Along with the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, the company has unveiled its latest generation of Smartwatch which is called the Apple Watch series 3. The all new Watch 3 is unveiled in an event held at Steve Jobs Theatre in Apple’s new campus in Cupertino, and the company unveiled new generation smartwatch with improvements. Let’s dig into the article.
Look wise, the Apple Watch 3 resemble to the Watch Series 2 which was unveiled in last year. However, it comes with some much needed improvements. It is powered by a dual-core processor which makes the device 70% faster than its predecessor, and the new generation device is coming with the updated WatchOS 4.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is now coming with cellular connectivity, it is enabled with 4G LTE and 3G. Which means now you don’t have to keep your watch paired to your iPhone at all the times. With cellular connectivity via an eSIM sharing the same phone number with your iPhone, with this you will able to answer and make phone calls via the smartwatch, and it also allows you to chat with your near and dear ones through messaging apps even without iPhone in your pocket. The device has a W2 wireless chip which brings in 85% better Wi-Fi performance and 50% better Bluetooth performance.
Moreover, the new series of smartwatch also supports the digital assistant Siri. And the device gives access to 40 Million songs on your wrist via the Apple Music which can be streamed at any time when you want. And as I mentioned above, the Watch 3 is running on the latest version of watchOS and comes with new watch faces, fitness tracking
The all new Apple Watch Series 3 is also coming with “swimproof” and loaded with other features like GPS, Heart Rate Monitor and Barometric Altimeter. Speaking about the battery, the company says the Watch should have up to 18 hours of battery life.
Speaking about the pricing and availability, the Watch Series 3 with cellular connectivity is priced at $399 (approx. ₹25,600). On the other hand, the company also selling the smartwatch without the cellular connectivity and it is priced at $329 (approx. ₹21,100). And the device will available for Pre-orders from September 15 in US. And it will go on sale from September 22. Right now, there is no information about the availability outside the US.
So, what’s your thoughts about the new Watch 3???
Source: Apple Newsroom