Official Apple Watch Series 7: bigger screen and more. Prices and availability
14 September 2021 92
Apple raised the curtain on Watch Series 7 at the California streaming event: ideal complement to the new iPhone smartphone 13 (standard, mini and pro models). the smartwatch of the Cupertino house renews the offer of a product that over the years has managed to firmly conquer the top of the specific market segment. To try to further stretch the distance from the competition, Apple has foreseen an important step change (even if not as significant as the rumors had suggested).
The design closely recalls that of the previous generation models (no, for now no square lines). The size increases and Retina Display screen technology is improved . Apple Watch Series 7 is now available in formats of 41 And 45 mm (both 1mm larger than previous Series 6). Larger screens that will be used to accommodate and enhance the new quadrants , but also the new functions of watchOS 8, such as the new QWERTY keyboard with input support via swipe or the fall detection function which has been optimized for cycling.
They also improve several aspects of construction and the speed of battery recharging.
More in detail the screen is approximately 20 percent larger than that of Watch Series 6, and 50 percent compared to that of Watch Series 3; the frames surrounding it now measure 1.7 mm. Compared to Apple Watch Series 6 the new model can display the 41 per cent of extra text . Improved by 70 percent brightness of Always On mode.
Apple Watch Series 7 can boast important refinements on front of the building :
- integrates the front crystal to protect the most resistant screen never used in an Apple Watch. The crystal is the 50 percent thicker than Apple Watch Series 6
- can boast resistance to dirt and dust according to standard IP6X . The water resistance according to the WR standard is unchanged 41.
It improves the recharging mode of the battery which is up to 33 for one hundred faster than the previous generation. The declared autonomy is 18 hours and 8 minutes is enough to ensure 8 hours to spend on sleep monitoring. The charger uses a USB-C charging cable which takes the place of the previous one in USB-A format.
News also for the services that can be used via Apple Watch: the Cupertino house has in fact announced the arrival of Fitness Plus in new markets, including finally Italy.
PRICES AND AVAILABILITY
The smartwatch will be available in autumn at 399 dollars . The aluminum variant is available in five colors, black, now, blue, red and dark green. There is no shortage of more valuable proposals, namely the variants in stainless steel and titanium.
Apple has also formalized the arrival of the Nike and Hermès variants of Watch Series 7 . Prices still to be defined, while availability is always generically set for autumn.
With the addition of Watch Series 7 to the Apple catalog, both Apple Watch Series 3, both Watch SE. Let’s start now from 199 dollars to try an Apple smartwatch.
Apple has only announced prices for the US market for now. We await the formalization of those provided for the Italian market which may arrive in the next few hours or take longer. However, the Apple Italia site also reports the generic term of autumn for the date of arrival on the market.