Apple Watch Ultra has been launched in India and it sports a 49mm Retina display which offers up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness, housed in a titanium body.It features a new Wayfinder watch face that is designed for the smartwatch’s larger sapphire crystal display. It is equipped with a new Action button, which can be used to enable various features.
The smartwatch features three microphones for improved sound quality, with an adaptive beamforming algorithm claimed to reduce ambient background sounds in challenging environments. It offers dual-frequency support for both L1 and L5 GPS algorithms, and Apple is claiming the watch has the most accurate GPS functionality on any Apple Watch to date.
With the new Action button, users can quickly start workouts, or switch to a new Compass Waypoint (designed to quickly mark points of interest on a map), Backtrack (to help users retrace their route when lost), check their depth while diving with the new depth gauge. The Action button and the crown are designed to work with gloves, according to Apple.
The Apple Watch Ultra offers up to 36 hours of battery life during normal use, according to Apple. Meanwhile, the company says it will offer a new low-power setting that is claimed to offer up to 60 hours of battery backup. It is waterproof up to 100 metres under water, and is cerified to EN 13319, which is used for diving accessories.
Pricing: Rs 89990 INR.