Cupertino-based tech giant Apple unveiled the Watch Series 4 alongside the 2018 iPhones at an event held in September 2018. The Apple Watch Series 4 is company’s fourth generation Apple Watch. The device is now up for pre-orders in India on Flipkart and authorised Apple re-sellers and will start shipping from October 19th.
The Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS) comes in two sizes. The 40mm model retails at Rs 40,900 and the 44mm version starts at Rs 43,900. The GPS+Cellular 44mm with aluminium case carries a price tag of Rs 52,900.
To recall the specifications, the Apple Watch Series 4 sports a big screen with edge to edge curved display. The wearable device is powered by the next gen S4 chipset with a custom 64-bit dual core processor. It runs on watchOS 5 and comes with an improved speaker that claims to produce 40 percent louder sound and is optimised for phone calls, Siri and Walkie-Talkie. The new Digital Crown offers haptic feedback as well. Apple’s latest Watch packs health-related features with an electrical heart rate sensor that performs ECG. However, as of now this feature is not available in India. Additionally there is a refined accelerometer and gyroscope that help in detecting falls. The Apple Watch Series 4 has a non-removable battery that offers 18 hours usage as its predecessor.
In related news, the Apple Watch Series 3 received a price cut in India last month. The GPS version now costs Rs 28,900 while the cellular version retails at Rs 37,900.