Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular variant is now available for pre-order in India. If you’ve been waiting for Apple’s new generation smartwatch which is now available with Cellular data option, you can now pre-order this edition. Apple has partnered with Airtel and Reliance Jio for the Cellular version of Apple Watch Series 3. Both the Cellular partners are now accepting pre-orders on their official websites. The Apple Watch Series 3 will be made available for purchase from May 11 in the country.
If you want to go with AirTel, the official website has a registration link for the new Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular version. If you have decided to go with it, you will be asked to enter your AirTel phone number. After this, you would receive an OTP to validate the registration. Now, you will be asked to fill in the form with your personal details along with your address. Once registered, you will receive an email regarding the same to your registered email ID.
On the other side, Reliance Jio asks you to select the variant of the new Apple Watch Series 3 before you can order it. Reliance Jio’s website has listed down the prices of Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular+GPS variants. The price starts from Rs 41,120 and goes to Rs 1,22,090. You can also go with the Nike+ variant of the watch which is available for Rs 42,000.
In addition to this, Reliance Jio’s registration page will first ask you to enter your Pincode number. It will then confirm whether the Apple Watch Series 3 can be delivered at the given address or not.
Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular variant features eSIM facility and for now, AirTel and Reliance Jio are the only cellular partners appear who have started taking pre-orders for this variant of Apple Watch. In the coming days, more Cellular providers will join the race and the Apple Watch Series 3 would be available through more telecom partners.
There are some limitations and requirements before you can order the new Apple Watch Series 3 Cellular edition. If you are using unlimited data plan on your AirTel phone, only then you will be able to purchase the Apple Watch. On the other hand, Reliance Jio with Postpaid and Prepaid connection now taking the pre-orders with any extra cost.
Reliance Jio is also allowing the users to portable their cellphone number. Users can opt out unlimited plans and more for the new Apple Watch Series 3. Reliance Jio has more options for the new buyers to select what they want.
Note that, there will be no extra charges applied if you go with any of these Cellular Partners. However, you will be able to change the data plan as per your requirements whenever you needed.
You can easily activate the Cellular connectivity on Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatch. Before enabling the service, make sure to update the current version to watchOS 4.2 and on the iPhone, iOS 11.3. After this, go to : Settings > General > About from the iPhone and follow the prompt. You will be able to update the carrier from there.