In this article we discuss Apple watch series 4 so you have tried original moto 360 previous generations of Apple watch even the new Samsung galaxy watch that just came out but always on and off with them. I have never been consistent with it this one looks like it might be changing.
This is debatably the best thing Apple announced at that latest event the biggest upgrade for sure and while I was there I spent all my time with the phones but now I’ve gone to spend a lot of time with the watches over the past couple days.
Apple watch series 4
I gotta say it’s about time we got something like this so series 4 is the first real redesign of the Apple watch and it’s massively better in a lot of ways more powerful more modern more functional and just more fun.
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Now in this article, Apple watch series 4, it comes in two new sizes the previous small 38 millimetres has turned into a 40 mil and the large 42 millimetres has turned into a 44 mil.
- Processor: 64-bit Dual-core s4 Processor up
to 2x faster than thes3 processor
- Electrical Heart Sensor: Electrical Heart Sensor is available
- Optical Heart Sensor: Second Generation Optical Heart Sensor
- Fall Detection: Ok
- Glonass, Qzss, Improved Accelerometer
- Improved Gyroscope
- Ambient Light Sensor
- Ion-x Strengthened glass
so I’m rocking the new larger one in space Gray aluminium and it low-key way nicer than the series 3 now naturally when you hear its bigger you’d be concerned about the watch is too big on your wrist but basically the actual size of the watch itself is nearly the same as a couple of fractions of a millimetre taller and a bit wider but on the wrist you don’t notice.
it’s like if you like the old size you’ll like the new size but thanks to the bezels shrinking so much you get a way bigger screen a 30% bigger screen area in the same size body not needed that is huge every smartwatch deals with bezels in some way and this is a great way to do.
It also does have rounded corners which I’m not as big of a fan of but it matches the shape of the watch now and overall it’s a less bulky thinner, more modern looking piece. it’s a bit thinner in that sensor area on the back too and all the changes put together to make every previous Apple watch look terrible in comparison.
This is the first Apple watch that to me actually looks pretty sleek there are some other minor cosmetic changes.
This is the LTE connected watch and that huge red of paint from the last gen has turned into a more subtle red ring.
The sensor array on the back even they don’t necessarily look at it that much is now ceramic and looks way better the mic has moved from one side to the other. So it’s further from the speaker that’s functionality better and the speaker is now made a way bigger but overall it’s still familiar.
Apple watch shape and the bands from the previous year’s are all still compatible with this new one and using the watch software is now the same but better meaning it’s now watch OS 5 which all Apple watches are getting now and functionality it’s the same.
Now in this article Apple watch series 4 it does not any different it’s still the bubbly app launcher all that stuff hasn’t changed but it’s now better so it’s on this larger display already and then they have made all the buttons bigger easier to press and all the fonts and texts larger and easier to read.
It just makes the working surface area of the watch so much bigger on your wrist to the point where it’s actually not a horrible thing to pull out maps or open photos up on the watch. You can actually kind of see stuff now if someone sends you a link an IMessage and you open it on the watch.
You might not hate trying to read it and Apple showing off these huge new displays the best way they can with some new watch faces that happen to look super good on an OLED display of course with these inky black but there’s a lot of that by design.
There’s the infographic watch face they’ve seen like in the ads and all this new promo material it has a ton of complications in all four corners and then four more in the middle plus an hour and a minute hand.
It’s just a ton of information have happened to like it a lot. It’s the one I’ve been using some people absolutely hate it. It’s like a crime against design by the amount of colors people see it’s kind of meant to emulate those super high-end watches with tons of visible mechanical parts but a sort of a more digital and more colourful version I got the temperature in one corner my battery and another the UV index outside I don’t check that or care about that and my activity rings.
Apple watch series 4
I don’t know it just kind of looks cool I like it. I don’t know why you can definitely tune it down them and there’s also now a new infographic modular face that’s a more digital version that still has a lot of complications with similar gradient colour style teach their own.
There’s also a new vapour watch face and a fire watch face and water one. These were all made this the part that the video nerd in me absolutely love these were all made using practical effects and recorded with an actual camera.
So they actually made a giant Apple watch sized bin of metal with a camera over it and filled it with fire and recorded it fun fact. Probably the most gratuitous Apple thing ever I love it so the bigger screen and the new design I’d say those are the main draw the biggest reasons to get this new watch.
I’d say there are two other reasons one the new specs it’s a bit faster which helps the s4 chip helps swiping through the UI which you don’t do nearly as often as you do on your phone but it used to be painful on the watch so I’m grateful that they focused on they can it smooth now switching between faces adjusting apps all that launching Siri is actually noticeably faster and getting responses from her is snappy there’s also now just raised to talk so you can raise the watch up and immediately just start talking.
It’ll quickly hopefully answer your question if you’re asking your question if you are asking one so how tall is the Empire State Building when it doesn’t work though it kind of just looks like you check the time and then just started blurting out words which are probably not the best look so I definitely still prefer like holding down the watch crown holding and talking so letting go even though it takes an extra hand and an extra second so how many feet is a hundred meters.
It’s fast you could probably also just hear then the speaker is actually a lot louder the big slot on the side. I’d say it’s significant so if you’re one of those people that make a lot of phone calls on the watch or like gets a lot of responses from Syria or just talking to it a lot. Even does walkie-talkies then that louder speaker will matter which brings us to your final reason you might want to get this watch and that just the sprinkling of new features Apple tossed in here.
They are like the new walkie-talkie mode is may be the most gimmicky thing ever but in case you want to talk to people on your watch but don’t want to call them there is a walkie-talkie mode that you can enable that lets you push the talk over and with that throwback to Nextel.
EKG Fall Detection:
In the 90s I think that falls in the bucket of old people are gonna love this features alongside fall detection and EKGs all detection is exactly what sounds is like so it is, after all, an accelerometer and a gyroscope on your wrist.
so Apple tuned this and studied a lot of people falling and with that, if you take a hard fall and then don’t move for a while it will automatically call emergency services and notify your emergency contact which is actually pretty smart.
I’d say an Apple watch for someone is way cooler than the pendant of shame you normally see for fall detection but also construction workers and painters and many other people who work at heights will love this tool of course.
An EKG feature is actually extremely impressive it’s not enabled yet but when it is you’ll be able to just hold down the watch crown and it will connect the circuit and the watch can accurately read your heart and produce an EKG.
So that you can then export as a PDF and send directly to your doctor and it will detect things like irregular heart rhythm. A-fib this is a feature that when it’s available could legitimately save lives so the new Apple watch has a lot of things going for it but it’s not all great there’s definitely.
It’s still every Apple in a couple frustrating ways meaning there are some things that they could definitely do with it that would clearly make it better.
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