A new watchOS: With watchOS 4, out on September 19, the Apple Watch will come with a slew of new features like smart activity coaching, new Toy Story watch faces, and more.
But "the biggest challenge of all was adding cellular", Williams said.
It is priced at $329 for watch with cellular connectivity and $329 without it. There's a red dot on the digital crown which I'm guessing implies it comes with cellular connectivity.
The Apple Watch Series 1 and 2, which are still available to buy, both come in rose gold, space gray, and gold. It lets users attend calls, send and receive messages, check locations in maps and more without touching their iPhone handsets.
Investors, betting the new phone will rejuvenate Apple's sales after a recent slump, have pushed Apple's share price to record highs in recent months.
While Apple Watch has dominated the smartwatch market, with Apple Watch driving almost 70 percent of its growth, there's still a question of just how much mainstream appeal these products have.
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Apple has sold an estimated 30 million Apple Watches since introducing the device in 2015, according to market research by IDC.
While Apple has not provided detailed sales figures for the watch, Cook said sales were up 50 percent in the past quarter from a year earlier.
Apple today unveiled its third-gen Apple Watch, which offers a cellular connection; no smartphone required.
As had been widely expected, Apple confirmed the official release date of iOS 11 at a media event held today at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino. iOS 11 will be released on September 19th.
Last year, Apple shifted its focus around the Watch to emphasize its ability to track runs, walks, swims and other fitness activities.
The Apple Watch Series 3 is powered by a dual core processor with 70% more performance than the previous chipset.
"I believe this kind of capability is what wearables were always meant to do, and that is to detect maladies before they impact people", Moor said. He said that the device employs a "multifrequency antenna" in the screen and also uses an "electronic SIM" in order to maintain a small size.