Affordable model 'Apple Watch SE' of 20,000 yen level appears in Apple Watch
At the new product launch held by Apple on September 16, 2020, the affordable entry model ' Apple Watch SE ' appeared in the Apple Watch . The price is from 29,800 yen excluding tax for the GPS model.
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The Apple Watch is basically paired with the iPhone and used, but a family sharing setting will be added so that even people who do not have an iPhone, such as children and the elderly, can easily use it. This allows you to manage multiple Apple Watches on a single iPhone.
Manage your child's Apple Watch in Family Sharing settings to manage who you can reach with your child's Apple Watch, or set up automatic location notifications to see exactly where your child is. It will be possible. Of course, kids can use the basic features of Apple Watch, such as activities and workouts.
In addition, by using 'School Time Mode' at school etc., it will be in the same state as the good night mode of Apple Watch, and you can prevent the notification etc. from disturbing your study. In addition, the school time mode changes the appearance as shown below, so school teachers and parents can determine at a glance whether or not the child is using the school time mode. The family sharing setting will be compatible with Apple Watch Series 4 and later cellular models. The family sharing setting is scheduled to be available in Japan by the end of the year, and the only compatible carrier is au at the time of article creation.
With the advent of the family sharing setting, it will be possible to get more people to use the Apple Watch, and 'Apple Watch SE' has been announced as a new model for that purpose.
It looks like this. It's an entry-level model to offer a model that combines the design elements of the Apple Watch Series 6 with the key features of the Apple Watch at an affordable price.
Not only does it cover basic functions such as sending and receiving messages, recording activities, and measuring exercise using a workout app ...
It also supports the compass app that was first installed in Apple Watch Series 5, so you can check the direction with your wrist at any time.
Of course, emergency contact is also possible.
Apple Watch SE uses the same S5 chip and display found in Apple Watch Series 5. This makes it up to twice as fast as the Apple Watch Series 3 and has a 30% larger display size.
For Apple Watch SE, the GPS model 40mm case is 29,800 yen excluding tax, and the 44mm case is 32,800 yen excluding tax. The 40mm case of the GPS + cellular model is 34,800 yen, and the 44mm case is 37,800 yen excluding tax.
There are three Apple Watch lineups in 2020: Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Series 6, and Apple Watch Series 3. Apple Watch Series 3 starts from 19,800 yen excluding tax.
In addition, Apple Watch has undergone an environmentally friendly manufacturing process, and it is also appealing that it is carbon neutral. For example, the aluminum used for the housing of Apple Watch is 100% recycled aluminum. In addition, Apple has announced that it will achieve 100% carbon neutrality including the supply chain and products by 2030.
Pre-orders can be made immediately after the announcement.
The release date is September 18, 2020 (Friday).