Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

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Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

As is the case with the iPhone 7, new smartwatch Apple Watch Series 2 has not led anyone to freak out as we expected. The fact that the network for a long time there have been rumors about the design change of Apple Watch Series 2, that face will be round and we believed in this. While in the shower all need to understand – to make the second generation of the round would be to kill all those applications that were created for the first version and force developers to do two versions of the programs. Since the design was completely standard, modified only stuffing and given the opportunity to buy some very interesting options for housing. In addition, Apple has ranked second in the world in terms of sales and the first Apple Watch Series 2 of the number of sold smart watches. This is impressive, especially since the first version came out just 18 months ago – not so much, given the experience of competitors. It’s time to look at the improvement of the second version and decide whether to give this device for your money.

Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2: Specifications

All the hardware clock is now located on the new motherboard called S2, which will has been created specifically for this device. The processor, which is responsible for all actions of the device became 50% more productive than the first version, and the graphics for the product meets the GPU, twice the capacity of the original version. Now picture will be displayed at 60 frames per second, and drawing icons are now consuming half the time. The display is also updated, it became twice as bright, that is 1000 nits. Of course, the Apple Watch Series 2 somehow radically change something will not work, as the technology and so allow you to run such content on their wearable, that ten years ago, not all computers can.

Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2: Design

It is worth noting that in terms of size and shape of the clock from the original completely different, so if you have any accessories or straps – all fit, do not worry. However, little changed colors of the watch and the added option of ceramics – white clock in the “big” format will cost 119 thousand, if that. Ceramics now dear. It should also be noted that the option Edition watch of gold removed from the store. An innovation can be called a thought-moisture protection system – now in Apple Watch Series 2 can swim and not worry. Yes, and jump with them in the pool or ocean, too, no one bothers. This is the cool, early in the shower was terrible to go with them.

Apple Watch Series 2: Chips

The big bonus is integrated GPS-receiver. Now you will be able to run without a smartphone in your pocket and get the exact location, to show off in front of their friends and so on. In general, a lot of content, and the chips were just about the sport, but they are quite controversial – it’s Apple Watch Series 2, not fitness bracelet. That only is a version of the Apple Watch Nike ++, which is specially designed for athletes! However, this version will be released one month after the original. Flag stands and the game Pokemon Go, which will now be on the watch. This will allow you time to catch all the Pokemon – the game will be good for the fans.

Apple Watch Series 2 preliminary review: second generation smartwatch

Result

The price Apple Watch Series 2 starts from $369 and more, depending on your needs, it will change in a big way. Price ceramics will be the highest, if we understood correctly. But the price of the original dropped to 259 dollars, and now they are really a piece of cake – they even upgrade to a new processor in the near future. What we get from the second version? In fact, the only protection against water. For sport and it was a lot of content, the design has not changed from the more processor power on the clock somehow neither cold nor hot. But in the pool to leap with them – very cool.