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Shanghaichica

macrumors G5
Original poster
Apr 8, 2013
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Is the Bluetooth range on the series 4 than the series 3?

Can the watch be used at greater distances away from the phone.
 

Knight3

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Oct 19, 2018
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Series 4 comes with Bluetooth 5 as oppose to Bluetooth 4.2 on Series 3. So as long as you're using it with the latest iPhones that come equipped with Bluetooth 5, the connectivity range should be more.
 
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McKain

macrumors newbie
Dec 21, 2018
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I tested an iPhone XS Max paired with an Apple Watch Series 4 (both Bluetooth 5) against an
iPhone SE paired with an Apple Watch Series 3 (both Bluetooth 4.2) and got the following results.

1) Range was exactly the same
2) Faster data transfer between phone and watch with the Bluetooth 5 devices
 
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