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Apple Watch in 2020 and 2021 – Which Should You Choose?

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Apple Watch in 2020 and 2021 – Which Should You Choose?


Hi everyone Aaron here for Zollotech and i want tohelp, you decide which apple watch is right for younow. This is the current offering from apple newright now. So if you were to go to an apple storeor go to apple.com, these are the three options. Youcan buy right now, as far as the series of watchesyou may be able to find others available elsewherebut.

These are the only ones currently sold, newfrom apple, and so what we have is the series 3apple watch. This is in the 42 millimeter sizethen. We have the apple watch se. This is the newerse in the 40 millimeter size, and then we have theapple watch series 6. In 44 millimetersand in product red one of the new colorsand, so let’s talk about what the offerings arefor each one price and then talk about how theycompare with one another so we’ll start with theseries three apple watch and apple, only offersthis in a couple different variants.

Now so forexample they offer an aluminum with space, grayand aluminum, that’s it as far as the colors andthen. Also, they offer it for 199 for 38 millimetersor 229 for 42 millimeters and they offer it withthe ion x, glass, which this is, and it does scratchso once the display turns off here. You can seethe scratches at the top. This was accidentallybrushed against a brick wall when walking downthe street and unfortunately it scratched itso. It does scratch fairly easy.

Now it is cheaperand, it does not come in the other variants. Whenit was new that they offered such as stainlesssteel or any of the others. You can only get itin aluminum now and you can only get it with. Wi-Fithere is no cellular available for this particularmodel. Now the apple watch se is available in acouple different variants, for example 279 for the40, millimeter or 309 for the 44 millimeter.

If youwant to add cellular, add an additional 30 dollarsand, there’s a new family setup within the iphoneapp that you can allow your child to have an applewatch paired to your phone directly. And so, if wego to the iphone you’ll see here is my watches. Ifi. Go to all watches in the upper left, you’ll seethe, three watches that are currently paired. Andyou can add additional watches, but you will needa cellular watch in order to add it, so that meansyour option is the se or the series, six and thatis what you can get to add a child, and then youcan use this on a monthly plan to set up Differentthings now you can’t do that with a series threenow.

This is available in aluminum and it’s alsoavailable in gold, silver and space gray, this isthe space gray with the product red band, but youcan change out any band you want with it so youget the idea. It’S basically a very similar watchto. What we have with the series: six we’ll talkabout a couple: other differences in just a momentnow with the series. 6 apple watch, you’ve gota couple different options. Now, since this is thelatest, you have 399 for a 40 millimeter, or this isthe larger 429 for 44 millimeter and then again, ifyou want to add gps and cellular.

Add an additionalthirty dollars, plus you’ll have to have a monthlyplan. Now the thing with the series: six, as you cansee it’s in red, it also comes in blue gold, silverand space gray and aluminum stainless steel andtitanium, and you can go all the way up to 1499for, a 44 millimeter hermes model, and so you can gofrom this edition To the titanium edition, whichi’m actually wearing right now, that’s my mainapple watch and so that’s the difference. Betweenthe watches themselves. As far as the optionsbut, there are a lot of options with series: six forexample: if you get the aluminum you’ve got ion xglass. If you get the stainless steel or titaniumyou’ve got sapphire crystal which doesn’t scratchvery easily, it’s not super high quality sapphirebut.

In the years of owning different sapphireversions of the apple watch. I’Ve never had ascratch on it. With the ion x glass. I will getscratches on them from time to time if you don’tuse a screen protector. So that’s something to keepin mind.

They also have other colors such as spaceblack and graphite as well, depending on if youhave, titanium or stainless steel. This is the spaceblack titanium. So there’s all of those additionson top of that there’s also a nike editionwhich just has a couple different watch facesso. You have all of those different versions as faras size and price, so you can start at 199 and goall the way up to 1499 Now, when it comes to thedisplays, this is a huge differentiating, factorbetween all of them. In fact, you can see on theseries three that i’m holding now that it’s edgeto edge, but it’s squared off on the se and theseries six.

It’S actually rounded and you can seethat it’s a little bit bigger on the 44 millimeterand. So you’ve got that very big difference. Alsothe se and the series six are quite a bit: brighterthey actually share the same displays, but theseries 6 has an always on display. So if i tilt mywrist on my titanium series, 6 you’ll see if i tiltit off to the side, give it a moment. It sort ofgoes to sleep, but it’s still on it’s always on soyou.

Have that option with the series six you don’tget that with the se or the series three so thoseare the differences in the displays and then alsothe series. Six and sc are a little bit brighter. Sothey’Re easier to see out in sunlight now as faras the physical part of the watches, you can seethe series. Three watch has a little bit differentlook to it. So if i hold it next to the series sixyou’ll see, there’s slight differencesthe button sizes are slightly differentand.

You don’t see a huge difference until you lookat the left side, where there’s the speakers onthe series six and the right with the productred edition are very different and then alsothe sensors are very different on the bottomso. You can see the sensor. Differences in thedifferences on the senses are different, betweenthe se as well. So let me flip this one over hereso, the series six being the latest has the latestfeatures. It has a blood oxygen app as well as ecgso, we’ll actually check your blood oxygen levelso.

You can go into the watch and then you go toblood oxygen. We’Ll go up to the top. Here we can goto blood oxygen and you can rest your wrist downand. It will check it throughout the day. So if ihit start it counts down from 15 seconds and thenchecks my blood oxygen level and you can see myblood oxygen level is 97.

Now you also get the ecgoption depending on where you live. It actuallyhas to be approved by your local government. Butyou have ecg and again you set your wrist downput your finger on the digital crown and thenwait 30 seconds for it to give you a reading. Ofyour, ecg and you’ll see it’s finishing up. Andit says sinus rhythm, which is the normal rhythmthat.

You want in 85 beats per minute and so we’llmeasure that it will let you know throughoutthe day whether or not it senses an arrhythmiait will let you know if you have high and lowheart rate the se and the series 3 with theirsensors do not get that monitoring Of ecg andblood’s blood oxygen level, so they are differentsensors, as you can see here very different fromleft to right series, three sc in the middle andseries, six on the right and they all have ceramicbacks to keep them a little bit more durableand, the sc and the series.

Six are a little bitdifferent in that they are even more durabledue to the bottom of the watch, and so series3 and sc don’t have that, but they do haveup to 50 meter water resistance. Theyalso have high and low heart ratenotifications, as well as irregular heart rate. Orheart rhythm notifications and series 3, as you cansee, has a different sensor. This is the first gensensor optical heart sensor.

Sc has the second genand the series six has the third gen, so it’s nota huge deal, but it does make a difference based onwhat. You want your watch to do and what healthfeatures you’re looking for now they all havean altimeter built into them. To tell you altitudebut the series 6 will, let you know in real timewhat the the altitude is. You can find this inthe compass app. If you go on to your series, 6you’ve got the compass app and it will tellyou in real time as well what your incline iswhat!

Your elevation is, and it just lets you knowand records – that in the health app securely, if youwant, to know that now there’s a couple things thatthe series 6 and se – have that the series 3 do notthe series 3 does not have an always-on. Altimeterit also doesn’t have emergency fall, detection, inthe series 3 So maybe you’re wearing your watchyou accidentally slip and fall, maybe on ice or ona slippery surface. The series 3 can’t detectthat, but it can detect all the other thingsi’ve mentioned already. They also all haveemergency sos, but the series 3 doesn’t havethe ability to call internationally for examplewhy. That is, i’m not sure, because it’s paired backto your watch, but if you need to use sos which canbe sent by pressing and holding the power buttonjust keep pressing you’ll see emergency sosand, then you can send that if you need helpit won’t call internationally, though so you Don’Tget that, with the series 3.

also series 3 doesn’thave. The compass i showed earlier and also series3 has a first generation speaker and microphone sothey’re, just not as good overall and you lose onething with the series 3 and that’s haptic feedbackwith, the digital crown as you’re scrolling aroundand doing different things with the series 6 orthe. Se, you’ll actually feel, as you scroll up anddown through menus, it’s kind of giving a littleclick and letting you know what’s going on so it’smore of a haptic feedback and if you’re visuallyimpaired, this could be really helpful. So that’swhat.

All of these have now, as far as wirelessthere’s some slight differences with thewireless connectivity as well between all of themso, for example, the series 3 has wi-fi 802 11Bgn and 2. gigahertz and bluetooth 4.2that’s pretty similar in the se, which also haswi-fi 802.11 bgn 2.4 gigahertz, but bluetooth 5 But they’ve updated it a little bit in the series6 where it has 802.11 bg and n 2. and 5 gigahertzand bluetooth 5.0. So you’ve got all of thosethings. Now, when you’re using these day, todaythere’s going to be a little bit of a differencebecause. The series 3 has the slowest processor soit has the dual core s3 chip.

So, for example, if igo into the app switcher we’ll do the same on saythe series 6 and let’s try and open an applicationand see how long it takes so, maybe we’ll go tolet’s find just the calculator i haven’t openedthem on either. So let’s find the calculator hereand. There’S the calculator: let’s go ahead: andopen it on both and you’ll, see on the seriessix. It opens almost immediately on the seriesthree. That’S only one or two seconds: slowerso we’ll go back out and let’s try another one: somaybe we’ll open the workout app so we’ll go downto!

Workouts and let’s open workout so we’lltap on workout and you’ll see that time theyopened similarly fast, so it really depends on whatyou’re doing, but, as you use it throughout, the dayyou will notice a slight difference. Dependingon the task that you’re trying to accomplishof course. You have a lot more features on theseries, six and the se is very fast as wellso. For example, let’s open the workoutapp and you’ll see it opens right. Upif i go back out again.

Let’S open the compassthat’ll take a second since it hasn’t been openand there. We go so it’s pretty fast, but not asfast as a series. Six so they’re, both very quickin most tasks, but the series six is noticeablyfaster. It’S also more power efficient, so over dayover the day’s use. You should get a little bitmore battery out of the series.

6 apple watch somy series 6, for example. Let me swipe up is at75 after taking this off the charger at abouteight or nine a.m. This morning, and it’s 5 p, Malready and i’m still at 75 percent now, if iwas using this for a workout throughout the daythat’s, going to deplete a little bit faster, butin general, i find that i go to bed with aboutfifty percent of my battery life left. It willget me through about two days now one thing: withthe series: three, that you still get the benefit ofis all of the watch bands.

So even if you wantone of the newest watch bands they’re availablefor, this watch, so this is just the sport band thatcomes with it. We’Ll remove it here and we can usethe brand new sport loop or any of the larger onesif. It’S for the larger watch or smaller bands, forthe smaller watches of past. So if you have a hugeband collection, you can use them with any of themso. This is a brand new sport, loop, elastic band, youcan use this with the 38 mm or the 40 millimeterseries, 3 or older, or even the newest 44millimeter series, six, so they’re all compatibleas long as it’s the matching, larger or smallersize.

So you’ve got that option as well, which isalways nice now. Finally, with watch os 7, we gota bunch of new features, but the series 3 watchdoesn’t get a bunch of the watch faces so we’vegot a lot of similar apps. But if we press and holdwe’ll swipe over here and add a new watch facenow, you can see all of the watch faces. We havewith the series 3 So you’ve got some of the newones, such as the new art, one for example, but aswe scroll through you’ll see that most of theseare, what we’ve had for a few years on the seriesthree so not a whole lot. That’S different herethere’s, a few that are new, but not a ton.

If we goover to the se or series 3, for example, press andhold and go over tap on new, we have a much largerselection. So we’ve got california chronograph prowe’ve got count up, you’ll see as we go through gmtjust, a bunch of extra ones that we don’t have onthe other watch. So you will get those additionalwatch faces with those additional featuresand you’ll see i’m still going there. We goand so you’ll get all of those extra watch facesand. What you’ll get is updates for a longer timeover the years so currently we’re at watch osseven.

I would expect the series three at leastsince they’re still selling it to be supported fora couple more years, but with the se and the series6 for example. I would expect that to be supportedfor many years since apple supports their softwarefor many years. I would expect at least three tofive years at this point until we have a majorupdate and they release. Maybe a series 10 applewatch or series 11 apple watch so at this pointi personally would not go near a series. 3 unlessyou got a tremendous deal on it.

I would opt for anse or a series 6 or maybe, if you can find a usedseries 5 and you don’t care about the blood oxygenmonitoring in this particular one then maybego that route, but i really would say, get an seor a series 6 with the latest software On it, andall of the latest updates, so hopefully that helpedyou decide which one was is right for you, andwhich one. You should pick up.

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