Apple Watch Series 6 With Blood Oxygen Sensor, Affordable Watch SE Launched

Apple Watch Series 6 has been unveiled by Apple at its digital “Time Flies” occasion. The new smartwatch by the Cupertino big appears to be like fairly just like the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 fashions. However, it does convey new {hardware} that’s touted to ship quicker efficiency, higher water resistance, and enhanced wi-fi connectivity, as per the corporate. The Apple Watch Series 6 can also be the primary within the lineup to measure blood oxygen ranges. Additionally, there are new color choices to draw a bigger viewers.

Another main associated announcement was Apple Fitness+, a health service that syncs along with your watch to indicate your Apple Watch Metrics alongside a rising library of music-based exercise movies. The new Apple Watch lineup will notably additionally come with out AC adapters within the field, as a part of Apple’s 2030 setting pledge.

Apple Watch Series 6 worth in India, availability particulars

Apple Watch Series 6 worth in India begins at Rs. 40,900 for the GPS variant, whereas the Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) possibility comes with a worth beginning at Rs. 49,900. Both choices will probably be obtainable for buy in India in 40mm and 44mm sizes. India availability has not but been detailed past “coming soon”.

In the US, the Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) worth begins at $399 (roughly Rs. 29,400). The Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) is priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 36,700). It will probably be obtainable for pre-orders within the US beginning at the moment from Apple.com and thru the Apple Store app, with its availability starting from Friday, September 18 within the US.

Apple Watch Series 6 specs

The Apple Watch Series 6 is available in 40mm and 44mm case choices that each have a ceramic and sapphire crystal again end and are available in aluminium, stainless-steel, titanium, and ceramic supplies. The smartwatch is powered by a brand new Apple S6 SiP (system in bundle), which is claimed to be as much as two instances quicker than the S5 processor obtainable on the Apple Watch Series 5. There can also be a W3 wi-fi chip for seamless connectivity with Apple gadgets. Furthermore, the Series 6 is the primary in its household to come back with an ultra-wideband (UWB) expertise and the U1 chip that allow connectivity utilizing radio waves in a brief vary. 

Apple has offered an always-on Retina show on the Apple Watch Series 6 that has a refresh fee of as much as 60Hz. The show can also be touted to have a peak brightness of 1,000 nits. The 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 comes with a decision of 324×394 pixels, whereas its 44mm variant has 368×448 pixels. It additionally options a greater Always-On Retina show, mentioned to be 2.5 instances brighter than the earlier mannequin outdoor (when the person’s wrist is down). It additionally options an always-on altimeter/

In phrases of well being and wellness monitoring, Apple Watch Series 6 now lets customers measure their blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) due to the brand new well being sensor that makes use of infrared gentle and photodiodes to detect color of blood underneath the pores and skin calculate blood oxygen saturation. Users will obtain an alert if their blood oxygen ranges drop under the reference determine between 95 and one hundred pc. The smartphone additionally retains {the electrical} coronary heart sensor that first debuted on the Series 4 and is designed to document heartbeat and rhythm. It can detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) and may present an electrocardiogram (ECG) report.

The Apple Watch Series 6 additionally comes with psychological well being monitoring options, to detect panic assaults and excessive ranges of stress. It additionally gives common respiratory workout routines to manage your stress ranges. Further, the smartwatch gives sleep monitoring utilizing a mixture of accelerometer information and software program tweaks obtainable by way of watchOS 7. Apple claims that the Apple Watch Series 6 gives as much as 18 hours of battery life.

Apple Watch Series 6 additionally introduces a brand new Blue color case, along with Gold, Silver, and Space Grey, whereas a brand new stainless-steel Graphite mannequin (other than the present gold) was additionally launched, in addition to a (Product)RED mannequin with matching bands. Titanium end in Natural Titanium and Space Black colors was additionally unveiled obtainable. The firm additionally unveiled its new Solo Loop and Leather Link bands for Apple Watch fashions.

Apple Watch SE worth in India, availability 

The Apple Watch SE GPS mannequin begins at Rs. 29,900 and Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) begins at Rs. 33,900. India availability has not but been detailed past “coming soon”. In the US, the Apple Watch SE GPS mannequin begins at $279 (roughly Rs. 20,500), whereas the GPS + Cellular mannequin begins at $329 (roughly Rs. 24,200). US pre-orders start at the moment, with availability from September 18.

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Apple Watch SE is a extra inexpensive model of the Series 6 with comparable options

Apple Watch SE specs

Featuring the identical accelerometer, gyroscope, and always-on altimeter because the Apple Watch Series 6, the Apple Watch SE is powered by the Apple S5 SiP, mentioned to make it twice as quick because the Apple Watch Series 3. It comes with the W3 wi-fi chip. It additionally options the identical measurement and backbone Retina (1000 nits peak brightness) show because the Apple Watch Series 6, 30 % bigger than Series 3. It will not be an Always-On Retina show nevertheless, just like the Series 6.

Users will get an optical coronary heart fee monitor that additionally gives excessive and low coronary heart fee notifications, other than an irregular coronary heart rhythm notification. Fall detection, emergency SOS, worldwide emergency calling, and different security options additionally make their method to the brand new Apple Watch SE, nevertheless, Blood Oxygen and the ECG apps don’t. There is not any electrical coronary heart sensor onboard both. It is claimed to offer 18 hours of battery life. It will probably be obtainable in 40mm and 44mm instances, with Gold, Silver, and Space Gray aluminium finishes.

Family Setup, Apple Fitness+, and extra 

The firm additionally unveiled watchOS 7’s Family Setup, as a result of arrive later this yr which permits relations to higher take of kids and the aged, by permitting them to make use of an Apple Watch with out an iPhone. Once the watch has been arrange, mother and father will be capable to management who their kids message, get location notifications, and different security options. The standalone Apple Watch in Family Setup requires a mobile Apple Watch Series 4 or later mannequin. It will probably be obtainable with choose telecom carriers and restricted international locations at launch.

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Family Setup will probably be obtainable for Apple Watch Series 4 and later mobile fashions

Apple Fitness+ will probably be obtainable from the top of the yr, and is priced at $9.99 (roughly Rs. 700) per 30 days, or $79.99 (roughly Rs. 5,900) per 30 days, with a 1-month free trial. It is a part of the Apple One subscription bundle. The firm additionally introduced 3 months free Apple Fitness+ with new Apple Watch Series 3 or later purchases. The firm will probably be launching Fitness+ with 10 exercise sorts, together with yoga, biking, dance, treadmill stroll/ run, energy, core, hit, rowing, and aware cooldown exercise sorts. You may also sync the music featured in exercise movies along with your Apple Music account, to listen to them later. It will probably be launched in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the US initially.

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Apple Fitness+ is coming later this yr

The firm additionally unveiled new watch faces that can arrive with watchOS 7, together with GMT, Countdown, Chronograph Pro, Emoji face, Typography, Stripes, and Artist. Other watchOS 7 options embody sleep monitoring, automated handwashing detection, new exercise sorts, and the flexibility to share watch faces. Apple introduced watchOS 7 will probably be launched for Apple Series 3 and later fashions on September 16.


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