Apple Watch 7 may not be the new smartwatch that Apple Watch 4 – 6 users feel it’s time to switch to it immediately. But on the other hand, if you’re using an Apple Watch 3 or earlier. Switching to the Watch 7 will bring a new experience in many ways.
The obvious change in Apple Watch 7 is that the larger screen makes it easier to see. in the size of the housing similar to the original There is a new watch face. and supports more fast charging This makes it charge up to 33% faster than the Watch 6.
Along with adding new color options in the aluminum housing. There are Midnight, Starlight, Green, Blue and Red colors, with the highlight being in the Midnight Color. that when viewed from a distance will see a black body But if you look closely will see a dark blue Starlight is a metallic color between silver and gold.
The screen is bigger, waterproof – dust resistant.
Supports 80% fast charging in 45 minutes.
blood oxygen measurement and electrocardiogram examination
Fast charging only needs to be paired with a new charging cable.
The battery still needs to be charged daily.
A wrist-mounted smartwatch for iPhone users.
The only limitation in Apple Watch sales overtaking Xiaomi is that the Apple Watch is limited to iPhone compatibility or separate use only for children. But those who use Android smartphones still can’t use it. As a result, the growth of the Apple Watch will gradually increase with the number of iPhone users.
In the past, Apple has focused on the development of health care. Today, the Apple Watch is a device that records users’ health data, including exercise, sleep, heart rate. and more importantly during the post-COVID-19 situation is a matter of measuring oxygen in the blood.
including those at risk of heart disease such as electrocardiogram (ECG) measurements to the development of a fall detection system that in the latest version of watchOS 8 can be set up with exercise mode It makes it a tool to help during emergencies that may be life-threatening.
One of the areas where Apple Watch 7 has evolved is durability. Because it’s the first model with IP6X dust and water resistance, it can be worn in any situation. Coupled with a crystal screen designed to be up to 50% thicker than the original model, it is more resistant to cracking.
In terms of water resistance, the Watch 7 meets the WR50 standard, making it water resistant to 50 meters, making it ideal for swimming in the pool, sea or shower, so you don’t have to worry about sweaty workouts. Or wet in the rain, it can withstand all water.
What’s New in Apple Watch 7
If you look back at the design of the Apple Watch, this release of the Watch 7 is considered the third case size adjustment, not counting the first Apple Watch, starting from the screen size 38/42 mm. 40/ 44 mm and the latest is 41/45 mm.
Compared to the screen size, the Watch 7 is about 50% larger than the Watch 3 and about 20% larger than the Watch 6. The screen is also an LTPO OLED Retina Always-On Display with a maximum brightness of 1,000 nits, allowing it to be used outdoors. well
The clearly visible part of the screen is larger. Compared to the previous version is that the edge of the screen is thinner and has more display area in the curved edge of the screen in the case size that is about 1 mm higher than the original
Inside the Watch 7 box, besides the watch body It comes with a USB-C charging cable, making it instantly compatible with the iPhone’s 20W adapter and charging up to 66% faster than before.
However, the Watch 7’s fast charging model has a new magnetic charging arrangement. Causing if it is charged with the original charger, it will not have the ability to charge fast, including if bringing another watch to charge, it will not charge quickly. Including the MagSafe Duo Charger that Apple sells to charge iPhones with Apple Watch, it won’t support fast charging for Apple Watch 7.
As for the watch faces exclusive to Apple Watch 7, there are two new watch faces to choose from: Conture and the Modular Duo, which use a wider screen display. This makes it possible to display all the details on a single screen.
Includes the ability to search for Apple devices and additional AirTags to help you locate your latest location. and can order the device to play a sound alert to find it in addition to Find People to locate friends or family members
Design to be more colorful
Apple Watch 7 will be available in 10 colors from three different materials, including five from recycled aluminium: Midnight, Starlight, Green, Blue and Red, followed by a stainless steel case in Gravity. Fight, silver, gold, titanium case and black space black
The right side of the case also houses a rotating crown (in the Cellular version it is red) and a push button. with a microphone hole On the right side is the speaker box and the top – bottom is used to connect to the watch strap.
There is a heart rate sensor on the back. and oxygen in the blood There are four groups of green, red and infrared LEDs, as well as four photodiodes arranged together to measure the amount of light reflected back to calculate the color of the blood. to show the oxygen level in the blood
The 41 mm Apple Watch 7 case measures 40.9 x 34.8 x 10.7 mm and weighs 32 grams, while the 45 mm model measures 45.08 x 38.24 x 10.7 mm and weighs 38.8 grams.
Internally, it runs on a 64-bit dual-core S7 chip, 32 GB of storage, W3 and U1 wireless connectivity support, WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, and cellular support. eSIM on 4G technology
There are also motion detectors. and a more accurate gyroscope to be used in conjunction with a fall detection system There is an altimeter with GPS that is used to determine the coordinates. and ambient light sensor to adjust the screen brightness automatically.
As I said from the beginning, Apple Watch Series 7 is most suitable for those who use Apple Watch 3rd generation or earlier. Because with the ability that counted and increased by leaps and bounds But for users of Series 4, 5 and 6, this is a minor change.
The starting price of Apple Watch Series 7, aluminum case, 41 mm face model will start at 13,900 baht, 45 mm face model starts at 14,900 baht, with the cellular model will increase to 17,500 baht and 18,500 baht. respectively
Next is a 41 mm stainless steel case, 23,900 baht, 45 mm, 25,500 baht, and a 41 mm titanium case, 27,900 baht, 45 mm, 29,500 baht, with only the cellular version.