Apple Watch SE review: specs and price

Apple Watch SE

Why is Apple Watch SE better than the average?

  • Resolution
    ?

    368 x 448pxvs118.26KP
  • Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.43
  • Screen size
    ?

    1.78"vs1.39"
  • Thickness
    ?

    10.74mmvs11.8mm
  • Waterproof depth rating
    ?

    50mvs44.85m
  • Pixel density
    ?

    326ppivs321.43ppi
  • Weight
    ?

    36.7gvs48.04g
  • Height
    ?

    44mmvs44.32mm

Price comparison

Buy used:

$279.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray ...Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Midnight Sport Band
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$239.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray ...Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
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$319.95
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band (Renewed)
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$319.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) Go...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) Gold Aluminum Case with Maize/White Sport Loop
Amazon logo
$329.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with Abyss Blue/Moss Green Sport Loop
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$419.00
Apple Watch SE Amazonelago W2 Charger Stand Compatible with A...elago W2 Charger Stand Compatible with Apple Watch Series 7/6/SE/5/4/3/2/1 (45mm, 44mm, 42mm, 41mm, 40mm, 38mm), Nightstand Mode (Black)
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$9.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonCharging Dock Stations - 4-in-1 Wireless...Charging Dock Stations - 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad, Rotating Plug Multi-Device Charger for Apple iPhone, AirPods, iWatch, Samsung Galaxy S20, and Other Qi-Enabled Devices, White
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$22.98
Apple Watch SE AmazonFitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartw...Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch with Heart Rate, Music, Alexa Built-In, Sleep and Swim Tracking, Black/Carbon, One Size (S and L Bands Included)
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$129.95
Apple Watch SE AmazonWAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fas...WAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fast Charging Station for Apple iWatch SE/6/5/4/3/2/1,AirPods Pro, Compatible with iPhone 13/12/12 Pro Max/11 Series/XS Max/XR/XS/X/8/8 Plus/Samsung Galaxy (Black)
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$37.99
Apple Watch SE oneplus_usOnePlus Watch (Midnight Black)
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$159.00
Apple Watch SE banggood_wwDT NO.1DT1超軽量1.8インチフルタッチスクリーンECG心拍数モニターb...DT NO.1DT1超軽量1.8インチフルタッチスクリーンECG心拍数モニターbluetoothCall AI Voice Assistant 200 Watch Faces Smart Watch
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¥3,450.00
Apple Watch SE banggood_wwXiaomi Watch Color 21.43インチAMOLED466 * 4...Xiaomi Watch Color 21.43インチAMOLED466 * 466タッチスクリーン心拍数血中酸素モニターデュアル周波数GPS117スポーツモード470mAhBT5.2スマートウォッチ中国語版
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¥25,304.00
Apple Watch SE banggood_ww[ローカル音楽再生] Bakeey A10 bluetooth Call Wat...[ローカル音楽再生] Bakeey A10 bluetooth Call WatchHeartRate血圧モニターWeatherPush Smart Watch
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¥5,025.00
Apple Watch SE dealextremeW26+ Smart Watch Bluetooth Calling Watch...W26+ Smart Watch Bluetooth Calling Watch Square Dial Fashion Watch Waterproof Sport Watch
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$27.99
Apple Watch SE dealextremeRealme Watch S Smart Watch Round Dial Fa...Realme Watch S Smart Watch Round Dial Fashion Watch Outdoor Sport Watch Real-time Heart Rate Monitoring
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$88.69
Apple Watch SE dealextremeIMILAB KW66 Smart Watch Multi-functional...IMILAB KW66 Smart Watch Multi-functional Watch Waterproof Sport Watch Fashion Round Dial Watch Heart Rate Monitoring
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$47.99

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple Watch SE
7.0
1 User reviews
Apple Watch SE
7.0/10
1 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes

Design

10.0/10
1 votes

App

5.0/10
1 votes

Performance

7.0/10
1 votes

Fitness features

9.0/10
1 votes

Comments

Yousuf

Yousuf

1 day ago

7 / 10

Ah I wanted cellular but it tricked me.

Yousuf

Yousuf

1 day ago

7 / 10

Pros

  • Great activity tracking
  • Well Built
  • Sleep Tracking
  • GPS
  • Magnetic charging
  • Changeable band
  • Good customization
  • Many watch faces
  • Good battery life
  • Activity tracking

Cons

  • Needs a very specific charger
  • Small screen
  • No Google
  • No cellular
  • So expensive specific charger
  • Needs to be flipped to charge fast
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Design

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
3.sweat resistance
Apple Watch SE
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.has a touch screen
Apple Watch SE
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.
6.Has a display
Apple Watch SE
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
7.resolution

368 x 448px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
8.Always-On Display
Apple Watch SE
The user can see information such as date, time, and notifications even when the screen is off. The functionality can be enabled or disabled.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Sensors

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Apple Watch SE
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
4.has an accelerometer
Apple Watch SE
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
5.has a compass
Apple Watch SE
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
7.Has a barometer
Apple Watch SE
This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.
8.has a gyroscope
Apple Watch SE
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
9.Has a cadence sensor
Apple Watch SE
A cadence sensor measures the number of pedal revolutions per minute when you are cycling. It enables you to monitor how fast you are pedaling.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
Apple Watch SE
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
2.Tracks distance
Apple Watch SE
It tracks how far you travel.
3.Tracks steps taken
Apple Watch SE
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
5.Measures pace
Apple Watch SE
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
7.Provides sleep reports
Apple Watch SE
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
9.Tracks elevation
Apple Watch SE
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

Connectivity

1.has NFC
Apple Watch SE
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple Watch SE
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.Syncs wirelessly
Apple Watch SE
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
5.Automatically syncs
Apple Watch SE
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.has a cellular module
Apple Watch SE
Devices that use cellular technology can connect to mobile networks. Cellular networks have much wider signal coverage than Wi-Fi.
8.Is compatible with iOS
Apple Watch SE
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Battery

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.has wireless charging
Apple Watch SE
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
6.battery life with GPS on

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There is less chance that you will run out of battery during an adventure.
7.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
8.battery life in power save mode

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In power save mode you can still check what time it is and other basic functions. A long battery life is good if you wear the device day to day.
9.battery life in training mode

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With a long battery life, you can train for several hours a week and only have to recharge the device every few weeks.

Features

The device has a speaker and microphone that allow you to answer calls made to your smartphone.
2.Has call control
Apple Watch SE
The device alerts you to incoming calls on your smartphone, and allows you extra control such as muting or rejecting the call.
3.Locates your phone
Apple Watch SE
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
4.Has notifications
Apple Watch SE
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
5.Has silent alarm
Apple Watch SE
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
6.Has a stopwatch
Apple Watch SE
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
7.Has vibrating alerts
Apple Watch SE
Vibrating alerts have a variety of uses, such as interval training.
8.Has smart alarm
Apple Watch SE
It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.
9.has voice commands
Apple Watch SE
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Miscellaneous

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
2.Free app
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.
5.Ad-free
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
You can personalize the appearance of the app - for example, choosing a different theme or colors.
7.Has passcode
Apple Watch SE (Apple Health)
You can set a passcode to keep your data private.
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
9.Has voice feedback
Apple Watch SE
It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

Price comparison

Buy used:

$279.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray ...Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Midnight Sport Band
Amazon logo
$239.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray ...Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$309.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Space Gray Aluminum Case with Black Sport Band (Renewed)
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$319.95
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with White Sport Band (Renewed)
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$319.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) Go...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) Gold Aluminum Case with Maize/White Sport Loop
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$329.00
Apple Watch SE AmazonApple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - ...Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) - Silver Aluminum Case with Abyss Blue/Moss Green Sport Loop
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$419.00
Apple Watch SE Amazonelago W2 Charger Stand Compatible with A...elago W2 Charger Stand Compatible with Apple Watch Series 7/6/SE/5/4/3/2/1 (45mm, 44mm, 42mm, 41mm, 40mm, 38mm), Nightstand Mode (Black)
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$9.99
Apple Watch SE AmazonCharging Dock Stations - 4-in-1 Wireless...Charging Dock Stations - 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad, Rotating Plug Multi-Device Charger for Apple iPhone, AirPods, iWatch, Samsung Galaxy S20, and Other Qi-Enabled Devices, White
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$22.98
Apple Watch SE AmazonFitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartw...Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch with Heart Rate, Music, Alexa Built-In, Sleep and Swim Tracking, Black/Carbon, One Size (S and L Bands Included)
Amazon logo
$129.95
Apple Watch SE AmazonWAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fas...WAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fast Charging Station for Apple iWatch SE/6/5/4/3/2/1,AirPods Pro, Compatible with iPhone 13/12/12 Pro Max/11 Series/XS Max/XR/XS/X/8/8 Plus/Samsung Galaxy (Black)
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$37.99
Apple Watch SE oneplus_usOnePlus Watch (Midnight Black)
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$159.00
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¥3,450.00
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¥25,304.00
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