Apple Watch Series 8 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Apple Watch Series 8
  • Exp. release 2022, September 16 42.3g (41mm), 51.5g (45mm), 10.7mm thickness watchOS 9.0 32GB storage, no card slot
  • Dual-core PowerVR eSIM About 952 USD
  • 1.9" 484x396 pixels
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  • 1GB RAM Apple S8
  •   Li-Ion

Apple Watch Series 8 overview

Apple Watch Series 8 is a smartwatch that runs on watchOS. It is expected to be release 2022, September 16. Apple Watch Series 8 has 1.9 inch, Retina LTPO OLED, 1000 nits (peak), a resolution of 484 x 396 pixels screen with Sapphire crystal glass. It uses Apple S8 chipset, Dual-core CPU, PowerVR GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with eSIM. It uses Li-Ion, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Apple Watch Series 8 is about 952 USD.

Score the key features of Apple Watch Series 8 compared to the other smartwatchs on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 56 / 100 points
  • Dimensions: 74 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 99 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: N/A points
  • Price: 100 / 100 points

Apple Watch Series 8 full specifications

VERSIONS:   

45MM (GPS + CELLULAR)|41MM (GPS + CELLULAR)
Versions: A2773 41mm, A2775 45mm (International); A2772 41mm, A2774 45mm (USA, LATAM, Canada); A2857 41mm, A2858 45mm (China, Hong Kong)

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - International, China, HK
HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA, LATAM, Canada
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International, China, HK
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 39, 40, 41, 66 - USA, LATAM, Canada
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE

LAUNCH

Announced 2022, September 07
Status Coming soon

BODY

Dimensions 45 x 38 x 10.7 mm (1.77 x 1.50 x 0.42 in)
Weight 42.3 g (41mm), 51.5 g (45mm) (1.48 oz)
Build Glass front, ceramic/sapphire crystal back, stainless steel frame
SIM eSIM
  IP6X certified 50m water resistant ECG certified (region dependent SW application; HW available on all models)

DISPLAY

Type Retina LTPO OLED, 1000 nits (peak)
Size 1.9 inches
Resolution 484 x 396 pixels (~326 ppi density)
Protection Sapphire crystal glass
  Always-on display

PLATFORM

OS watchOS 9.0
Chipset Apple S8
CPU Dual-core
GPU PowerVR

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 32GB 1GB RAM
  eMMC 5.1

MAIN CAMERA

No

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB No

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, always-on altimeter, compass, SpO2, VO2max, temperature (body)
  Temperature sensing (0.01˚ accuracy) Natural language commands and dictation (talking mode) Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion, non-removable
Charging Wireless fast charging

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Graphite, Silver, Gold
Models A2773, A2775, A2772, A2774, A2857, A2858
Price About 952 USD

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