Apple has finally launched the new Apple Watch Series 4 today at the Apple Event held in Cupertino. The new Apple Watch Series 4 comes with re-designed redesigned and re-engineered to help users stay connected with new health features.
The new Apple Watch Series 4 comes with 30% larger display size with thinner bezels and size same as the predecessor. The new Apple Watch Series 4 comes in two sizes 40mm and 44mm. The speaker is 50 percent louder, optimized for phone calls, Siri and Walkie-Talkie, and the microphone has been relocated, to reduce echo for better sound quality.
The Apple Watch Series 4 is powered by 64 Bit Dual Core S4 SoC. The new Apple Watch Series 4 back is built out of black ceramic and sapphire crystal. The device will feature new haptic feedback on the digital crown. The new Apple Watch Series 4 UI is made for larger display will show more info on the screen than the predecessor.
The new Apple Watch Series 4 will now come with new watch faces with Vapor, Liquid Metal, Fire and Water faces. Not just that we also have the Infograph face, to the Breathe face, where the animation is timed around a deep breath. The Apple Watch Series 4 comes with IP68 rating which makes the device dust and water resistant.
Apple Watch Series 4 becomes the world’s first smartwatch to ship with ECG which is built on the Digital Crown along with electrical heart rate sensor on the back. One can get the ECG results within 30 seconds with the help of App. The watch can also detect the heart is beating in a normal pattern or whether there are signs of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib), a heart condition that could lead to major health complications. All the data are stored in the Health app and can be shared with your physician in the form of PDF.
The new Apple Watch Series 4 comes with some security features like SOS. Apple Watch sends the user an alert after a fall, which can be dismissed or used to initiate a call to emergency services. If Apple Watch senses immobility for 60 seconds after the notification, it will automatically call emergency services and send a message along with the location to emergency contacts.
The new Apple Watch Series 4 comes with Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0 support along with A-GPS and GLONASS. The new Apple Watch Series 4 runs on all new iOS 5.0 out of the box. The device will come in two variants with A-GPS and Cellular variant. The new Apple Watch Series 4 GPS variant is priced at $399 (Rs.28,700/-) and with Cellular at $499 (Rs.35,900/-) in the US. The new Apple Series Watch 4 is up on pre-orders from today in the US and will go on sale from Sept 21 in few select markets sadly India is not on the list.