After lots of waiting Apple has finally announced its smartwatch and its not iWatch which every one was thinking, its know as Apple Watch. It has a square face, two metal frames, sapphire glass, supports health and fitness device and swappable wristbands.
Apple Watch come in two sizes of 1.5-inch and 1.65-inch with option interchangeable straps, both has touch-capable display with sapphire glass protecting on them. It also features a heart rate monitor.
Apple has introduced a new navigation tool called crown, Apple has said pinch to zoom and other touch features wont work as good on this small screen that’s why they had introduced this crown tool. Its a navigational tool which can be used to navigate/scroll and for zoom in-out.
Apple Watch comes with lots of dial faces and users can change them as per their needs and mood. Apple has introduced a new and unique feature which lets you draw something of watch and send it as message to your friend to convey a message, its a good feature as typing on such a small screen is not easy at all.
Another feature which Apple has introduced in which Apple Watch will scans any incoming message and offers you possible reply’s so that you dont need to type at all, you can also dictate message to Apple Watch which then it will transcribe and send.
Apple Watch users will also be able to share their heartbeat with any other Apple Watch users, when you share your heartbeat with your friend then his/her Watch will also vibrate exactly like your’s heartbeat.
Much like iPhone and iPad, Apple watch also supports Siri and it can take voice commands, its worth mentioning that Android Wear also support voice commands.
Apple Watch can show your iPhone’s notifications but company has said developers can create custom notifications as well.Apple Watch is only capable with iPhone 5 or above.
Apple has introduced “Activity” app which tracks user’s movement, calories burned, time spent standing and so on, the other app, Workout” forces you to do different exercises.
Cost And Availability
Apple Watch comes in 3 editions, regular Apple Watch, Watch Edition (made of 18k gold) and Watch Sport, you will option to select between 6 different straps. Apple Watch will be available from next year and its cost start from $349.