Apple has revealed the second generation of its high-end athlete and adventurer-focused Apple Watch Ultra. The Apple Watch Ultra 2 boosts features from the original along with a new chip on the inside. Here are all the key details.
Apple Watch Ultra 2 release date
Apple has announced the Apple Watch Ultra 2, as well as a new Apple Watch Series 9 at the September 12 event. The new Apple Watch Ultra 2 can be pre-ordered from September 12 and will be in stores from September 22.
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Apple Watch Ultra 2 price
Apple Watch Ultra 2 starts at £799/$799. Alpine Loop (for outdoor adventure), Trail Loop (for all workouts) and Ocean Band (for water sports and recreational diving) are the default bands on offer.
Apple Watch Ultra 2 specs and features
The new high-end smartwatch dons a display that can reach up to 3000 nits, and there’s precision dual-frequency GPS onboard too. The Watch Ultra 2 is touted as being able to last up to 36 hours of typical use and 72 hours in low-power mode. It’s also capable of being used for recreational scuba diving, up to 40 metres, and free diving.
The Apple Watch Ultra 2 will feature WatchOS 10, enabling enhanced mapping, widgets, new app icons and a new Modular Ultra watch face. Like with the Apple Watch 9, you can now use the double-tap gesture, bringing your thumb and index finger together, to begin and end calls.