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iFixit dismantles the new Apple Watch Ultra

ifixitApple introduced its new models of watches at the beginning of September 2022. Next to Watch Series 8 Made in California for the first time Apple Watch Ultra. Now the repair specialists of iFixit Take a closer look at the new smartwatch of the iPhone range and subject it to detachment in typical iFixit fashion.

It turns out that the improved power that Apple announced is not available everywhere. Especially when the display of the Watch Ultra is directly affected. Here, too, built-in glass can be seriously damaged, which will require replacement.

To change the display, the Watch Ultra must be completely disassembled. In addition, the screen is glued. This means that most users cannot perform their own repairs. The battery has a capacity of 2.1 watts, and the Watch 8 on the other hand, it relies on a battery with a capacity of 1.19 watts, in addition, the speakers of the Ultra version are much larger than with the Series 8, which is especially noticeable in phone calls that make it noticeable. According to Apple, said amplifier reaches 87 decibels (A) when there is a signal and should be better and above all audible in emergency situations.

In addition to the 49mm titanium case, the Apple Watch Ultra’s unique selling points include an OLED display with 2,000 nits of brightness. According to Apple, the Watch Ultra has a battery life of 36 hours. Apple plans to have access to up to 60 hours via future software updates. A full triathlon should be easily covered by active tracking. GPS accuracy is also improved. Two new motion sensors bring the new car crash detection feature to your Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Ultra has been available in stores since September 23, 2022 for €999.

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Apple Watch Ultra
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From 999.00 €