At last we know all the official characteristics of the Apple Watch Series 9which Apple just revealed in the keynote that is taking place right now.
The new generation of its smartwatch, called Apple Watch Series 9, change the processor after three years, and updates the biometric sensors to make them more precise and efficient, as seen in the presentation of the 2023 keynote, where the iPhone 15 has also been presented. We explain how to see it if you have an old device with Linux, Android or Windows .
The main hardware novelty of the new Apple smartwatch in the new S9 processor. It is the first renewal in three years.
The new Apple watch will use the operating system WatchOS 10.
More power and efficiency with the S9 processor of the Apple Watch Series 9
The S9 chip is based on the A15 processor of the iPhone 13, so we are talking about a powerful, versatile and efficient CPU. It is 30% faster in graphics processing, and twice as fast in artificial intelligence processing.
An advantage of using AI is that Siri now renders in local mode, without accessing the cloud.
Apple has explained that the S9 chip consumes and heats up less than its predecessor, a blessing for the battery. In a small space like a watch case, less heat and less consumption is the goal to achieve. Autonomy reaches 18 hours.
Apple Watch Series 9 debuts the “double tap“: Bump your index finger and thumb together to make confirmations on the watch, without touching the screen.
Another of the premieres of the Apple Watch Series 9 is the new U2 ultra-wideband (UWB) chip, a faster and more advanced alternative to Bluetooth. Ultra-wideband allows you to wirelessly connect devices over short distances.
The advantage over Bluetooth and the like is that suffers less interference, goes through obstacles and walls better, and is a little faster.
On an aesthetic level, the design of the Apple Watch Series 8 is maintained, but there is a new pink color and new bandsamong which the bracelet with magnetic buckle stands out.
During the keynote, Apple spent several minutes showing how it has reduced the carbon footprint in the manufacturing of its watches.
Apple has also improved the hardware of biometric sensors, making them more precise, while reducing consumption. This is the case of the heart rate sensor.
He Apple Watch Series 9 will go on sale on September 22 At a price of $399 with GPS, and $499 for the version with mobile connection.
The Apple Watch Series 9 watch It does not release great technological innovations, but it does improve internal hardware, which is now more powerful and more efficient. The new S9 processor, the ultra-wideband chip, and the “double tap” are its most notable novelties.
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