The big day is here. After months of speculation and rumors, the Cupertino giant is finally putting an end to all madness and launching the Apple Watch. The event is scheduled to be held at Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco at around 10.30PM IST. Also Read - PUBG New State receives over 17 million pre-registrations as closed alpha testing endsAlso Read - iPhone selling in LG stores? Apple is apparently in talks for a new deal
The event will answer many questions like the cost of the smartwatch, the hardware and the software it will entail, and of course the ecosystem of apps it comes with. Tim Cook, Jonathan Ive and other senior executives are expected to take the centre stage to unveil the spectacle. Also Read - Apple CEO Tim Cook claims iOS is more secure than Android
Rumored features include a five hours battery backup, power reserve mode, 8GB onboard storage, and apps for fitness stats, clock, weather, music, quick settings, calendars, maps, music among others.
The most non-traditional bit for company is the 34 variants of the Apple Watch that it has designed. Buyers will get to choose from three different editions Apple Watch (basic), Apple Watch Sport (for fitness enthusiasts) and Apple Watch Edition (the luxury edition). All of these editions will be available in two sizes 38mm and 42mm and will have customization options including casing colors and watch straps.
The watch straps vary from the stainless steel, the classic buckle to the sporty rugged ones for fitness enthusiasts to luxurious ones for the 18 Karat gold version. Buyers will be spoilt for choice as they will be able to select from eight strap options for the Apple Watch and five straps each for Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.
Here are all the 34 variants of the Apple Watch that you will be able to choose from:
The Apple Watch collection includes polished stainless steel and space black stainless steel cases and the display is protected by sapphire crystal.
Apple Watch Sport
The Apple Watch Sport collection cases are made from lightweight anodized aluminum in silver and space gray. The display is protected by strengthened Ion-X glass and the matching fluoroelastomer band comes in five different colors.
Apple Watch Edition
The Apple Watch Edition collection features six case crafted watches from 18-karat gold. The display is protected by polished sapphire crystal and the company has also designed exclusive bands for this range.