Apple certainly took its time with this amazing gadget’s launch. After years of rumors, Apple Watch was finally launched on 9 September, 2014 and started revealing its secrets. If it had come earlier, Apple Watch would have got certainly less competition and more importantly it would have been able to set the standards, rather than merely following what has been set by others. Yet Apple is known among people for not rushing products to the market. This clearly followed policy of producing the best of the best has meant that the Apple Watch is so polished and up to the mark that it has nothing to fear.
Apple Watch is available in 38mm and 42mm varieties. You can also have it in aluminum with Ion-X glass or in stainless steel case with sapphire screen protection. Both are available in Silver and Grey color. You may also like the limited Apple Watch Edition made out of ceramic and gold alloy. Apple Watch also comes with different options for wrist bands which are available in a variety of colors. Apple Watch price in Dubai is also reasonable.
Design and Build Quality
Apple Watch was introduced alongside iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. It is no surprise that its design takes after the smartphone aluminum or stainless steel body with rounded edges and 2.5D Ion-X or sapphire glass. Whether you go for the Aluminum Sports or Stainless Steel Apple Watch models, you will be able to select between space grey and silver shells. Apple Watch is available in orange, rose gold, black, blue, white, midnight blue, antique white, red, saddle brown, soft pink, stone leather and space black colors. The dark colors are only available with black sports bands and stainless steel link bracelets. The silver color casing seems to give a sportier look to the watch, while the grey color makes it look more stylish and official for sure.
Apple Watch comes with a malleable AMOLED screen with 326 ppi density. The 38mm model has a 1.34 inch screen with 272 x 340 pixels of resolution while the 42mm model comes with 1.53 inch display having 312 x 390 pixels of resolution. It is also the very first Apple device to come with AMOLED screen. Using an AMOLED screen display pretty much assures extraordinary viewing angles and vibrant colors. The contrast ratio is great and the blacks are as dark as they come.
Apple Watch doesn’t come with a SIM card slot as some of its competitors like Samsung Gear S or the LG G Watch Urban LTE offer. It means that it cannot connect to a cellular network and can’t operate as a standalone device. Although you can surely take it out without your iPhone and use it for listening to music while you walk or workout. However, to get the complete functionality you will need to hook it up with your primary device. Apple Watch is also compatible with Bluetooth 4.0LE for connecting with your iPhone or wireless headset.
Apple Watch 38mm version is powered by a 205 mAH battery, while the battery capacity for 42mm model is still unknown. The 205 mAH battery lasts up to 18hrs of excessive use.
Apple Watch OS
Apple Watch runs on the newly divulged Watch OS version 1.0.1. Just like the iOS, Apple Watch follows a What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get user interface approach. You can also upgrade the Apple Watch OS to the latest OS 2.0.1. This upgrade consists of new emoji characters and bug fixes. There are no hidden menus to be summoned with the hardware keys though the enhanced Force Touch, which requires heavier holding and pushing opens up some contextual app options that may not be obvious at first. The Force Touch is used in apps like Music, Calendar and Messages. Force Touch also allows you to select different watch faces, search an address in Maps, pause or end a workout and more. There are also some third party apps that have contextual menus that will open upon a Force Touch.
Where to Buy
If you are looking to buy your Apple Watch online at a competitive price, www.TheSouq.com is the perfect place for you. At TheSouq.com you can buy your desired Apple Watch at a price range of AED 1,399 to AED 4,399. You can also avail free shipping facility on the purchase of your favorite Apple Watch. Apple Sports Watch price at TheSouq.com ranges from AED 1,399 to AED 2,799.
The new Apple Watch platform is easy to get used to as it comes with more preinstalled apps than its rivals, enabling better out of the box functionality. It integrates well with your iPhone and will surely reduce the number of times you need to reach for your smartphone. Moreover, you get all those wrist strap options, some of which are appealing, innovative and stylish on their own. Essentially, Apple Watch is for those who are already deeply connected with the iPhone ecosystem. The answer to the question whether you should get one will probably be based purely on your desire for trying Apple’s latest gadget.