Apple on its September 15th event launched the ultimate combination of design, function, and value in the form of a watch, the Apple Watch SE. all the essential features of the Apple Watch are now packed in a modern design loved by many at an affordable price. It features the same large and the most advanced Retina display, allowing you to have an immersive experience. Apple Watch SE features the same accelerometer, gyroscope, and always-on altimeter as Apple Watch Series 6, and with the latest motion sensors and microphone, it offers robust health and safety capabilities including fall detection, Emergency SOS, international emergency calling, and the Noise app.
watchOS 7 adds to the power and performance of the Watch SE. With the incredible new features such as Family Setup allowing the kids or older family without an iPhone to enjoy the features of the Apple Watch. Other important features in the Apple Watch SE include sleep tracking, automatic handwashing detection, and new workouts. Apple Watch SE is available in three beautiful case finishes made of 100 percent recycled aluminum, and compatible with all Apple Watch bands including the new Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop.
“Apple Watch SE combines elements of the Series 6 design with the most essential features of Apple Watch, all at a more affordable price,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “We’re excited to offer another great option to help customers stay connected, be more active, and keep an eye on their health.”
Design and Performance
The thin border surrounding the stunning Retina display ending at curved corners give the Watch a premium and classy feel. The display on the Watch SE is 30 percent larger than Series 3. You also get to choose from a variety of new watch faces that are optimized for the display, so customers can easily view notifications, text messages, workout metrics, and more.
Advanced Fitness Features
A new, more power-efficient barometric altimeter has been packed inside the new series that provides real-time elevation all day long. As a result, the watch is able to detect changes above ground level, up and down to the measurement of 1 foot.
Family Setup and Optimized Features for the Entire Family
Family Setup is a new feature in watchOS 7 that enables your Apple Watch to let other members of the family enjoy its features. Kids can take advantage of communication and personalization capabilities, access Emergency SOS at any time, enjoy an Activity rings experience that has been optimized just for them, and utilize a new mode called Schooltime, which can help them stay focused and attentive while learning at home or in the classroom.
watchOS 7 also offers optimized features for older adults, starting with a simplified onboarding and configuration process, along with a refreshed X-Large face that shows the time and a rich complication at a glance. Older adults can also benefit from a new Health Checklist in the Health app on iPhone, which offers the ability to track whether health features like fall detection have been enabled in one centralized view.
Pricing and Availability
Apple Watch SE (GPS) starts at $279 and Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) starts at $329.