5 Reasons the Apple Watch Sport is Better

Most users are looking at buying the Apple Watch Sport or the Apple Watch. After using the Apple Watch Sport for most of the year and comparing it to our time with the more expensive Apple Watch, these are the reasons that the Apple Watch Sport is a better choice for most users.

Apple just announced the Apple Watch Series 2, which is waterproof up to 50 meters, includes a faster processor and built-in GPS. There is an Apple Watch 2 Sport, but it is chosen as options when picking the Apple Watch you want.

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If you need to use the Apple Watch to swim or run a Tough Mudder wait for the Series 2. Here’s more on which Apple Watch series 2 to buy.

Most consumers are comparing the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport and asking which, “Apple Watch should I buy?” while they try to figure out which one to spend money on.

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You can read our Apple Watch review to find out how this device holds up over time. The functionality between the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport is identical, but the look and feel is different.

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The Apple Watch Series 1 Sport starts at $269 for the 38mm versions and $299 for the Apple Watch Series 1 Sport in 42mm. Apple doesn’t offer a Series 1 in Stainless Steel.

The Apple Watch Series 2 Sport is $369 in 38mm and $399 in 42mm while the regular version is $549 and $599 in 38mm and 42mm respectively.

We’ve seen deals that offer $50 off the Apple Watch Sport and up to $200 off the Apple Watch, so if you look for a discount you can find a lot of savings.

Why we think the Apple Watch Sport is better than the Apple Watch.

Why we think the Apple Watch Sport is better than the Apple Watch.

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After extended time using the Apple Watch Sport and looking at some of the Apple Watch problems that come with the Stainless Steel model, here are five reasons the Apple Watch Sport is better than the Apple Watch.

It is possible to find Apple Watch deals that drop the price of both models $50 to $100 which helps with affordability. Rumors suggest the Apple Watch 2 is coming in late 2016.

We are already seeing a wide variety of Apple Watch accessories and there are a multitude of new Apple Watch bands from third-parties that plan to add new styles and cheaper options to change the look of your watch without upgrading. There are also a number of stands and docks that work with both models featured in this comparison for a more elegant charging solution.

Apple Watch Sport is Lighter

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Apple Watch Sport is Lighter

If you aren't used to wearing a watch and you want to work out, the Apple Watch Sport is a clear win. The aluminum case is lighter which means you won't notice it on your wrist as much as the Apple Watch with a Stainless Steel case.

The Apple Watch Sport weighs 25 grams in 38mm and 30 grams in 42mm. the Apple Watch is 40 grams in 38mm and 50 grams in 42mm thanks to the heavier Stainless Steel.

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A nickel weighs 5 grams, so if you want to feel the difference you can hold three or four nickels in your hand. It's not a major difference, but it will matter to some users. You can also try-on the Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport at an Apple Store to see the difference for yourself.

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