New Apple watch with latest features and larger display
New Apple watch:
The New Apple watch Series 4 is bigger, faster and more densely packed with features than the Watch it replaced. The screen size has gone up by 30 percent, but the Watch is also slimmer now. Powering it is a brand new, dual-core, 64-bit Apple S4 chip that is claimed to be twice as fast as the S3 Watch. In fact, unlike the new iPhone, one could argue that the Watch itself is far more interesting an update.
Apple Watch Software Version:
New Apple watch runs on Apple watchOS5, with new features including an accelerometer and gyroscope. These features are able to detect hard falls, and an electrical heart rate sensor. Latest software equipped with the ECG app can take record and can make electrocardiogram (ECG) report.
Size & Speaker:
The new watch is available 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 device includes the next-generation S4 chip with a custom 64-bit dual-core processor, delivering twice the speed while maintaining the same all-day battery life.
The back of New Apple watch Series 4 is composed of a gorgeous black ceramic and sapphire crystal, allowing radio waves to easily pass through the front and back for better cellular service. The Digital Crown now includes haptic feedback, offering a more mechanical and responsive feel through the sensation of incremental clicks.
As mentioned earlier, it’s now 30 percent larger. The display also extends closer to the edges. Because of this, the Watch will now be available in 40 mm and 44 mm face sizes.
Apple says that the Watch Series 4 features a brand-new sensor package that’s up to 8 times more sensitive as the previous one. This sensitivity means that the Apple Watch now has fall detection, a feature that could be a game-changer, especially for the elderly. On detecting a fall, the Watch will automatically contact a guardian and/or emergency services, depending on how it’s been setup. Better yet, if the person starts moving after a fall, the Watch will share location data with the relevant people.
In what could be a world first, the new Watch features an electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor built in, which makes it the world’s first ECG unit that’s available over the counter. According to Apple, the new sensor can now record a detailed ECG of your heart in your Health app and will notify you if it detects anomalies in your heart function. Users only need to touch the Digital Crown to activate the ECG sensor. You’ll have a report in 30 seconds. The Watch will also monitor heart rhythm automatically from time to time. All health data is recorded and encrypted and can be shared in PDF form with doctors.
Alongside better sensors, Apple has also upgraded the feedback systems in the Watch. The speakers are apparently 50 percent louder now and is better optimised for conversations. Rotating the crown will also give haptic feedback. The mics have also been re-engineered to reduce reverb and allow for better conversations.
The back of the phone is made of ceramic and sapphire, improving connectivity, says Apple.
Improved fitness-tracking features and support for more forms of workout aside, battery life has also been improved, allowing the Watch to track activities such as running for much longer.
New complications and faces:
Watch Series 4 will come with several new complications that are designed to be more informative, says Apple.
There will also be a bunch of new animated faces with fluid effects, including smoke, fire and water.
Pricing and availability:
The GPS + Cellular version will retail at $499 (PKR 61422 – Apple Watch Price in Pakistan) and the GPS-only version for $399 (PKR 49113 – Apple Watch Price in Pakistan). Devices can be pre-ordered from 14 September and will be delivered from 21 September onwards. Variants include Silver, Gold and Space Grey, as well as a Gold, Silver and Space Black stainless steel options.