The Apple Watch Series 8 is definitely THE watch you need to support your iPhone. Presented during the keynote Far out. in Cupertino, the device does not get a completely new design as expected, although the shell is still resistant to water, scratches and dust and with four new colors. The Nike bracelet is also entitled to additional editions, just like the Hermès collection.
Powered by watchOS 9, the Series 8 features a thermometer that helps prevent ovulation, a heart rate sensor as well as a permanently activated blood oximeter and altimeter. So many options that will delight athletes, even if this is not the only audience targeted by the wearable. With this, Apple has indeed also added motion sensors that allow detect car accidents.
Performance and Connectivity
Apple has also equipped its Watch Series 8 with roaming compatibility: your international plans on the iPhone will allow the watch to stay connected even while traveling.
It is without great surprise via Bluetooth that the Apple Watch Series 8 pairs with the iPhone. All Apple mobiles available in stores at the moment are otherwise compatible, including the iPhone 14 and the third-generation iPhone SE.
All the better, or almost
The Apple conference was also an opportunity to teach us that the display of the Series 8 is not larger, which will delight small hands who have opted for an iPhone SE.
With this, the manufacturer also mentioned an autonomy of several days (36 hours maximum) and this thanks to a energy saving mode similar to the one that already exists on iOS. screen Always On is called upon for the occasion, and better endurance could finally make it possible to follow both one’s physical expenditure during the day and one’s sleep at night without falling foul.
What price for the Apple Watch Series 8?
Prices vary according to size (from $399 in the United States), the bracelet, the material and the connectivity. For the moment the rates in euros are not yet known but we will update this article as soon as this is the case. As for the pre-order, it will be available this evening for delivery from September 16.