1. James Falconer's Avatar
    For any original Apple Watch, or Series 2 owners out there... are you going to upgrade to the Series 3? If so, why? If not, how come?
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    09-12-2017 04:15 PM
  2. doogald's Avatar
    Series 2, bought in January. I'm not upgrading. I don't need the cellular features at all. I always have my phone with me, and would never make a phone call with my watch anyway, and really have no interest in being with just a watch and not a phone. (And I am a runner; we're supposedly the ones who want this. Not me.)
    09-12-2017 04:24 PM
  3. dasupaman23's Avatar
    I am still rocking my SS OG Apple Watch. I think I'm going to be upgrading to the AW3. Just not sure what pricing will be from AT&T yet. I will be getting the cellular model because I like that it can get calls/texts from your phone without your phone being within bluetooth range. The Apple music support will be nice too since I have been moving my streaming to that from Spotify
    09-12-2017 04:44 PM
  4. Matt Chen's Avatar
    Happy with my AW S2. Will wait to see what features from OS 4 are not compatible with the older S2 vs the newer S3.
    09-12-2017 04:53 PM
  5. ladyc0524's Avatar
    Yes I’m definitely upgrading. My Series 0 has seen its fair share of problems
    09-12-2017 05:23 PM
  6. Tartarus's Avatar
    I still have my first gen 38mm Watch.
    I most definitely will upgrade to the Gold 42mm without cellular.
    09-12-2017 05:24 PM
  7. DanHeb's Avatar
    Have both original and series 2, looking to upgrade but waiting to see how much it will cost monthly and if the cellular provider are going to adjust their plans since it will consume more data than only the iPhone some notification are going to be on both
    edswife1970 likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:31 PM
  8. cseggleton's Avatar
    Had series 2 and really liked it. Ultimately sold it since it did not have LTE or altimeter. Now I will be saying goodbye to my trusty Garmin 630 and buying series 3.
    09-12-2017 05:37 PM
  9. Craig's Avatar
    I did not get the earlier watches, but I think it's a good fit for my wife. She is very into fitness and she often leaves w/o her phone, so the new Cellular option is a big plus. I like that Siri works well with the new watch. I think they're really pushing the edge of watches now, it's a great thing to see.
    ReVu30 likes this.
    09-12-2017 05:47 PM
  10. TheLegoJoker's Avatar
    I have the original stainless and I plan to upgrade. I like the cellular option. If I go to an amusement park or something and don’t want to carry my phone I’m still able to be reached. I like the convenience.
    09-12-2017 06:26 PM
  11. ksassy's Avatar
    Series 2, bought in January. I'm not upgrading. I don't need the cellular features at all. I always have my phone with me, and would never make a phone call with my watch anyway, and really have no interest in being with just a watch and not a phone. (And I am a runner; we're supposedly the ones who want this. Not me.)
    Agreed! I just bought my Series 2 with GPS in June and I've only answered two phone calls on my watch so cellular is not a necessity for me. Plus I'm a runner too and don't want to bothered while I'm doing my thing. Could I upgrade sure but do I have to nah!!
    09-12-2017 06:32 PM
  12. stlcheer's Avatar
    I plan to upgrade from my Series 0. I don't know if I want to do the Stainless again or try the gold aluminum.
    ladyc0524 likes this.
    09-12-2017 08:33 PM
  13. eyecrispy's Avatar
    Hubby just said I could. I thought I'd have to put up a fight ..... esp going from the Nike plus model.
    09-12-2017 08:46 PM
  14. TripleOne's Avatar
    I was thinking of getting the Series 3 but the red dot on the crown bothers me quite a bit.
    Lyall Demorrow likes this.
    09-13-2017 01:39 AM
  15. Mac Guy's Avatar
    My AWs and S2 Watch have been A-OK. I wasn't going to upgrade this time round but am now tempted. Trying (half-heartedly) to resist.
    ReVu30 likes this.
    09-13-2017 04:11 AM
  16. TripleOne's Avatar
    My AWs and S2 Watch have been A-OK. I wasn't going to upgrade this time round but am now tempted. Trying (half-heartedly) to resist.
    Does the Series 2 lag at all?
    Apparently the Series 3 is 70% faster while maintaining a dual core chip.
    09-13-2017 04:20 AM
  17. davsug's Avatar
    Agreed! I just bought my Series 2 with GPS in June and I've only answered two phone calls on my watch so cellular is not a necessity for me. Plus I'm a runner too and don't want to bothered while I'm doing my thing. Could I upgrade sure but do I have to nah!!
    Same here. Love my S2 and am a runner but always have my phone. Yeah I could leave it at home with this but I just don't. I'd probably upgrade just because I like new things but not with the added cost of an additional cell service plan.

    Also, since the S2 has disappeared from the Apple site, does anyone know the technical differences between S2 and S3? Will S2 be able to do everything the S3 does and as well, minus the lte?
    09-13-2017 06:58 AM
  18. doogald's Avatar
    Also, since the S2 has disappeared from the Apple site, does anyone know the technical differences between S2 and S3? Will S2 be able to do everything the S3 does and as well, minus the lte?
    The S2 lacks the barometric sensor, so won't be able to calculate elevations and stairs climbed. And the processor is something like 70% slower. At some point, maybe not soon, we can presume that watchOS will upgrade to a version that doesn't support the S2 or S1 because the processor is not powerful enough or something.

    The S3 also has a more efficient W2 wireless processor but that shouldn't affect functionality compared with the S2.
    09-13-2017 07:22 AM
  19. edswife1970's Avatar
    I have the original Apple Watch; I've had it for two years now and I love it. But I think I'm going to go with a new one - probably with the cellular option. I really am not fond of that red on the crown though.. I need to find out if it would cost more from my provider to have the cellular on my watch. I doubt that I would use it that often but it would be nice in an emergency. I just don't want to pay more for another cellular plan.
    09-13-2017 08:54 AM
  20. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    Nope. My series 2 is only a year old and does everything I need. Not convinced I need a cellular connection on the watch so that version is out (the dot doesn't bother me like some people). Not sure how much of a difference a faster processor will make since I seem to get all my notifications without any issues and apps seem to work just fine. The barometric sensor would be nice but I keep my phone with me while I run so I get my elevations.
    09-13-2017 10:13 AM
  21. tcuprof's Avatar
    I'm perfectly happy with the OG SS and Nike+ series 2. I don't want LTE. As doogald said, it's supposed to appeal to runners, but not me. I don't want distractions when I run. Also, I recognize this may seem ridiculous, but that stupid red dot might just be a deal breaker for me.
    09-13-2017 01:24 PM
  22. TechnoMTB's Avatar
    I think I'm gonna upgrade my Series 0 stainless, the choice will be easy cause here in Italy the LTE at the moment isn't available. Anyway when I leave the iPhone at home it's because I prefer to make my activity with out distractions otherwise I always have it in my pocket.
    09-13-2017 01:47 PM
  23. jrsharp70's Avatar
    No. Because of that ridiculous looking red dot.
    tcuprof likes this.
    09-13-2017 02:44 PM
  24. rangerdeyo's Avatar
    No. Because of that ridiculous looking red dot.
    That red dot is getting a lot of hate.
    09-13-2017 02:54 PM
  25. camaroz1985's Avatar
    I'm going to put a red sticker on my crown, then no one will know...

    Seriously though I just got my series 2 a month ago at a great price. Nothing about the 3 makes me want to upgrade. The processor speed would be the only thing. If I was coming from the original, then I might consider it, but not from the 2.
    Tartarus and doogald like this.
    09-13-2017 04:22 PM
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