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8 Things You Didn’t Know About the Apple Watch

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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.

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.

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.

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.

The watches are made from anodized aluminum
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.

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
he 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.

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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