At the keynote Apple introduced the third version of the Apple Watch in addition to the latest iPhone models. In addition to a LTE modem by the hour can connect itself to the cellular network, the new Apple Watch brings some more hammer features with it.
Apple Watch series 3 unveiled
Apple makes the Apple Watch with a mobile connection independent of the iPhone. The third generation of the device started about two and a half years ago can go directly into the LTE data network. “That was our vision from the outset,” said Apple Manager Jeff Williams on Tuesday. This one should be accessible on the clock on the phone number of the mobile phone.
This had been brought to see the additional technology in the casing with an unchanged size, said Williams. For this, for example the antennas were been integrated directly in the display. A umprogrammierbare SIM card for mobile connection was firmly installed in the device. Williams demonstrated the function with a call to the clock of an employee who paddled right in the middle on a lake.
Apple Watch: Bestverkaufte computer clock and number one of all watch brands
The Apple Watch was the best-selling computer watch since the launch in spring 2015. Now it is also number one among the watch brands as a whole, said Apple CEO Tim Cook. Remained open, if quantities, or – more likely – sales. The Group calls still no sales. Cook said only that the sales in the previous year by 50 percent had increased in the past quarter.
Learn more about the Apple Watch series 3
The Apple Watch will display more information about the pulse and warn the user if the heart rate is too fast. Data of the device in a study to help detect heart rhythm disturbances.
In addition, the watch is the first Apple Watch which comes with thanks to their own simplification LTE connectivity. Therefore, it works independently from an iPhone and can be used to make phone calls. The eSim can be operated with the same number of iPhones and added to the existing contract.
The Apple Watch is powered with a dual core processor with 70 percent more performance compared to its predecessor. In addition, the Apple Watch 3 supports the service of Apple music and Siri voice control.
Appearance is the Apple Watch series 3 on September 22 in Germany. In this country, Apple cooperates with Telekom. Cost is $399 with LTE, at $ 329 without LTE.