Apple Watch Series 6 with the blood oxygen sensor
- Apple Watch Series 6 is also the first product in the series that can measure blood oxygen levels.
- Fitness service that can be synchronized with your watch to display Apple Watch metrics.
Apple launched Apple Watch Series 6 in its virtual “Time Flies” event. The new smartwatch from the Cupertino giant looks very similar to the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 models.
However, according to the company, it does bring new hardware touted to provide faster performance, better water resistance, and enhanced wireless connectivity.
Apple Watch Series 6 is also the first product in the series that can measure blood oxygen levels. Besides, there are new color options to attract a larger audience.
Another important related announcement is Apple Fitness+, a fitness service that can be synchronized with your watch to display Apple Watch metrics and a growing library of music-based fitness videos.
As part of Apple’s 2030 environmental commitment, the new Apple Watch product series will also provide special packaging without an AC adapter.
Apple Watch Series 6 price, availability details
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) starts at US$399. Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + cellular network) is priced at US$499. It will be available for pre-orders in the U.S. through the Apple Store app on Apple.com starting today and will be available in the U.S. starting on Friday, September 18.
Apple Watch Series 6 specifications
Apple Watch Series 6 offers 40mm and 44mm case options, both with ceramic and sapphire crystal back covers, and are made of aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and ceramic materials.
The smartwatch is powered by the new Apple S6 SiP (System in Package), which is said to be twice as fast as the S5 processor on the Apple Watch Series 5.
Besides, there is a W3 wireless chip that can seamlessly connect with Apple. equipment. Besides, Series 6 is the first product in its series to use ultra-wideband (UWB) technology and U1 chips, which can be connected using short-range radio waves.
Apple provides an always-on Retina display on Apple Watch Series 6 with a refresh rate of up to 60Hz. The display is also touted as having a peak brightness of 1000 nits.
The 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 has a resolution of 324×394 pixels, while its 44mm version has 368×448 pixels. It also has a better Always-On Retina display, which is said to be 2.5 times brighter than the previous outdoor model.
In terms of health and health tracking, Apple Watch Series 6 now allows users to measure their blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), thanks to the new health sensor, which uses infrared light and photodiodes to detect the color of blood under the skin.
Calculate blood oxygen saturation. If the user’s blood oxygen level is lower than the reference value (95% to 100%), the user will receive an alert.
The smartphone also retains the electronic heart sensor that debuted on Series 4 for the first time, designed to record heartbeat and rhythm. It can detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) and provide an electrocardiogram (ECG) report.
Apple Watch Series 6 also has a mental health tracking function that can detect panic attacks and excessive stress. It also provides regular breathing exercises to control your stress level.
Besides, the smartwatch combines accelerometer data and the software adjustment function provided by watchOS 7 to provide sleep tracking. Apple claims that Apple Watch Series 6 can provide up to 18 hours of battery life.
In addition to gold, silver, and space gray, Apple Watch Series 6 also introduced a new blue case, as well as a new stainless steel graphite model (in addition to the existing gold) and (product) RED model.
With a marching band. Natural titanium and space black titanium coatings were also unveiled. The company also introduced a new Solo Loop and Leather Link straps for Apple Watch models.
The company also introduced new dials that are provided with watchOS 7, including GMT, Countdown, Chronograph Pro, Emoji dials, typography, stripes, and Artist.
Other features of watchOS 7 include sleep tracking, automatic handwashing detection, new exercise types, and the ability to share watch faces. Apple announced that it will release watchOS 7 for Apple Series 3 and higher models on September 16.