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Best Apple Watch- Which model should you buy?


As Apple users, we like to test all the products launched by the company. We’ve gone through every single version of Apple Watch since Series 0 to know which one is right for most people. The Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS is the most advanced Apple Watch made by the company. And has the largest screen, the best quality display, and the most sensors of any previous model. Here is a list of best Apple Watch in 2020, so you can choose a model that matches your desires:

What you will see?

  • Best Overall: Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS
  • Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular: Best Value
  • Best for Runners: Apple Watch Series 6 GPS + Cellular
  • Best Status Symbol: Apple Watch Series 6 Hermès
  • Classy luxury: Apple Watch Series 6 Titanium Edition
  • Budget option: Apple Watch Series 3
  • Conclusion

Best Overall: Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS

Apple’s 2020 model of Apple Watch has the special features of an always-on altimeter and a blood oxygen monitor (Sp02). It has moved ahead from the Series 5 as the best Apple Watch of all time. The price and aluminium-body with GPS make it the best Apple Watch in 2020. It doesn’t have cellular, but from experience with all the other models, the average user doesn’t need cellular (we always bring our phones with us anyway). Also, it can be used by everyone without costing as much as one with more advanced features (or materials).

But it is important to remember that Family Setup requires an Apple Watch with Cellular. So if you are planning on buying an Apple Watch for a family member or you may someday give it to a family member to use with Family Setup, you should not go for this version. The best option for you then is the Apple Watch GPS + Cellular model.

Best Apple Watch in 2020
Best Apple Watch in 2020


  • Best display
  • Fastest processor
  • Heart rate sensor
  • Fall detection
  • ECG monitor
  • Sp02 monitor
  • Longest battery life
  • Always-on altimeter


  • iPhone SE is cheaper
  • Tethered to iPhone

Best Value: Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular

The latest addition to the Apple Watch series, the Apple Watch SE, is popular among most people. The blood oxygen monitor makes it the best Apple Watch in 2020 for most people. But we cannot deny the fact that it’s more expensive. It also has a heart rate monitor, emergency SOS alert, Fall Detection, an always-on altimeter, and more. And has the same processor chip as the Apple Watch Series 5, though it doesn’t have an always-on display. Also, it lacks an ECG monitor, but it’s only $80 more than the Apple Watch Series 3 and the cellular upgrade is only $50 instead of $100. So, it has the most features at the lowest price.

GPS + Cellular
GPS + Cellular


  • Most features for the price
  • Fast processor
  • Variety of options
  • Always-on altimeter
  • Fall detection
  • SOS alert


  • No Sp02 monitor
  • No ECG monitor

Best for Runners: Apple Watch Series 6 GPS + Cellular

Cellular data is a great addition to the Apple Watch. It gives you the freedom to leave your iPhone behind. This is beneficial when you are going on a run, visiting the grocery store, working outside, swimming, or something else. It’s also the only Apple Watch that you can stream Apple Music and Radio on. This is ideal when you want to go on a run but don’t want to carry your iPhone around. This 2020 model also has an always-on display that’s brighter than last year’s model for better viewing in direct sunlight. And the special feature of international emergency calling, even if you don’t have an active cellular plan.

Series 6 GPS + Cellular
Series 6 GPS + Cellular


  • Untethered from iPhone
  • Comes in Stainless Steel option
  • Streams Apple Music directly
  • Always-on display
  • International emergency calling even without a cellular plan


  • More expensive
  • Additional monthly cellular cost

Best Status Symbol: Apple Watch Series 6 Hermès

The exclusive Hermès line of Apple Watch is definitely a piece of luxury. The only way you can buy the exclusive Hermès-designed watch is by buying from the series directly. The band is crafted from quality leather and has a wide range of colour options. The casing material is only available in stainless steel. Also, Hermès Apple Watches are GPS + Cellular. If you are ready to spend the money, and you want people to know that, invest in the Apple Watch Hermès series. It will also give you all the benefits of the best Apple Watch around.

Series 6 Hermès
Series 6 Hermès


  • Beautifully designed bands
  • Exclusive Hermès-designed Apple Watch face


  • Expensive
  • Only comes in a cellular model

Classy luxury: Apple Watch Series 6 Titanium Edition

The Titanium Edition Apple Watch is like the well-established cousin of the aluminium series. It has the same brushed metal look, but the colours are richer and deeper. It comes in the colours: titanium or Space Black. And is the best Apple watch in 2020 for people wanting to make a very subtle statement. This will give you a well-put-together look.

Apple Watch Series 6 Titanium Edition


  • Deep rich metal look
  • Stronger than aluminium or stainless steel
  • Serious status symbol


  • Only two colour options
  • Only comes in a cellular model

Budget option: Apple Watch Series 3

The Series 3 was the best Apple Watch until the Series 4 came, and this simply doesn’t mean just because of the succession upgrade. The Apple Watch Series 3 is for anyone that wants an Apple Watch and doesn’t want to pay a heavy amount of money. Currently, the Apple Watch Series 3 is a few years old and hasn’t got recent upgrades. But it is still the best Apple Watch in 2020 for those on a budget. It has a heart rate sensor, altimeter, step tracker, and GPS. It also has all-day battery life and water-resistance. It’s got a smaller display and 2mm smaller casing and is also $200 cheaper.

It’s important to note that Apple Watch Series 3 is no longer available as a Cellular option. So if you’re planning on buying this for someone in your Family Setup, or if you want to pass it down to a family member for the purpose of Family Setup, go for some other Apple Watch.

 Apple Watch Series 3
 Apple Watch Series 3


  • Least expensive model
  • Excellent tech for the price
  • Fits the same bands


  • No ECG, always-on display or fall detection
  • The processor is years old

Conclusion- Best Apple Watch in 2020

The latest series with the most advanced features, the aluminium-bodied Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS is the best Apple Watch in 2020. It doesn’t have a cellular, but the average user doesn’t need cellular. It’s positioned as the Apple Watch that everyone can use without costing as much as one with more advanced features (or materials). But if you are on a budget and are ready to compromise with some features, then you should go for Apple Watch Series 3. Also, there are many different ranges to choose from.

Which one is your favourite? Tell us in the comments section below.





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