Weak battery life
The Apple Watch Series 3 has very poor battery life if you rely on it for phone calls over cellular / mobile calling
Leave your iPhone at home with the Apple Watch?
Apple says the Apple Watch Series 3 should offer about 18 hours of battery life for mixed usage. Sounds like it’ll be a good option for phone calls if you need to run out to the store, but not enough to leave your iPhone at home all day.
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Apple Watch series 3 Features
- Cellular built in for calling, messaging, music and apps
- Siri can now talk to you for the first time, no more reading the screen
- New Heart rate features that include resting and recovery heart rate figures
- New Triathlon mode
- GPS and wifi connected
- Battery life up to 18 hours
Apple Watch 3 availability and price
Apple has announced that the Apple Watch series 3 will be available for preorder from the 15th September and then available on the 22nd September. Pricing starts at $399 with cellular and $329 without.