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# 256023 11-Sep-2019 07:34
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Has an always on display, apart from  that I dont see much different from a physical viewpoint.

 

Always-On Retina display. You no longer need to raise your wrist or touch the screen to see the time or other information on your watch face, because the display never sleeps. So whether riding a bike, cranking out some crunches, or counting the minutes in a meeting, all you need to do is glance to find the time or your workout metrics right there where you want them.To remain on all day with all-day battery life, hardware and software have to work in harmony.2 The display dims when your wrist is down, yet key features, like watch hands, remain visible at all times. Touching the face or raising your wrist brings everything back to full brilliance.

 

Apple to continue to sell series 3 but not 4, series 5 same prices as series 4 was. Entry level series 3 down to US$199!


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  # 2314679 11-Sep-2019 07:55
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For NZ, series 5 is $30 more expensive than 4, probably due to a weaker exchange rate than a year ago.




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  # 2314768 11-Sep-2019 08:24
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I sent a tweet to Spark this morning asking about an Apple Watch with LTE was met with a reply telling me to keep an eye on their announcements throughout the day.

Possibly Apple Watch with LTE support in NZ? If it happens then I’ll be upgrading my Apple Watch 3.

 
 
 
 


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  # 2314783 11-Sep-2019 08:53
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Still patiently waiting for cellular in NZ




 


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  # 2314786 11-Sep-2019 08:54
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waiting patiently 





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  # 2314788 11-Sep-2019 08:55
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empacher48: I sent a tweet to Spark this morning asking about an Apple Watch with LTE was met with a reply telling me to keep an eye on their announcements throughout the day.

Possibly Apple Watch with LTE support in NZ? If it happens then I’ll be upgrading my Apple Watch 3.

 

 

 

Problem with this is nothing apple site to buy the LTE version. I cant see anything happening soon with Spark.





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  # 2314790 11-Sep-2019 08:58
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waikariboy:

empacher48: I sent a tweet to Spark this morning asking about an Apple Watch with LTE was met with a reply telling me to keep an eye on their announcements throughout the day.

Possibly Apple Watch with LTE support in NZ? If it happens then I’ll be upgrading my Apple Watch 3.


 


Problem with this is nothing apple site to buy the LTE version. I cant see anything happening soon with Spark.



I’m guessing that for the esim to work you have to buy it through Spark, I know for the iPhone esim to work you had to have bought the phone directly from Spark. I’m not sure if that is still the case, but that could be why we can’t pre order from Apple?

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  # 2314797 11-Sep-2019 09:00
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Nope, phone doesn’t have to be from Spark




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  # 2314798 11-Sep-2019 09:00
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The Apple store isn't selling any LTE models, by the looks of things.

 

 


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  # 2314800 11-Sep-2019 09:02
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The Apple store isn't selling any LTE models, by the looks of things.


 



Seems obvious, they won’t announce availability until there is support

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  # 2314844 11-Sep-2019 09:19
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Did they ever get the watch ECG app released here? Or in Aussie?


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  # 2314854 11-Sep-2019 09:54
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The Series 5 looks like an S year for the watch, the always on display is really the only new feature I could see.


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  # 2314856 11-Sep-2019 09:57
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kiwipeter:

 

Did they ever get the ECG thingy released here? Or in Aussie?

 

 

 

 

No, it's not here or in Aussie.

 

I think it will arrive in both countries at the same time. I stand to be corrected, but I think we have a system where if something is medically cleared in one country, it's automatically cleared in the other.


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  # 2314875 11-Sep-2019 10:35
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gmanp:

 

kiwipeter:

 

Did they ever get the ECG thingy released here? Or in Aussie?

 

 

 

 

No, it's not here or in Aussie.

 

I think it will arrive in both countries at the same time. I stand to be corrected, but I think we have a system where if something is medically cleared in one country, it's automatically cleared in the other.

 

 

This me as well Waiting with bated breath! for ECG





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  # 2314926 11-Sep-2019 12:00
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empacher48: I sent a tweet to Spark this morning asking about an Apple Watch with LTE was met with a reply telling me to keep an eye on their announcements throughout the day.

Possibly Apple Watch with LTE support in NZ? If it happens then I’ll be upgrading my Apple Watch 3.

 

I kept an eye out for the "announcement", and its a big fail.

 

"We'd like to announce that it's not ready yet."

 

Why even embargo something like that?


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  # 2314939 11-Sep-2019 12:18
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bitserf:

I kept an eye out for the "announcement", and its a big fail.


"We'd like to announce that it's not ready yet."


Why even embargo something like that?



Yep I had reply, should be ready within six months... it suits me fine as that’s when I’ll be ready.

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