The day of reckoning has arrived and so has Apple’s most anticipated event of 2015 – “Spring Forward”. Apple has removed the curtains from its first wearable device “Apple Watch”. Battery life, price, killer apps, expected sell out in 2015, why the Apple Watch will be a massive success and what not, the Cupertino-based company has finally disclosed the mystery behind the making of the Watch.
Call it a smart marketing strategy or deliberate attempt to keep Apple fans eagerly waiting to have a sneak peek at what sets Apple Watch apart from the rest, the Cupertino company has been fairly successful in creating a remarkable anticipation around the Watch. Let’s find out what Apple has revealed about the Watch at the Spring Forward media event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
“Apple Watch is the most personal device we have ever created. It's not just with you, it's on you.” Tim Cook.
Animated Mickey Mouse
There is animated Mickey Mouse face to keep you entertained every time you look at your Watch. The Mickey Mouse may charm users who love funny, emotive faces and wish to keep themselves happy. But that's not all: you can customize or change this (Watch face) to your liking with over a thousand different choices.
Apple Watch has built-in speaker and microphone that will let users receive phone calls. It’s a nice way to communicate with people. Since the Watch will be sitting on your wrist, you will be able to bring a cool dimension to communication.
Apple Watch features an innovative technology called Digital Touch. Whatever you draw on your Apple Watch will be exactly relayed over to your friend’s watch. That’s really interesting! It can be an all new way to spice up your messaging.
Apple Watch has a lot of attractive health features. The health features remind you whenever you remain sitting for too long. Through the health features, you will be able to not only keep track of your fitness but also be able to have the exact idea about how much calorie you burn each day.
After the end of every week, it gives you the report of your previous week. The health feature will work as your coach which will continue to guide and provide you the right way to remain fit and healthy.
The sweetest thing about it is that you can send heart beat to your friend and convey your deepest love.
Splash And Water Resistant
Apple Watch will be splash and water resistant. For those of you who had pinned the hopes that the iconic watch will be fully waterproof will be a bit disappointed. However, you can enjoy playing with water and even have some fun sporting the Watch in the rain to some extent.
Other Significant Usability
Apple Watch will let you pay in the most convenient manner. Through push notifications, it will keep informed about the latest happenings. You can set reminders, check weather by dictating Siri. The Watch will even let you open your hotel door replacing the key.
Apple Watch Release Date
You can pre-order Apple Watch from 10th of April. It will begin shipping from 24th of Apple. So, the long wait is eventually going to end.
Whether or not the expensive watch inspire fans is something that only time will tell. However, one thing which can be said with conviction is that Apple Watch does seem to be the brand Apple has been known for years and it does have what it takes to be sold in millions.
Apple Watch Price
The 38mm Apple Watch Sport has been priced at $349 and the 42mm Apple Watch Sport has been priced at $399. The price of Watch is going to be $549 -1049 for 38mm and $599-1099 for 42mm. The Apple Watch price depends on the watch band.
Apple Watch Battery Life
All day battery life. Apple Watch will go on for 18 hours after one charge. So, all the skepticism about whether Apple Watch’s battery will last a day or not should rest now.
Many Apple Fans had been eagerly wanting the Watch to go on for long hours. Apple Watch seems to stand up to their expectation at least as far as battery life is concerned.
8GB of Internal Storage
All the three Apple Watch variants—Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition will have 8GB of internal storage. Whereas 2GB of storage has been provided for music, only 75MB of storage has been allotted for photos.
The remaining 6GB of storage has been divided into two parts. While part of the remaining storage has been taken by OS of the Apple Watch, the other half has been kept aside to let users install their favorite apps.
It is believed that Apple has reserved some storage on Apple Watch in order to use it for future use. When the much-awaited WatchKit SDK is released this year, this reserved storage can be utilized by the Cupertino based company.