Apple has just launched Apple Watch SE, a more economical version of the original Apple Watch that nevertheless has all the core features users enjoy. Customers can see more details and the data that matters most right on their wrists thanks to the largest and most sophisticated Retina display.
Fall detection, Emergency SOS, international emergency calling, and the Noise app are just some of the advanced health and safety features made possible by the latest generation of motion sensors and microphone built into Apple Watch SE.
All You Need to Know About The Apple Watch SE
In addition to new workouts, automated handwashing recognition, and the ability to share Apple Watch with family members who don’t have an iPhone, watchOS 7 introduces advanced new capabilities including sleep monitoring and automatic handwashing detection.
The Apple Watch SE comes in three gorgeous aluminium finishes and works with all Apple Watch bands, including the new Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop. According to Apple’s chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, “Apple Watch SE blends parts of the Series 6 design with the most fundamental functions of Apple Watch, all at a more affordable price.
We’re pleased to provide our patrons with yet another excellent means of maintaining contact, increasing physical activity, and monitoring their health.
Construction and Functionality
The gorgeous Retina display of the Apple Watch SE is 30 percent larger than that of the Series 3, and it has thin borders and rounded corners to boot. The interface boasts app icons and typefaces that are both big and legible, while also being clear and helpful when things get complicated.
New watch faces are optimised for the screen, making it simple for users to read their alerts, texts, workout stats, and more. Apple Watch SE is up to two times as quick as Apple Watch Series 3 thanks to its S5 System in Package (SiP) and dual-core CPU.
As you turn the Digital Crown, you’ll feel incredible clicks because to the haptic feedback. The Apple Watch SE includes the latest Bluetooth 5.0 technology and a speaker and microphone that have been optimised for improved audio quality while using phone conversations, Siri, and the Walkie-Talkie feature.
Superior Physical Improvements
The next-generation always-on altimeter utilises a revolutionary barometric altimeter that consumes less power, in addition to GPS and neighbouring Wi-Fi networks, to offer continuous, accurate elevation readings throughout the day.
A new watch face complication or fitness metric can be displayed in the form of up and down elevation variations detected to an accuracy of one foot. Better directions and compass headings, as well as inclination, elevation, latitude, and longitude, are all available to users thanks to the integrated compass.
Users may customise their watch faces with one of three new Compass complications, and app makers can include compass data into their offerings.
Health and Safety
The Emergency SOS feature on Apple Watch allows users to swiftly and easily get help by sending an alert to emergency personnel. Apple Watch SE cellular customers, regardless of where they bought their device or whether their plan is activated, can make international calls to emergency services2 for their own protection.
Apple Watch SE’s fall detection is enabled by an unique algorithm and the most up-to-date accelerometer and gyroscope. Apple Watch detects a hard fall by analysing the user’s wrist trajectory and impact acceleration, and then notifies them with an alert that can be ignored or utilised to dial 911.
When the watch detects immobility for 60 seconds following a fall, it notifies emergency services, plays an audio message with the user’s location in latitude and longitude form, and notifies predetermined contacts.
Apple Watch SE uses a state-of-the-art microphone to monitor the volume of sounds around the user, allowing for more accurate analysis of their hearing health. If the decibel level of the sound around you reaches a dangerous threshold, Apple Watch SE will notify you, and you can always check the noise level using the Noise app or the Noise watch face complication.
Introducing WatchOS 7
Stripes, Chronograph Pro, GMT, and Artist are just a few of the seven new watch faces available to users of watchOS 7, who can also create, discover, and share their own unique watch face combinations with the world.
Low-range VO2 Max, sleep tracking, automatic handwashing detection, and new workout kinds are just some of the new health and fitness features that can help users get a better grasp on their health and wellness as a whole.
Maps now features cycling instructions, and Siri now provides language translation, all from the convenience of your wrist.
Setup Designed with Families in Mind and Enhanced Functionality
With the addition of Family Setup3 in watchOS 7, Apple Watch may now be used by everyone in the family, even younger members and those who do not have an iPhone.
Children can take advantage of the watch’s communication and customization features, as well as its 24/7 Emergency SOS availability, its Activity rings experience that has been tailored specifically for them, and its new Schooltime mode, which can help them maintain focus and attention while learning at home or in the classroom.
WatchOS 7 also has features tailored to the needs of seniors, such as an updated X-Large face that displays the time and a rich complication at a glance. The new Health Checklist in the iPhone’s Health app is especially useful for seniors because it provides a consolidated overview of all the health features that can be enabled at once, such as fall detection.
Pricing And Availability
- The base price of an Apple Watch SE (GPS) is INR29,900, while the base price of an Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) is INR33,900.
- The Apple Watch SE (GPS) will soon be available from Apple Premium Partners.
- The GPS + Cellular Apple Watch SE will soon be available from Apple Authorized Resellers.
- Apple has announced that new Apple Watch bands will soon be available via Apple Authorized Resellers. Late in the month of October, you’ll be able to purchase a PRODUCT(RED) Solo Loop or a Braided Solo Loop. The Apple Watch Series 4 and later support the Solo Loop and the Braided Solo Loop bands.
- Launching on September 16, watchOS 7 will be compatible with iPhone 6s and later running iOS 14. Certain functions may not be accessible on some gadgets.
- The metal used to create Apple Watch SE cases is entirely recycled, continuing the company’s dedication to environmental sustainability. Apple is also assisting its Apple Watch manufacturing partners in making the switch to renewable energy, and has removed the AC adaptor that could end up in landfills from Apple Watch SE packaging.