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Apple Watch SE GPS (44 mm) review

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Key features
  • WatchOS
Expert review

If you’re hankering after an Apple smartwatch, but you’re deterred by the high prices, the Apple Watch SE might be a viable entry route into the club. While not exactly ‘light on price’ (as Apple claims), it’s considerably cheaper than other Apple Watches, and still crammed with features. Read on for our full review of the new ‘cheap’ Apple smartwatch.

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  • What’s the battery life?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

April 2022

First reviewed by Which?

November 2020

Released

September 2020

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Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 83 smartwatches and found that there are 0 Don't Buys and 22 Best Buys.
Range of Smartwatch scores
  1. 54%
    Lowest score
  2. 73%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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