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Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra

Apple Watch Ultra we could say that it is the surprise of the "Far Out" event. If about iPhone 14 Pro si Apple Watch Series 8 there were rumors that said in broad terms what specifications they would have, about the features and performances Apple Watch Ultra nothing was known anymore. There were still some voices that said that Apple will create a watch for o niche dedicated to sports and extreme activities.

Apple Watch Ultra Compass
Apple Watch Ultra Compass

It's a smartwatch that can't really be compared to Apple Watch Series 8 or older generations Apple Watch.

Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra

Design Apple Watch Ultra

A very watch robust so that design and that matter from which it is made.

49 mm titanium case also used in the aerospace industry, whose design protects the edges of the screen, rotated (Digital Crown) and the side shock button. Screen Apple Watch Ultra it is protected by a flat sapphire glass, very resistant to shocks and scratches.

Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra
Design Apple Watch Ultra

In addition to the digital wheel (Digital Crown) and the side button that we find on the other models Apple Watch, Ultra comes with a physical button (ti) on the left side as well. This is an action button that users can customize with different functions. Workouts, Compass Waypoints, Backtrack or anything else from the applications and options Apple Watch.

The button is very obvious and offers the user a quick access for action. Apple chose orange color for this button. Color that is internationally recommended for action buttons.

Action Button Apple Watch Ultra
Action Button Apple Watch Ultra

We can't help but notice the slots on the case of the two speakers who promise Sound quality in voice calls and answers Siri.
On the opposite side of the speaker slots we have a hole that hides a siren capable of emitting sound alerts up to 86 decibels. The sound emitted by siren Apple Watch Ultra can be heard from 180 meters away.

On the opposite side, next to the side button (Side Button) is a hole for those three microphones arranged in line. This they have the ability to filter out ambient noise, offering a good voice clarity in calls.
Next to the digital wheel, there is the hole for underwater depth indicators. From there measure the depth to which it is immersed and water temperature.

Safety Stop
Safety Stop

Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra are completed by the three bracelets with unique features and design, designed for comfort and firm fixation. Trail Loop, Alpine Loop si Ocean Band.

Trail Loop, Alpine Loop and Ocean Band
Trail Loop, Alpine Loop and Ocean Band

Operating temperature a Apple Watch Ultra it is between -20°C and 55°C at the wrist. Therefore, it is optimal for the low temperatures on the mountain and the heat in the desert.

We can't say that Apple Watch Ultra it is elegant, but it definitely has a sporty and futuristic design. A device designed to cope brilliantly in the most challenging conditions. In the desert, expeditions and trips on the mountain, in forests or diving (scuba).

It is not a watch dedicated to sedentary people, who spend 99% of their time at home or at the office. Not even for those who go to the gym or practice sports that do not involve extreme conditions.

As he says Apple in presentation Apple Watch Ultra it is for those who practice endurance sports and adventures in nature.

Battery life Apple Watch Ultra

I couldn't help but start with the battery life. It is the greatest autonomy created for a watch full of sensors and functions and best defines the characteristics and performances Apple Watch Ultra. Up to 36 hours in normal use si 60 hours with Low Power Mode activated.

To better understand what this means, battery Apple Watch Series 8 reaches 36 hours of autonomy with Low Power Mode and only 18 hours in normal operating conditions.

What does 36 hours of battery autonomy mean in normal use?

36 hours Battery autonomy Apple Watch Ultra means: 180 time checks, 180 notifications from applications, 90 minutes of application use with 60 minutes workout. Time when the music is turned on Apple Watch Ultra via Bluetooth. In order to reach 36 hours, it is not necessary to connect more than 8 hours with LTE cellular connection si 28 hours connection to iPhone via Bluetooth.

The battery performance results were made by Apple in August 2022 with Apple Watch Ultra (GPS + Cellular) on watchOS 9 with apps Apple.

Battery life can vary depending on many other factors. The request of the third-party applications running, the ambient temperature, the configuration, the cellular network to which it is connected and last but not least, the signal strength.

Display Apple Watch Ultra

Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra they are completed by the new Always-On Retina display capable of illuminating with 2000 nits. A brightness double compared to Apple Watch Series 8.
This display is also designed with a night mode that automatically changes the contrast and colors of the screen. So that it can be visible in dense fog, rain, snow or under not quite clear water.

Apple Watch Ultra Night Mode
Apple Watch Ultra Night Mode

Everything to love

In addition to the characteristics and performances Apple Watch Ultra exposed above, are those related to the specific sensors capable of detecting the exact location, thanks to dual GPS technology, L1 and L5 GPS.

L5 GPS it allows more advanced signal processing, reducing errors especially in very crowded cities. Together with L1, it offers greater accuracy of localization in any environment.

Compass Waypoints it is a useful feature for those who prefer adventures in nature and mountain expeditions. Compass Waypoints allows you to mark the places you pass on the route and assign them specific colors and other notes.

Compass Waypoints
Compass Waypoints

It is a useful function that guides you correctly on the return route.

WatchOS 9 sensors and algorithms on Apple Watch Ultra I know that you have to stop diving if the decompression is too high or stop the ascent when the data indicates a height that is too high for you. Safety Stop.

In addition to the characteristics and performances Apple Watch Ultra also present on Apple Watch Series 8. Wrist temperature and impact sensors in case of road accidents. Crash Detection.

Apple Watch Ultra Specs
Apple Watch Ultra Specs

Do you want to buy Apple Watch Ultra?

Lowest price for Apple Watch Ultra is $799 at Apple, and on the European markets the big retailers already have it in stock at the price of ~ 4.759 Lei / 975 Euro.

Features and performances Apple Watch Ultra

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