Really time for some hand wrist talking. Apple has folded out its new range of Series 3 pieces complete with cellular ability. pros and cons of apple watch

The new smartwatches are now available for purchase, just in the nick of time for holiday shopping.

Apple Watch fans will see the Series 3 is the full replacement for the Apple Watch 2. That features many upgrades including the ability to make calls from your hand.

The watch permits cellular calling on all major carriers in the Circumstance. S. The unit supports both data and voice and uses the same amount as your iPhone.

Telephone calls do come at a cost, it will add about $10 per month to your existing wireless charge, but think about the fun and options of conversing like comic private eye Dick Tracy.

Apple’s new W2 wireless chip helps make the calls work. It switches between Wireless, Wi-Fi networks and this timepiece itself always looking for your iPhone first.

Calls can be called directly with the key pad on the watch, or by tapping an existing contact. Actual message writing is limited to writing letters, tapping emoji, or dictation.

You can also have a voice discussion with Siri. She’s no longer limited to just on-screen text responses. Interesting Siri without an i phone local though can be troublesome.

Even though the watch is designed to free you up from your telephone it does require your iPhone to help with setup and software unit installation. Calling is not going to work with Android phones.

Most use the Apple Watch as a fitness tracker. Fresh with the Series 3 is an on-watch extra sensor barometric altimeter with GPS. The built-in GPS NAVIGATION records the distance, rate and route of your outdoor workouts.

The altimeter tracks elevation during your hilliest rides and top climbs. It is additionally “ocean proof” and safe at 40 meters.

Heart rate monitoring has been improved. Additional graphs are listed for all-day averages in regenerating heart rate and walking heartrate. Other graphs and averages for workouts are listed as well much like Samsung’s Gear looks after fitness offerings.

Workouts are much easier to start and stop, or switch on the fly. Runs can be auto-paused. Music controls be present in workouts with a fast swipe, and music playlists can be set to go automatically.

Those who wish to tune in to music to accompany their work out will find improved match-up with the WatchOS 4 operating system. Playlists can be added when the watch is charging. Many songs offered from your iTunes library.

Like most newer Apple products cellular headphones are required to benefit from the audio. AirPods are a good pairing for the watch.

While the Apple Series 3 has added functions it is not a full replacement unit for the iPhone. Replying to emails and text messages is not easy and there is no camera. Your phone continues to be needed to set everything up and for adding programs and other information.

Electric battery life can be an issue. Due to constraints phone calls can be severely curtailed just like GPS-aided workouts. Costs for wireless service and Apple music add to the expense.

Users of Apple Watch 2 will find little difference in features between the old and new devices. The 3 features a red dot on the crown the 2 does not. Size is comparable. You can use your older bands associated with the previous models.

The cellular version of the Series 3 will run around $400. A stainless steel model will run near $600 and then there will be the more luxurious Hermes and hard edition models costing over $1, 200.

Apple will keep bettering its smartwatch programs. While not revolutionary the Series 3 is first to supply cell capability with improved fitness applications. The tech giant is wishing consumers will find that now is the moment to acquire one.