8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is selling like crazy and for good reason - we think it's going to be recognised as the best smartwatch. Take a look at 8 things you didn't know about the Apple Watch.

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

It's more expensive than any other smartwatch

The entry-level Apple Watch Sport will retail for $349 or about Rs.22,400. In comparison, Motorola's Moto 360 start around $229 or about Rs. 14,656. The original Pebble watch is priced at just $99 or about Rs. 6,400.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

There are a ton of apps for it

You can already download as many as 3,500 Apple Watch apps.That's a huge number, for sure.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

It works with Apple Pay

There's a reason to buy the Apple Watch: Apple Pay. When you use you Apple Watch to make a payment, you will both hear and ‘feel' the confirmation. "A gentle pulse and beep confirm that yourpayment information was sent," says Apple.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch needs an iPhone to connect to the Internet

If you're planning to buy the Apple Watch - make sure you have the latest iPhone model. The oldest iPhone it will connect to is the iPhone 5, and it has to be running iOS 8.3 software.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

The watches are made from anodized aluminum (Apple Watch Sport), stainless steel (Apple Watch) and 18-karat gold (Apple Watch Edition)

The Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition screens will be made from sapphire crystal, the same material used in high-end luxury watches. The Apple Watch Sport will feature an Ion-X glass display.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

Each model will come in two sizes

The Apple Watch comes in a 38mm, or 1.5 inch (height), and 42 mm or 1.7 inch

Perfect for workouts

The Apple Watch will have a heart rate sensor and an accelerometer to measure body movements, including step counts, though the timepiece does not have a built-in GPS.

8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

Each Apple Watch model will be available in two colours

Each Apple Watch model will be available in two colours: Stainless steel and black stainless steel; silver aluminum and gray aluminum for the Apple Watch Sport; and 18-karat yellow gold and 18-karat rose gold for the Apple Watch Edition.

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