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Apple updates wearable lineup with new smartwatches and earbuds

Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia, Taipei 0

Apple Watch Ultra 2 smartwatch

Apple has introduced Apple Watch Ultra 2, bringing new features to Apple's most capable and rugged smartwatch, Apple Watch Series 9, bringing new features to the wearable series, and AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with MagSafe Charging (USB‑C).

Apple Watch Ultra 2

Apple Watch Ultra 2 offers all of the features users love about Ultra, plus the powerful new S9 SiP, a new double tap gesture, Apple's brightest display ever, expanded altitude range, on-device Siri, Precision Finding for iPhone, and advanced capabilities for water adventures.

Apple Watch Ultra 2 runs watchOS 10, which delivers redesigned apps, the new Smart Stack, new cycling experiences, features to help explore the outdoors, and a new watch face — Modular Ultra. With all the new advancements, Apple Watch Ultra 2 has the same 36-hour battery life with regular use and up to 72 hours in Low Power Mode.

For the first time, customers can choose a carbon neutral option of any Apple Watch, representing a significant milestone toward Apple 2030: Apple's plan to be carbon neutral across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030.

Apple Watch Ultra 2 can be ordered today, with availability beginning September 22 at a price of US$799.

Apple Watch Series 9

The Apple Watch Series 9 is more powerful than ever with the new S9 SiP, which increases performance and capabilities; a new double tap gesture; a brighter display; faster on-device Siri, now with the ability to access and log health data; Precision Finding for iPhone; and more. Apple Watch Series 9 runs watchOS 10, which delivers redesigned apps, the new Smart Stack, new watch faces, new cycling and hiking features, and tools to support mental health.

The new Apple Watch lineup can be ordered today, with availability beginning September 22 at US$399.

Apple Watch Series 9 smartwatches

Apple Watch Series 9 smartwatches
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AirPods Pro (2nd generation)

The AirPods Pro (2nd generation) continue to revolutionize personal audio by delivering sound quality, up to double the Active Noise Cancellation of their predecessor, an advanced Transparency mode, a more immersive Spatial Audio experience, and an expanded range of ear tip sizes for an even better fit.

The AirPods Pro (2nd generation) are upgraded with USB‑C charging capabilities, additional dust resistance, and Lossless Audio with Apple Vision Pro. With iOS 17, all AirPods Pro (2nd generation) level up with access to new audio experiences like Adaptive Audio and Conversation Awareness.

AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with MagSafe Charging Case (USB‐C) will be available to order starting today, with availability in stores beginning September 22 at US$249.

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation) earbuds

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd generation) earbuds
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