Apple’s brand new set of high-end smartwatches are all available to pre-order on the Apple store.
Though customers will be able to pre-order the devices, the actual launch date of the Watch Series 8 and the SE will be Sept. 16th while the bigger Watch Ultra will launch on Sept. 23rd.
The debut of all three smartwatches today gave a better insight into the devices and what to expect as far as the features and designs are concerned.
The Watch Series 8 now has a larger display which curves around the edges of the bezels while also featuring a new body temperature sensor, as well as an improved battery efficiency technology.
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Then there is the 2nd-gen Apple Watch SE which now features the S8 chip, crash detection, and new color options.
Both smartwatches are launching alongside a number of new bands including new color options for Sport Loop and Nike Sport Loop.
The the biggest guy is the Apple Watch Ultra which has a big 49mm titanium case with really bright display as well as a bigger Digital Crown.
The device is targeted at extreme users and it has all the hardware features to handle such claims. A good example would be its 36 hours of battery life its Dark Mode, Wayfinder watch face, and in-built depth gauge, dual-frequency GPS, and other interesting features that makes the smartwatch interesting.
As for pricing, the high-end Apple Watch Series 8 will be starting with a US$399 price tag for the GPS model or US$499 for the cellular model while being available in aluminum color options such as Midnight, Starlight, Silver, and Product(RED). The stainless steel options include Silver, Gold, and Graphite.
On the lower-end is the Watch SE which starts as low as US$249 for the GPS or US$299 for the cellular model. It will also be available in Silver, Midnight, and Starlight.
Then the big-dawg is the Watch Ultra which starts as low as US$799 and has only one sizing option. It is also offering only cellular option.
Apple has also introduced new bands aimed at hikers, divers, and runners, called the Alpine Loop Band, Ocean Band, and Trail Loop.