It is Apple Watch Sequence 7 launch day, which suggests clients who pre-ordered final Friday are receiving their deliveries. We picked up one of many new Sequence 7 fashions and thought we would go over the options and examine it to the Sequence 6 for individuals who are nonetheless awaiting their very own units or who’re on the fence about buying.
In comparison with the Sequence 6, there’s not an entire lot new with the Sequence 7. You are not getting new well being options, and even the design is essentially the identical. The casing sizes are bigger, although, coming in at 41mm and 45mm, and there is a noticeably bigger show.
Apple has lower down on the scale of the show bezels and it is a change that appears good, plus the expanded measurement permits for options like new watch faces and a full keyboard for the primary time.
The always-on show is brighter than earlier than, and Apple says it is utilizing extra sturdy glass that is much less immune to cracking. There’s additionally IP6X mud resistance certification, which is new and joins the WR50 water resistance ranking.
Most individuals are going to benefit from the bigger show, nevertheless it might be a difficulty for individuals who have smaller wrists and have been content material with the prior sizing, particularly with the 44mm to 45mm soar.
Aside from the adjustments to sizing, the marginally extra rounded physique, and the tweaked coloration choices, there’s not a lot else new. The Sequence 7 has all the similar options because the Sequence 6, like blood oxygen monitoring, ECG, coronary heart fee monitoring, fall detection, and extra, with the one different standout characteristic being a sooner charging pace.
Utilizing the brand new charging puck that comes within the field, the Sequence 7 can cost at as much as 33 p.c sooner than the Sequence 6, so long as you’ve got an 18W+ USB-C Apple charger or 5W or better USB-C PD adapter.
In the event you’re coming from an Apple Watch Sequence 6, there is not any compelling cause to improve to the Sequence 7 except you need that show improve, however those that have a Sequence 3, Sequence 4, or Sequence 5 will discover this a way more notable improve that is definitely worth the cash. Did you improve to a Sequence 7? Tell us what you consider it within the feedback.