Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE 2 Launched

Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE 2 Launched

The new Apple Watch Series 8 was unsurprisingly revealed by Apple during its "Far Out" event. In addition to other health functions, the new smartwatch's standout feature is a body temperature display. This puts it in competition with products like the recently released Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Series. Look over every detail below.

Apple Watch Series 8: Specifications and Features

Apple Watch Series 8 Launched; Features and Specifications are Here

Similar to the Apple Watch Series 7, the Apple Watch Series 8 features an edge-to-edge Always-On Retina display. As was already said, the key selling point is body temperature sensing while you sleep. Additionally, it claims to have more accurate period predictions and retroactive ovulation estimations.

There is support for crack resistance, IP6X dust resistance, and swimming resistance with WR50 water resistance. It has the S8 chip, multi-sport training, SpO2 sensor, electrocardiogram support, and advanced cycle tracking. Heart rate sensors and sleep monitoring are also supported. Moreover, it supports international roaming.

Another cool feature is Crash Detection, which detects if you are involved in a severe car crash, then notifies emergency contacts and connects to services. emergency. This is done using the new 3-axis gyroscope and g-force accelerometer. Drop detection and emergency SOS are also available.

The Apple Watch Series 8 claims to offer up to 18 hours of battery life on a single and could last up to 36 hours, thanks to the new Low Power mode. You will also be able to use the Medicines app.

Additional features include Family Setup, Apple Pay, Apple Maps, Fitness+, and more. Apple Watch Series 8 comes in Midnight, Starlight, RED, and Silver colors.

Apple Watch SE 2: Specs and Features

Apple Watch SE 2 Launched; Features and Specifications Here

The Apple Watch SE 2 has the same S8 chip as the Watch Series 8 and is 20% faster than the original Watch SE. It chooses the same design as its predecessor and offers a 30% larger screen than the Apple Watch Series 3.

The smartwatch also comes with collision detection, activity tracking, drop detection, Apple Pay support, and more. It comes with a heart rate sensor, a Medicines app, sleep tracking, and multi-sports workouts. The Apple Watch SE 2 is swim-resistant and supports Fitness+, Family Setup, Emergency SOS, cycle tracks, and more. It is available in silver, gold, and space gray colors and comes in 40mm and 44mm sizes.

Price and availability

The GPS model of the Apple Watch Series 8 costs $399 while the cellular model costs $499.

Contrarily, the Apple Watch SE 2 retails for $249 for the GPS variant and $299 for the cellular version.

Both are currently available for pre-order and go on sale starting September 16.