Yesterday, during the Far Out Event held by Apple, there were certain revolutionary devices that were announced. Among these were the Watch Series 8 and Watch SE. Apple also announced the Apple Watch Ultra. This new wearable brings a new bold design and a wide range of features.
The Apple Watch Ultra is built for endurance, exploration, and adventure. Seeing that the smartwatch comes with so many revolutionary features and specifications, we shall take a look at some of the amazing features of the device.
As earlier mentioned during the tips, the Apple Watch Pro arrives with a 49mm titanium watch case and a flat sapphire front crystal that reveals the biggest and brightest Apple Watch display, as well as a bigger battery.
The Apple Watch Ultra provides a great balance of weight, durability, and corrosion resistance. Its case rises up to surround all edges of the flat sapphire front crystal, protecting the Retina display, which is up to 2000 nits of brightness, which is two times brighter than any available Apple Watch display.
The Apple Watch Ultra is a rugged smartwatch. It has the MIL-STD-810H certification and can operate in a wide temperature range. It can be used for water sports and its built-in depth gauge is handy in this regard.
The smartwatch has a new customizable watch face called Way-finder which can accommodate more information than other models. It offers a new action button that is customizable for quick access to Workouts Compass Waypoints and Backtrack.
Coming to the power house, we can say that the Apple Watch Ultra can last up to 30 hours of battery life on typical smartwatch usage. More so, when the ultra low mode is enabled, the battery can last up to 60 hours.
Furthermore, Apple Watch Ultra equips all of the connectivity, activity, and health features that have made Apple Watch the best-selling smartwatch in the world. Features like heart rate monitoring, the ECG and Blood Oxygen apps, to Activity rings and Mindfulness, along with additional health, safety, and navigation features are all embedded.
In the case of emergencies, the Apple Watch Ultra has two new motion sensors and an advanced sensor-fusion algorithm that allows it to detect a severe car crash with Crash Detection Sensor. When Apple Watch detects a severe car crash, the device will check in with the user and dial emergency services if they are unresponsive after a 10-second countdown.
One other outstanding feature of the device is the privacy mode. When a user’s iPhone is locked with a passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID, all of their health and fitness data in the Health app, other than Medical ID is encrypted. The model also comes with cellular and GPS connectivity features.
Apple Watch Ultra availability and pricing
The Apple Watch Ultra is offered in three brands: Trail Loop, Alpine Loop, and Ocean Band. According to Apple, the Watch Ultra will start shipping starting from September 23rd, 2022. The starting price is pegged at $799.