The rumors weren’t true. Apple has officially unveiled its Apple Watch Series 7 at today’s event. Only that the design change that had leaked so much has not come true, but some of its characteristics have come to light.
The protagonist is not the design, but the screen
The screen of this new Apple Watch Series 7 meets and becomes 20% larger by reducing the edges by 40% and increasing their brightness by 70%. The watchOS interface has been redesigned so that all its elements adapt to the higher resolution of the panel, adding exclusive spheres for it.
The good part of a more preserved design than expected, by the way, is that all straps released so far are still compatible with the new model. There were rumors of a total change in its closure that aroused panic among collectors, but finally they can breathe easy.
Another important novelty of this Apple Watch Series 7 is its charging: a new USB-C connector on its charger allows go from 0% to 80% of your battery in 45 minutes. On a general scale, the load improves by 33%, which makes it suitable for us to charge it while we prepare for the day and thus be able to measure sleep during the night.
The materials used have allowed Apple to declare this Apple Watch Series 7 the strongest and most durable ever made, with IP6X protocol and WD50 water resistance. The icing on the cake is compatibility with the next new Pilates and Meditation exercises de Apple Fitness+.
Apple Watch Series 7: colors, price and availability
The launch date of this new Apple Watch has not been defined, being scheduled for “this autumn” (it seems that logistics delays get noticed). The aluminum and stainless steel finishes are preserved, as well as a new option of finishes in Titanium. In aluminum we have five new colors, including a dark green and a pearl color.
Its price will start from $ 399 in the United States, so that we can count on 429 euros in Spain. It is something that at the moment Apple will not confirm until the final dates of reservations and purchases arrive.