Apple announces Watch 4, will come with ECG, Fall detection and more

Apple has finally launched the Watch 4 today at their event. The new Watch 4 comes with a bunch of new features and a new design. Apple also upgraded their health features with the Watch 4 which now comes with fall detection and ECG.

The Apple Watch 4 comes with an OLED panel which covers 30% more than its predecessors. Apple also increased the band sizes to 40 to 44mm. The new Watch also has a better speaker and mic compared to Watch 3. The smartwatch is powered by Apple’s A4 chipset and is two times faster than Watch 3.

Moving to the exciting part, Apple claims that Watch 4 can detect falls and allow the user to dial emergency contacts. Not only that, Apple also has included a digital heart rate monitor and has support for ECG. Apple claims that Watch 4 will be the first device that can measure ECG and is available for over the counter purchase. Lastly, Apple confirmed that Watch 4 has received FDA approval for its health features.

Moving to the battery life, Apple claims that the Watch 4 will have an 18-hour battery life which is similar to the older models. The Apple Watch 4 will start from $399 for the GPS version and will cost $499 for the one with GPS and LTE.  Apple Watch Series 4 will be available in silver, gold and space grey colours. Alternatively, customers can also pick up in Watch 4 in stainless steel case or a new gold stainless colour. You can order the device on Friday and it will be shipped the following Friday, September 21

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