A month with the Apple Watch Series 8: is it worth it?
We thoroughly analyze the Apple Watch Series 8 after a month of use, is it really worth it or are there any better alternatives?
As with the Apple Watch SE, our colleagues at Urban Tecno Thoroughly analyze Apple Watch Series 8 after testing it for a month. The Apple Watch Series 8 is no longer Apple’s “best” smartwatch, it’s no longer the Apple Watch Ultra, but it’s still an option to consider.
Is the Apple Watch Series 8 worth it or is it better to buy the Apple Watch SE? Or maybe it’s worth saving up and getting an Apple Watch Ultra. see results of in-depth analysis to answer these questions.
- Apple Watch Series 8: Features table
- Apple Watch Series 8: detailed analysis
- Apple Watch Series 8, is it worth it?
Apple Watch Series 8: Features table
|Apple Watch Series 8|
|dimensions||41mm (41 x 35 x 10.7mm) and 45mm (45 x 38 x 10.7mm)|
|Weight (aluminum)||32 grams (41 mm) and 38.8 grams (45 mm)|
|Screen size||20% larger than 1.69″ (41 mm) and 1.9″ (45 mm) Apple Watch SE|
|Resolution||352 x 430 pixels (41 mm) 396 x 484 (45 mm)|
|Processor||S8 chip with 64-bit dual-core processor|
|OS||watch OS 9|
|connection||W3 chip, U1 chip, LTE, UMTS, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n at 2.4 and 5 GHz|
|Drum||18 hours of autonomy|
|Colors||Midnight, Star White, Silver, Graphite, Gold, and (PRODUCT)RED|
|Others||IP6X dustproof, water resistant up to 50 meters, ECG, blood oxygen meter, heart rate sensor, temperature sensor|
Apple Watch Series 8: detailed analysis
this Apple Watch Series 8 design is no surprisehas been pretty much the same since its inception with some minor improvements. In this case, we have a huge screen, almost to the edge and with dimensions of 41 and 45 mm. but it shines Same as Apple Watch Series 7.
this Apple Watch Series 8 is available in a variety of aluminum and stainless steel finishes, with a very high quality coating. We hold the digital crown and side button to control the device.
All Apple Watches are very similar in design. Yes, there are differences, especially with the Ultra. But other than that, we didn’t find much difference.
The screen is a key feature of the Apple Watch, and the Series 8’s screen is great. we have A size that reaches almost two inches on the 45mm model and very high brightness levels reaching 1,000 nits. compatible with screen is always on because it can only reduce the refresh rate to 1 Hz.
Regarding performance, Apple Watch Series 8 all the guarantees with the S8 chip. It is probably the most powerful chip in a smartwatch and we have a very complete operating system with many applications.
One thing our colleagues complain about is that some accidental touches to the digital crown Something that raises or lowers the volume of the iPhone can be solved by removing the default music controls. Additionally, they didn’t like the fact that WhatsApp didn’t have an app for the Watch, something we hope will be fixed soon.
The device is very round. We can say that it has very few malfunctions at the software level and the usage level.
If the Apple Watch’s functions stand out for one thing, it’s because of the Health sensors. In this case, the Apple Watch Series 8, electrocardiogram, blood oxygen meter, heart rate sensor and new temperature sensor. Apple Watch Series 8 is one of the most sensitive and powerful watches at the sensor level.
There are a few changes regarding the Series 7, one of the innovations being temperature recognition. However, this function does not tell us the body temperature, it gives us a history and warns us in case of serious changes. But in terms of sensors, it is one of the best devices on the market.
The battery is one of those features that almost never changes. this The Apple Watch Series 8 will arrive at the end of the day without any problems, but it won’t last two days without a charger., not at least two full days. Except you activate the Battery saver mode you will get Double the autonomy of Apple Watchto achieve two and a half days of autonomy without any problems.
Also what you need to do Highlight the fast charging of Apple Watch Series 8, you can charge almost half of its autonomy during the shower. Very interesting thing to install in a jiffy.
Compared to other models, the battery is very similar. A device you will have to charge every day, if you want more autonomy you will have to go for Ultra. You will notice a difference in charging speed, within 15-20 minutes you will reach 30% to 40% autonomy.
Apple Watch Series 8, is it worth it?
As with any device of this style, it is somewhat dependent on each user. Those who have recently owned an Apple Watch probably don’t have much reason It can be a great device to buy the Apple Watch Series 8 but for those with an older model, Apple Watch Series 5 or earlier, or those looking to buy their first Apple Watch.
maybe the most “smart” purchase is still the Apple Watch SE 2022One that costs much less than the Series 8 and does pretty much the same thing. If the always-on display isn’t important to you or you don’t want more health sensors.
Likewise, if you want For the large model with cellular or the stainless steel model, you may need to consider the Apple Watch Ultra option.. Which is bigger, has longer battery life and slightly more advanced features, and isn’t more expensive.
Source: i Padizate