Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular Connection Costs $10 a Month

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For those with a bit more money, Apple will now offer a grey ceramic model to sit next to the white version. The build-in cellular connectivity also allows the Apple Watch to stream songs in Apple Music without a connected device. You can pre-order from September 15th in selected countries, with actual availability starting a week later. But how often do I have my watch on but also not have my phone? The Series 3 is the same watch you've used before, but with LTE.

The Apple Watch Series 3, however, will not use a regular SIM card, but rather a built-in one known as the eSIM. With around 18 hours of battery time, you will still be charging it every day. Is the Series 3 worth the higher price? From all outward appearances, the Series 3 without a cellular connection is identical to the Series 2.

New capabilities in watchOS 4 have been well documented for the most part (see "watchOS 4 Focuses on Fun and Fundamentals", 5 June 2017), but the new Heart Rate app is a surprise. Fitbit's website says Ionic will ship in 2-to-3 weeks while Apple said Watch Series 3 will be available on September 22.

Apple Watch Series 3 is equipped with a powerful dual-core processor that enhances the work of the Siri system. It will also notify users when it detects an elevated heart rate during periods of rest.

You can make calls directly from the Watch by tapping a button on the top-left corner of the watch face. With the Singapore government's new focus on battling diabetes and other health diseases caused by a first-world lifestyle, you can be sure that we'll be seeing more of Apple's software and products in these fields in Singapore. Plus, if you need to get a hold of someone in case of an emergency and you don't have your smartphone, you can reach out with the watch itself.

Shares of Fitbit Inc. surged 3% in morning trade Wednesday, with Stifel Nicolaus saying the fitness band maker's Ionic "enjoys distinctions" when compared with Apple Inc.'s new Apple Watch 3.

Tested with heart rate sensor on during workout sessions. The big news, of course, is the inclusion of cellular connectivity. Apart from this, there will be a builtin Siri integration also available on the device and it will get you regular notifications of reminders, news and meetings.

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There's also a Nike+ version of Apple Watch, with an updated Nike+ Run app, and a new Hermès edition, too, with a stack of special Hermès accessories. You're good to go with the Series 3.

Apple Watch Edition comes in two models, and multiple band options. Due to cellular connectivity, Apple Music is available on Series 3.