Together with the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, Apple also introduced a new smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 3.
Focusing more on fitness and health, the design of the Apple Watch Series 3 remains the same, most of the changes are made under the hood. It is now equipped with cellular connectivity, in addition to GPS. The new cellular connectivity will also give the new Apple Watch stream music without the need to pair with an iPhone.
Here are the notable features of the new Apple Watch Series 3;
- Water resistance up to 50 meters
- Barometric altimeter
- Dual-Core processor
- built-in eSIM
- 4G LTE and UMTS network
- built-in speaker
- W2 wireless chip for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
- Apple WatchOS 4
Apple will also be releasing new bands, new pure platinum/black Nike Sport Band or Sport Loop in exclusive colors.
Apple Watch is available in two different case sizes, 38mm and 42mm. Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) will be available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum, or silver or space black stainless steel paired with a variety of bands starting at $399 (US). Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) will be available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum cases with a Sport Band starting at $329 (US). Apple Watch Series 1 is available in silver or space gray aluminum cases paired with a Sport Band starting at just $249 (US). Apple Watch Edition in gray or white ceramic will be available starting at $1,299 (US). Apple Watch Nike+ starts at $329 (US) and Apple Watch Hermès starts at $1,149 (US).
Apple Watch Series 3 will be in stores on 15th of September, Friday.
Last modified: September 14, 2017