Apple Watch Series 7 debuts with familiar design, crack-resistant display, and faster charging: price, specifications, and features| 91mobiles.com
At its annual hardware event, Apple introduced the Apple Watch Series 7 as the successor to its Watch Series 6 from last year. The latest smartwatch from the Cupertino giant brings a slightly more refined design, with the focus on a bigger screen and narrower bezels at just 1.7mm. Apple claims the screen on the Watch Series 7 is 70 percent brighter and it can fit in 50 percent more content on screen than the Watch Series 6. Interestingly, the smartwatch also gets a crack-resistant display and a full-blown keyboard that supports swiping. Apple also announced some new watchOS 8 features on the stage.
Apple Watch Series 7 price
Apple Watch Series 7 price is $399 in the US, though the India price is still awaited. It will be available in five new aluminium colours: Green, Blue, Product Red, Silver Graphite, and Gold. The Apple Watch Series 7 will be on sale later this fall, with no concrete date given for its release.
Apart from launching the new model, the company announced that Apple Watch Series 3 (Rs 20,900/ $199) and Watch SE (Rs 29,900/ $279) will continue to sell. This means that last year’s Apple Watch Series 6 has been discontinued.
Apple Watch Series 7 specifications and features
Apple Watch Series 7 is equipped with a new Retina display that has nearly 20 percent more screen area than the Series 6. The Series 7 also packs softer and rounded corners, and the new display refracts light on the edges for a subtle wraparound effect. The latest Apple Watch Series 7 will be available in 41mm and 46mm sizes, a jump from 40mm and 45mm. Apple says there are new watch faces designed specifically for Series 7, including Continuum face, a new Hermes watch face that has numbers changing hour by hour, Modular Max watch face, Modular Watch, and Nike watch face, where numbers change based on motion. The latest smartwatch from Apple features a faster S7 processor.
Apple Watch Series 7 is claimed to last 18 hours on a single charge. The battery life is said to have been improved and it can charge 33 percent faster than the Series 6 thanks to the new fast-charging USB Type-C cable. Apple says it takes just 45 minutes to go from 0 to 80 percent. Additionally, an eight-minute charge can track eight hours of sleep. Apple Watch Series 7 is touted to be the most durable Apple Watch ever. It has a crack-resistant front crystal glass and is also the first Apple Watch to have IP6X certification for water resistance.
As for the fitness features, the Watch Series 7 gets Time to Run and audio meditations are being added to the ‘Time to Walk’ feature on Fitness+. Apple announced that all previous Apple Watch bands will be compatible with Apple Watch Series 7.
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