Apple Watch Series 2

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The Apple Watch Series 1 and Apple Watch Series 2 are the second-generation model of the Apple Watch.[1][2]It uses an Apple S2 (Series 2) or Apple S1P (Series 1) SiP (System in Package),[3] has a built-in quick-on GPS (Series 2) and the display has twice the brightness of the previous generation for easier readability outdoors. The Apple Watch Series 1 and 2 require an iPhone 5 or later on iOS 10 or later.[4]


Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters. It can keep track of the number of laps and distance while swimming. It uses the speaker for expelling residual water after a swim or immersion in water. During swimming the touch function can be manually disabled.


  1. ^ Torres, Timothy. "Apple Watch Series 2 vs. Samsung Gear S3: Smartwatch Smackdown". PC Magazine. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Graziano, Dan. "Apple Watch Series 2 vs. Samsung Gear S3 vs. Fitbit vs. Android Wear vs. Garmin vs. Pebble". CNET. Retrieved 12 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Apple Introduces Apple Watch Series 2, The Ultimate Device For A Healthy Life". Retrieved 2016-09-12. 
  4. ^ "Apple Watch Series 2 – Technical Specifications". Retrieved 2017-12-11. 

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