What is the difference between the model with GPS and the model with GPS + Cellular?

This may be one of those questions that many of the less experienced users in the world of technology and specifically Apple can ask, and that is why we are going to answer as clearly as possible about What is the difference between the model with GPS and the model with GPS + Cellular?

We can say right away that absolutely all the models that Apple is marketing today as far as Apple Watch is concerned, have GPS. That's good as we can have interesting functions thanks to this technology and our linked iPhone.

What exactly does GPS mean on the Apple Watch?

This technology that is added from the Apple Watch allows us to perform actions such as sending and receiving messages, answering calls and receiving notifications when we have our iPhone connected to the watch via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. And in addition to this, the integrated GPS that we have in the Apple Watch works without the need for the connected iPhone to record with activity applications a distance, the pace and the route that we do when we exercise.

What exactly does it mean to have GPS + Cellular?

The good thing about this technology is that in addition to recording physical activity as we do with the rest of the Cupertino firm's models, the Apple Watch with GPS + Cellular allows us to send and receive messages, all kinds of push notifications, respond to incoming calls, receiving notifications, listening to Apple Music and Apple Podcasts (depending on the country) no need to carry the iPhone with you.

So we can say that it gives the necessary independence to the watch with our phone number to be able to leave the iPhone at home. After one year this option is available in our country thanks to the negotiations between Apple and the operators Orange and Vodafone. For now they are the only two operators that will offer this service to users of the Apple Watch GPS + Cellular, in a while it is almost certain that others will join.


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  1.   JAVIER HERNANDEZ GUZMAN said

    I work outdoors and I don't like to charge my iPhone, an apple watch would be very useful

  2.   Juan Carlos said

    What is the maximum distance that the wactch phone must be without Wi-Fi network, due to the bluetooth connectivity?

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  4.   Encarni said

    Very useful information. Thankssss

  5.   agustin said

    I just bought an apple watch through amazon, specifically series 4 with a cell phone, but the phone I have is a huawei 20 pro. My watch will work with that phone. I am a 72-year-old person and even though I try to keep up to date, the truth is that I don't understand much.
    If someone can help me I appreciate it.
    the clock will arrive on Sunday the 18th

    1.    oscar said

      Hello Agustin. So far Apple watches are not compatible with Android operating systems.