Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Series 1


Apple Watch is a line of smartwatches developed by Apple Inc. It incorporates fitness tracking and health-oriented capabilities with integration with iOS and other Apple products and services.

The Apple Watch Series 2 is the second-generation Apple Watch model, and the Apple Watch Series 2 was released in September 2016.

Apple Watch Series 2

Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Series 1

Here we will compare Apple Watch Series 2 with Apple Watch Series 1 among functions and so on. And you can find one to fit you through the contradistinction.

Waterproof to 50m

While the first Apple Watch was "splash" proof, the second edition Series 2 is "swim" proof - completely water resistant to a depth of 50 meters, in both swimming pools and open water.

50% faster processor

the Watch Series two is powered by the new the S2 chip with a dual-core processor that's up to 50% faster, with a new GPU that offers up to twice the graphics performance, meaning more graphically intensive games, such as NightSky, can run on the Watch, with five times to level of detail.

Built-in GPS

"With built-in GPS, Apple Watch Series 2 records precise distance, pace and speed for outdoor workouts such as walking, running or cycling, without needing to take an iPhone," said Apple.

Series 1 will continue to need extra help in this department. By contrast, Apple Watch Series 2 adds on-board GPS inside the watch. Runners and cyclists can benefit with real-time tracking done right on the watch, no iPhone required. Maps will also get much better using the built-in GPS.

Brighter display

The Watch Series 2 also features a second-generation display that's two times brighter at 1000 nits, which Apple said will make all the difference when wearers are outside in the sun.

Apple Watch Nike+

Apple Watch Nike+ is a collaboration between Apple and Nike to produce an Apple Watch Series 2 with special features designed for running. Special bands as well as custom-designed faces and Nike running apps are featured with the Nike+ model. This version is not available in the Series 1.

New bands

Along with the release of the Series 2, Apple has discontinued a few Apple Watch bands and added some new flavors to the mix. Some models of the Apple Watch Series 2 will ship with different band combinations compared to the Series 1 version. Those purchasing a Series 1 watch today are limited to the new band colors.

Ceramic case

Buying a Series 1 today means you are limited to the aluminum case in silver, gold, rose gold, or space gray. When it comes to the Apple Watch Series 2 interested parties can also choose from stainless steel.

The Apple Watch Series 2 also comes in an exclusive white ceramic case. The ceramic model ships with a "cloud" sport band, which only comes with this particular watch.

With Watch OS 3

Users can run Apple's new WatchOS 3 operating system on Apple Watch Series 2, which will feature the new Pokemon GO app, made special for the wearable.

When you approach a Pokemon, the watch will notify you. It also notifies you when Pokegyms are near by, so you never miss a Pokestop.


Apple Watch Series 1 starts at $269.

Apple Watch Series 2 starts at $369.

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