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Apple Watch Series 8 Unveiled With Brighter Screen & Temperature Sensor From $399

Apple’s big September launch is here! The first product unveiled at the event is the brand new Apple Watch Series 8, which sports a brighter screen, a temperature sensor, and even the ability to detect a crash.

Thanks to the brighter display, the Series 8’s screen should be more visible under bright sunlight. There are also new watchfaces for users to choose from, not to mention a new temperature sensor that can help women track their ovulation cycle; very nice.

Also new to the Series 8 is the ability to detect a car crash, which will only be active when you’re…well, driving. This is done in order to conserve battery life. Speaking of which, the Series 8 offers up to 18 hours of battery life, and it can be further extended to 36 hours in low power mode.

Pricing wise, the Apple Watch Series 8 starts at $399 (about RM1,795) for the GPS only model. The cellular version, on the other hand, goes for $499 (approximately RM2,245). No word yet on the Malaysian pricing of the new smartwatch, though we reckon it will be revealed very soon.

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