The Apple Watch Ultra, a brand-new watch model, was unveiled at the Apple ‘Far Out’ event with the Watch Series 8 and is the company’s tough, flagship wristwatch.
This smartwatch, which debuts a new design with a larger display in addition to the new design, was created especially for intense sports tracking, exploration, and outdoor activities. It also has a longer battery life. The Apple Watch Ultra sports a new button guard on its side, a 49mm titanium case, a new action button that can be configured for different functions like workouts and compass waypoints, and a revamped digital crown.
The Action button allows triathletes to switch from one race leg to the next, and for water activities like kiteboarding, it can endure kiteboarding and has WR 100 water resistance in addition to EN 13319 for scuba divers.
The screen is constructed entirely of sapphire crystals and is fully flat, which should boost durability. It has a maximum brightness of 2,000 nits. The Apple Watch Ultra has three built-in microphones that enhance sound clarity while also lowering background noise, and its buttons and crowns are made to function with gloves on.
Additionally, all Apple Watch Ultra models come with cellular as standard equipment, and this latest model has better multi-band GPS that uses the new L5 frequency. It has an enhanced battery life of 60 hours when using a new low-power level, and it can run for up to 36 hours on a single charge.
The watch also contains a backtrack feature that enables users to go back and retrace their steps if they unintentionally disconnect from the network. A new watch face called “Wayfinder” will also be available to users, featuring a compass on the dial and a lot of information. With this year’s Apple Watch Ultra, which will cost $799, it is obvious that Apple wants to compete with Polar and Garmin. It will be available for pre-ordering from September 8 and will ship on September 23.
On Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook welcomed attendees to the September Apple event from the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park site in Cupertino, California.