Apple Watch Series 3 is plagued by battery issues and LTE problems

Leigh Mccormick
September 21, 2017

Wednesday morning technology writers began to publish reviews of the Apple Watch Series 3.

Apple (aapl) sent a statement to Goode explaining that it had found a bug in the Series 3 watch's connectivity function that it planned to correct.

The third-generation Apple Watch arrives in stores on Friday.

In a review of the new Apple Watch Series 3 with Global Positioning System and cellular connectivity, The Verge noticed that the watch often didn't connect to networks properly.

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But in reviews out today, some critics report the watch has crippling connectivity problems, including dropped or choppy calls and issues connecting with Siri, Apple's voice assistant. "Poor Dick, he upgraded to the cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 3".

The Apple Watch Series 3 has been available for pre-orders since September 15 and will go on sale starting September 22 in various countries including the USA, the UK, Australia, Germany. He also praised the quality of phone calls on the new Apple watch.

Apple shares slipped Wednesday after mixed reviews of its latest smartwatch and amid concerns pre-orders of coming iPhone 8 models were lagging. As much as this new feature sounds tempting, the users will be disappointed to learn that Series 3 is nowhere near reliable. Many experienced about half a day of battery life from the watch when using the cell connection heavily. Users have reported problems sending messages from Miscosoft Outlook or Exchange accounts linked to iOS 11's Mail app. Users have been receiving "Cannot Send Mail" errors, and Apple has confirmed to 9to5Mac that it is "working closely with Microsoft" to fix the problem. The new Watch appeared to try to connect to unknown WiFi networks instead of connecting to cellular, when I was out and about without my phone. "People won't know you're calling them from your watch if you don't tell them".

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