Apple Watch Series 7: a cheat sheet
Apple’s latest watch is the most durable and comes with an optimized user interface and faster charging, among other features.
Apple announced its Apple Watch Series 7 at a live event on Tuesday, with COO Jeff Williams touting it as “the most durable Apple Watch we’ve ever built.” This cheat sheet for Apple Watch Series 7 includes smartwatch details including features, pricing information, and more. This article will be updated as new information becomes available from Apple on the Watch Series 7.
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What is the Apple Watch Series 7?
The Apple Watch Series 7 is the successor to last year’s Apple Watch Series 6. It comes with a completely redesigned display which Apple says is “the largest and most advanced retina display”, with almost 20% more screen than the Apple Watch Series 6 It is also 40% thinner than the 6 Series.
âIt encourages you to be active and get more with your workouts,â and monitors a user’s health, Williams said.
The case and screen have been refined with “softer, more rounded corners”. The Series 7 watch refracts light “for a subtle, enveloping effect,” said Williams. The dimensions of the watch have “hardly changed,” said Williams.
Apple Watch Series 7 is 70% brighter indoors when a user’s wrist is down.
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What are the main features of the Apple Watch Series 7?
The Apple Watch Series 7 comes with a new display, new keyboard, and greater durability. Like its predecessor, the Series 7 has an 18-hour battery life and improved charging experience, 33% faster than the Apple Watch Series 6 with an updated charging architecture and a new USB cable. Now, it takes 45 minutes to go from zero to 80 percent charge, according to Lauren Braun, product manager.
The Apple Watch Series 7 has new features for cyclists. It will detect when you start riding and remind you to start a workout, and it will stop and resume automatically when you take a break. The watch has an improved algorithm for e-bikes that more accurately counts calories.
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The buttons have been redesigned and enlarged to complement the size and shape of the new screen, Braun said. This makes it easier to press buttons like stopwatch, activity and alarms. It can also hold almost 50% more text than the Apple Watch Series 6 to make texts easier to read with less scrolling, she said.
The Apple Watch Series 7 also offers new ways to enter text with a full keyboard that you can tap or slide, with QuickPath, which uses machine learning to predict the word you type.
The Apple Watch Series 7 also comes with improved durability. It has a “crack resistant front crystal” and “more robust geometry”. It’s also the first Apple Watch to have IP6X certification, so users don’t have to worry about it in dusty environments, she said. The Apple Watch Series 7 is still water resistant, Braun said.
How does the Apple Watch Series 7 compare to the Apple Watch Series 6?
Appearance and usability is one of the main differences between the Apple Watch Series 7 and the Apple Watch Series 6. The Apple Watch Series 7 case and screen are slightly larger and have more corners. rounded. Apple Watch Series 7 features a new Mindfulness app, and watchOS 8 has been updated with advanced algorithms to analyze GPS, heart rate, accelerometer, and gyroscope data that detect when users start a bike ride. Unlike the Apple Watch Series 6, it also has a full keyboard for entering messages.
Since its launch in 2018, the Apple Watch has been able to detect if a user has fallen and can call emergency services from their wrist. watchOS 8 has updated fall detection algorithms so that if someone falls during a workout, such as riding a bicycle, it will be detected.
Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch Series 7 have the same 18-hour battery life and use recycled materials, but Apple said the Apple Watch Series 7 “contains more recycled content than any other Apple Watch. “, with 100% recycled tungsten. and a 100% recycled case on aluminum models.The Apple Watch Series 7 is made without harmful chemicals such as mercury, PVC, beryllium and BFR.
How does the Apple Watch Series 7 compare to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4?
One of the other main competitors of the Apple Watch is the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4, which became available in August 2021. The Galaxy Watch 4 comes with two design options: sporty and classic. The classic model looks more like a traditional watch.
The Galaxy Watch 4 also comes with body composition analysis, ECG, sleep tracking, more frequent nighttime blood oxygen readings, and automatic workout tracking. The Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic are available in black and silver, while the Watch 4 is also available in green, pink and gold.
The Galaxy Watch 4 starts at $ 249.99 for the 40mm Bluetooth model and $ 299.99 for the 40mm LTE model.
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What are the colors, straps, and display options for the Apple Watch Series 7?
It comes in five new colors: midnight, starlight, green, blue and red. It will also be available in silver, graphite, gold, stainless steel, natural titanium and space black titanium. The Apple Watch Series 7 is compatible with all existing straps, and there will be new straps from designer Hermes.
Is the Apple Watch Series 7 eco-friendly?
All aluminum watch cases are made from 100% recycled metal, and all magnets in the Apple Watch Series 7 use 100% recycled rare earth elements, Williams said.
What is the price of an Apple Watch Series 7?
The cost starts at $ 399.
When can I buy an Apple Watch Series 7?
Pre-orders will begin next week and units will be available later this fall.