Apple has just announced the new Apple Watch Series 4. According to the company everything about it is ‘redesigned and re-engineered’. The biggest highlight of the new device is the larger screen, which offers over 30 percent more real estate than previous models. The device is also made thinner than before.
Apple has also included a new Watch faces, which are highly customizable. Breath app is now available as a watch face. It offers three different variations of the breath watch faces. New animated Watch faces have also been introduced that take advantage of the new edge-to-edge display.
Series 4 brings improvements to the cellular capabilities of the device. Signals can now pass through both front and back, which offers better cellular signals.
Series 4 has a S4 64-bit dual-core chip, which is Apple designed and offer up to 2x performance. The new accelerometer on Apple Watch Series 4 can detect a fall, thanks to its redesigned accelerometer.
The new Apple Watch can screen your heart rhythm and send you notification if it detects an irregularity. It can also take ECG, which makes it the first over the counter product available directly to users. Apple has also made changes to the Digital Crown, which now offers better clickiness thanks to haptic feedback. The device’s speaker has also been significantly improved and it is now 50 percent louder.
Series 4 will be available in a new Black Ceramic finish. Apple Watch Series 4 offers the same 18 hour battery life as previous models. The outdoor workout time has also been increased to up to 6 hours.
Apple Watch Series 4 will be available with a starting price of $399 for the GPS model and $499 for the Cellular model.