New Apple Watch seeking to become 'guardian for your health'

New Apple Watch seeking to become 'guardian for your health'

New Apple Watch seeking to become 'guardian for your health'

Both EE and Vodafone have network plans that can be used for the Apple Watch Series 3. Watch Series 4 Global Positioning System option is priced starting at $399 in the U.S., and it will be available in 26 markets globally at the time of launch.

Apple Watch Series 3 now starts at just £279 for the 38 millimetre option without cellular functionality.

Apple COO Jeff Williams described the new watch - Series 4 of which will be available to order starting September 14 - with some superhero-sounding language, calling it an "intelligent guardian for your health".

The device will be available in a number of finishes, including silver, gold, space grey, as well as in a new gold stainless version.

Apple has also been working on expanded health sensors, which now appear on the new Apple Watch. These include a Pure Platinum/Black Sport Band and a Summit White Sport Loop Band.

In a statement, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., and CDRH Director Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., described Apple's new clearances as part of a "reimagination" of healthcare delivery. With the redesigned Apple Watch Series 4, it will automatically detect if you've fallen and ask you if you want to send an Emergency SOS. Interested customers it will be able to order it starting September 14.

The Apple Watch Series 4 has electrodes on its back, allowing the user to take an electrocardiogram.

Investors sent shares of Fitbit, which makes competing health trackers, nearly 7 percent lower after the consumer electronics giant unveiled its latest Apple Watches on Wednesday.

The company has taken pains to redevelop the Apple Watch for its fourth series. With the bigger displays comes more room for complications, up to 8 of them. This pricing is the same as that of last year's Apple Watch Series 3.

Inside, you'll find a new S4 processor that has dual-core processing power and should offer two-times better performance than the previous model. It has been optimised for phone calls, Siri and Walkie-Talkie.

There is a good chance that Apple will sell out of some models of the Apple Watch Series 4 this week, and into next.

And the new dynamic watch faces positively dazzle on the large new display. Revealed during its keynote, the company showed off the Series 4's bigger screen, which utilises a new user interface to make use of the additional real estate. Another face is based on Apple's Breathe app, which guides users through a deep breathing exercise.

Additionally, through new accelerometer and gyroscope hardware, the Apple Watch can detect hard falls by analyzing wrist trajectory and impact.

An app unlocking the wrist-based ECG functionality will be available to USA consumers later this year. With Series 4, however, you also get an electrical heart rate monitor, allowing you to take ECGs by placing your finger on the crown.

The speaker on Series 4 is 50 percent louder, and Apple moved the microphone to the opposite side of the watch to reduce echo and improve call clarity, Williams said.

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