No one can deny the fact that Apple is one of the best companies in the world in its field.
Ever since the time when the CEO of Apple was the legendary Steve Jobs, the company has offered many innovations through its products. In fact some of these products, were a source of inspiration for other companies, which proceeded to their own versions.
Some of them Gadgets first released by Apple, they managed to cause a frenzy, with millions of users around the world choosing them. One of these gadgets is the Apple Watch, which like most of the company's creations, has thousands of warm supporters.
The two inspirers behind the Apple Watch were Apple Senior Design Vice President, Jony Ive and the Vice President of Technology, Kevin Lynch. The design team aimed to create a user interface that would allow for quick and quick responses, rather than prolonged interaction.
The company's first smartwatch model, the Watch Apple 1 announced by Cook at an event in September 2014, where it was received with great enthusiasm and impatience until its official release on April 24, 2015.
It has a screen Retina with Force Touch and has water resistance, but is not suitable for swimming. The battery life reaches 18 hours, while it also offers 8GB of memory.
One of its key features is monitoring your activity, including daily exercise, for example by measuring how much you walked in a day. It also allows you to track mode of the heart, to know when a problem occurs.
The Apple Watch is capable of receiving phone calls as well as iMessages and SMS, and can also run third-party applications and use the Apple Handoff feature, among other things. Appliances the company's.
He can still control it Apple TV, as well as to act as a walkie-talkie, while also having a viewfinder for his camera iPhone. Other possibilities it offers are Apple Pay to do your shopping and built-in Siri voice assistant.
Of course, as the first smartwatch model the company released, it had several drawbacks, such as the fact that the functions related to health battery. Another problem was that most of its features only worked as long as it was connected to the iPhone.
The Watch Apple 2, was released in September 2016, with some key improvements, the most important of which was the integration of GPS, so that it no longer needs to be combined with iPhone to offer navigation.
The fitness tracking features have remained largely the same, but the Apple Watch 2 has water resistance of up to 50 meters, so it can be worn while swimming. The watch is also up to date processor, which is faster and has a brighter screen. However, like its predecessor, it has a short battery life.
In September 2017, Apple released the next Apple Watch model, the Apple Watch Series 3, further improved existing features.
It has a faster processor, updated connectivity Bluetooth, more RAM and a Siri that can talk and not just respond to commands. The new features include a barometric altitude for even greater navigation capabilities.
On the downside, the battery still requires daily charging. Also, with the Apple Watch 3, connecting to older iPhones can be difficult. Specifically, this version of the watch requires an iPhone 6 or later model, if the user intends to use the mobile capabilities it offers.
In September 2018, the company released its fourth generation smartwatches, the Watch Apple 4, which includes many new and improved features.
The Apple Watch 4 is much faster and much more powerful than its predecessor, thanks to the new Dual-Core 64-bit processor. This means that the Apple Watch 4 has a better processor than the iPhone 6. Other enhancements to the Apple Watch 4 include better Bluetooth, improved motion and location meters, and even more advanced health and fitness monitoring. In fact, the technology The heart rate monitor on this watch is so advanced that it is officially supported by American Heart Association.
The Apple Watch Series 5 is the sixth generation model of the Apple Watch. It was released on September 20, 2019 during a special Apple event alongside the iPhone 11. Its main improvement over its predecessor is the always-on screen. This means that its screen is always active, to facilitate the user.
Additional enhancements include: International emergency calls to more than 150 countries, the addition of a magnetometer that allows compass functionality, doubling of storage capacity to 32 GB and an enhanced ambient light sensor. The Apple Watch Series 5 was discontinued on September 15, 2020, following the release of the Apple Watch Series 6.
The latest Apple Watch model is the Apple Watch Series 6, which was released in September 2020, along with the Apple Watch SE.
The Apple Watch Series 6 features Apple's latest S6 chip, which is fast and wins even the best performance of its competitors. Battery life is also greatly improved over the other models, exceeding 36 hours. The watch runs the latest version of Apple WatchOS 7.
In addition to the heart rate and electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor, the Apple Watch Series 6 has a new sensor on the back that measures blood oxygen saturation, known as SpO2, which is arguably its most interesting feature. To make the measurement, you must turn it on manually and stay still with your wrist resting on a table for 15 seconds.
It also has a very useful function that counts 20 seconds while you wash your hands to be more effective in cleaning them.
There are several reasons why a smart watch is especially useful in our daily lives:
It is useful in travel, as they can guide you to your destination with special vibrations without having to constantly look at the screen.
It helps to find your lost cell phone. Most smart watches have a "Phone Finder" function. You can connect your phone or any device to it and call it through your watch whenever you want.
Facilitates exercise by monitoring your fitness and measuring your exercise time without having to hold a device.
Allows easy answering of calls and messages, even when located in places such as public transport.
Its battery can last more than a smartphone allowing you to carry out your obligations.