Apple has just unveiled the new second-generation Apple Watch, the most economical model of its smartwatch. During its ‘Far Out’ event the company revealed all the details about this model called to be the best-seller of the year, along with the Apple Watch Series 8 and the new premium model for athletes, the Apple Watch Ultra.
One of the highlights of the arrival of the Apple Watch SE 2 is that it finally says goodbye to the old Apple Watch Series 3, which the company kept until now despite agonizing over its 8 GB internal storage. As was the case with the first SE, here Apple equips it with 32 GB, which in turn is the same amount as the other models available.
Apple Watch SE 2 technical specifications
|Apple Watch SE 2
|OLED LTPO 384 x 480 pixels
|Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, LTE (optional)
|From $249 (40 mm GPS only)
Heart of Apple Watch Series 8 and old watch body acquaintance
The new Apple Watch SE comes in two sizes, with an aluminum case of 40 millimeters and 44 millimeters. It will be available in three colors, blue, star white, and silver. The newest thing it has is one of the key components of the Apple Watch Series 8 on board, the system in package SiP S8, 20% faster than the previous Apple Watch SE.
With that, and with the new motion sensors in the Series 8 Apple says they can guarantee the new functions, where traffic accident detection stands out. When we have a hit, it will automatically call the emergency services.
In health highlights a new app that allows you to better track medication, and do not forget to measure sleep or notifications of high or low heart rate. The Apple Watch SE has Family Settings, a control, and a configuration function for the little ones in the house, Apple claims that children can use an Apple Watch even if they do not have an iPhone. Resistance has not been neglected, with WR50 protection, which ensures water resistance to a depth of 50 meters.
For those who wonder what changes compared to the Series 8, here the frames are wider, leaving less space for the screen. The Apple Watch SE 2, moreover, still does not have an always-on Retina display, although like its big brother it achieves 1000 nits of brightness. The SE does not have a temperature sensor or blood oxygen app. Another differential point concerning its other models is the absence of IP6X certification for dust resistance.
Versions and price of the Apple Watch SE
The Apple Watch SE 2 starts at $249 for the 40 mm model with GPS and $299 for the 40 mm model with GPS and 4G. The 44-millimeter model with GPS starts at $299, while the 44-millimeter model with 4G starts at $349. They can be pre-order starting today, and arrive on September 16.
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