The brand new Apple Watch Collection 7 arrives a few weeks after the iPhone 13 sequence went on sale. Pre-orders begin this Friday, October 8, availability is ready for October 15 (Friday subsequent week). Right here’s the listing: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, the UAE, the UK, the US plus greater than 50 different international locations.
You may pre-order one on-line or at an Apple retailer beginning this Friday at 12:00 PM UTC. You may commerce in an outdated watch to decrease the worth (it begins at $400 within the US), although solely Apple watches appear to be accepted.
Observe that the Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop bands are unique to Apple shops (on-line and offline).
When you purchase a watch with mobile connectivity straight from Apple, you may nonetheless get $100 again if you activate it on T-Cell/Dash or Verizon. Additionally, you don’t need to get the Collection 7, the Apple Watch SE and the Collection 3 are nonetheless round as cheaper choices ($280 and $200, respectively).
Nevertheless, the Collection 7 brings a lot of main enhancements even over final 12 months’s Collection 6. The bezels are thinner so the display is 20% larger. Additionally, the At all times On Show mode is now 70% brighter. The watch is extra sturdy with a glass that’s higher at resisting cracks and a physique that’s now dust-tight (IP6X). Battery life is similar outdated 18 hours, however charging is 33% sooner (0-80% in 45 minutes). The bigger show enabled Apple to revamp the UI a bit too, just like the Modular Duo watch face (with two middle problems) and even a QWERTY keyboard.