The original Apple Watch SE was released on September 15, 2020, and was described as “The ultimate combination of design, function, and value.” The Apple Watch SE was released with the Apple Watch 6 as an entry-level model. At the event, Apple COO Jeff Williams said, “Apple Watch SE combines elements of the Series 6 design with the most essential features of Apple Watch, all at a more affordable price.”
This version of the Apple Watch SE is an Apple Watch Nike version. The non-Nike version was available in silver, space gray, and gold aluminum, while the Nike version was available only in silver and space gray aluminum. This example is space gray aluminum and shipped with the Anthracite/Black Nike Sport Band.
Apple noted in the press release:
“Apple Watch SE features the same accelerometer, gyroscope, and always-on altimeter as Apple Watch Series 6, and with the latest motion sensors and microphone, it offers robust health and safety capabilities including fall detection, Emergency SOS, international emergency calling, and the Noise app.”
The Apple Watch SE used the S5 System in Package (SiP) and dual-core processor. Like all Apple Watch models, it used a Digital Crown with haptic feedback.
This 44mm Apple Watch SE had a 368 x 448 pixel display with an area of 977 square mm. It used a Retina LTPO OLED display with 1000 nits brightness.
Its wireless connectivity included LTE and UMTS5 (GPS+Cellular model), Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz), and Bluetooth 5.0.
The dimensions of the 44mm watch were 44mm high, 38mm wide, and 10.7mm deep. This 44mm GPS+Cellular model weighed 36.36g.
This Apple Watch Nike SE shipped with watchOS 7.