Series2 faster at unlocking Mac than Series0?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by eoblaed, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. eoblaed, Oct 6, 2016
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2016

    eoblaed macrumors 68000

    eoblaed

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    (edit: I meant Series 0, not Series 1)

    I love the ability of the Apple Watch to unlock my Mac. I have a Series 0 right now and the feature works great ... though it is a little slow. Not slow enough that it gets in the way, but it does take a few seconds after I wake up the screen for it to actually unlock it. If I were to immediately type my pw and not make any mistakes, I would be able to unlock faster on maybe 50% of my attempts, I would guess. So, I will tap my keyboard when I'm sitting down to let the Mac/Watch do their thing while I get situated, at which point it's usually unlocked by the time I'm ready.

    That said, I'm wondering if anyone's experienced the Watch-unlock functionality with both a Series 0 and a Series 2 .. enough to be able to determine if the Series 2 is able to unlock the Mac faster?
     
  2. tromboneaholic macrumors 65816

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    Why would Series 2 unlock faster? There are no performance differences between Series 1 and Series 2.
     
  3. infinitejest macrumors 6502

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    I have a Series 1 and it unlocks my MacBook Air 2015 in 1.15 seconds (yes, I measured).
     
  4. IngerMan macrumors 6502a

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    I have a series 2 and sometimes it's fast and sometimes it's not. On occasion it does not work.
     
  5. Night Spring macrumors G5

    Night Spring

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    Do you mean the original Apple Watch that people are calling Series 0? Series 1 is a new watch that was just released and has all the components of the original Apple Watch but with a faster CPU.
     
  6. eoblaed thread starter macrumors 68000

    eoblaed

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    Apologies. I meant Series 2 vs Series 0.
     

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