Apple unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 4 alongside three new iPhones at the recent iPhone launch event. The new Apple Watch is significantly more advanced than the previous generation, bringing unique capabilities like ECG monitoring that haven’t been seen in smartwatches before. At the launch event, Apple revealed that the new Apple Watch Series 4 will be priced starting at $399 (~Rs. 28,700) and will be available for pre-orders from September 14 with sales starting on September 21.
However, the company didn’t reveal any pricing and launch details for the Indian market. Now, according to a recent report from Gadgets360, the Apple Watch Series 4 will start at Rs. 40,900 in India. Here’s a quick look at the pricing details for all the Apple Watch Series 4 variants:
|40mm (GPS only)||Rs. 40,900|
|44mm (GPS only)||Rs. 43,900|
|40mm (GPS+cellular)||Rs. 49,900|
|44mm (GPS+cellular)||Rs. 52,900|
|40mm (GPS+cellular) with sports band||Rs. 67,900|
|40mm (GPS+cellular) with Milanese Loop band||Rs. 76,900|
|44mm (GPS+Cellular) with sports band||Rs. 71,900|
|44mm (GPS+cellular) with Milanese Loop band||Rs. 80,900|
As of now, the company still hasn’t revealed any details about the availability of the Apple Watch Series 4 in India. However, the company has slashed the prices of the Apple Watch Series 3 in the country. The range now starts at Rs. 28,900 for the GPS variant and Rs. 37,900 for the GPS+cellular variant.
It’s worth noting that the Apple Watch Series 4 won’t ship with the ECG functions initially, with the company promising an update to enable the feature towards the end of the year.
Furthermore, in case you’re interested in purchasing the Apple Watch Series 4, then you should also keep in mind that its ECG feature won’t work in India and Apple hasn’t released any information highlighting how long will it be before the feature hits the country.