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Apple Watch Series 7: Unboxing and first impressions

Taking a first look at the Apple Watch Series 7.
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
The box
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The box

Everything is beautifully packaged, just as you'd expect.

Read our review to learn more about the new Apple Watch Series 7.

Bulky
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Bulky

The packaging for the Apple Watch feels bulky compared to the iPhone.

Inside!
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Inside!

I won't be using that strap (it'll be going onto a Nike Sport Loop strap.

Here it is
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Here it is

Packaged like a jewel!

Paperwork...
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Paperwork...

Feels like Apple could reduce on this stuff.

Updated charger
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Updated charger

This one feels a bit more robust than the old one.

Metal ring on the charger
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Metal ring on the charger

The charger feels more robust than the older plastic-only version.

Watch is wrapped up
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Watch is wrapped up

Apple is working hard to protect this from everything!

Attention to detail
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Attention to detail

Despite the fact that this is packaging that's going to end up in the bin, the attention to detail is second to none.

Side by side
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Side-by-side

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5.

Another side-by-side
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Another side-by-side

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5.

And another
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And another

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5l

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Close up of the rear sensor

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5.

More screen space... can you tell the difference?
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More screen space... can you tell the difference?

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5.

The UI now bleeds into the curves and edges
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The UI now bleeds into the curves and edges

Series 7 (left) vs Series 5.

Reflections and distortions
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Reflections and distortions

Those edges of the display are prone to a lot of reflections and distortions.

Hello QWERTY keyboard
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Hello QWERTY keyboard

Useful, but in a limited way.

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