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    James Falconer's Avatar
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    Default 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    Curious to poll our community here...

    Do you prefer the 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch? Vote in the poll above and be sure to tell us WHY you chose the size you did.

    The more info we can provide, the more help we'll provide others seeking advice before they purchase.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I chose the 42mm because I wanted the most screen. . . . To anyone who is not sure, let me say this: the 42mm is not that big. Unless you have a tiny wrist, you'll more than likely be happier with the "bigger" watch.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I chose the 42mm version for the reason stated above.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    42mm. The 38mm really looks tiny to me, and I like big watches.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    38mm I am used to wearing a smaller watch, and the 38 looked good on my wrist.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    Went with the 38mm. I have a fairly small wrist, and while the 42mm really isn't much bigger, the 38 just doesn't scream "smart watch". Not regretting it at all.
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    Got the 42mm and I'm glad I did... Got small wrist too but felt just perfect...
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I got the 38, and at first I thought it looked small, but after using it, I love it. It feels more like a regular watch to me, which I love.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    42mm because it just feels right and looks pretty damned awesome too!!!
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I ordered the 42 mm because I wanted the larger screen. After trying them on at the Apple Store, I'm glad I did. It's just the right size for me. I don't have big wrists (around 180 mm where I wear my watch) but the 38 mm just seemed too small. With the small sport band, it just barely fit.
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    I pre-ordered the 42 MM without actually seeing it. But today it is confirmed that I made the right choice. 42 MM is the perfect size on my wrist. 38 will be too small and look strange.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    Quote Originally Posted by lexic View Post
    42mm. The 38mm really looks tiny to me, and I like big watches.
    This.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I like big watches.

    I am going for the 42mm SS-ML Apple watch and that is smaller than my current daily driver watch in all dimensions.
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    I'm ordering the 42mm for larger screen. I have enough problems seeing my 4" iP 5 screen. #OldAgeProbs


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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I went with the 38 because my wrist is 152mm and I also didn't want something that stood out as a smart watch. It seemed small when I opened the box, but after wearing it for a while, it's perfect for me. I'm glad I chose the 38.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I choose 42mm for a very common reason. A like big watch
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I chose the 38 mm as it fits snugly on my wrist. The 42 mm felt bulky when I tried it on.
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    42mm, if I were to get it. Just because I prefer a wider band...
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    42mm. Perfect size. It actually feels small compared to my Garmin Forerunner 220 running watch.
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    I went with the 38mm as my wrist measure 150mm, general I really like big watch but as the Apple Watch was measured by height I didn't want it to be to big, as I thought it may impact on how the straps then fitted on the wrist. Really glad I got the 33, it fits really well.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I wore a Pebble till yesterday. It's even bigger. The 42mm face is as small as I'd want to go -- although I'll admit battery life is a factor. If somehow the 38mm face version got better battery life, that'd be what I'd get. But it doesn't -- larger faces have larger batteries to more than offset the extra pixels' drain.

    Also my wrist is 185mm.
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    I went 38mm and am so happy with it. I tried on the 42 and I thought it was too big. I'm not dainty, but the 38 is just better for me.
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    42 I'm a big guy 6,3 and can handle bigger watches
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    I chose the 38mm Sport, my Seiko round watch is 35mm and kinda suites my wrist, also later on, maybe by Christmas I can afford to get 42mm SS with braceletand pass 38mm one to my wife, maybe I'm hoping to much, but without hope what have you got. ; )
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    Default Re: 38mm or 42mm Apple Watch?

    This thread needs pics :-)
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