Review: Apple’s New Watch Only Partly Frees You From Your iPhone

Sep 27, 2017, 12:01 PM

The good: Offers LTE connectivity without a bulky design, can now measure flights of stairs climbed. The bad: Expensive, and not all third-party apps work without your phone. Who should buy: With LTE support, integrated GPS and better health tracking, the Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple's most comprehensive smartwatch yet. But the LTE is only worth the extra monthly expense if you feel burdened by your smartphone.