What do you think about the Apple Watch Series 4?

What do you think about the Apple Watch Series 4?
The new Apple Watch is out and it's pretty awesome. Apple increased the body size by a bit but also reduced the bezels, giving the Watch a new, modernized look. Additionally, it improved on it with an actual ECG monitor (FDA-approved at that), a new Taptic engine feedback for when you are rotating the crown, a new S4 chip, which improves performance, and new loudspeakers that are much more audible than before.

You can check our review of the Apple Watch Series 4 below, but here's a spoiler: it's pretty much the best smartwatch you can get right now. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Watch is a close second, but has a bit of catching up to do.


But hey, we are on the Internet, and it's full of opinions. Let's get yours — do you like the Apple Watch Series 4?

What do you think about the Apple Watch Series 4?

I love it so much, I am considering switching to iPhone for it
15.19%
I love it and I do have an iPhone
47.07%
Don't like it, I do have an iPhone
12.83%
Don't like it, I'm not on iOS
24.91%

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43 Comments

1. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

I think finally it's worth buying.. Too bad it took 4 to get it right per se. I'm waiting for Black Friday when carriers will be offering great deals to get it and a matching iPhone. I want the gold XS Max and matching watch.

5. Nine1Sickness

Posts: 896; Member since: Jan 30, 2011

No they still didn’t get it right. As long as it HAS to be tethered to a phone, it will always only be an iPhone accessory.

7. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Then buy LTE version poor.

10. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

That is what I was gonna say. Even though most watches need to be tethered for one reason or another, Apple. Finlay adding LTE is welcomed. But they also drastically increased the price which to me is greed. LTE wear ales have not costore than $360 and even that (Samsung) is to high for such a limited capability piece of hardware.

38. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

But that's exactly what IT IS. DUH!

12. TheOracle1

Posts: 2203; Member since: May 04, 2015

What exactly did they "get right"? It goes into a bootloop because of Daylight Savings Time! https://www.gsmarena.com/apple_watch_series_4_bootloops_due_to_daylight_savings_time-news-33636.php

2. talon95

Posts: 992; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

It's still square and ugly with only a day of battery. No thanks.

39. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

You have no class you little tramp! That's all I have to say and you have been destroyed!

3. Foxgabanna

Posts: 587; Member since: Sep 11, 2016

I'm buying an apple watch since Viktor has one.

4. apple-rulz

Posts: 2004; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

I love mine, it's the best smart watch currently available.

31. Klinton

Posts: 1408; Member since: Oct 24, 2016

Smartwatches are BS , and tech nonsense ! No future for them. One year lasting tech model, can not replace the real, classy wrist-watch. Never. On the other hand, smart, slim, and fancy bracelet is useful gadget. But because the cost less than $99 , they are not good for profit. LOL. I don't ware watches but I bought one bracelet for $30 just for fun, and I'm amazed how useful is it for me. It's slim, very light, and beautiful. I often couldn't find my phone in my room or office just when I'm in a hurry to go out. With one touch on the bracelet my phone start to ring. Or in noisy shop or bar it vibrates on my wrist if phone-call or message .(also on meetings with ring-volume turned off) HBR is working fine. I don't trust there the Blood Pressure numbers much, but it's there too. Only one thing I'm missing : when go away more than BT can reach my phone, to warn me that I forgot my phone. With this, and better BT, I would gladly pay double.

40. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Shut up and go away. Smart watches are selling amazingly well and those stats prove you WRONG! Go to sleep kid! LMAO!

41. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

You stick with ur cheap little bracelet because you are unable to afford a proper device. Don't be jealous, just work harder and you may be able to afford one soon. That all this little childish rant was about.

35. doublestandardz

Posts: 103; Member since: Jul 06, 2018

I agree.

8. hmd74

Posts: 540; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

What about "I like it but don't use an iPhone"

9. Mdw21

Posts: 7; Member since: Sep 23, 2018

I really like the Apple watch but the one day battery is a bummer

13. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

For the price I agree. For a device which functions are so limited, battery life should be longer. I get 2 days from my Gear S3 and 1.5 days from my Gear S2. They both have limited functions vs a phone. But I dont have to charge them everyday. My phone either.

16. bucknassty

Posts: 1325; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

where is the option to say its nice, but not worth switching. and it give samsung a run for its money with that silly galaxy watch update...

17. tedkord

Posts: 17291; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Never used it, so no comment on function, but the design is hideous. It looks like the original Samsung smart watch, boxy and ugly. I'll stick with the Gear/Galaxy watches right now - better design, better interface, better device.

24. DigitalBoy05

Posts: 275; Member since: Jun 04, 2011

Ive owned the OG / 2nd gen galaxy gear watch, Moto 360, Apple Series 1,3,4 and no they are not designed similar.

36. tedkord

Posts: 17291; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yeah, sorry, but the Apple Watch looks very similar to the original Galaxy Gear. Same ugly, boxy look.

18. gamehead unregistered

It's probably the best watch around, but like other Apple products it could use more features.

19. Rager722 unregistered

Why isn't there an option for, "I love it but I own an Android"?

42. T12RYK

Posts: 849; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

Because Android is trash and doesn't even deserve that option! HAHA!

21. bearballz

Posts: 34; Member since: Mar 17, 2017

Pretty cool. But I'm content with my Series 3.

22. rebretz

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 26, 2011

I'm moving from a Google Pixel to an iPhone Xs or iPhone Xr to get one. I was holding out for a Pixel watch this fall but that's not happening now and I don't feel like getting another fitbit.

23. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2144; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

The Series 4 has been a very good upgrade over Series 1 that I had. Battery life is very good. I can all day on higest brightness and only go down to 66%. Anxiously awaiting for the ECG monitoring for version 5.1. This is the game changer right here!

37. tedkord

Posts: 17291; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I would hope that a fourth generation product would be a good upgrade over a first gen.

25. mobileRRX1

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 08, 2015

As my smartwatch has to get along with multi hour activities, the Apple Watch Series 4 is still a no go because of poor battery life. I stay with my Garmin Fenix 3 WHR. That watch offers much more GPS tracking time (Data sheet says 16 hrs), Example: Last weekend, I did a 2 day hike tour in the alps, I tracked my hike with GPS. I did not have to take any equipment with me to load the watch over night.

26. darkkjedii

Posts: 30959; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Flat out, the best smart watch I’ve owned. I keep it brutally honest, and sugarcoat nothing. It’s an outstanding device, Apple did a great job on it. Now fix the damn DST bug...unacceptable Apple. Plain and simple.

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