Apple Watch Series 8 vs Apple Watch Series 7: What customers will get by paying Rs 4,000 extra – Times of India

Apple launched its latest Watch series earlier this week. The tech giant introduced Apple Watch Series 8 along with its first-ever rugged smartwatch Apple Watch Ultra and the affordable Apple Watch SE. Successor to last year’s Watch Series 7, Watch Series 8 packs S8 chipset and comes with Apple’s new crash detection feature. The new Apple smartwatch brings enhanced cycle tracking and adds a new set of temperature sensors. It also brings a low power mode which promises to increase the battery life of the wearable.
The smartwatch comes in two sizes — 45mm and 41mm. The dust-resistant and swim proof smartwatch can also measure your oxygen level, track heart rate and take an ECG.
The new Apple smartwatch comes with a starting price tag of Rs 45,900. While the last year launched Apple Watch Series 7 comes with a starting price tag of Rs 41,900. Both the smartwatches pack a lot of things in common and some differences. So, if you are planning to purchase an Apple Watch then take a look at this complete spec comparison. Here’s how the two smartwatches compare on specifications front, what buyers will get by paying Rs 4,000 extra.

Specifications Apple Watch Series 8 Apple Watch Series 7
Display Always-On Retina LTPO OLED display Always-On Retina LTPO OLED display
Processor S8 with 64-bit dual-core processor S7 with 64-bit dual-core processor
Operating system WatchOS 9 WatchOS 9
Case sizes 41mm, 45mm 41mm, 45mm
Temperature sensor Yes No
Storage 32GB 32GB
ECG app Yes Yes
Fall detection Yes Yes
SpO2 app Yes Yes
Heart rate sensor Yes Yes
Crash detection Yes No
Low Power mode Yes Will get with future update
Night mode No No
Connectivity Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0 Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0
Dust resistance IP6X-rated IP6X-rated
Water resistance Water resistant up to 50 meters Water resistant up to 50 meters
Battery life Rs 45,900 Rs 41,900
Price up to 18 hours up to 18 hours

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