Apple Watch Series 3: The New Apple Watch Has Built – In Cellular Support

The Third Generation Of Apple Watch Is Out Already. With GPS And Built – In Cellular Support, Faster Dual Core Processor, Major Health And Fitness Upgrades And Watch OS4, Apple Watch Series 3 Is The Smart Watch You Need.

Where the Apple WWDC 2017 got us developments across four incredible platforms – tvOS, watchOS, MacOS and the iOS and unveiled Apple products like iPad Pro, iMac Pro and HomePod, 2017 iPhone event too rolled out amazing products.

Along with the next generation of iPhone – iPhone 8 and 8 plus, the anniversary edition iPhone X and Apple TV, Apple also presented the third generation of Apple Watch – Apple Watch Series 3.

Apple Watch Series 3 is now a reality and major move up against its previous version, as it comes with built – in cellular support.

What does this imply?

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You need not carry your iPhones along to reply to your texts, messages, calls or receive notifications while out for rigorous running sessions, walking your dogs, exploring new cycling trails or catching new waves while surfing as Apple Watch Series 3 comes with an embedded Subscriber Identity Module (eSIM).

This allows the Apple watch to support wireless LTE connectivity, helping you to stay connected even when the watch is not tied to your iPhone.

Apple achieved this by using an electronic chip, known as the eSIM, that unlike the conventional SIM cards that carry chips in plastic casing and are kept in separate trays, is fixed into the device.

Earlier versions of Apple Watch were depended on your iPhones for a deluge of things, with their bluetooth connections that got you all the data, notifications and also made many of the Apple Watch Apps mere displays of everything that functioned on your iPhones.

The Apple Watch Series 3 will operate on a separate connection when away from iPhone but will use the same number as your iPhone so that you can receive all the calls, messages and notifications on your watch, irrespective of the fact whether you have your iPhone with you or not.

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The cellular connectivity will also let you stream 40 million songs on your wrist as you can access Apple Music for it’s vast catalogue of songs, albums and artists without your watch being connected to a device.

Just like Apple Watch Series 2, it comes with a built-in GPS to let you keep a track of distance, speed and the route of your outdoor workouts. It’s also swim proof, so you need not worry about logging swim strokes or the number of waves you’ve caught.

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You can also pair Apple Watch Series 3 with compatible gym equipment with just a tap and sync all the important metrics like calories, heart rate and speed.

Go for multiple workouts like running, swimming and High – Intensity Interval Training(HIIT) one after the other as it allows you to switch between each of them effortlessly and gets you summary of all the metrics once you’re done with each of them.

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There’s a lot that Apple is doing for bettering its Heart Rate app. The newest features include a heart rate compilation that you can add to your watch face. It can now track your walking, resting, breathing, workout and recovery rates throughout the day. Recovery rate tells you how fast your heart rate drops once you’re done with your workout.

It will also notify you in case your heart beats faster than the usual Beats Per Minute even when you happen to be inactive for a period of 10 minutes. That will certainly help to detect health problems, such as heart strokes, before they reach a critical stage.

Under the hood, it comes fitted with a dual core processor that makes for 70 percent better performance with quick app launch times and smoother graphics and a W2 custom wireless chip that improves the wifi and Bluetooth connectivity and power efficiency.

In addition to this, for the very first time, Apple Watch allows Siri to speak as it comes with a built-in speaker.

Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular + GPS is available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum, or silver or space black stainless steel paired with a variety of bands  in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, the UK and the US, with other countries following next year. It also features a digital red crown that adds to its visual aesthetics.

The second model, the Apple Watch Series 3 (With GPS), is available in gold, silver or space gray aluminum cases with a Sport Band starting at INR 29,900.

About the Author: Alisha

Alisha Bajaj is the Chief Editor for Shopholicx. A B.Com Honours graduate and having a masters degree in Marketing and Finance, she started her career as a Financial Analyst with a Forex firm named India Forex Advisors Pvt. Ltd which is based in Mumbai. Before joining Shopholicx, she was working as a Senior Research Analyst for the same firm. She has been writing articles and research reports in the field of foreign exchange from the past 18 months and was helping clients understand the mechanics of foreign exchange through daily and monthly publications. She has a passion for reading and writing and has won accolades for her writings throughout.

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