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Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by SoApple, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. SoApple, Sep 13, 2017
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    SoApple macrumors regular

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    Do you guys prefer the SS or aluminum version?
     
  2. perezr10 macrumors 6502a

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    For runs I prefer the aluminum because it's lighter. For everything else I prefer the SS because the sapphire screen is always flawless. I think the best solution is to buy a 38mm aluminum for working out and a 42mm SS for the office. If I had to pick only one, I'd go with the 42mm SS.
     
  3. SoApple thread starter macrumors regular

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    Which one are you using & does the sapphire screen make a big difference?

    Thanks!
     
  4. edhchoe macrumors 6502a

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    if you have two watches, does iphone combine data from both watches?
    I wonder if I can have 2 LTE watches for one phone number.
     
  5. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

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    The sapphire display is a huge reason why the stainless model is preferred for many. It's virtually impervious to scratches. My stainless Apple Watch has zero scratches on it, even after being used daily. The only drawback wihh the sapphires do play, is the reflectivity from the sun, but it's not really that noticeable.
     
  6. SoApple thread starter macrumors regular

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    Sweet. Do you ever workout or do any physical activity with it on? Or would you not risk it lol!
     
  7. utcarsons macrumors regular

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    While above is all accurate, I will say that my original Sport is flawless and I do wear it when I workout and when I lift weights. While the sapphire is relatively impervious, I would say the Ion-X is definitely not a scratch magnet. I am reasonably cautious with my watch, but I don't baby it either. I've been quite pleased with how it has held up.
     
  8. Tdadlani macrumors regular

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    I think the stainless steel version looks more elegant :)
     
  9. cardfan macrumors 68000

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    The only one who'll notice (or care about any difference) your SS watch is your wallet. Get the cheap one. In a year or two, you'll upgrade again.
     
  10. JerTheGeek macrumors 68000

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    Is the sapphire screen more prone to shattering if dropped? That’s what I’ve heard and it concerns me a bit...
     
  11. TwiceNightly macrumors 6502

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    I go running (trail and road), mountain biking and have been swimming a few times with my SS and no problems. Still looks virtually as good as the day I bought it.
     

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