Apple Watch Series 6 vs Series 7

Apple introduced the Apple Watch Series 7 at its September special event. We examined the differences between Apple Watch Series 7 and 6 for you.

Appearance

The Series 7 still has a square-based design, but its corners are slightly more rounded than the Series 6.The case of the Apple Watch Series 7? actually features a new design with softer, rounder corners. There is only one speaker grille to the left of the device, and the overall appearance is slightly improved. As for the bands, all Series 6 straps are compatible with the Series 7 watch.

Apple Watch Series 7 vs Series 6 Screens

Screen

The Apple Watch 7 display is probably the biggest upgrade to the Series 6. Apple hasn't changed the screen boundaries of the Apple Watch for several years. But now, the Apple Watch 7's screen is up to 20% larger than the Apple Watch 6's. With its tiny 1.7mm bezel, the Apple Watch looks much larger, though the case size hasn't changed.

The biggest difference is the Series 7's larger screen. Series 7 is available in 41mm and 45mm sizes, more than Series 6's 40mm and 44mm. As a result, the bezels around the screen are much smaller on the Series 7. According to Apple, the Series 7 is 70 percent brighter indoors.

Durability

The Series 7 has a 50 percent thicker front crystal display that makes it stronger and more scratch and crack resistant than the Series 6. The Series 7 also has IP6X dustproof certification, while the Series 6 does not. Both watches have a water resistance rating of 50 meters.

Apple Watch Series 6 vs Series 7 Design Compare

Features

While both watches run watchOS 8, the Series 7's display makes a big difference in the interface. Apple tweaked watchOS to take advantage of the larger screen so it now has a full keyboard for texting and typing, something you won't find on the Series 6. Series 7 also features two unique watch faces, Contour and Modular Duo.

Taking advantage of the extended display, Series 7 has a full QWERTY keyboard for typing messages. This is where the Series 7 has a serious advantage. Apple's new watch supports fast charging via a new USB-C charging cable that Apple claims will charge 33 percent faster than the Series 6. may include eight-hour sleep monitoring.