The new Apple Watch Series 2 as well as the iPhone 7 / 7 Plus are coming to India on October 7th.
The Apple Watch Series 2 comes with a much brighter display at 1000 nits with a dual-core S2 processor, water resistance and built-in GPS. There is still no cellular connectivity though.
Apple says that the new S2 processor is twice as fast and would make the new Watch more efficient. The company has already demoed instant opening of apps with WatchOS 3 which is going to be improved with the new chipset. You can also take the Apple Watch 2 for a swim as it is water resistant upto 50 metres and there are specific exercise modes built in for swimming as well.
You can also get the Apple Watch Nike Plus Edition which comes with a perforated strap in four color options. It features similar specs but is more sportier. The new Apple Watch 2 requires iOS 10 running devices.
Apple Watch Series 2 India Pricing and Availability
The new Apple Watch 2 will come in gold, rose gold, space gray, silver and black color options with a wide choice of bands starting at Rs. 32,900. The white ceramic Apple Watch Edition would start at Rs. 1,10,900.
The company is also planning to bring the Apple Watch Nike Plus to India starting at the same price of Rs. 32,900. All variants will go on sale starting October 7th in India.