The Apple Watch is now official and Apple has made it available in 34 variants a very serious pricing starting at $349 and going all the way up to whopping $10,000! The pre-orders will begin from April 10 with a preview of the Apple Watch in select retail stores.
The smartwatch will be available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom and United States from April 24. The Apple Watch 38mm starts at $349 and ranges up to $1,049 depending on band. The 42mm band is only $50 more. The Apple Watch Edition starting price is at $10,000 and will be available only in select retail stores. The Apple Watch Sport, on the other hand, begins at $349 for the 38mm and $399 for the 42mm.
The Apple Watch can be paired with iPhones with the help of an app which will roll out with the iOS 8.2 update. The OS update is available for download from today. The app will also be available in the App Store for download. The company claims that the battery life of the Apple Watch will last for an entire day (approximately 18 hours).
The Apple Watch comes with a host of new features. One such feature is called ‘Glances’. The feature will allow you to check things very quickly and frequently. It gives you quick information on swipe up and see the weather, calendar, control music, heart rate and much more. It gives you incoming call alerts and even lets you receive phone calls. It lets you read full email, and even mark, flag and delete them.
The Apple Watch tracks your daily movement, how long exercising or getting brisk activity. Individual workouts can be controlled via Workout app which collects your run time, heart rate and other individual activities.