Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Nike+ (GPS + Cellular) 42mm

Apple Watch Series 2 Apple Watch Nike+ (GPS + Cellular) 42mm
Model Apple
Watch Series 2
Watch Nike+ (GPS + Cellular) 42mm

Basic Info

Suggested Price 399 409
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Release Oct 2016 Apr 2018


BestBuy Rating 4.8 4.9
Walmart Rating 4.8 0.0


Top Features
  • Aluminum case
  • Dual-core processor
  • Built-in GPS
  • Water resistant 50 meters¹
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n 2.4Ghz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Heart rate sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Second-generation OLED Retina display with Force Touch (2x brighter)²
  • Ion-X glass (aluminum cases)
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life³
  • Magnetic charging cable
  • Apple Watch requires an iPhone 5 or later. Classic Buckle, Leather Loop, Modern Buckle, Milanese Loop, and Link Bracelet bands are not water resistant.
  • ¹Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean.
  • However, Apple Watch Series 2 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.
  • ²Compared with the previous generation.
  • *All models come in distinct case and band combinations. Sport Band, Woven Nylon, stainless steel, and leather bands are all compatible with all Apple Watch models.
  • ³Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 1, Apple Watch Series 2, and Apple Watch Edition, each paired with an iPhone; all devices tested with prerelease software.
  • All-day battery life is based on 18 hours with the following use: 90 time checks, 90 notifications, 45 minutes of app use, and a 30-minute workout with music playback from Apple.
  • Watch via Bluetooth, over the course of 18 hours. Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary.
  • TM and © 2016 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Cellular keeps you connected with just your watch²
  • GPS and a barometric altimeter track how far and high you go
  • Dual-core processor for faster app performance³
  • Ultimate sports watch and intelligent activity tracker
  • Swimproof so you’re always ready for the pool or ocean⁴
  • Aluminum case
  • watchOS 4 is even more intuitive and intelligent
  • Nike Sport Band and Nike Sport Loop are lightweight and breathable
  • Exclusive Nike watch faces
  • Selection may vary; see a sales associate for available models.
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) requires an iPhone 6 or later with iOS 11 or later.
  • ¹Apple Music requires a subscription.
  • ²Wireless service plan is required for cellular service. Apple Watch and iPhone service provider must be the same. Not available with all service providers.
  • Not all service providers support enterprise accounts; check with your employer and service provider. Some legacy plans may not be compatible.
  • Prepaid plans are not supported. Coverage is dependent on carrier network. Roaming is not available outside your carrier network coverage area. Contact your service provider for more details.
  • Check for participating wireless carriers and eligibility.
  • ³Compared with the previous generation.
  • ⁴ISO standard 22810:2010. Appropriate for shallow-water activities like swimming. Submersion below shallow depth and high-velocity water activities not recommended. Milanese Loop bands are not water-resistant.

All Features

Countdown Yes
Alarm Yes
Internet Connectable Yes
Calendar Yes
Case Width 1.4 inches 1.4 inches
Maximum Depth of Water Resistance 0 feet 164 feet
Mobile Notifications Yes
Rechargeable Battery Yes
Charging Interface(s) Wireless Wireless
Model Family Apple Watch Series 2 Apple Watch Nike+
Band Color Black Midnight Fog
Stopwatch Yes
Battery Size Not Applicable Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Vibration Alert Yes Yes
Date/Time Display Date and time
Body Metrics Measured Heart rate
Voice Activated Yes Yes
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Parts 1 year 1 Year
Text Messaging Yes
Clock Display Yes
Color Space Gray Aluminum Space Gray Aluminum
Curved Screen No
Email Capable Yes
Operating System Compatibility Apple iOS Apple iOS
Screen Size 42 millimeters 42 millimeters
Bluetooth Enabled Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Compatibility Bluetooth Wireless B
Bluetooth Version 4.0 4.2
Built-In Microphone Yes Yes
Battery-Strength Indicator Yes
Series Series 2 Series 3
Band Material Other Woven
Additional Accessories Included Sport Band (can be configured for either S/M or M/L length); 1m Magnetic Charging Cable; 5W USB Power Adapter Nike Sport Band, 1m Magnetic Charging Cable, 5W USB Power Adapter
Screen Type Digital OLED
GPS Enabled Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
No-Contract Yes
Battery Type Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
Processor Brand Apple
Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
Color Category Gray Gray
Model Number MP062LL/A MQLH2LL/A
Product Name Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black Sport Band Apple Watch Nike+ (GPS + Cellular) 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case with Midnight Fog Nike Sport Loop
Case Length 1.7 inches
Operating System watchOS watchOS
Manufacturer’s Warranty – Labor 1 year 1 Year
Brand Apple Apple
Music Player Yes Yes
Water Resistant Yes Yes
Maximum Usage Time 18 hours
Case Thickness 0.4 inches 0.4 inches
Carrier Unlocked
Product Weight 1.23 ounces
Dust Resistant Yes
Color Monitor Yes
Case Size 42 millimeters
Form Factor Wristwatch
Backlit Display Yes
Battery Capacity 18 milliampere hours
Metrics Measured Heart rate
Maximum Wrist Size 8.66 inches
Multi-Sport Tracking Yes
Rechargeable Yes
Usage Time 18 hours
Product Depth 0.44 inches
Case Back Material Ceramic
Minimum Wrist Size 5.7 inches
Alert Type Vibration
Case Material Aluminum
Screen Material Ion-X Glass
Adjustable Band Length Yes
Data Plan Required Yes
Band Type Nike Sport Loop
Mobile Payment Service Supported Apple Pay
Band Length 8.2677 inches
Global Positioning GPS
NFC Technology Yes
Product Height 1.67 inches
Display Screen Yes
Case Shape Rounded square
Adjustable Brightness Yes
Product Type Smartwatch
Voice Assistant Built-in Siri

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