Apple iWatch: Everything you need to know


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Apple tries to change the games of the wearable technology with it's smart watch - iWatch. Know everything you need to know about this fabulous wonder of technology - iWatch release date, features and specifications, prices and lots more.


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Image Courtesy: http :// Apple Watch : Smartwatch by Apple Inc. was revealed by Tim Cook on September 9, 2014 Apple broadcasted Apple Watch as three 'collections', renowned by distinct blends of cases & cognate bands Apple iWatch includes fitness tracking & health-oriented potential & amalgamation with iOS, Apple products & services i Watch relies on a connected iPhone to execute majority of its functions, & will be congruent with iPhone 5 & later models running iOS 8.2 Introduction


Image Courtesy: http :// Expected release date of Apple Watch will be April 2015, according to CEO Tim Cook The device is scheduled to begin shipping in April 2015 Apple had previously confirmed price of entry-level Apple Watch to be $349 in US dollars which is approximately £229 Pricing & Launch


Receive phone calls Receive iMessage & SMS Texts via a paired iPhone Track fitness metrics Run third-party applications Capable to use an Apple feature called "Handoff“ Equipped to control Apple TV Act as a walkie-talkie Function as a viewfinder for an iPhone camera 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Features Apple Watch will work with Apple Pay, a mobile payment service launched at the same event as the iWatch .


Image Courtesy: http :// Screen is a pressure-sensitive touchscreen to distinguish between a tap & a press i Watch contains a button to display list of contacts i Watch is charged through inductive charging Apple drafted a new font : San Francisco for Apple iWatch for clarity Design


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Apple iWatch utilizes Apple's new S1 processor, publicized as "an entire computer architecture on a single chip". It operates on a linear actuator called "Taptic Engine" to dispense haptic feedback on receiving an alert or notification. iWatch is endowed with a built-in heart rate sensor, which utilizes infrared & visible-light LEDs along with photodiodes. Apple watch is congruent with iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, & iPhone 6 Plus, running on iOS 8.2 or later, connecting via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth 4.0. Technology Image Courtesy: http ://


Collection Apple Watch Sport Apple Watch Apple Watch Edition Processor Apple S1 System Software Watch OS (iOS-based) Display Flexible Retina Display – density of 290 pixels per inch for 38 mm version, and 302 pixels per inch for 42 mm version Other Outputs Taptic Engine, Speaker Dimensions (Estimated) 38 mm: 38 x 32.4 x 12.6 mm (1.50 x 1.28 x 0.50 in) (17.1 mL), 42 mm: 42 x 36.4 x 12.6 mm (1.65 x 1.43 x 0.50 in) (19.3 mL) Back Composite Ceramic Screen Strengthened Ion-X glass Sapphire crystal Image Courtesy: http :// Specification’s & Comparison


Image Courtesy: http :// 01 Apple iWatch was applauded for its "design, potential capabilities & eventual usefulness“ 02 Venture magnate Marc Andreessen said he "can't wait" to try it 03 Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson outlined it as "extremely cool" & an example of future technology "much more embedded into our lives" 04 Benjamin Clymer, a writer concentrated on watch industry, praised iWatch , affirming it "simply blows away anything — digital or analog in the watch space at $350“ Initial Reception Following the announcement, initial impressions from technology and watch industry observers were varied:


Image Courtesy: http :// Financial analysts claimed early sales approximates from a few million to 40 million in the first year Forecasts


Image Courtesy: http :// Watch Kit is an SDK for enhancing Apple Watch apps It’s incorporated in iOS 8.2 beta 3, iOS SDK 8.2 beta 3, & Xcode 6.2 beta 3 In November 2014, Apple Watch was catalogued by Time as one of 25 Best Inventions of 2014 Watch Kit & Innovation