Although the main protagonist of the night of September 14 was the iPhone 13, it was not the only great announcement of the evening. Among the three great products presented, the Apple Watch Series 7 stands out, the company’s new smartwatch that seeks to remain one of the best devices as far as this type is concerned.
The five best smartwatches for all users
As in the case of mobile phones, Apple has opted for some change in design and some subtle differences in regards to the technical section, but without assuming a groundbreaking product compared to the previous Apple Watch.
In ConsumptionClaro we summarize you the main novelties of the seventh generation of smartwatch from Cupertino.
The great incentive: more screen
The most striking change, and one that many users asked for, is the increased screen size retinal. We are facing a 20% larger panel with 70% more brightness and 40% fewer frames… without changing the design.
In addition, Apple has revamped the operating system interface to add a QWERTY keyboard, more dials, and new font sizes, since 50% more text fits. The Apple Watch Series 7 maintains, practically, the same design as the previous generation except for those less pronounced frames.
The strap, inch size, and function button remain the same. This, as a positive point, is that the straps of previous generations – such as the 6 – are compatible with this new smartwatch.
New apps and USB — C
Other more subtle novelties in this smartwatch is the inclusion of some new apps in terms of health and well-being, such as Mindfulness, Pilates or the ability to do electrocardiograms —for guidance or informational purposes—. Especially when the Apple Fitness + arrives throughout this station.
At the same time, Apple has ensured that the new Watch Series 7 now incorporates a USB-C port that improves, up to 33%, the fast charge of the device: from 0% to 80% in 45 minutes of charge and can even endure a night of sleep measurement with 8 minutes of charge.
Also, the glass that covers the screen has improved and has achieved IP64 certification: shock, dust and water resistance.
Price and models
Despite the fact that it was presented on September 14, Apple has not revealed a specific date of departure. It is known that the Apple Watch Series 7 will be available throughout this fall in five colors – green, blue, Product Red, white and midnight – for a total amount of 429 euros.
Real alternatives to the Watch Series 7
Based on what we know about Apple’s new smartwatch, there are currently some options that compete directly with this smartwatch… for a lower price.
For 315 euros today, the Samsung Watch Classic 4 is one of the great smartwatches outside of Apple. It is a device made of steel with a design much more similar to traditional watches than to typical square smartwatches. The AMOLED screen can be purchased in three sizes: 40, 42 and 46 millimeters.
In addition, the Watch Classic 4 is a great option for those who are looking for a device with which to keep track of our physical work or our health. It even has a function to measure our body composition with great precision.
For 169 euros, the Fitbit Versa 3 is one of the best options for those looking to save as much as possible and have a smartwatch focused on sports. This device has an integrated GPS, an addition that makes it much easier to perform some exercises such as running or walking – without the need to be connected to the mobile phone.
In turn, it is capable of controlling calorie burning, measuring sleep, it is compatible with Alexa, etc.
By 349 today, the Garmin Venu 2 is one of the alternatives that iOS users have compared to the Apple Watch. It is a sports smartwatch with an AMOLED screen and integrated GPS, as well as its own memory to store our music.
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