Rumors that Apple plans to present a model Apple Watch with built-in cellular support have been confirmed.
Today at the September presentation Apple officially unveiled the new branded watch Apple Watch Series 3. There are several new tweaks and improvements over the second generation model, but the main focus is the largest addition in the form of LTE. Apple decided to make the watch 'smarter' without relying entirely on iPhone, to which Apple Watch traditionally had
This article will be updated when Apple announces specific features of Apple Watch Series 3.
Apple Watch Series 3 generally fit into the traditional design. However, there are also some improvements, in particular the built-in mobile communication module. Apps like WeChat go live. Apple Watch Series 3 will run Apple Music with access to 40 million songs, support for playlists and a Beats 1 radio station. Users can, for example, ask Siri to find ' a suitable song. ' Also, connection to iPhone is no longer required.
Apple Watch Series 3 features a new dual-core processor that delivers up to 70% faster performance. Siri is faster than ever, and thanks to a new process, it will now speak Apple Watch as well. Work Bluetooth and Wi-Fi have not been without new technologies – Wi-Fi will be 85% faster, but at the same time, more energy efficiency is promised thanks to the W2 chip. The watch also received a barometric pressure sensor. The 'Training' program includes support for skiing and snowboarding.
The display also acts as an antenna, and the integrated eSIM is significantly smaller than a regular SIM. The size of the case has not changed from the Series 2.
Apple confirmed that sales of Apple Watch increased by 50% over the year, but did not provide any precise data. In addition, the watch Apple Watch became the best-selling watch in the world, having risen from the second position during that period. About 97% of buyers are satisfied.
The heart rate monitor Apple Watch is the most used in the world. In the new watch model, it will display more information; in addition, face recognition will be integrated into the application. You will be able to see your resting and recovering heart rate. This allows you to better monitor the state of the heart. Apple Watch will warn you if your heart rate has increased for no apparent reason.
Apple Watch will also take care of atrial fibrillation. A mechanism for detecting heart rhythm abnormalities is currently being tested. The watch will use the data received from the sensors and warn about various problems.
watchOS 4 will be available on September 19.