Apple has finally revealed the launch date for its highly anticipated smartwatch the Apple Watch at the 'Spring Forward' event: Apple Watch will go on sale from April 24 in 9 countries, with prices starting from $349. It will be available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and US, and pre-orders will begin from April 10. The smartwatch will be available in two sizes - 42mm and 38 mm - and three versions - Apple Watch Sport ($349-399), Apple Watch ($549-1099) and the custom Apple Watch Edition (starting at $10,000). Apple mentioned that calls can be made and received via an iPhone on the Apple Watch, which is the tech giant's first original product since the iPad in 2010, and claimed that it will deliver up to 18 hours of battery life. Wearers will also be able to send messages and view e-mail. The company has also released a number of apps for the Apple Watch including, the ususal ones such as Instagram, OpenTable, Nike+ Running, Shazam, Twitter, and WeChat among others, as well as some useful apps like one for booking an Uber cab, flight check-in app for American Airlines, etc. It's worth noting that Apple had introduced WatchKit in September last year that provided tools and APIs for developers to extend their apps to Apple Watch. The smartwatch is also equipped with an accelerometer and heart rate sensor, which combined with Wi-Fi connectivity and GPS tracking via an iPhone will allow the wearer to track their activity throughout…
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