WatchOS 9 is now available for download. It will be pre-installed on the new Apple Watch Series 8, Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra.
It''s a noticeable omission in Apple Watch compatibility for watchOS 9 and the Series 3 is not supported. We think it''s quite unfortunate considering youre still able to purchase an Apple Watch Series 3 (it has been discontinued though, but has replaced the new Watch SE)). Weve explained why we believe this may be the case, but we think it should have been discontinued since the time back.
watchOS 9 compatibility: full list
- AppleWatch Series 4
- AppleWatch Series 5
- AppleWatch SE (all versions)
- AppleWatch Series 6
- AppleWatch Series 7
Youll need an iPhone 8 or later to install watchOS 9 and for that device to have iOS 16 this fits up with the system requirements for iOS 16.
The iPhone 14, AirPods Pro 2 and Apple Watch Series 8 were launched with a new Apple Watch SE and a top line Watch Ultra at Apples Far Out on 7 September. In our dedicated coverage, you may catch up with all of the new launches. The Apple Watch Ultra topped the bill with its 49mm case, a brighter (up to 2000nits) and flatter screen, along with a new customisable action button.
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