Apple has already begun to introduce the first devices in the keynote that is currently being developed from the Steve Jobs Theater in the Apple Park. As already confirmed, this event will feature the third generation Apple Wtach, the Apple TV 4K and the undisputed king, the iPhone X.
So, first, and to get straight to the point, the new features of the Apple Watch with LTE connectivity were announced. This announcement was made by CFO Jeff Williams following an exciting video of Apple Watch users sharing their experiences.
What’s New in the Apple Watch Series 3
The most important feature is the new 4G connection , which can be used independently and without an iPhone. This feature will also improve the quality of calls made using the smartwatch.
In addition to taking the time to highlight the importance of LTE connectivity, Williams took another minute to explain that the device will support Apple Music independently of the iPhone, allowing users to play 40 million songs from our wrist.
The Apple Watch also features a new dual processor with up to 70% faster performance and a new Apple W2 chip that is 50% more energy efficient for Bluetooth and WiFi. As for SIM technology, the Apple Watch 3 Series cell phone uses an electronic SIM to preserve space.
Without doubt, what the Apple Watch does as a companion in our sporting activities and monitor some aspects of our health is among its main features and therefore, this new version incorporates a function to synchronize the clock with the equipment in the gym, and improve their ability to measure our daily activity.
Also, will be able to give a warning when the user’s heart beats too fast and without being exercised, so it will be easier to detect possible heart diseases.
Although in hardware, this watch has interesting changes, in design it retains the same size as the Apple Watch Series 2 and only differs by two added sheets on the back. However, the positive side of this feature is that all straps compatible with the previous watches will now also be compatible with the new device.
Price and availability
The price of the Apple Watch Series 3 will be from 399 euros for the version without a 4G antenna and 499 for the version with connectivity. The same can be booked from September 15 and will be available in stores from September 22.
Among other comments, during the presentation of the device, Tim Cook himself added that currently, it is the number one watch in the world, surpassing the previous leader Rolex. Cook also highlighted the 97% customer satisfaction and 50% growth of Apple Watch in the last quarter.
Of course, the Apple Watch has taken into account interesting elements to keep competing at full speed in the wearable market. Does it have everything you expected? Share in the comments