Apple, at the Apple Park at its Steve Jobs Theatre , took the curtains off from its Apple Watch Series 3, the next-gen Apple Watch. The latest smartwatch arrives with various features and improvements. It operates on WatchOS 4, which was launched at the WWDC conference of the company in June 2017. The pricing of the Apple Watch Series 3 begins at Rs 29,900 in India. Users in selected nations will be allowed to pre-order the new Watch beginning September 15. It will be made accessible starting next month. Apple has also amended the cost to Rs 21,900 of the Watch Series 1.
The latest Apple Watch has the much-expected functionality of built in cellular. It allows users take calls, check locations in maps, receive and send messages, and more without using their iPhone smartphones. Third party apps like WeChat are backed over the functionality of cellular, claimed Apple during the launch.
The smart watch also allows consumers stream more than 40 Millions songs by linking it with Apple Music station, Beats One radio, and other platforms. Consumers can also ask Siri, the digital voice assistant, for other data.
The new Apple Watch is fueled by a dual core processor with 70% extra performance than the earlier chipset. Apple also claimed that it has made its digital voice assistant faster on the watch than its precursor. The assistant can also respond to voice commands of user. Furled by the Apple W2 chip, the new Apple Watch comprises faster Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity.
Some of the other aspects comprised in the new Apple Watch are water resistant build and barometric altimeter. The watch is claimed to work for almost 18 Hours on normal use. It has the similar size as that of the earlier Watch Series 2 and arrives in 3 color versions—Silver, Aluminum/Gold finish, and Space Grey.
The new Apple Watch also arrives with new colors for the version of Nike+. Other new colors are also unleaded all over various bands. The smartwatch arrives in Grey Ceramic color this year. The Hermes version for the new Apple Watch has also got new designed bands.