AFTER months of speculation and rumours, the newest member of the Apple Watch family has been revealed.
The Apple Watch 7 is upping the ante on the fitness front this time around, by detecting when you’re riding a bike and prompting you to start your workout.
There’s also improved support for e-bikes, and fall detection.
The big news is the redesign, which sees a larger screen that’s around 20% larger than last year.
The bezel has been shrunk by 40%, coming in at a barely-there 1.7mm. The watch face design sports a softer look, with rounder edges.
The display has also had an upgrade and is easier to use thanks to its increased size, and optimised apps.
What’s more, it’s 70% brighter when your wrist is down, for ease of use when checking out the time. It is a watch, after all.
The battery life offers the same 18 hours, but charges faster than the Apple Watch 6 – 33% faster in fact.
A 45-minute charge will juice up your Apple Watch 7 to 80% battery from empty.
The Apple Watch 7 is available in midnight, starlight, green, blue, red. There’s also the Nike and Hermes editions.
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It’s compatible with existing bands, but there are also new band colours to choose from.
The Apple Watch 7 starts at $399 and is available later this autumn.
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