Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular connectivity is now available for pre-orders in India. The latest smartwatch is available from Airtel online store and it is also available across Jio.com, Reliance Digital stores and Jio stores. The Watch Series 3 will be made available for purchase from May 11.
Reliance Jio has listed the prices of all the variants of Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular). As per the listing, the 38mm model comes with a price of Rs 39,080, while the gold aluminium case with pink strap is priced at Rs 39,120. The 42mm comes with a price tag of Rs 41,120 for the Silver, Space Gray and Gold aluminium cases, while the Gold aluminium case with pink sand sports loop is priced at Rs 41,160.
Apple Watch Nike+ GPS + Cellular comes with a price tag of Rs 39,130 for the 38mm variant, while the 42mm variant is priced at Rs 41,180. The Space Gray Aluminium case with midnight fog Nike sports strap is priced at Rs 39,170 and Rs 41,210 for the 38mm and 42mm variants respectively. Finally, the Apple Watch Edition with a white ceramic case will cost Rs 1,22,090 for the 42mm variant and Rs 1,18,030 for the 38mm variant.
Reliance Jio has introduced its JioEverywhereConnect service that lets users use the same mobile number on their iPhone as well as their Apple Watch 3 LTE. Customers will be able to make use of the same number features on Jio’s prepaid or postpaid connections. With Apple’s latest wearable, one wouldn’t need to take their iPhone with their Apple Watch in order to make calls or receive notifications, all because of the Watch Series 3 LTE’s seamless cellular connectivity.
Customers opting for Airtel can pre-register on its official website starting May 4 and will be able to avail an introductory cellular trial scheme. There aren’t any additional details provided by the company. In order to activate cellular service in the Apple Watch Series 3 LTE, users will have to get their iPhone updated to at least iOS 11.3 and their Apple Watch to watchOS 4. Upon getting done with that, users can head on to the ‘About’ section inside Settings > iPhone > General and update their carrier settings when prompted to. The Apple Watch Series 3 LTE is compatible with any iPhone 6s or higher.