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You Need to Get an Apple Watch: New Release Edition

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Lynn chapter.

Apple watches make life easier for every college student with a quick glance of the time looking at an important text message at an event without taking out your phone or talking to your friend while running to class without the worry of dropping your phone: Plus so much more. We will go through a quick rundown of the three new Apple Watches released last month and what the best one is for you. 

Apple Watch SE

The SE is an affordable watch with the core features that most users look for, but don’t look at this watch with any cheap thoughts as it is still a great smartwatch. If you are new to apple watches, this may be for you.

First things first: The Apple watch SE starts at $249 and goes up to $379. The watch offers a GPS feature or a GPS and Cellular feature, which means the watch can work independently without a phone nearby. It has a battery life of up to 18 hours—two sizes depending on your wrist size, a 40MM. The three colors offered are midnight dark blue, starlight light gold, and light silver. 

Key features: call and text

Workout with apple fitness 

Keep track of your heartbeats 

Crash detection 

Sleep patterns 

Water resistant 

Apple wallet



Checkout https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-se/ for more information.

Apple Watch Series 8 

This newly designed Apple Watch is what Apple Watch lovers have been waiting for, for months. With new features better than before this watch is definitely going to be a key asset in your daily routine. 

First things first: The Series 8 starts at $399 and goes up to $749. The option of GPS or GPS and Cellular is offered.  18 hours of battery life and 36 on low battery mode. The stainless steel case adds almost $200 more dollars in price. There are two sizes 41MM and 45MM, and available in aluminum finish midnight, starlight, silver, and red. There is also the more high end material, stainless steel in silver, graphite, and gold. 

Key features: Always on retina display 

Crack, dust, Water resistant 


Temperature sensing 

Advanced cycle tracking 

Keep track of your Heart beat

Advanced sleep tracking 


Blood oxygen

Crash detection 

Apple fitness

Apple wallet 


Call and text (keypad)

Check out https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-series-8/ for more information.

Apple Watch Ultra 

This robust watch is designed for the most active people, who enjoy running, hiking in rigid temperatures, scuba diving, and. The battery life is the best yet. Apple Watch Ultra is like no other! 

First things first: The watch Ultra has one price being $799. There is one size available, 49MM. They are available in titanium cases offered in green, starlight, or orange. There is an alpine loop, trail loop, and ocean band. The battery life can last up to 36 hours. 

Key features:

Dual frequency GPS

Large digital crown 

Side button control many functions 

Mark compass points

Use underwater

Sirens to be heard in the water

Heart rate


Blood oxygen 

Temperature sensor

Withstand extreme temperatures

Check out https://www.apple.com/apple-watch-ultra/ for more information. 

There is so much a watch can do to enhance our daily lives. With three great options, there is a watch to fit everyone’s budget and liking. Click the links above to explore more and join the Apple Watch Family!

Ava Margolis grew up in New Jersey and now resides in South Florida. Margolis attends Lynn University where she studies Multimedia Journalism. Margolis plans to continue her education to become a therapist for children. She is outgoing, compassionate, and an adventurous person who loves sharing her passions with others.