Apple Watch Series 3 first impressions: No LTE issues, battery life is surprising

Apple Watch Series 3

Three days into testing the Apple Watch Series 3, my experience has been more or less consistent with that of my older Series 2. With the most notable difference is the liberating feeling of not having to take my phone to the movies, or even into a restaurant for dinner, out of fear of missing an important text or phone call.

Here are some quick thoughts about using the new, always-connected Apple Watch over the course of a weekend.

LTE

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A new cell tower icon is present on the Apple Watch Series 3’s control center. (Image: Jason Cipriani/ZDNet)

When early reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3 were published, there was some concern that LTE connectivity was flaky. Apple admitted there is an issue with how the…

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