Apple launched its three new iPhone models in its keynote last night but that’s not all. Apple Watch Series 4 has also been launched with some of the most exciting health features never seen before on any smartwatch in the market.
Here is everything you need to know about the amazing new smartwatch from Apple.
Design and Display
The new smartwatch from Apple comes with a 30% larger display as compared to the predecessor. It brings about two sizes; 40mm and 44mm along with redesigned watch face to give you more immersive look and refined graphics.
The watch has many similarities with its predecessor with a new digital crown on the right-hand side with haptic feedback. The speaker on the watch has also been completely redesigned, making it 50 percent louder, and the microphone can now be found on the opposite side.
The back of the Series 4 is made of black ceramic and sapphire crystal, allowing radio waves to pass through the front and back. Apple says this is meant to improve cell reception.
Specs and Battery
The watch runs on the all-new S4 dual-core processor from Apple that is designed to run 50% faster than its predecessor S3. The accelerometer and gyroscope on the watch have twice as much as the dynamic range than the predecessor and can gather motion data 8 times faster.
With improved specs and added features, you may think that the watch’s battery time might be reduced, but that’s not the case. It still provides the same 18 hours battery like its predecessor, in spite of the extra features.
Software and Special Features
The Apple Watch Series 4 now runs on the latest Watch OS5 which comes with improvements like the extra fitness features, walkie-talkie mode and many more. There are a number of jaw-dropping special features on the watch.
For starters, it has now fall detection so it can record wrist trajectory and impact acceleration and ask you for an emergency call if necessary, if you remain immobile it initiates the call automatically.
Notifications for irregular or low heartbeat are also included, which means that your heart is not pumping enough blood to the body. One of the most impressive features int he built in electrical heart sensor which allows the user to take ECG anywhere, anytime.
Since all of this data regarding your health will be stored int he health app on your phone, you can instantly share it with the doctor if you like.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY
The Apple Watch Series 4 will start at $399, while the cellular model will start at $499. It will be available for pre-order in the U.S. starting September 14, with availability beginning September 21.