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The Apple Watch Series 3 has its own mobile connectivity which allows the user to remain connected without a smartphone for phone calls, music and other functions.

The Apple Watch Series 3 will have an LTE chip that enables it to connect to the fastest cellular networks for numerous same functions the iPhone offers. The Series 3 watch will have the same number as your iPhone. Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams said it is the same size as its predecessor. It's the latest effort by Apple to make its watches less reliant on its iPhones, and comes after the company added basic Global Positioning System functionality to last year's Series 2 model.

There are two versions of the Apple Watch Series 3, one with cellular for $399 and one without cellular for $329. Since the launch of the Series 2, Apple Watch has seen a 50 percent growth year-on-year. The new generation of Apple Watch will come with watchOS 4 announced at the WWDC earlier this year. The highly-anticipated event is expected to be punctuated by the release of a new, pricier iPhone with advanced features including facial recognition, which software leaks indicate will be called the iPhone X. Samsung pioneered the feature and recently told CNET that half of the watches it sells in the USA have LTE modems.

Apple initially marketed the Watch as a luxury item, but it has focused more on health and fitness recently. While Apple doesn't release official sales figures, analysts estimate that Apple shipped 4.6 million Apple Watches during the 2016 holiday quarter.

Today, Apple's 2017 Special Event debuted a segment on their latest major product from the past few years, the Apple Watch.

The original Apple Watch made a big splash.

But it's not the first watch with independent connectivity.

The Apple Watch Series 3 has the potential to extend recent sales gains by boosting the device's functionality, analysts said.

Apple isn't alone in installing cellular capabilities into wearable devices. Also, for the first time for the Watch series, the Siri on the new Watch can now talk, with the dual-core processor.

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