Apple Watch to launch in India on 6th November
Apple, on its Indian Website indicated that the Apple Watch will launch in India on 6th November 2015. However there is no confirmation about the pricing from Apple for Indian customers.
According to the US pricing, $349 for the base Apple Watch Sport model which approximates to Rs.23000, so Indian pricing can be expected to be around Rs.28000. $549( approx. Rs.35000) for the Apple Watch model and & $17000( approx. Rs.11 lakh) for the Apple Watch Edition model.
The Apple Watch was launched in April in many countries, including US, UK, France and Japan and since then rolling out in phases in different countries.
Google recently rolled out Android Wear Support for iPhone, but despite this also Apple Watch will be the best choice for iPhone users, as it would be difficult for app developers to provide same level of functionality on the rival platform like iOS.
Apple, in September also released WatchOS 2 along with the new iPhones and iPad Pro. The updated software for the Apple Watch brought various features like native apps, activation apps and more.
Apple Watch OS2
With the release of the new model of Apple Watch comes a new operating system which takes the apple watch to new heights of productivity. The new OS will cover upto 10,000 apps to fulfil every need of the customers and the apps can be managed through an iphone which is necessary to use the watch.
-New watch faces
Apple Watch will now have more live wallpapers and faces to suit the users need.
–3rd-party complications and Time Travel
3-party complications acts like a home-screen filled with widgets that are important to the user. For example-Date and Time, News, Important Reminders, Temperature , flight timings etc. The users can move forward in time and see future reminders by just rotating the Digital Crown. This feature is a quick method to check the future reminders, dates, temperature for the upcoming days.
The apple maps have been added to the Apple Watch with the Transit app which makes it easier to find public transportation and search routes.
–Control Go-pro Camera
The Apple Watch can now be connected as a viewfinder to a Go-pro Camera and you can get the display of the camera in the watch making it more convenient to use the camera as you can see the image on your wrist.
Facebook Messenger is now on Apple Watch and messages can be dictated to the watch. You can send audio messages. Translate messages with the iTranslate app which translates what you speak in over 90 languages.
Moreover the watch comes in various sizes options, so users have the option to choose from different size available. Straps of the Apple Watch can also be swapped and can be changed, so a user can attach different strap every day. Straps are available in different colours and with different patterns.