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See the Apple Watch in action (in six GIFs)

March 9, 2015, 9:30 PM UTC

Yes, it’s true: Apple finally has a price and release date for its highly anticipated Watch. Fortune personal technology columnist Jason Cipriani was on the scene at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco to get his hands on the wearable gadget and give it a whirl. Below, find six animations from Apple’s March 9 “Spring Forward” event.

apple-watch-gif-2 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME
By turning the watch’s crown, you can move between the “home” screen and the digital watch face.

apple-watch-gif-3 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME

Here’s a look at what it’s like to flip between screens using a finger. (Seen here: Fitness, weather, maps, stocks, and W Hotel apps.)

apple-watch-gif-4 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME

This is the contacts screen and what it’s like to move between contacts using a finger and the crown.

apple-watch-gif-5 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME

Here’s a menu in the fitness app.

apple-watch-gif-6 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME

Here’s a look at screen mirroring between an iPhone and the Watch—a good reminder that you need the former to use the latter.

apple-watch-gif-7 Video By Jason Cipriani for Fortune; Gif by Josh Raab & Joseph Lin for TIME

Here’s the companion app to the Watch, as seen on an iPhone.

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