At the WWDC 2022 event, Apple announced the release of various products where we could see the new Mac Book Air M2 and MacBook 13 pro with M2. Whereas now Apple has announced Apple Watch Series 8 in the September event along with the iPhone 14 series, iPhone 14 Pro series and Apple watch ultra. In this article, we will discuss the specification and features of the Apple Watch Series 8 along with its expected price in Nepal.
Apple Watch Series 8 Overview
Apple Watch Series 8 comes in two different sizes those are 41mm and 45mm size. Whereas we have two options on the series 8 watch aluminum model and stainless steel model. The aluminum model comes in 4 color options midnight, starlight, silver, and red while the stainless steel watch is available in three color options silver, gold, and graphite.
Design and Display
The Apple Watch Series 8 design remains unchanged with its curved body in 41mm and 45mm sizes similar to the Apple Watch Series 7. Moreover, the watch gets a Glass front, a sapphire crystal back with an aluminum frame that weighs the Apple series 8 41mm watch at 32grams and 45 watches at 38.8 grams.
Furthermore, the Apple watch series 8 is presented with a Retina LTPO OLED 1.99-inch display with a resolution of 484 x 396 pixels featuring an Always-on display and 1000 nits of peak brightness.
The Apple Watch Series 8 packs an S8 chip along with a dual-core CPU and PowerVR GPU whereas the S8 chip features the same specification as the S7 chip. This means theirs no major improvement in speed and efficiency. Furthermore, the Apple watch series runs on a watch OS 9.0 along with 1GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage.
The Apple Watch also features an updated low-power mode that would allow more functions to work while battery life is being preserved. According to Apple, the Low power mode will extend the watch’s battery life to 36 hours.
In the health department, Apple Watch Series 8 get plenty of new health and safety features. Whereas the new temperature sensor brings the ability to monitor new health data. Such as blood pressure, body temperature, diabetes detection, and sleep apnea detection more Moreover, the Apple watch series 8 also gets updated health features for women. Whereas talking about the highlight sensor for the Apple Watch Series 8 is discussed below.
- Temperature Sensor
The rumor that the apple watch could feature a body temperature sensor came true on the apple watch series 8. Whereas the temperature sensor will initially be used for fertility planning while in the future version of the Apple watch it could be used for measuring body temperature.
- Car Crash Detection
Apple has been developing a crash detection feature for the iPhone and Apple watch. Which is featured in iPhone 14 series and the Apple watch series. The crash detection feature will use sensors like the accelerometer to detect car accidents.
Apple Watch Series 8 Price in Nepal, Availability
The Apple watch series 8 has been announced while maintaining a familiar cost of $399 for the 41mm GPS only model whereas the 41mm Cellular model is priced at $499. Furthermore, the apple series watch is expected to arrive in Nepal around October at a price of NPR 60,999 for the 41mm GPS-only model.
|Apple Watch Series 8||Price in USA||Price in Nepal|
|Apple Watch Series 8 41mm GPS-only model||$399||NPR 60,999|
|Apple Watch Series 8 41mm Cellular model||$499||NPR 70,999|