Mumbai, May 12, 2018: Airtel and Reliance made almost identical announcements yesterday, announcing that they would be selling the Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s leading smart watch. With cellular, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and stay connected to the people and information.
The third-generation Apple Watch is also a health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 meters and a barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Apple Watch Series 3 comes in two models, one with GPS and cellular, and one with GPSonly, both featuring a 70 percent faster dual-core processor and new wireless chip. More details on iPhone and Apple Watch here
Jio offer: Jio announced a JioEverywhereConnect service for all its prepaid and postpaid customers at no additional cost. It allow Jio users to use the same Jio number on both their iPhone and Apple Watch Series 3 to make and receive calls, use data and applications The Apple Watch Series 3 is available on Jio at www.jio.com, Reliance Digital and Jio stores.
Jio touted “the true potential of an advanced cellular technology powering Apple Watch Series 3, which is designed to work best on a 4G network", adding , "Jio the only network with pan-India 4G-data and voice services (VoLTE)..." More details here
Airtel offer: Airtel customers on MyPlan Postpaid or Infinity Postpaid plans will be able to enjoy cellular services on Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) for free. With Airtel’s pan-India high speed mobile broadband footprint, customers can always stay connected and access cellular services like voice calls, SMS, and apps on their Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular) without worrying about carrying their smartphones with them at all times.
More details on pricing and data plans here
To activate cellular service with Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), customers first need to update iOS 11.3 and watchOS 4.3, then tap Settings on iPhone > General > About and follow the prompt to update to the latest carrier settings.