Apple Watches have become a very important part of the Apple ecosystem: they complement the iPhone and expand its capabilities, thanks to the sensors and its more focused on sports and health. Also, it is a device that we always carry on our wrist, providing immediate information, anywhere.
Apple watches this year have been updated internally. The architecture of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 adopt the new S9 SoC, and that implies significant improvements in power and performance. What is the power improvement for in a watch? On the Apple Watch, for its most basic use: improve the accuracy of your sensors.
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Apple Watch Series 9, daily use maximized
The battery in the Series 9 is maintained compared to the previous generation, despite the increase in power. He Neural Engine is 29% more precise than the previous one, and that allows us to have better data in the same or less time: something essential when we want to cross several data sources to obtain a value. In the future, these improvements could help tremendously with a glucose sensor, for example – which requires more precision and more calculations per second.
In design, the new Apple Watch Series 9 are identical to the previous generation, in two colors: the pink and space gray. In person the first thing that catches your attention is the new brighter screen (reaches up to 2000 nits).
Siri can now access health data, so we can consult health app parameters by asking them directly from the smart assistant. It also has the new second-generation ultra-wideband chipto precisely locate other smart objects or share contacts by simply bringing the Apple Watch closer to another – which works perfectly.
He double tap gesture works spectacular live. It is a direct inheritance from the Apple Vision Pro acceptance gesture, which consists of pinching your fingers to pick up or perform actions with the watch.
The new fine braided fabric straps are soft to the touch, similar to the ones we already knew but with new designs that give the phone a new look. The new Apple Watch Series 9 have the milestone in addition to being the first Apple device that is emissions neutral.
Apple Watch Ultra 2, power and screen
The new Apple watch for professionals has all the new features of the Series 9, such as the new S9 SoC that improves in power, including the second-generation ultra-wideband chip. Upgrade your display to an astonishing 3000 nits of brightness – the brightest screen Apple has ever made.
Directly, the Ultra 2 is identical to the model we already knew from last year, perhaps the rumored Ultra in dark color has been missed – although Apple has launched new straps that can combine perfectly in both generations. If the Sport Loop is purchased, the device is also completely carbon neutral.
There is a new modular dial which is designed for the Ultra. Finally, almost every pixel of the new watch is used with precise and complete information on the largest screen. It is also compatible with cycling accessories, which will be able to display their information on the watch screen directly.
The battery does not change, it was already very good. 36 hours on a charge, 76 in low consumption mode and the same proprietary charging system for the moment. The improvement in sensors, double-touch gestures are also available in this Ultra 2. The surprise of this generation is in the price: 100 euros cheaper than the previous year, €899 in Spain. More details and possibilities, in the in-depth review that we will soon offer you in Applesfera.
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