We already have with us the new Apple Watch Series 7, its new generation of smartwatches that debuts a new design and incorporates a larger screen than the previous Apple Watch. A generational change that introduces one of the biggest leaps to date in the history of Apple’s smartwatch and, as rumored, is accompanied by relevant developments especially in the resistance of the device.
The device arrives alongside the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 mini, Apple Watch Series 7, and the new iPad mini 2021 and iPad 2021. These are the new features of the Apple Watch Series 7, which with its larger panel and with more resolution brings a significant aesthetic change. A new model that also presents new functions to measure our activity and arrives with different exclusive dials.
More screens, fewer frames
As had been rumored, the new Apple Watch comes with a major change in design, and its bezels have been reduced to a minimum. Apple speaks of a 40% reduction in bezels, with the panel now going from edge to edge. Similarly, it is promised that the screen shines 70% brighter, an important leap to better visualize the panel outdoors.
As we saw in previous generations, it has an always-on display option. It is not necessary to raise the wrist to activate it, but it stays always on. If we do not like the excess battery that this consumes, we can disable it from the settings.
The design remains virtually identical, with a rounded body and crown on the top right. The case is again made of aluminum, with a little more curvature than in the previous generation, as is the panel.
The user interface has been redesigned to match the new screen size. Apple promises that the Series 7 will fit 50% more text than the Series 7. They similarly boast of ruggedness, with shatter-resistant glass and IP6X protocol and WD50 resistance.
Fast charging of the device has also been improved. The new Apple Watch Series 7 promises 33% faster charging speed compared to the Series 6, and an 8-minute charge is enough to have enough battery to last a night of sleep monitoring.
Fortunately, fears about new strap sizes are not fulfilled: the bracelets of your old Apple Watch are compatible with the Series 7, which shares size with the other models.
A health-oriented device
Health functions continue to play a leading role in the Apple Watch. In this generation there is a repeat with the measurement of oxygen in the blood, in addition to being able to perform electrocardiograms (for informational purposes, not valid as medical tests).
New sports modes are also added, such as Tai Chi or Pilates, which are added to the list of current modes. The Series 7 arrives with WatchOS 8, so we will have all the new software features related to stress measurement, sleep, Fitness app, and more.
Pricing and Availability of Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 starts at $399 and will be available for purchase this fall, with no specific dates from Apple. It will be available in green, blue, Product Red, white, and midnight.