The Apple Watch Series 7 was unveiled at the company’s California Streaming event on Tuesday. The new Apple Watch model is the eighth iteration in the line of smartwatches that the Cupertino giant has launched since its first generation in 2015. The Apple Watch Series 7 is a significant upgrade over last year’s Series 6, including a major redesign. There are 1.7mm thin bezels to maximize the display area while hardly changing the dimensions of the watch itself. The new design also enables the Apple Watch Series 7 to deliver the largest display ever in the 45-millimeter size variant. The watch is also available in a smaller 41 millimeter option. Apple claims that the Apple Watch Series 7 with the new design offers 20 percent more screen space than the Apple Watch Series 6 and 50 percent compared to the entry-level Series 3 model.
Apple Watch Series 7 price in Germany, availability details
The Apple Watch Series 7 GPS will only be available in the US for $ 399 (about Rs. 29,400), while the Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + Cellular option will be priced at $ 499 (about Rs. 36,800). begins. It will be available in five brand new aluminum body colors including Midnight, Starlight, Green, as well as New Blue and (PRODUCT) RED.
Details on Apple Watch Series 7 pricing and availability in India are yet to be announced, though Apple said it would be available in the US later this fall.
The Apple Watch Series 6 was launched in India with a starting price of Rs. 40,900 for the GPS variant and Rs. 49,900 for the GPS + cellular option. It debuted in the US with the same starting price of $ 399 that comes with the Apple Watch Series 7.
Apple Watch Series 7 specifications, features
As an upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 6, which was available in 40mm and 44mm sizes, the Apple Watch Series 7 is available in 41mm and 45mm case options. Apple has kept its always-on Retina display on the new Apple Watch that was available on the earlier models. However, there are improvements to the display that are said to deliver up to 70 percent brighter results indoors than the Apple Watch Series 6.
Apple designed the display of the Apple Watch Series 7 with 20 percent more screen area and thinner bezels of just 1.7 mm. The latter are 40 percent smaller than the Apple Watch Series 6.
The most important USP of the Apple Watch product range is the health and fitness functions. While Apple hasn’t provided any essential additions in this regard, you get most of the commonly available features to keep track of your health and wellbeing on the go. Apple Watch Series 7 offers blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) tracking using a built-in blood oxygen sensor. It’s also able to track heart rate with an electric heart rate sensor, first introduced in the Apple Watch Series 4 and also available for the last generation model. The smartwatch can also detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) and generate an electrocardiogram (EKG) report.
Apple has deployed watchOS 8 out-of-the-box on the Apple Watch Series 7. The new operating system, which was unveiled at WWDC 2021 in June, comes pre-installed with an updated Breathe app called Mindfulness to improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
The Apple Watch Series 7 is also capable of enhanced sleep tracking, with features like sleep breathing rate and sleep trends. In addition, the new Apple Watch has two unique watch faces – Contour and Modular Duo – which are dynamically animated when the wrist is raised.
With the larger display, the Apple Watch Series 7 also offers additional larger font sizes and a new QWERTY keyboard that can be tapped or swiped with QuickPath so users can swipe their fingers to type.
Apple claims that the Apple Watch Series 7 can last up to 18 hours on a single charge. It is identical to the previous year’s model. Still, Apple says the new Apple Watch offers 33 percent faster charging.
The Apple Watch Series 7 comes with an IP6X-certified construction that is designed to be dust-resistant. There’s also the WR50 rating for water resistance. In addition, the new Apple Watch comes with a magnetic quick charger USB-C cable and supports all Apple Watch straps developed for previous models.