The new Apple Watch Series 7 is the largest and most durable watch yet. And, with new health measures, the Series 7 will provide convenience for every facet of life.
Coming in five different colours, green, blue, red, starlight and midnight, the 7th series of the Apple Watch has 20% more screen area than the Apple Watch Series 6 and is 50% larger than the Series 3. The Series 7 watch underwent many overhauls to reduce its borders by 40% and integrate a wrap-around effect so that the screen seamlessly transitions into the casing. Apple used their most robust crystal material yet to curate the new watch, doubling the screen thickness, making it crack and dust resistant. Additionally, users can swim with the watch, as it is resistant in water up to 50m deep.
Users no longer need to raise their arm or touch the screen to wake the watch; the display is always on and is readily available for users to check the time, or use the other applications built into the watch, such as text messaging, emailing, or checking the weather. The Series 7 also comes with other new accessibility features, such as the touch-slide keyboard. Users can slide their fingers across the QWERTY keyboard using the QuickPath feature, and machine learning predicts the words. In addition to the new typing feature, the Scribble component allows users to write letters using their fingers on the touchscreen and type words.
These innovations create greater convenience for everyday tasks. Still, the Apple Watch Series 7 also created convenience for the long term, as its iterative health features help users monitor their health. Blood oxygen levels, which are an essential indicator of health, can be measured using a sensor placed on the underside of the display and an app. An electrocardiogram, or ECG, can be taken in 30 seconds, at any time or anywhere, to check the heart’s rhythm and electrical activity, allowing users to monitor their heart health continuously. The sleep app features new ways to control and improve sleeping habits. Not only are sleep time and quality tracked, but the watch will guide users in creating a sleep routine and schedule so that they can reap all the benefits of a good night’s sleep. Furthermore, breathing and respiratory rate are tracked during sleep, helping individuals identify sleep apnoea.
Physical health can be improved using the Series 7 in more ways, especially with the new workout features that come with Apple Fitness+ on the watch. Users now have access to dozens of workouts that they can choose from which are tracked for them automatically. These workouts include walking, swimming, squatting, running, and more and Pilates, HIIT, and Tai Chi exercises. The watch will immediately detect when peddling has begun with cycling workouts and remind the wearer to start a workout within the app to monitor their progress. And, if anything happens while exercising, such as a fall, emergency services can be contacted so that the user gets help as quickly as possible. Another safety feature is exhibited with voice feedback. Users can be informed audibly of workout milestones so that they do not have to distract themselves by looking at the watch. While using Apple maps, the watch will gently vibrate to let users know when to turn, another way that the Series 7 is keeping individuals focused on the road while on the go.
Even while not exercising, the Series 7 watch will track all of the ways in which the wearer moves throughout the day. The popular activity rings give a visual display of which activities, such as walking, standing, or sitting, took place, and these activity levels and metrics can be shared with friends. Users can also add an edge to their activity by challenging and competing with friends, encouraging and motivating all to get active. While out and about accomplishing these activity metrics during the day, users can feel free to leave their phones at home since the Series 7 watch can come with cellular service. They can also leave their cards and other documents at home since the Wallet App will store all of those necessities within the watch.
Not only is physical health taken into account, but mental well-being is too. The Series 7 has the option to partake in a video or audio-guided meditation, allowing users to recentre themselves and relax during periods of stress. They can watch an engaging and calming animation as they meditate and set a specific intention for their meditation that will help their overall wellness. The watch charges from 0 to 80% within just 45 minutes, so users never have to miss a beat.