Temperature sensor3 provides retrospective ovulation estimates and advanced cycle tracking features4
Measure your blood oxygen with a powerful sensor and app2
Take an ECG at any time, anywhere1
Get high- and low-heart-rate and irregular rhythm notifications1
Advanced safety features, including Fall Detection, Emergency SOS5 and Crash Detection
Enhanced Workout app with more advanced metrics and ways to train
A completely redesigned Compass app with Waypoints and Backtrack
Track your daily activity on Apple Watch, and see your trends in the Fitness app on iPhone
The most crack-resistant front crystal yet on an Apple Watch, IP6X dust resistance and swim-proof design6, and increased durability for fitness and activity
Call, text and email with just a few taps
Large, Always-On, edge-to-edge display
All-day battery life8 and fast charging9
Sleep stages tracking lets you see how much time you spend in REM, Core and Deep sleep
Apple Watch Series 8 requires an iPhone 8 or later with iOS 16 or later.
1The ECG app and irregular rhythm notification require the latest version of watchOS and iOS, and are not intended for use by people under 22 years old. The ECG app is available on Apple Watch Series 4 or later (not including Apple Watch SE). The irregular rhythm notification is not designed for people who have been previously diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.
2Blood Oxygen app measurements are not intended for medical use, including self-diagnosis or consultation with a doctor, and are only designed for general fitness and wellness purposes.
3The temperature sensing feature is not a medical device and is not intended for use in medical diagnosis, treatment or any other medical purpose.
4The Cycle Tracking app is not intended for use in medical diagnosis, treatment or any other medical purpose, including as a form of birth control or to support conception.
5Emergency SOS requires a mobile network connection or Wi-Fi calling with an internet connection from your Apple Watch or nearby iPhone.
6Apple Watch Series 8 has a water resistance rating of 50 metres under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, Apple Watch Series 8 should not be used for scuba diving or waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth. Water resistance is not a permanent condition and can diminish over time. For additional information, see support.apple.com/en-nz/HT205000.
8Battery life varies by use and configuration; see apple.com/nz/batteries for more information.
9Fast charging is only compatible with Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra. Other models have regular charge times.