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Apple Watch Series 9

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Apple Watch Series 9

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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - International, China, HK HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - International, China, HK
  HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA, LATAM, Canada HSDPA 850 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA, LATAM, Canada
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International, China, HK 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International, China, HK
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 39, 40, 41, 66 - USA, LATAM, Canada 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 39, 40, 41, 66 - USA, LATAM, Canada
Speed HSPA, LTE HSPA, LTE
Launch
Announced 2023, September 12 2022, September 07
Status Available. Released 2023, September 22 Available. Released 2022, September 16
Body
Dimensions 45 x 38 x 10.7 mm (1.77 x 1.50 x 0.42 in) 45 x 38 x 10.7 mm (1.77 x 1.50 x 0.42 in)
Weight 42.3 g (41mm), 51.5 g (45mm) (1.48 oz) 42.3 g (41mm), 51.5 g (45mm) (1.48 oz)
Build Glass front, ceramic/sapphire crystal back, stainless steel frame Glass front, ceramic/sapphire crystal back, stainless steel frame
SIM eSIM eSIM
 IP6X certified
50m water resistant
ECG certified (region dependent SW application; HW available on all models)
IP6X certified
50m water resistant
ECG certified (region dependent SW application; HW available on all models)
Display
Type Retina LTPO OLED, 2000 nits (peak) Retina LTPO OLED, 1000 nits (peak)
Size 1.9 inches 1.9 inches
Resolution 484 x 396 pixels (~326 ppi density) 484 x 396 pixels (~326 ppi density)
Protection Sapphire crystal glass Sapphire crystal glass
 Always-on display Always-on display
Platform
OS watchOS 10, upgradable to watchOS 10.3.1 watchOS 9.0, upgradable to watchOS 10.3.1
Chipset Apple S9 Apple S8
CPU Dual-core Dual-core
GPU PowerVR PowerVR
Memory
Card slot No No
Internal 64GB 32GB 1GB RAM
  eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Modules No No
Selfie Camera
Modules No No
ADVERTISEMENT
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack No No
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE 5.3, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Radio No No
USB No No
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, always-on altimeter, compass, SpO2, VO2max, temperature (body) Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate, barometer, always-on altimeter, compass, SpO2, VO2max, temperature (body)
 Temperature sensing (0.01˚ accuracy)
Ultra Wideband 2 (UWB) support
Temperature sensing (0.01˚ accuracy)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
Battery
Type Li-Ion 308 mAh, non-removable Li-Ion 308 mAh, non-removable
Charging Wireless, 0-80% in 45 min (advertised) Wireless, 0-80% in 45 min (advertised)
Misc
Colors Graphite, Silver, Gold, Red Graphite, Silver, Gold
SAR 1.02 W/kg (head)     0.31 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.64 W/kg (head)     0.31 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
Models A2982, A2984, A2983, A2985, Watch7,3, Watch7,4 A2773, A2775, A2772, A2774, A2857, A2858, watch6,16, watch6,17
Price $ 708.00 / € 729.00 € 672.59

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