Etisalat brings in Apple’s Cellular Watch to UAE

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Etisalat today announced it has begun selling Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS +Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the watch to UAE and will be available for pre-orders starting tomorrow, whereas the watches availability is from 15th June onwards. The telecom operator will give customers a free subscription for the first 3 months for the cellular capability.

Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular allows them to stay connected, make calls, receive texts and more, even without iPhone nearby. The third-generation Apple Watch is an amazing health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation.

The new Apple watch comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPS, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip. 

Etisalat is the first UAE operator to offer the eSIM function over Apple Watch cellular. For customers to enjoy the cellular capability on the new watch, they need to pay AED25 to enable the eSIM on their Apple watches.

Etisalat post-paid customers will be able to purchase the Apple Watch Series 3 with flexible Smart Pay plans on a 12, 18, or 24 month contact. Apple provides two sizing options for the Apple Watch: 38mm and 42mm. Customers opting for a 24 month smart pay plan can purchase the Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm) for AED 70, or the Apple Watch Series (42mm) for AED75, each month. The standalone offer for the 38mm watch is AED1,659, while the 42mm one is priced at AED1,759.

 

 

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