Pre-orders for Apple Watch Series 3 to start from September 15 in Canada, availability beginning September 22
Apple announced the new Apple Watch Series 3 along with iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and 4K Apple TV. The company also added built-in cellular feature to the world’s most popular smartwatch.
The newly launched Apple Watch Series 3 featuring cellular connectivity will allow users to stay connected, receive texts, and make calls and do other things even without an iPhone nearby. The newly launched watch is now already available for pre-order starting from September 15 and will have its first batch ready for sale by September 22.
The watch will be available in two different models, one with GPS connectivity and other with GPS as well as cellular connectivity. Both the models will be powered by the S3 dual-core processor, allowing users to quickly launch apps and enjoy smoother graphics. Apart from this, the watch will be backed with a newly designed custom wireless chip called as W2 that will make Wi-Fi 85% faster and Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 50% more power efficient.
Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer mentioned that “Apple Watch Series 3 combined with the power of watchOS 4 is the ultimate device for a healthy life”, adding that the addition of cellular will transform the way people use Apple Watch.” With this, he highlighted the features of both cellular and watchOS 4 that will allow Apple Music users to stream close to 40 million songs from their wrist.
With new watchOS 4, the user will be able to monitor their heart rate during workout, resting, walking and breathing sessions with the help of updated Heart Rate App. Other feature which the smartwatch holds includes an enhanced workout app with a new interface, auto sets for pool swims, custom High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) and the proactive Siri watch face that will display the information which users need the most throughout the day.
As far as pricing of the watch is concerned, Canadians will be able to order Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) at a starting price of $429 CAD and Apple Watch Series 3 + Cellular at the price of $519 CAD.