Apple Watch Series 9 with S9 Chip, New Gestures and Faster Performance

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Apple, at its much-anticipated Wonderlust event on Tuesday, introduced the Apple Watch Series 9, boasting significant improvements and innovations designed to enhance the user experience.

Apple Watch Series 9 Gets New S9 chip

One of the standout features of the Apple Watch Series 9 is its new S9 SIP (System in Package) chip, a technological marvel with a staggering 5.6 billion transistors. This chip includes a GPU that delivers 30 percent faster performance and a four-core neural engine. What does this mean for users? Siri requests will now be processed directly on the device, resulting in lightning-fast responses.

It promises an improved Siri experience but also opens up new possibilities for health-related queries. Users can now ask Siri questions about their well-being, such as how much sleep they got last night.

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Second-Generation Ultrawide Band Chip

The Apple Watch Series 9 doesn’t stop at Siri enhancements. It also incorporates a second-generation ultrawide band chip, which significantly improves location tracking accuracy. This innovation ensures that users can precisely locate their devices and accessories, making everyday tasks more convenient.

The Series 9 follows in the footsteps of last year’s Apple Watch Series 8, which introduced temperature sensors and Crash Detection. Additionally, Apple introduced the Apple Watch Ultra, a rugged smartwatch with substantial updates like a larger display and a dedicated Action Button.

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New Gestures Enabled by the Neural Engine

The Series 9’s neural engine, powered by the S9 chip, unlocks a range of new gestures and interactions. By processing data from all the sensors and employing machine learning, the device can now detect double taps, further enhancing the user interface and navigation experience.

WatchOS 10

The Apple Watch Series 9 will be launched alongside watchOS 10, Apple’s latest smartwatch operating system. This update represents a significant overhaul of the OS, emphasizing the widget stack accessible through the digital crown and introducing substantial upgrades to core Apple Watch apps. It also introduces a charming Snoopy watchface, adding a touch of whimsy to the Apple Watch experience.

Color Options

For those with an eye for style, the aluminum Series 9 will be available in a range of attractive colors, including pink, starlight (white), silver, midnight (black), and Product Red – the latter being a special edition color contributing to the Global Fund’s efforts against AIDS and Covid-19. The stainless steel edition offers a choice of elegant finishes: gold, silver, and graphite.

Apple Watch Series 9 Price

Apple Watch Series 9 comes in the following options-

  • Apple Watch Series 9-41mm (Aluminium case) GPS model-Rs. 41,900
  • Apple Watch Series 9-41mm (Aluminium case) GPS+ Cellular model- Rs. 51,990
  • Apple Watch Series 9-45mm (Aluminium case) GPS- Rs. 44,900
  • Apple Watch Series 9-45mm (Aluminium case) GPS+ Cellular- Rs. 54,900
  • Apple Watch Series 9-41mm (Stainless steel case) GPS+ Cellular- Rs. 70,900
  • Apple Watch Series 9-45mm (Stainless steel case) GPS+ Cellular- Rs. 75,900

The Apple Watch Series 9 is now available for pre-order starting Tuesday, with shipments commencing on September 22nd.

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Aryan is the youngest tech enthusiast at Smartprix, with a deep passion for technology, automobiles, cricket, and Bollywood. He is a meticulous researcher and writer who write on a wide range of tech topics, including smartphones, laptops, wearables, and smart home device.


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