Apple launched its new and most advanced Apple Watch model, the Apple Watch Ultra 2, alongside the Apple Watch Series 9 at its annual Apple event on September 12 in California. Apple Watch Ultra 2 is a significant upgrade over the Apple Watch Ultra as it focuses on durability, performance, and fitness tracking.
This watch is specifically designed for athletes and adventurers. It’s built to survive even the most challenging conditions. That’s why Apple said that it is “The most rugged and capable Apple Watch pushes the limits again”.
Apple Watch Ultra 2 has a similar look to the original Apple Watch Ultra, with a square case design and a digital crown on the side. however, there are a few changes to the look of Ultra 2
New Titanium Case:
Ultra 2 watch have a Titanium case, which is lighter and more durable, instead of an aluminum case. It is hypoallergenic and resistant to corrosion which makes it a good choice for people with sensitive skin.
A Brighter Display would make the Apple Watch Ultra 2 easier to see in direct sunlight. It will be useful for users outdoors
Apple Watch Ultra 2 is one of the most environmentally friendly smartwatches. It is made with recycled materials and is manufactured using renewable energy. This watch is designed to be energy-efficient. Apple is committed to reducing its environmental impact. In fact, this watch is a carbon-neutral product. All this makes Ultra 2 an even more sustainable choice for consumers.
Check out the following features of the Apple Watch Ultra 2
Apple’s all new S9 SiP Chip
This Apple Watch has a new S9 processor which is based on the A15 Bionic processor and that’s a big deal. This chip consists of 5.6 billion transistors alongside a GPU that is 30% faster than the previous-gen processor. It is Apple most powerful chip till now.
Longer Battery Life
This watch has a new battery with a higher capacity, a 36-hour battery life with regular use, and up to 72 hours in Low Power Mode. This will allow the watch to store more energy and run for longer periods on a single charge.
Precision Dual-Frequency GPS
The Precision Dual-Frequency GPS will help in providing more accurate location tracking, especially in challenging environments such as urban areas with tall buildings or forested areas with dense foliage. It uses two different frequencies, L1 Band and L5 Band, to improve the accuracy and reliability of location tracking.
The Built-in siren feature on this watch is one of the most amazing and helpful features as it is a safety feature and can be used to signal for help in an emergency. It is a loud and piercing sound that can be heard up to 600 feet away.
You just need to press and hold the action button, which is there on the side of the watch, for a few seconds. The Siren will sound until you release the button. Isn’t that Amazing?
This feature is a new health and fitness tracking feature that can be used for body temperature. The temperature sensor is present on the back of the watch near the skin, it takes measurements every five seconds while you are sleeping.
It senses the changes in body temperature which can be a sign of illness. This feature helps in detecting illness, infection or inflammation and it tracks the menstrual cycle and ovulation window of women. Basically, it gives information about overall health and fitness.
This watch can be water resistant up to 100 meters. So it can worn for swimming, snorkeling, and other underwater activities.
Apple Watch Ultra 2 continues to come in one colour only, which is Natural Titanium and has a grey finish though it has different band colours.
The Price of Apple Watch Ultra 2 starts from $799.
In India, the Price of Apple Watch Ultra 2 starts from ₹89,900
Pre-booking for Apple Watch Ultra 2 will start on September 15 and sale will start on September 22.
If you are looking for the most rugged and durable watch with the longest battery life and the most advanced features then Apple Watch Ultra 9 is the right choice for you. If you are looking for a general-purpose watch with a wide range of case sizes and colors then the Apple Watch Series 9 is the right choice for you.