Last updated: 08 September 2022, 19:11 IST
Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 8 alongside the Apple iPhone 14 series and other launches at the Far Out event last night. After the launch of its latest smartwatch, Apple has discontinued the Apple Watch Series 3.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is now obsolete. Launched in 2017, the Apple Watch Series 3 had the same design as the original Apple Watch models. The Apple Watch Series 3 didn’t come with many of the health features present on current Apple Watch models. The Apple Watch Series 3 was the cheapest Apple Watch in the company’s lineup, at $199 in the US and Rs 20,900 in India.
The Apple Watch Series 3 came with features like GPS, an altimeter, and Apple’s S3 dual-core processor. The Apple Watch Series 3 was available in two sizes – 38mm and 42mm and came with other features like an optical heart rate sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope. It came with Bluetooth v4.2 for connectivity and was claimed to offer up to 18 hours of battery life.
Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 8 last night. The Apple Watch Series 8 comes as an incremental update over the Apple Watch Series 7. The new Apple Watch comes with a new health feature called Temperature Sensing, which allows the Apple Watch Series 8 to monitor your temperature while you sleep, so you can monitor changes in the can see over time. The temperature data is used by Cycle Tracking, which, in combination with the heart rate, gives women more information about their menstrual cycle. The Apple Watch Series 8 also comes with an Always-On Retina display with a similar large screen design to the Apple Watch Series 7.
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