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[[File:Watch.jpg|right|thumb|Apple Watch]]
 
[[File:Watch.jpg|right|thumb|Apple Watch]]
   
== Summary ==
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This is the '''Apple Watch (1st generation)''', a [[wikipedia:smartwatch|smartwatch]] that was first introduced by [[wikipedia:Tim Cook|Tim Cook]] at Apple's "Wish we could say more" [[keynote]] on {{date|2015|03|09|abbr=false}}. Internally, the watch is referred to as [[N27aAP]] (Watch1,1 - 38mm) or [[N28aAP]] (Watch1,2 - 42mm).
This is the Apple Watch introduced by Tim Cook at Apple's 'Wish we could say more.' event on the 9th September 2014.
 
   
 
== Application Processor ==
 
== Application Processor ==
This device uses the new Apple S1 processor, currently nothing is known about it.
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This device uses the new Apple [[S7002]] (S1) processor which is based on the ARMv7k (32-bit) architecture.
   
 
== Specifications ==
 
== Specifications ==
* RAM: [http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/09/22/rumor-apple-watch-to-feature-512mb-of-ram-4gb-of-storage 512MB]
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* RAM: [http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/09/22/rumor-apple-watch-to-feature-512mb-of-ram-4gb-of-storage 512 MiB]
 
* [http://www.chipworks.com/en/technical-competitive-analysis/resources/blog/broadcom-wins-wifi-in-apple-watch/ BCM4334 Wi-Fi chip from Broadcom]
 
* [http://www.chipworks.com/en/technical-competitive-analysis/resources/blog/broadcom-wins-wifi-in-apple-watch/ BCM4334 Wi-Fi chip from Broadcom]
* NAND size: 4GB/8GB. It's also possible, that more will be available.
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* NAND size: [http://www.macrumors.com/2015/03/10/apple-watch-storage-photos-music/ 8 GiB]; roughly 2 GB are for songs and 75 MB for photos.
 
* Display: Retina.
 
* Display: Retina.
* Screen: Sapphire crystal (Apple Watch/Apple Watch Edition)/Strengthened Ion-X glass (Apple Watch Sport)
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* Screen: Sapphire crystal (''Apple Watch'' and ''Apple Watch Edition'') or Strengthened Ion-X glass (''Apple Watch Sport'')
* Compatibility: iOS 8 running on: iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus
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* Compatibility: [[iOS]] 8.2 or later running on an [[iPhone 5]] or newer
   
== Versions ==
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== Operating System ==
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The Apple Watch runs a slimmed down version of iOS 8. The user interface is managed by "Carousel" (instead of Springboard). Most frameworks are replaced with "Nano" equivalents.
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== Variations ==
 
* Apple Watch
 
* Apple Watch
 
* Apple Watch Sport
 
* Apple Watch Sport
* Apple Watch Edition (the body is made from gold)
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* Apple Watch Edition
   
 
== Third-party applications ==
 
== Third-party applications ==
Apple confirmed, that Watch will support third-party applications. The device will have an API called WatchKit.
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[[File:Watch apps.jpg|thumb]]
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[[File:PairWatch.jpg|thumb]]
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Third-party applications are supported through the [[WatchKit]] API. However, in order to save battery and allow a less powerful processor, applications are "run" on the phone and streamed to the Watch over [[wikipedia:Bluetooth|Bluetooth]]. [[iOS]] 8.2 (and up) comes with a dedicated "Watch" app to perform the initial pairing and download third-party "Watch apps".
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Announced third-party apps include (but are not limited to):
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* American Airlines (B06)
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* BMW
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* City Mapper (E10)
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* Comedy Central (A04)
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* Facebook
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* HoneyWell (B07)
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* Lutron (C07)
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* Major League Baseball (C10)
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* Nike+
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* Pinterest (D07)
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* Starwood Hotels (C02)
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* Twitter (A07)
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* Yahoo (D06)
   
[[File:Watch_apps.jpg|right|thumb|Some Watch icons]]
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== Links ==
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* [http://www.apple.com/watch/ Apple Watch on Apple.com]
   
Currently announced third-party apps:
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[[Category:Devices‏]]
*Facebook
 
*Twitter (A07)
 
*City Mapper (E10)
 
*BMW
 
*HoneyWell (B07)
 
*Lutron (C07)
 
*Nike+
 
*American Airlines (B06)
 
*Starwood Hotels (C02)
 
*Major League Baseball (C10)
 
*PInterest (D07)
 
*Yahoo (D06)
 
*Comedy Central (A04)
 

Latest revision as of 07:11, 25 September 2017

This page is about the first generation Apple Watch. For a list of all Apple Watches, see List of Apple Watches.

Apple Watch

This is the Apple Watch (1st generation), a smartwatch that was first introduced by Tim Cook at Apple's "Wish we could say more" keynote on 9 March 2015. Internally, the watch is referred to as N27aAP (Watch1,1 - 38mm) or N28aAP (Watch1,2 - 42mm).

Application Processor

This device uses the new Apple S7002 (S1) processor which is based on the ARMv7k (32-bit) architecture.

Specifications

  • RAM: 512 MiB
  • BCM4334 Wi-Fi chip from Broadcom
  • NAND size: 8 GiB; roughly 2 GB are for songs and 75 MB for photos.
  • Display: Retina.
  • Screen: Sapphire crystal (Apple Watch and Apple Watch Edition) or Strengthened Ion-X glass (Apple Watch Sport)
  • Compatibility: iOS 8.2 or later running on an iPhone 5 or newer

Operating System

The Apple Watch runs a slimmed down version of iOS 8. The user interface is managed by "Carousel" (instead of Springboard). Most frameworks are replaced with "Nano" equivalents.

Variations

  • Apple Watch
  • Apple Watch Sport
  • Apple Watch Edition

Third-party applications

Watch apps.jpg
PairWatch.jpg

Third-party applications are supported through the WatchKit API. However, in order to save battery and allow a less powerful processor, applications are "run" on the phone and streamed to the Watch over Bluetooth. iOS 8.2 (and up) comes with a dedicated "Watch" app to perform the initial pairing and download third-party "Watch apps".

Announced third-party apps include (but are not limited to):

  • American Airlines (B06)
  • BMW
  • City Mapper (E10)
  • Comedy Central (A04)
  • Facebook
  • HoneyWell (B07)
  • Lutron (C07)
  • Major League Baseball (C10)
  • Nike+
  • Pinterest (D07)
  • Starwood Hotels (C02)
  • Twitter (A07)
  • Yahoo (D06)

Links