The buzz around Apple’s fresh release, the Apple Watch Ultra 2, is real and resonating! Not only has it officially hit the shipping docks, but it’s also gotten a modest price snip on its debut. Thanks to Amazon’s prompt initiative, Apple enthusiasts can now lay hands on this next-gen marvel for just $779.99. Sure, it’s a modest shave of $19 from its initial $799, but who doesn’t love a good deal, especially on day one?
Diving a tad deeper into what the Apple Watch Ultra 2 ($779 on Amazon) brings to the wrist: It stands as Apple’s sophomore attempt at a rugged wearable. A few refinements distinguish it from its forebear. You still get that sophisticated elevated case design, but there’s a more pronounced side module this time. This not only houses the familiar Digital Crown but also features an innovative, customizable secondary action button. This addition freshens up the look and feel of the device. And the heart of the Ultra 2? The novel S9 chip, which interestingly is the powerhouse behind the watch’s new pinch gesture recognition, simplifying one-handed interactions.
For those who may feel the $19 price reduction isn’t hefty enough to tempt, there’s good news. The maiden Apple Watch Ultra, having made its mark following Apple’s “Wonderlust” extravaganza, is also up for grabs at a steal. The older sibling shares a plethora of rugged features with the Ultra 2. While it may not boast the advanced chip or the pinch gesture, with a whopping $100 off, pegging it at a starting price of $699, it arguably offers a chunkier value for your dollar.
So, which will it be? The shiny new Apple Watch Ultra 2 or its value-packed predecessor? The tech realm awaits your choice!