Apple took the keynote presentation of the iPhone 7 to give to the world the Apple Watch Series 2 , the highly anticipated second generation smartwatch. Now the company is selling both Series 1 and Series 2, and many users what they ask are the differences between the two models and whether it's worth spending a little more for the new or not.
The Apple Watch Series 1 aluminum case with carrying strap sport and its price of 339 €, while the Series 2 does from the 439 € the cheapest model. On the other hand, I must say that in the Series 2 will find four different models: Watch, Watch Nike +, Watch and Watch Edition Hermès, the latter being the most expensive of all.
But what is the difference between Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2? Is it worth spending a little more for the Apple Watch Series 2? Read on and discover what their main differences.
Apple Watch Apple Watch Series 1 or Series 2, what is best for you?
First of all I must say that the Apple Watch Series 1 is not the original Apple Watch, but has been improved. As the company itself says, this smartwatch incorporates all the features of the first generation with a new dual-core processor and watchOS 3.
Thanks to the new processor the Apple Watch Series 1 is much faster and powerful, which makes the user experience more smooth and fluid. Yes, I must say that this is the only improvement, while the Series 2 is the new model that takes.
The Apple Watch Series 2 also incorporate a dual core processor like the Series 1, but also has built -in GPS. This means you can track the route, measure speed and pace with great precision without having to carry the iPhone above.
This makes the Apple Watch is perfect to go out and play sports without having to carry the iPhone, something demanded much users of the first generation smartwatch. Unlike other Series 2 Series 1 it is opposite the first also have a new GPU that significantly improves the graphics performance of the original Apple Watch.
Apple Watch Series 2 also has a twice as bright (1000 nits) screen, so it will be easier to see when you're on the street on a sunny day. On the other hand, it is also more water resistant than the first generation, and can dive up to 50 meters, while the Series 1 are only splash resistant.
Because of this new feature in Series 2, Apple has included new training swimming in watchOS 3. On the other hand, as previously said Apple Watch Series 2 is available in several models and there is a difference from the first generation is that the Watch Edition is made of ceramic instead of gold, it is four times harder than stainless steel and has a glossy finish.
As you see there are few things that differentiate one model from another, so it is in your hand to decide whether the GPS or water resistance are essential features for you or not.