Apple today launched its third generation Watch series with Cellular connectivity. Apple Watch Series 2 was a hit and saw a tremendous growth in smartwatch section. Apple Watch Series 3 is the first smartwatch from Apple to offer LTE connectivity. The Company announced that the watch series 3 will run on WatchOS 4.
The Apple Watch Series 3 will be able to make and receive calls right from the watch instead of making/ taking calls from your iPhone. The display on the Watch acts as an Antenna with integrated eSIM. the Apple Watch Series is powered by a dual-core processor chip called W2 which has 70% better performance than the Series 2 and improvement in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Siri can now interact directly from within the watch.
In terms of design, the Watch Series 3 looks identical to the previous watch except for a red dot on the digital crown which indicates of cellular connectivity. Apple is stating that the battery on this watch will last for a day.
The Apple Watch Series 3 will be available in New Gold colour along with Silver and Space Grey colour with new bands and Nike Plus model. The watch will be available to pre-order starting from September 15th and sales will be started from September 22nd. The LTE variant of the Apple Watch Series 3 will be priced at $399, whereas the non-LTE variant will be priced at $329.