Apple Watch Series 3 4G version is now available for purchase in the Indian market through Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel. Both the operators had listed the new Cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 3 on their portals and the pricing for the same starts at Rs 39,080. There are a total of 21 variants of the GPS+Cellular version of Apple Watch has been listed. The telcos have also listed the Cellular variant of the Apple Watch Nike+, while the other variants are of Apple Watch Series 3 with different coloured bands and 38mm, 42mm casing. Launch offers on Airtel include Rs 5,000 cashback on ICICI credit card EMI transactions.
The Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular version is currently made available in six different colour options- Space Gray Aluminium Case with Black Sport Band, Space Gray Aluminium Case with Gray Sport Band, Silver Aluminium Case with Seashell Sport Loop, Silver Aluminium Case with Fog Sport Band, Gold Aluminium Case with Pink Sand Sport Loop and Gold Aluminium Case with Pink Sand Sport Band. The Apple Watch Nike+, on the other hand, comes in both 42mm and 38mm cases and both the size options will be available in three different colour options.
The pricing of the Apple Watch Series 3 42mm is Rs 41,120 and the price of 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 is Rs 39,080. The 38mm version of the Apple Watch Nike+ retails for Rs 39,170, whereas the 42mm variant comes at a price of Rs 42,210. There's a premium Apple Watch Edition with White Ceramic Case and soft White/Pebble Sport Band, which sets you back by Rs 122,090.
Users interested in the Apple Watch Series 3 can head over to Jio.com or Airtel Online Store to pick up. The reason behind Apple launching the Cellular versions of Apple Watch in collaboration with telcos is they come with bundled offers. Reliance Jio has introduced a new JioEverywhereConnect service, under which it will be providing a single SIM card for both the Apple Watch and the user's iPhone. And the same tariff plan applies to both the products. Users can make voice calls and send text SMS within the Apple Watch itself.
Airtel postpaid users with any of the myPlan Infinity Postpaid plan will also be given a single SIM card which can be used in both the Apple Watch Series 3 and the user's iPhone.