What is the ‘eSIM’ in the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4?
eSIMs are embedded SIMs. They replace physical SIMs in phones and other wireless connected devices. Embedding the SIM in these products reduces the physical size of the watch and enables a direct cellular connection. That means you can connect direct to the internet from your Apple Watch 4 without tethering it to your iPhone.
What does the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 4 cost in Australia?
There are 2 main model types. a GPS only enabled watch (on which you don’t get a direct cellular connection to a phone network) and the eSIM enabled version through which you can.
The Apple Watch 3 in a GPS model (Starts at $399) and a GPS and Cellular model (Starts at $549)
The Apple Watch Series 4 in a GPS model (Starts at $599) and a GPS and Cellular model (Starts at $749).
Colours for Series 3 and 4 include:
- Space Grey
- Series 4 exclusive Colours include:
- Space black
Series 4 also comes in a stainless-steel finish as well as different models including the base model, Nike+, and Hermès.
Can I make voice calls directly from the Apple Watch?
Yes, you can. There was a lot of confusion over this in the run up to launch of the Series 3 watch. Users with the eSIM enabled variant of the Apple
When will the Apple Watch Series 5 be available in Australia?
We expect that Apple will announce the new Series 5 watch in September 2019, alongside the new iPhone 11 release. Current estimates are that the Apple Watch 5 will be available in Australia shortly after the official release date.
How much will the Apple Watch 5 cost in Australia?
We estimate the new Apple Watch 5 will cost slightly over $700 AUD when it is released.