The Apple Watch Series 4 has just been announced, along with a slew of upgrades and new features. Here’s hwo much it’s going to cost you and when you can get it in Australia.
The Series 4 comes in three different colours — gold, silver and space grey — as well as two larger sizes — 40mm and 44mm.
The key features include:
- Edge-to-edge display which is 30 per cent larger than the previous gen, but in a smaller body
- New S4 chip with 2x faster performance
- WatchOS 5
- 64-bit processor
- Fall detection with accelerometer and gyroscope
- Digital crown with haptic feedback
- New watch faces with up to 8 customisable complications
- Speaker is 50 per cent louder than the previous generation
- Microphone has been moved to oppsite side of the device to the speaker to avoid interference with calls and Siri commands
- new ceramic and crystal back — radio waves can now pass through the front and back for improced reception
- Up to 18 hours of battery life — the same as the Series 3
- Heart rate monitor that can detect low heart rate, irregularities
- Electrocardiogram scanner that is FDA approved
- Water resistance
The GPS, non-cellular 40mm versions start at $599, and the 44mm versions at $649.
For GPS + celluar the 40mm versions start at $749 and the 44mm versions at $799.
Pre-orders will be available from September 14 and will ship on September 21.
And if you’re interested in the pricing and availability of the new iPhones, we have that too:
- iPhone Xs Pricing, Specs and Availability
- iPhone Xs Max Pricing, Specs and Availability
- iPhone XR Pricing, Specs and Availability
Coming as a surprise to no one who eagerly scanned the countless leaks, today Apple revealed the fourth generation Apple Watch, which sticks with the wearable’s square-faced, minimalist form factor, but improves how much info can be squeezed on that tiny display, and the watch’s health-tracking capabilities.Read more