Compare Apple Watch Models

Series 6


SE


Apple Watch Series 6
Apple Watch Series SE

The most advanced Apple Watch yet, with a blood oxygen sensor and app,¹ the ECG app² and the Always-On Retina display.

Features the same larger display size as Series 6, fall detection, a compass and an always-on altimeter.

GPS + Cellular

Starting at $29.17 per month

GPS + Cellular

Starting at $18.96 per month

Quick Look



44mm or 40mm
case size

44mm or 40mm
case size

Always-On Retina display 20% larger than Series 3

Always-On Retina display 20% larger than Series 3

Water-resistant3
Swimproof

Water-resistant3
Swimproof

Blood Oxygen app1

ECG app2

High and low heart
rate notifications

Irregular heart
rhythm notification4

High and low heart
rate notifications

Irregular heart
rhythm notification4

Emergency SOS5

Emergency SOS5

International
emergency calling6

International
emergency calling6

Fall detection

Fall detection

Compass

Compass

Always-on altimeter

Always-on altimeter

Key Differences

Display



Always-On Retina display

Retina

The display never sleeps, so you can always see the time and information that's most important to you. The viewing area stretches deep into the rounded corners and is over 30 percent larger than the Apple Watch Series 3 display.

The same larger display size as Series 6, so you can see more and use all the latest watch faces and complications. Just raise your wrist and the display instantly comes to life.

44mm case
368 by 448 pixels

44mm case
368 by 448 pixels

40mm case
324 by 394 pixels

40mm case
324 by 394 pixels

Materials and Finishes



Aluminum

Aluminum

Stainless Steel

The Apple Watch Series 6 case is 11 percent thinner than the Apple Watch Series 3 case and is available in a range of materials.

Featuring the same case size as Series 6 and available in 100 percent recycled aluminum.

Apple Watch Series 6
Apple Watch Series SE

Aluminum

Aluminum

Stainless steel

Health



Blood Oxygen app1

ECG app2

High and low heart rate notifications

High and low heart rate notifications

Irregular heart rhythm notification4

Irregular heart rhythm notification4

Series 6 has the most advanced health and wellness features ever in an Apple Watch. You can measure your blood oxygen levels (SpO2),¹ take an ECG² from your wrist, be alerted if it detects unusually high or low heart rates or an irregular rhythm,⁴ and even measure your current heart rate.

Apple Watch SE can alert you if it detects unusually high or low heart rates or an irregular rhythm,⁴ as well as measure your current heart rate.

health-watch
health-watch

Safety and Emergency



Emergency SOS5

Emergency SOS5

International emergency calling6

International emergency calling6

Fall detection

Fall detection

Noise monitoring

Noise monitoring

With Emergency SOS, you can quickly call for help and alert your emergency contacts.⁵ Apple Watch Series 6 can also detect if you’ve taken a hard fall, then automatically call emergency services for you. And it can complete an emergency call while you’re travelling abroad.⁶ The Noise app alerts you when decibels reach levels that could damage your hearing.

With the same safety and emergency features as Series 6, you’re never too far away from help if you need it. The Noise app alerts you when decibels reach levels that could damage your hearing.

safety-watch
safety-watch

Technology



Blood oxygen sensor¹

Electrical heart sensor

Optical heart sensor

Optical heart sensor

Dual-core S6 SiP

Dual-core S6 SiP

Digital Crown with haptic feedback

Digital Crown with haptic feedback

Cellular connectivity on GPS + Cellular models

Cellular connectivity on GPS + Cellular models

GPS

GPS

Compass

Compass

Always-on altimeter

Always-on altimeter

Second-generation speaker and mic

Second-generation speaker and mic

The back crystal of Apple Watch Series 6 features four clusters of green, red and infrared LEDs and four photodiodes used to measure blood oxygen levels with the Blood Oxygen app.¹ It has both an optical heart sensor for measuring your heart rate and heart rhythm⁴ and an electrical heart sensor that enables the ECG app.² The Digital Crown provides haptic feedback when you turn it. The S6 SiP with 64-bit dual-core processor is up to 20 percent faster than the S5 in Apple Watch Series 5. The always-on altimeter detects your elevation in real time.

Apple Watch SE has an optical heart sensor for measuring your heart rate and heart rhythm.⁴ The Digital Crown provides haptic feedback when you turn it. The S5 SiP with 64-bit dual-core processor is up to two times faster than the S3 in Apple Watch Series 3. The always-on altimeter detects your elevation in real time.

Tech Specs

Finishes



GPS + Cellular

GPS + Cellular



Aluminum available in silver, space grey, gold, blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

Aluminum available in silver, space grey, gold, blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

Stainless Steel available in silver, graphite (DLC) and gold (PVD).

GPS

GPS



Aluminum available in silver, space grey, gold, blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

Aluminum available in silver space grey and gold.

Apple Watch Nike

Apple Watch Nike



Aluminum available in silver and space grey

Aluminum available in silver and space grey

Features


GPS, GNSS

GPS, GNSS

Compass

Compass

Always-on altimeter

Always-on altimeter

Water-resistant

50 metres3

Water-resistant

50 metres3

Blood oxygen sensor

(Blood Oxygen app)1

Electrical heart sensor

(ECG app)2

Second-generation

optical heart sensor

Second-generation

optical heart sensor

International

emergency calling6

International

emergency calling6

Emergency SOS5

Emergency SOS5

Accelerometer

up to 32 g-forces with fall-detection

Accelerometer

up to 32 g-forces with fall-detection

Gyroscope

Gyroscope

Ambient light sensor

Ambient light sensor

Speaker

50 percent louder

Speaker

50 percent louder

Microphone

(enables Noise app)

Microphone

(enables Noise app)

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

GymKit

GymKit

Capacity 32GB

GPS + Cellular

Capacity 32GB

GPS + Cellular

Capacity 32GB

GPS

Capacity 32GB

GPS

Ceramic and sapphire crystal back

GPS + Cellular
GPS

Ceramic and sapphire crystal back

GPS + Cellular
GPS

Display


44 mm
368 by 448 pixels
977 sq mm display area

44 mm
368 by 448 pixels
977 sq mm display area

40 mm
324 by 394 pixels
759 sq mm display area

40 mm
324 by 394 pixels
759 sq mm display area

Always-On Retina LTPO OLED display
1000 nits brightness

Retina LTPO OLED display
1000 nits brightness

Chip


S6 SiP with 64-bit dual-core processor
Up to 20 percent faster than S5

Up to 20 percent faster than S5
Up to 2x faster than S3

W3
Apple wireless chip

W3
Apple wireless chip

U1 chip
(Ultra wideband)

-

Connectivity


LTE and UMTS8
GPS + Cellular models

LTE and UMTS8
GPS + Cellular models

Wi-Fi
(802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)

Wi-Fi
(802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz)

Bluetooth 5.0

Bluetooth 5.0

Power


Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours8

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Up to 18 hours10

Magnetic charging cable

Magnetic charging cable

There's an Apple Watch for everyone.

Apple Watch Series 6
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