Apple’s third big reveal at its “California Streaming” event on September 14 was a new generation of its Apple Watch. Series 7 is slated for release later this fall at a starting price of $ 399, and it will bring a host of improved features, including a larger screen with thinner bezels.
The Series 7 watch works with the new iOS8 Watch. It has a 20% larger display with a new Retina display that continues to refine the already thin edges of the watch, which are now 40% thinner, at just over a millimeter wide.
The case and screen both have softer, rounded corners for an enveloping effect, and the face would be 70% brighter indoors. It has a modular face that will allow users to customize its interface, with larger and more visible buttons that are easier to press.
In a feature that might have been less useful before the pandemic, the Series 7 retains the Series 6’s ability to track oxygen levels in its user’s blood. It’s part of a more sensitive suite of fitness options, including cycling updates, more accurate fitness tracking, and health-sensitive data like the ability to run an ECG staff.
The new display can hold 50% more text on its screen than last year’s 6 Series, with a full keyboard available as part of its standard kit that you can type or swipe over.
The 7 Series features a 100% recycled metal case that contains magnets made from 100% recycled rare earth elements, as well as a crack resistant front crystal. Its battery can last up to 18 hours and its battery is 33% faster than last year’s 6 Series model. According to Apple, a dead Series 7 can go from 0% to 88% in about 45 minutes with the use of its new charger.
It is also the first Apple Watch to be IP6X certified, making it “dustproof”, thus eliminating the possibility of dust entering the watch case. It is also claimed to be water resistant up to 50 meters (you can shower with it, but maybe take it off before going in the pool).
The Series 7 will come in multiple colors including midnight, starlight, green, blue, product red, silver, black and titanium.
The Apple Watch was initially released in April 2015, and it has become one of the best-selling wearable items in the tech market. An analyst, Neil Cybart of Above Avalon, claimed that the Watch had an installation base of over 100 million people as of February of this year, with around 10% of global iPhone users also using an Apple. Watch. While it is most famous as a fitness / workout companion, featuring calorie tracking and a heart rate monitor, it also has contactless Apple Pay, an app that turns it around. into a two-way wristband radio reminiscent of the “Dick Tracy” comics. , and built-in mapping and compass functionality.
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