It appeared in carriers listings, in beta versions of iOS 11 and even on websites of financial institutions. But it has not been confirmed until today, September 12, when Tim Cook and his team have unveiled the Apple Watch Series 3, a new model that incorporates an LTE modem and manages to become more independent from the iPhone. This means that thanks to a virtual SIM the clock will be able to download and upload data to the Internet without an iPhone. We can for example do sports and listen to music in streaming or receive notifications of social networks.
That the Apple Watch has a LTE connection does not mean that we can navigate with it as if it were an iPhone with 4G. The Apple Watch Series 3 has an Intel low-power modem that allows you to connect to the Internet at a speed 2.5 times greater than 3G. To put it in perspective, the 4G is 10 times greater than 3G.
Apple Watch series 3 Features:
- Browse maps to navigate
- Listen to music in streaming
- Use Siri directly from the clock
- Make calls without the iPhone
- Much more power in the interiorMore song storage capacity
- More advanced heart monitor
- New Processor W2
- Antenna on the Apple Watch screen itself: LTE connection
- bigger Battery
Apple Watch has also changed some parts of its internal hardware. It has a new dual core processor, Siri is faster than ever. The W1 chip has also been upgraded to the W2 chip. Wi-Fi connectivity has increased by 85%. And the microphone has also been improved to be able to call without the clock approaching the mouth.
The design is maintained, the colors are changed
The Apple watch has endured a fourth generation with the same design. It was rumored the possibility that Apple slightly update the design to make the watch finer and change some details. But in the end, the design we’ve seen so far remains.
The Apple Watch Series 3 will come in two versions, one with Wi-fi only starting at $249 and Cellular + Wi-Fi at $349. In addition, the older generation of Watch Series 2, will receive a significant price decrease, as it did in the day with the original generation of Watch.
The pre-order date is set for September 15, following the big launch on September 22 in the first wave of countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.