Apple Watch

How long is battery life on the Apple Watch?

UPDATE: Apple CEO Tim Cook said the Apple Watch will have up to 18 hours of battery life in a "typical day".

Apple has not yet provided specifics on the battery capacity or expected battery life on the Apple Watch. The charger was highlighted, featuring MagSafe technology with inductive charging. This makes the Apple Watch easy to connect for charging, even in the dark, or while "only partially awake".

Apple Watch charger

How many bands does the Apple Watch have?

The Apple Watch will have 6 different style bands in several different colors available at launch. The Apple bands connect to the watch using a proprietary connecting mechanism meaning third-party bands will not be available. Here are the different styles and available colors:

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Sport Bands: White, Black, Blue, Green, Pink
Classic Buckle: Black, Midnight Blue
Link Bracelet: Stainless Steel, Space Black Stainless Steel
Leather Loop: Stone, Bright Blue, Brown

Can I use the Apple Watch without an iPhone?

The Apple Watch requires the iPhone 5 or later.

Many functions of the Apple Watch depend on a Bluetooth connection to the iPhone. For example, the Apple Watch does not have its own GPS or hardware for wireless calling.

Apple Watch does include its own accelerometer and other sensors, so some features may still be available when the paired iPhone is out of range.

Everything You Need to Know About the Apple Watch

Now that the dust has settled from Apple's latest product announcement lets look at the company's newest addition, the Apple Watch. If you were busy on Tuesday and rather watch the keynote yourself, you can watch the entire video here.

The biggest question about Apple's new wearable device is if it is worth buying. The Apple Watch is going to be released in several versions or collections starting at $349 in early 2015. This is good news for Apple fans who wanted to buy an iPhone 6 and Apple Watch because it gives you time to save some money between product launches. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available on September 19 starting at $199.

Apple Watch


The Apple Watch will be available in two sizes, small (38mm) and large (42mm). It is equipped with a Digital Crown that will act as the device's Home button, a sapphire display, a water-resistant speaker and four sensors on the back for the heart-rate monitor and accelerometer. The Apple Watch supports Siri for voice commands and it includes a Glance feature for quickly checking weather updates and other information. You will also be able to check notifications by simply lifting your wrist and control music on your iPhone.


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