Tech specs: Apple Watch

Learn about the key features and specifications of the Apple Watch.

 

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Key features

  • Digital Crown

  • Retina display with Force Touch

  • Heart rate sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope

  • Ambient light sensor

  • Speaker and microphone

 

Specs

 

Specs

  • Battery
    • Usage time: 3-6 hours
    • Standby time: 48 hours (as timepiece)
    • Battery size/type: 250 mAh
  • Keyboard
    • Touch screen with on-screen keyboard
  • Memory
    • 512 MB RAM, 8 GB ROM
  • Network
    • N/A
  • Operating System
    • watchOS 1.0
  • Processor
    • Apple S1 520 MHz
  • System Manager (Carrier IQ)
    • No
  • Emergency Alerts (CMAS)
    • No
  • HD Voice Capable
    • No
  • VoLTE Capable
    • No
  • Anti-theft
    • Yes
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • T-Mobile Video Calling: No
  • Advanced messaging: No

Web

  • N/A
  • N/A

Camera

  • N/A
  • N/A

Multimedia

  • External speaker
  • Audio support: M4A, AAC
  • Image support: GIF87A, GIF87A, PNG
  • Video support: N/A