1. RHChan84's Avatar
    Nope. From what I have read, better processor with LTE. No thanks. Not spending $400 on a new watch. I rarely use my watch for phone calls so no need.

    Plus I am very happy with me series 2.
    08-22-2017 10:20 PM
  2. Tartarus's Avatar
    I am a first gen user but I will definitely upgrade to series 3
    08-22-2017 11:51 PM
  3. Garz's Avatar
    Maybe. I'll wait and see even it's announced to whether I think it worth it. I'll be honest, it must be a huge update for me to upgrade from my SS series 2.
    08-22-2017 11:56 PM
  4. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Are you planning to upgrade to the Series 3 from the Series 2?
    If there's LTE I think I'd give it some serious thought. I'm basically oncall for work 24/7 and to be able to leave the house for a run without a phone is really appealing to me.
    08-23-2017 04:53 AM
  5. TripleOne's Avatar
    If there's LTE I think I'd give it some serious thought. I'm basically oncall for work 24/7 and to be able to leave the house for a run without a phone is really appealing to me.
    Rumours are saying that Apple won’t allow the Apple Watch to make phone calls on its own and that it will only have access to LTE and not 3G.
    I understand and I can see how the addition of LTE can be very useful in your day to day life.
    08-23-2017 06:25 AM
  6. Tartarus's Avatar
    Rumours are saying that Apple won’t allow the Apple Watch to make phone calls on its own and that it will only have access to LTE and not 3G.
    I understand and I can see how the addition of LTE can be very useful in your day to day life.
    LTE says it all. It’s no VoLTE in the end. In other words, it’s a internet chip, not cellular calling chip (for lack of better wording).
    Who needs calling through the ‘old’ ways anymore?

    Most people have FaceTime, others have Skype, in other countries outside of US there is WhatsApp and so on and so on.
    Calling with the watch will still be possible, especially since WiFi calling has become more common these days.
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    08-23-2017 05:08 PM
  7. eyecrispy's Avatar
    LTE says it all. It’s no VoLTE in the end. In other words, it’s a internet chip, not cellular calling chip (for lack of better wording).
    Who needs calling through the ‘old’ ways anymore?

    Most people have FaceTime, others have Skype, in other countries outside of US there is WhatsApp and so on and so on.
    Calling with the watch will still be possible, especially since WiFi calling has become more common these days.
    Too true. Actually if I can text without my phone, that would be great. I'll wait to see what's announced and see.
    08-23-2017 06:49 PM
  8. toneofark's Avatar
    Since I still use the original, when the series 3 hits I may just grab the series 2 when the price drops.
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    08-28-2017 11:44 PM
  9. RobertP1's Avatar
    I have the series 2 and it is phenomenal.. I couldn't ask for anything more. I am standing pat
    08-29-2017 10:08 AM
  10. Mac Guy's Avatar
    I'm hoping for price drops in the S1 and Nike+. S1 selections are getting thin, though. Channels appear to be clearing out.

    But I think Apple will keep an entry level Watch and the S3 won't replace them. At least that's my hope. Unless Apple screws me and makes the S3 a Must Have at current or higher pricing.

    One thing though... If there's a current band you've been wanting, better grab it now as it may not make the cut for the next refresh.
    toneofark likes this.
    08-29-2017 10:40 AM
  11. RobertP1's Avatar
    I have the series 2 and it is phenomenal.. I couldn't ask for anything more. I am standing pat

    I have to update my last post. I am getting the Series 3 immediately. It looks amazing
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    09-15-2017 02:38 PM
  12. TripleOne's Avatar
    I have to update my last post. I am getting the Series 3 immediately. It looks amazing
    Congratulations!
    Which model are you getting?
    09-15-2017 07:09 PM
  13. RobertP1's Avatar
    The 42mm Alunimum Space Grey with the new loop band. The $429 version... but the problem is my wife is itching for one also, so at the end of the day.. another $1000 to Apple.. LOL.. She has the original and I have the series 2... Maybe I will just let her get it first... (I'm a good husband)
    doogald and TripleOne like this.
    09-16-2017 05:02 AM
  14. RobertP1's Avatar
    Since I still use the original, when the series 3 hits I may just grab the series 2 when the price drops.
    I have the Series 2 and absolutely love it... The battery is amazing and I couldn't be happier. That would be a smart move.
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    09-16-2017 05:04 AM
  15. TripleOne's Avatar
    The 42mm Alunimum Space Grey with the new loop band. The $429 version... but the problem is my wife is itching for one also, so at the end of the day.. another $1000 to Apple.. LOL.. She has the original and I have the series 2... Maybe I will just let her get it first... (I'm a good husband)
    That’s very kind of you, and I’m sure she’ll appreciate it
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    09-16-2017 07:27 AM
  16. RobertP1's Avatar
    That’s very kind of you, and I’m sure she’ll appreciate it
    She will... She is the best!
    09-16-2017 05:11 PM
  17. Snoweagle's Avatar
    After looking at the specs of the Series 3, it's not a good upgrade from my current Series 2.

    The LTE series is not available here in Singapore yet, but looking at the non-LTE models it feels more like a downgrade as it's all aluminum compared to stainless steel on my Series 2.

    The stainless steel case on the LTE Series 3 looks like brushed type?
    09-17-2017 08:14 PM
  18. TripleOne's Avatar
    After looking at the specs of the Series 3, it's not a good upgrade from my current Series 2.

    The LTE series is not available here in Singapore yet, but looking at the non-LTE models it feels more like a downgrade as it's all aluminum compared to stainless steel on my Series 2.

    The stainless steel case on the LTE Series 3 looks like brushed type?
    It should still be the same reflective stainless steel material. Other than LTE, the 70% speed bump is worth noting.
    09-17-2017 11:47 PM
  19. Snoweagle's Avatar
    It should still be the same reflective stainless steel material. Other than LTE, the 70% speed bump is worth noting.
    But the Series 3 sold here are all aluminum ones and I prefer the stainless steel types. I just purchased my Series 2 five months back and have no intention of getting Series 3.
    09-18-2017 02:33 AM
  20. doogald's Avatar
    The LTE series is not available here in Singapore yet, but looking at the non-LTE models it feels more like a downgrade as it's all aluminum compared to stainless steel on my Series 2.
    It's not just the lack of stainless steel - the aluminum Series 2 had a sapphire glass ceramic back (the material covering the sensor bubble.) The Series 3 aluminum models are all composite backs.

    [edited; thanks for the correction, Snoweagle]
    Last edited by doogald; 09-18-2017 at 11:34 AM.
    09-18-2017 05:30 AM
  21. Snoweagle's Avatar
    It's not just the lack of stainless steel - the aluminum Series 2 had a sapphire glass back (the material covering the sensor bubble.) The Series 3 aluminum models are all composite backs.
    That's another point to note. Not sure if Apple is cutting back on costings. Seems like a revert back to the original Apple Watch's aluminum sport models. Think the backs are ceramic on the aluminum Series 2.
    09-18-2017 11:17 AM
  22. doogald's Avatar
    Think the backs are ceramic on the aluminum Series 2.
    That's correct. Sorry for the error in my post above - Series 2 aluminum backs are ceramic, not sapphire glass.
    09-18-2017 11:33 AM
  23. Snoweagle's Avatar
    That's correct. Sorry for the error in my post above - Series 2 aluminum backs are ceramic, not sapphire glass.
    No issues there. I felt that Apple should've maintained this configuration for the Series 3 non-LTE models.
    09-18-2017 08:02 PM
  24. TripleOne's Avatar
    But the Series 3 sold here are all aluminum ones and I prefer the stainless steel types. I just purchased my Series 2 five months back and have no intention of getting Series 3.
    If that’s the case, you can simply wait until it is available in your region. Or you can wait for Series 4
    09-18-2017 11:53 PM
  25. ItnStln511's Avatar
    If that’s the case, you can simply wait until it is available in your region. Or you can wait for Series 4
    That's what I'm doing!
    09-19-2017 09:12 AM
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