As anticipated, Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 8 during its “Far Out” presentation. Among other health functions, the new smartwatch’s major attraction is a body temperature monitor. It competes with products like the recently released Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Series with this.
Apple Watch Series 8 Details & Features
The Apple Watch Series 8 resembles the Apple Watch Series 7 and has an edge-to-edge Always-On Retina display. The major feature, as previously noted, is body temperature detection while you sleep. Retrospective ovulation estimations and better period forecasts are also supported.
Crack resistance, IP6X dust resistance, and swim-proof with WR50 water resistance are all supported. It comes with a SpO2 sensor, Multisport workouts, ECG support, an S8 chip, and enhanced cycle monitoring. A heart rate sensor and sleep monitoring are also supported. Additionally, it supports roaming abroad.
Crash Detection is another intriguing function that will identify if you are involved in a major auto accident and will then link you to the emergency services and inform your emergency contacts. A 3-axis gyroscope and a novel g-force accelerometer are used to accomplish this. Also offered are Fall Detection and Emergency SOS.
With the new Low Power mode, the Apple Watch Series 8’s battery life may be increased to up to 36 hours from the advertised maximum of 18 hours. The Medication app will also be accessible to you.
Family Setup, Apple Pay, Apple Maps, Fitness+, and other features are additional features. The Midnight, Starlight, Product(RED), and Silver hues of the Apple Watch Series 8 are available.
Apple Watch SE 2 Details & Features
The Apple Watch SE 2 is 20% quicker than the original Watch SE and receives the same S8 processor as the Watch Series 8. It adopts a style resembling that of its forerunner and guarantees a 30% bigger display than the Apple Watch Series 3.
The smartwatch also has features like Fall Detection, Activity Tracking, Crash Detection, and compatibility with Apple Pay. A heart rate sensor, the Medication app, sleep tracking, and multisport exercises are included.
Swim-proof and including Fitness+, Family Setup, Emergency SOS, period tracking, and other features is the Apple Watch SE 2. It comes in diameters of 40mm and 44mm and three colors: Silver, Gold, and Space Grey.
Price and Offers
The GPS model of the Apple Watch Series 8 costs $399 (about Rs 31,800) while the cellular model costs $499 (around Rs 39,700).
Contrarily, the Apple Watch SE 2 retails for $249 (about Rs 19,800) for the GPS variant and $299 (around Rs 23,800) for the cellular version.
Both are currently available for pre-order and go on sale beginning September 16.