Apple Watch Series 6 Unveiled With Blood Oxygen Sensor

Apple Watch Series 6 Unveiled With Blood Oxygen Sensor
Key Points:
  • It is coming with a 60Hz refresh rate.
  • The device is also offering many health related functionality.
  • There is no information about the availability of the device in India.

The Cupertino based tech company Apple has launched its latest smartwatch called the Apple Watch Series 6 at its virtual event, the device is coming with many improvements than its predecessor and the company offers many health related capability in this particular watch. The company is also offering the wearable in multiple colour options and the company is offering the device in 40/44mm case and that includes both ceramic and sapphire crystal back finish and come in aluminium, stainless steel, titanium, and ceramic materials. The device looks pretty awesome and powerful. So without making any further delay let’s get into the article to check out all the available information of the newly announced Apple Watch.

Specifications of Apple Watch Series 6

The device is coming with an always-on Retina display and the same has a refresh rate of up to 60Hz, along with a peak brightness of 1,000 nits. The 40mm variant of the latest Apple Watch Series 6 comes with 324×394 pixels resolution and the 44mm variant has 368×448 pixels resolution. It also features a better Always-On display.

It is powered by a new Apple S6 SiP (system in package), and that is claimed to be up to two times faster than the predecessor and the device also features a W3 wireless chip which is meant for seamless connectivity with Apple devices. Furthermore, the wearable comes with an ultra-wideband (UWB) technology and the U1 chip that enable connectivity using radio waves in a short range. It is worth to mention that the newly announced device is the first to come with this technology.

The latest Apple Watch Series 6 is featuring many health tracking features and the same allows to measure the blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) and the device also coming with infrared light as well as photodiodes to detect colour of blood under the skin calculate blood oxygen saturation. The wearable also supports the electrical heart sensor and the same can detect atrial fibrillation (AFib) and can provide an electrocardiogram (ECG) report.

Moreover, the device is also coming with the mental tracking and the same will alert when the user is under very high level of stress and the device will also offer regular breathing exercises to control the stress levels. It runs on watchOS 7, and the Apple Watch Series 6 provides up to 18 hours of battery life.

Pricing and availability

Apple Watch Series 6 priced in India at ₹40,900 for the GPS variant, while the GPS + Cellular option comes with a price starting at ₹49,900. The company is yet to announce the availability details of the device in India but the same will be available in the market of the United States from September 18.

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Written by Akhil

Love to play with latest technology and gadgets and always been curious and mystic about the tech world. Always wanting to update with anything that is useful and beneficial to people in general. Manages multiple blogs and portals...


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