Apple announced the new Apple Watch Ultra
Along with Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE, Apple also introduced Apple Watch Ultra. This new smartwatch aims athletes and sports persons. The smartwatch is made to work in extreme environmental conditions. Apple Watch Ultra comes with a new design, a bigger display, and longer battery life.
Apple Watch Ultra features a 49mm titanium case and redesigned crown. There is a new button guard on the side. The buttons and crows will also work with gloves. It features a Retina display with flat sapphire glass. It boasts up to 2000 nits of brightness that is 2x brighter than any Apple Watch display yet.
Apple Watch Ultra includes new running metrics to measure performance, like Stride Length, Ground Contact Time, Vertical Oscillation, and Running Power.
The smartwatch has improved multi-band GPS and now also supports L5 frequency. Apple claims that the Watch Ultra has the most accurate GPS of any Watch to date. It gives most precise distance, pace, and route data.
Apple Watch Ultra is designed to work in extreme conditions and remote locations. It can work in the temperature range of -20° C to 55° C. The smartwatch is also certified to the relevant aspects of MIL-STD-810H for military grade rugged.
The Apple Watch Ultra features heart rate monitoring with ECG, Blood Oxygen apps, Activity rings, and more health features. The smartwatch has automatic walk detection and will get automatic run detection later this year. Apple has also improved the speaker and microphone.
The company has destined a new watch face Wayfinder, especially for this new smartwatch. The company has also introduced a new lineup of bands for it.
Apple Watch Ultra promises 36 hours of battery life. Apple also claims that it will roll out new battery optimization tech later to boost the battery life to 60 hours.
Apple Watch ultra comes with improved water resistance. The watch is WR 100 water resistant and can survive underwater. It also shows the depth, time, and temperature when you are under the water. This smartwatch can also be used while Scooba diving.
Apple Watch Ultra is priced at $799. It is now available for preorder starting today and will be shipping starting September 23.