The Apple Watch Series 9 vs. the competition: Same design, more power

Apple Watch Series 9

Samsung Galaxy Watch 6

Google Pixel Watch

Pricing (MSRP)

41mm Aluminum: $399

45mm Aluminum: $429

41mm Stainless steel: $699

45mm Stainless steel: $749

40mm: $299.99

44mm: $329.99

$349.99

Dimensions

41mm: 1.61 x 1.38 x 0.42 inches

45mm: 1.77 x 1.50 x 0.42 inches

40mm: 1.53 x 1.59 x 0.35 inches

44mm: 1.69 x 1.75 x 0.35 inches

41mm: 1.61 x 1.61 x 0.48 inches

Weight (approx.)

41mm Aluminum: 1.13 ounces

45mm Aluminum: 1.37 ounces

41mm Stainless steel: 1.49 ounces

45mm Stainless steel: 1.82 ounces

40mm: 1.02 ounces

44mm: 1.16 ounces

1.27 ounces

Case material

Aluminum or Stainless steel

Aluminum (Stainless steel on Galaxy Watch 6 Classic)

Stainless steel

Display size

41mm: 1.69 inches

45mm: 1.9 inches

40mm: 1.31 inches

44mm: 1.47 inches

1.2 inches

Display resolution / pixel density

41mm: 430 x 352, 326 ppi

45mm: 484 x 396, 326 ppi

40mm: 432 x 432, 330 ppi

44mm: 480 x 480, 327 ppi

320 ppi

Display type

LTPO OLED

Aluminum: Ion-X glass

Stainless steel: Sapphire crystal glass

Super AMOLED

Sapphire crystal glass

AMOLED

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Display brightness

Up to 2,000 nits

Up to 2,000 nits

Up to 1,000 nits

Chipset

Apple S9 (dual-core)

Exynos W930 (dual-core, 5 nm)

Exynos 9110 (dual-core, 10 nm)

Storage

64GB

16GB

32GB

Battery life (claimed)

Up to 18 hours / up to 36 hours in Low Power Mode

Up to 40 hours with always-on display (AOD) off / up to 30 hours with AOD on

40mm: 300mAh

44mm: 425mAh

Up to 24 hours

294mAh

Wireless charging

Yes, via proprietary standard

Yes, via WPC-based chargers

10W

Not officially supported

Water resistance

Up to 50 meters, IP6X dust resistance

IP68, 5 ATM

5 ATM

GPS

GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS

GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo

GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo

Health features

Optical heart rate sensor, blood oxygen measurements, temperature sensor, ECG app, sleep tracking, irregular heart rhythm notifications

Optical heart rate sensor, blood oxygen measurements, temperature sensor, ECG app, sleep tracking, irregular heart rhythm notifications, bioelectrical impedance analysis sensor

Optical heart rate sensor, overnight blood oxygen measurements, Fitbit ECG app, sleep tracking

Wi-Fi

802.11 b/g/n

802.11 a/b/g/n

802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth

v5.3

v5.3

v5.0

NFC

Yes

Yes

Yes

OS

watchOS 10

Wear OS 4, One UI 5 Watch

Wear OS 3.5

Case colors

Aluminum: Pink, Starlight, Midnight, Silver, Product Red

Stainless steel: Gold, Silver, Graphite

Graphite, Gold

Champagne Gold, Matte Black, Polished Silver

Other features

Always-on display, ultra-wideband chip, fall detection, crash detection, emergency SOS, optional 4G LTE (standard with stainless steel model), altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope

Always-on display, fall detection, emergency SOS, optional 4G LTE, altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope

Always-on display, Fitbit integration, fall detection, emergency SOS, optional 4G LTE, altimeter, accelerometer, gyroscope

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