Apple Watch Series 9 Launched, starting at Rs. 41,990 in India with 2nd Gen Ultra Wideband chip, S9 SiP SoC

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Apple Watch S9 launch India.

Apple launched its latest Apple Watch Series 9 during its iPhone 15 event today, which comes packed with impressive features, runs on the watchOS 10 operating system, and is powered by the formidable S9 SiP chip. Notably, it also incorporates elements of environmental sustainability and provides support for mental health.

The Apple Watch Series 9, driven by the S9 SiP chip, showcases a display capable of achieving an astonishing brightness of 2000 nits, twice that of its predecessor, the Series 8. This enhancement ensures optimal visibility under sunlight and can be adjusted to a mere single nit in low-light settings.

Apple Watch S9 design color.

In alignment with Apple's commitment to sustainability, specific combinations of the Series 9, Ultra 2, and SE watches have achieved carbon neutrality. Additionally, the watch introduces a novel double-tap gesture for streamlined one-handed control without the need to touch the screen, simplifying tasks such as answering calls or pausing timers.

Siri has received an enhancement, allowing it to handle requests directly on the device for tasks that don't rely on the Internet. Additionally, it can securely record health data from the Health app. Furthermore, the Series 9 watch is equipped with a second-generation Ultra Wideband (UWB) chip, enhancing Precision Finding capabilities, which assists users in accurately locating their iPhone. This feature also integrates with HomePod for seamless media control.

Apple watch 9 series features India.

Apple Watch Series 9 Specifications -

Display45mm or 41mm, Always-On Retina display, up to 2000 nits of brightness 
ConnectivityGPS + Cellular models
Processor/OSS9 SiP Processor / Runs on watchOS 10
  • Double tap gesture, Faster on-device Siri with health data access
  • Temperature sensing, Cycle Tracking with retrospective ovulation estimates
  • International emergency calling, Fall Detection, and Crash Detection
Health monitoring
Blood Oxygen app, ECG app, High and low heart rate notifications, Irregular rhythm notifications, Low cardio fitness notifications
Water Proof50m Water resistant and Swim-proof
TrackingPrecision Finding for iPhone
MaterialAluminum or stainless; steel case size; Carbon neutral combinations available
BatteryUp to 18 hours, Fast charging support

The Apple Watch Series 9 operates on watchOS 10, a substantial update that introduces the following features -

  • Revamped apps and the Smart Stack for rapid access to information.
  • Fresh watch faces, including Snoopy, Palette, Solar Analog, and Nike Globe.
  • Bluetooth connectivity is tailored for cyclists, incorporating novel metrics and workout functionalities.
  • Cycling workouts are displayed as Live Activity on the iPhone.
  • Improved Compass Waypoints and Maps tailored for outdoor adventures.
  • Mental health support, including the capability to log your state of mind within the Mindfulness app.
  • Daylight measurement is facilitated by the ambient light sensor, which promotes eye health and overall well-being.

Variety of Models and Bands -

Apple Watch S9 strips and Band design color.

The Apple Watch Series 9 is offered in two sizes, 41mm and 45mm, and comes in a variety of colors, including stainless steel options. Notably, it is carbon neutral when paired with a Sport Loop band.

Pricing and Availability -

The pricing for the Apple Watch Series 9 begins at USD 399 for the GPS version and USD 499 for the GPS+Cellular model. As for the Apple Watch SE, it starts at USD 249 for the GPS version and USD 299 for the GPS+Cellular variant.

Apple Watch S9 gold stainless steel frames.

Apple Watch Series 9 Indian Pricing Are -

  • Aluminium (GPS): 41mm - Rs. 41,990 / 45mm - Rs. 44,990
  • Aluminium (GPS and Cellular) 41mm - Rs. 51,990 / 45mm - Rs. 54,990
  • Stainless Steel (GPS and Cellular) - 41mm and 45mm - Rs. 70,900

Both the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch SE are available in numerous countries, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, the UAE, the U.K., the U.S., and more. Orders can be placed starting today, with in-store availability commencing on September 22.

  • For those interested in Apple Watch bands, they can be ordered through and the Apple Store app, and they will also be available in stores starting on September 22.
  • WatchOS 10 will be accessible starting September 18 for Apple Watch Series 4 and later models, requiring an iPhone XS or later with iOS 17.
  • The Customers who purchase specified Apple Watch models will receive three months of Apple Fitness+ as part of the package.