Apple Watch Series 7 will go on pre-order in India today. The next-generation Apple smartwatch was announced alongside the iPhone 13 series in September. It comes in two dial sizes — 41mm and 45mm in both — only GPS and GPS+Cellular models. While Apple has not revealed the price of each variant of the Watch Series 7, it has announced that the 41mm model will retail at Rs 41,900 onwards. The 45mm variant, on the other hand, will cost Rs 44,900 (base price).
Pre-orders for the new smartwatch will begin at 5:30 pm today. It will go on sale from October 15. Apple Watch Series 7 brings major change in terms of display. Compared to its predecessor Apple Watch Series 6, the new smartwatch has a bigger and brighter display, and can support a full keyboard for text input.
Here’s a spec-by-spec comparison of Apple Watch Series 7 with its predecessor Apple Watch Series 6
|Specifications||Apple Watch Series 7||Apple Watch Series 6|
|Dial size||41mm, 44mm||40 mm (324×394 pixels), 42 mm (312×390 pixels), 44 mm (368×448 pixels)|
|Always-On Retina display||Yes. It comes with 20% more screen area than Series 6||Yes|
|Water resistant||Water resistant to 50 metres. Also, it is crack-resistant and IP6X dust resistant.||Water resistant to 50 metres|
|Blood oxygen monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|ECG app||Yes||Yes, comes with third-generation optical heart sensor|
|Materials and finishes||Titanium, Stainless Steel and Aluminium||Aluminium, Stainless Steel and Titanium|
|Cellular Connectivity||Cellular connectivity on GPS + Cellular models||Cellular connectivity on GPS + Cellular models|
|Chipset||S6 with 64-bit Dual Core Processor||S6 with 64-bit dual core processor|
|Battery Life||Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 18 hours life. Also offers 33% fast battery charging||Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with up to 18 hours life|
|Operating system||WatchOS 8||WatchOS 7|
|Price||Starts Rs 41,900||Starts Rs 40,900|
|Colour variants||Green, Midnight, New Blue, Starlight, (PRODUCT)RED, Gold, Graphite, Silver and Space Black||Silver, Space Grey, Gold, Blue, (PRODUCT)RED, Natural Titanium and Space Black|