Finally, Apple Announced watchOS 4 With New Improved Features: At the WWDC 2017, Apple has announced wathcOS 4, the latest version of the Apple Watch. The Appel Watch with watchOS 4 will arrive later this fall. It is all new Siri-based smartwatch which will make your life easier. The new Apple Watch will come with new watch faces like complications updating based on time of day or location. The Siri watch face works on machine learning process to know what information will be most useful for the user when required. This information can be either flight boarding time, running time, time of football match or even smart home control. Many features in Apple Watch will receive the update with the announcement of watchOS 4 including improved fitness App, Payment Apps, better music experience and much more.

“Apple Watch is the ultimate device for a healthy life and is now more intelligent than ever with watchOS 4,” “We’ve created a truly individualized experience with the smartest Activity and Workout apps, the Siri watch face that shows you the information you need when you need it and we’re seamlessly bringing users their favorite music right on the wrist,”                                                                      Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer.

watchOS 4 Features Introduce In WWDC 2017

New Character Faces

Apart from this, Apple has also made kaleidoscope watch face and new character face watches to join Mickey and Minnie Mouse. From the Toy Story movie, new characters are included like Woody, Jeese, and buzz.

watchOS 4 New Watch Face
watchOS 4 New Watch Face
watchOS 4 Siri Based WatchFace
watchOS 4 Siri Based WatchFace

Improved Fitness Tracking App

In WatchOS 4 will also include updates for fitness tracking app. An updated user interface is provided in the watchOS 4 with including improvements in swimming workouts. In the updates, a new high-intensity interval training workout is added, and the best part is that you can add the new workout during a current workout with a new plus button which is added in ongoing workouts so that multiple workouts can be added in a single session.

watchOS 4 Fitness App Update
watchOS 4 Fitness App Update

The Apple Watch with the updated software will come with Siri intelligence. In order to update the information on the display of smartwatch, the users just have to raise the wrist and the information will be updated automatically.

Health app With Many Improvements

If we are talking about health app, the new Apple watch will feature NFC-enabled gym equipment so that heart rate, incline, and much more can be shared from the Apple watch and gym equipment. For High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout, motion and heart rate algorithms will be shown. Multiple workouts can also be combined in watchOS4, it will be very useful feature for the users who use to do back-to-back workouts.

Another important feature in watchOS 4 is the GymKit, the cardio equipment used by the owner of Apple Watch will directly pair with Apple Watch to treadmills, ellipticals, indoor bikes or stair steppers.

Better Music Experience

The updated version of Apple Watch will also include an improved music app so that the device will automatically be able to search favorite music of the user from New Music Mix, Favorites Mix and from most listened music. The Apple Watch will also be able to pair with AirPods to give so that user will listen to music during workouts effortlessly.

watchOS 4 Music Update
watchOS 4 Music Update

Different Band Color Option

The new summer band color option was also introduced by Apple so that the buyers will have more options and they will be able to select color band of their own choice from vibrant Sports Bands, a bright yellow Classic Buckle and Nike Sport Band options. Apart from all these a Pride Edition Woven Nylon in the rainbow stripe is also offered by Apple.

Easy Payment With Apple Pay

This feature will be very useful for the users as they will be able to make and receive person to person payments instantly, it will also be easy and secure with Apple Pay. With the help of Apple Pay, the user will be able to receive payment in their Apple Pay Cash account and further they can send it to someone else, can buy anything from stores and apps, or if they want then the money can also be transferred into the bank account.

Apple Pay Included HSBC Australia And More Banks In Its List
Apple Pay Included HSBC Australia And More Banks In Its List

 

Price And Availability 

watchOS will be available for the users this fall, it is also possible that all the features announced by Apple may not available in all regions, like person to person Payment and Apple Pay Cash will only be available in the US on for those who have iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro®, iPad® 5th generation, iPad Air® 2, iPad mini™ 3 and later and Apple Watch.

Two case sizes of Apple Watch will be available, one will be 38mm and another will be of 42mm. color option of Apple Watch Series 1 will be gold, rose gold, silver or space gray aluminium case at price of $269, while the Apple Watch series 2 will be available in gold, rose gold, silver or space gray aluminium, or silver or space black stainless steel cases at price starting from $369. Apple watches Nike+ will start from price range $369.The ceramic Apple Watch Edition will have price starting from $1,249 from Apple.com, Apple stores, and some selected Apple Authorized Resellers and carriers.

Sport and Classic Buckle bands are available from June 5, 2017, on Apple.com and you can also buy it from Apple store, Selected Apple Authorized resellers and carriers in the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the UK. The price of  Sports Band is $49 and the Classic Buckle will be available at price $149 later this week.

The Pride Edition Woven Nylon band and new colors of the Nike Sport Band  are also available from Apple.com and will be available at Apple stores Selected Apple Authorized resellers and carriers in the US, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the UK later this week at price of $49.

All the information related with latest watchOS 4 is available at Apple’s official website which is apple.com/today. so for any query or doubts, you can go to the website to know further.

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