Apple has revealed the Apple Watch, its first wearable device ever. The device has unique design featuring revolutionary technologies and a unique user interface.
The Apple Watch will be available in 2015 at a price of $349. It is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus running the latest version of iOS 8.
This means you need a iPhone to use a Apple Watch.
Apple has designed and engineered a Digital Crown on the Watch that provides an innovative way to scroll, zoom and navigate.
The Apple Watch will allow users to communicate in different ways such as sending and receiving messages, answering calls, and with Digital Touch, users can send their own heartbeat in a message.
The Watch will come in 3 different collections, Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.
“Apple introduced the world to several category-defining products, the Mac, iPod, iPhone and iPad. And once again Apple is poised to captivate the world with a revolutionary product that can enrich people’s lives. It’s the most personal product we’ve ever made,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO.
Apple has specially designed the iOS 8 user interface for a smaller device. The Digital Crown works as a Home button and a convenient way to access Siri.
The device features Force Touch technology that senses the difference between a tap and a press, providing a new way to quickly and easily access controls within apps.
The Watch has Taptic Engine and a built-in speaker that provides with alerts and notifications user can hear and feel.
Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition Edition are available in two size variants, 38 mm and 42 mm. The Watch introduces MagSafe technology with inductive charging for a quick connection.
The device takes wearable experience to a whole new level. The Watch provides timely information that can be viewed at a glance.
Apple Watch has a new Workout app which will allow user to keep track of their workout and provide with metrics during workout sessions.
The companion Fitness app on iPhone collects users’ activity data and allows them to see their activity history in greater detail. Apple Watch also boasts the accelerometer, a built-in heart rate sensor, GPS and Wi-Fi.
Apple Watch straps include the Sport Band in black, blue, green, pink and white; the Classic Buckle in black and midnight blue, the Leather Loop in bright blue, light brown and stone, the Modern Buckle in midnight blue, brown, soft pink, rose gray and bright red, the Milanese Loop in stainless steel and the Link Bracelet in brushed stainless steel and polished space black.