Apple publicizes 2nd-gen Apple Watch SE with up up to now chip for $249 • TechCrunch

Apple unveiled a mannequin new Apple Watch SE with an upgraded chip and new supplies for manufacturing as we converse at its fall hardware event. This second period SE makes use of the identical chip as a consequence of the mannequin new Apple Watch eight — making it 20% earlier than the principal mannequin. It additionally shares some options with the collection eight, like crash detection.

the mannequin new mannequin is made out of one hundred% recycled aluminum, with a redesigned again case made out of nylon composite supplies. the agency claimed the mannequin new Apple Watch SE is made using a manufacturing course of that reduces its carbon footprint by eighty%. (we’re wanting into the specifics of this.)

Apple first launched the Apple Watch SE in 2020 to lure extra prospects that needed to buy an Apple Watch at a funds worth of $279.

the mannequin new worth is $249 for GPS and $299 for the GPS+mobile mannequin of the Apple Watch SE. prospects can pre-order the smartwatch as we converse, and it is going to be out there on September sixteen. The second-gen Apple Watch SE is obtainable in Midnight, Starlight, and Silver colours.

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