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Apple Watch Series 3 – Untethered from iPhone with Cellular Connection

Last year on September 7th, Apple revealed the highly anticipated Apple Watch Series 2.  It was an immediate hit among consumers to the point that the Apple Watch is the Number 1 watch in the world according to Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Photo Source: Apple
 
Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple’s next generation of wearable devices that will feature the WatchOS4 operating system, WatchOS4, has already been revealed by Apple at it Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
 
One of the biggest updates to the Apple Watch is the new ability to work independently of the iPhone. Answer a call from your surfboard. Ask Siri to send a message. Stream your favorite songs on your run. And do it all while leaving your phone behind. Introducing Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular. Now you have the freedom to go with just your watch.
 
1. Apple Watch Series 3 now has cellular built in.  you can now go anywhere with your Apple Watch and still be connected.  Can now receive calls with just the watch and you still have the same number as your iPhone.

2. Apple announces Apple Heart Study with Apple Watch OS4 available September 1th.

3. Next month Apple Watch Series 3 now allow you stream 40 million songs right from your wrist.

4. Features dual core processor delivers 40% more power.

5. Siri now talks from the Apple Watch Series 3.

6. There will be skiing and snowboarding apps.

7. The display is now the antennae for the Apple Watch Series 3.

8. Series 3 is still the same size as previous Apple Watch.

9. Apple Watch Series 3 has up to18 hours battery life.

10. Orders begin September 15th with availability starting September 22nd.
 

Here are the SPECS:
 
Apple Watch Series 3  
 
Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE 2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G bands HSDPA 2100 4G bands LTE Speed HSPA, LTE GPRS Yes EDGE Yes  
Launch Announced 2017, September Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2017, September  
Body Dimensions 42.6 x 36.5 x 11.4 mm (1.68 x 1.44 x 0.45 in) Weight 46.4 g (1.62 oz) Build Ceramic case/back SIM Electronic SIM card (Apple e-SIM)   – 50m waterproof  
Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Size 1.65 inches (~55.1% screen-to-body ratio) Resolution 390 x 312 pixels (~303 ppi pixel density) Multitouch Yes Protection Sapphire crystal glass   – 3D Touch display
– 1000 nits  
Platform OS watchOS 4.0 Chipset Apple S3 CPU Dual-core GPU PowerVR  
Memory Card slot No Internal 16 GB, 768 MB RAM  
Camera   No      
Sound Alert types Vibration; Ringtones Loudspeaker Yes 3.5mm jack No  
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS NFC Yes Radio No USB No  
Features Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, heart rate Messaging SMS(threaded view), Email, Push Mail, IM Browser No Java No   – MP3 player
– Photo viewer
– Siri natural language commands and dictation  
Battery   Non-removable Li-Ion battery Stand-by Up to 18 h (mixed usage)  
Misc Colors White, Gray Price About 1450 EUR

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