In addition to iPhone X and iPhone 8/8 Plus, Apple Watch Series has also been unveiled at yesterday’s Apple event. Using built-in eSIM, the smartwatch allows you to stay connected, make calls, receive messages and more without iPhone nearby.
Apple Watch Series 3 will be available in two models including GPS version and GPS + Cellular version. As we can see from the images, the smartwatch has almost same design language as Apple Watch Series 2, but the cellular model features a Digital Crown decorated by a red dot. Meanwhile, the smartwatch has a water resistance rating of 50 meters, which means you can go swimming with it in a pool or ocean.
Apple Watch Series 3 is powered by a S3 dual-core processor for faster response and smoother operation, and its W2 wireless chip provides improved wireless performance and power efficiency. The OLED touchscreen display shows you time, date, main fitness data, notifications, incoming calls, messages and more info. Using various optional Watch faces and custom modules you can customize your own watch face to fit your demands and aesthetic style.
Fitness tracker and heart rate monitor have been integrated in the smartwatch. In addition to tracking your daily activity, it also acts as a sports watch that tracks popular indoor and outdoor workouts like running, cycling, swimming and more. Built-in GPS and altimeter help you record the distance, speed, elevation and route of your workouts.
More importantly, Apple Watch Series 3 features an optional eSIM that allows you to use it to make calls, receive messages, enjoy music from apps without needing to keep your iPhone nearby. Apart from these, built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 18 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two sizes: 38mm and 42mm. The model with GPS and the model with GPS and Cellular will be available on September 15th, starting at $329 USD. If you’re interested, jump to Apple official site for its more details.