new option for a band it’s much more comfortable the the sport bands. My only complaint is they changed some of the options of accessing battery percent, searching for my phone I’m sure I just need to read up on it to set up easy access but that’s an Apple thing of how they changed options on the watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful device for older &Love the battery life!

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I really love it. It’s been a technological revelation despite my thinking I was savvy with computers and tablets. And my age — I’m a late septuagenarian. Pressed upon me by a cousin who’d fallen, my don followed up with an old iwatch of his (a3!) to see how I felt about its size. After a month of fiddling with it I was hooked and couldn’t wait to get the much more sophisticated 9 -— and the style and color. Snd more than one band! Get one for your dad (or grandad?). Or your mom (or grandma?)!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes a great addition to the apple ecosystem.

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I was on the fence thinking if having a smart watch is necessary but after 3 months of owning one I realize it totally is. I avoid reaching for my phone every few minitutes. Siri commands are very useful especially when you're on the go. I often use timers/ reminders/ apple wallet/fitness tracking and maps when driving. For me it was worth every Penny.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently purchased a new tech gadget from Best Buy, and it has exceeded my expectations. The performance is outstanding, with a fast processor and smooth operation. The display is stunning, with bright colors and sharp resolution, perfect for streaming and gaming. Battery life is impressive, lasting a full day with heavy use. The build quality feels premium and durable. Overall, this product is a powerhouse that delivers in every aspect. Highly recommend it for anyone looking for top-tier technology.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Unmatched Connectivity and Performance

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently purchased the Apple Watch Series 9 from Best Buy, and I couldn't be happier with my decision. The sleek design, enhanced features, and seamless integration with my iPhone make it a standout wearable. The improved health and fitness tracking capabilities, including the new sleep tracking feature, have helped me stay on top of my wellness goals. The battery life is impressive, easily lasting me through a full day of use. The convenience of receiving notifications and making calls directly from my wrist is unmatched. Overall, the Apple Watch Series 9 is a fantastic investment for anyone looking to elevate their daily routine and stay connected on the go.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Health monitoring

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch 9 Series - Best Ever

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Best smart watch ever. Fast, reliable and loaded with features. I purchased this watch to help monitor my heart and I'm fully satisfied with the additional applications it provides. Great technology for making life more connected, healthy, and fun!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

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    Posted . Owned for 7 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love this thing. I use it for working out and it tracks all my calories burned and for how long. The watch also consistently tracks my heart beat. One instance my heart beat got very low and it notified a friend I have in my contacts.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Upgrade

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great watch.

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great watch. If you’re looking to upgrade from a series 5, COMPLETELY worth it. Only thing I’ll say is that the sport loop is not the best if you work at a place where it may get a little messy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews

The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about software, comfort, usability and performance. Editors are less positive about battery and design and have mixed opinions about price. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 98/100 = Excellent quality.
  • TechRadarRating, 4 out of 5Matt Evans on September 28, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: tapping into a new era of gesturesAfter several fairly iterative updates, the Apple Watch Series 9 finally brings a genuinely exciting, use-everyday new feature to the flagship Apple Watch in the form of Double Tap. The gesture is sure to make waves when it's made available later

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  • Tom's GuideKate Kozuch on November 2, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 reviewThe Apple Watch Series 9 is the best smartwatch yet thanks to significant performance upgrades and the addition of a handy new double-tap gesture. Apple's flagship smartwatch also leads the company's efforts towards carbon-neutral certified devices.

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  • Digital TrendsRating, 4.5 out of 5Andy Boxall on November 13, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: why you should buy it right nowThe Apple Watch Series 9 is the perfect introduction to the world of Apple's superb smartwatches, as not only does it follow the winning formula of previous models, but it's also only going to get better over the coming months.

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  • PCMagRating, 4.5 out of 5Angela Moscaritolo on September 20, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 ReviewThe Apple Watch Series 9 offers just enough improvement to remain the best smartwatch for iPhone users. Its powerful S9 processor enables hands-free double-tap gestures, on-device Siri processing, and a brighter display without impacting battery

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  • WIREDAdrienne So on September 20, 2023

    Review: Apple Watch Series 9Apple's latest wearable has a new chip, new interactions, and some serious OS updates to help you log your mental health.

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  • MashableStan Schroeder on November 1, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: Upgrade for this key feature (no, it's not Double Tap)The Apple Watch Series 9 has iterative updates, but one key feature might make the upgrade worth it.

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  • Android CentralRating, 4 out of 5February 21, 2024

    Apple Watch Series 9 long-term review: Persistent iterationApple didn't do anything drastically different with the Apple Watch Series 9, but it is still a fabulous choice if you want a premium smartwatch that nails the basics. The new double tap gesture and brighter screen are great, but the Series 9

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  • Laptop MagRating, 4 out of 5Jason England on October 9, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: It's time for a changeIt's a great smartwatch, but more of the same

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