The new Watch has gotten serious about fitness tracking, with a GPS that reviewers say is quite accurate, a new fitness-sharing interface and better water resistance.
With a 50 percent faster processor and new software, Apple has also made the day-to-day conveniences of the smartwatch much more desirable, reviewers write, with third-party apps and a new look that makes scheduling, calling, messaging and payments easier. But the operating system and a faster processor are also coming to the older model.
Still, the Watch Series 2 is not yet a "must-have," writers say, as the brighter screen doesn't yet eliminate the "squint" factor, and you still can't go completely phone-free. Here are some of the highlights: