Today Apple decided to introduce new products, the main novelty being the new Apple Watch Series 6. The new generation of Apple smartwatch is more colorful and even more focused on monitoring the health of its users.
Keeping the aesthetic lines of the two previous generations, the Apple Watch Series 6 remains an elegant gadget for your wrist. Although there is no news on the outside, the inside brings news that should be mentioned.
Main features of the Apple Watch Series 6
- Oximeter sensor for measuring blood oxygen saturation
- New S6 chip
- Altimeter always on
- New watchfaces
- New flexible bracelets
Apple Watch Series 6 can monitor blood oxygen saturation
This is the main novelty of the new Apple Watch Series 6. The addition of the new SpO2 sensor to monitor the oxygen saturation in your blood will be another powerful ally to detect health problems in advance.
For that, the Apple Watch Series 6 uses a new infrared that illuminates your skin to detect the color of your blood. Through a specific algorithm, the smartwatch will be able to measure the oxygen level in your blood in just 15 seconds.
With the Covid pandemic – 19 not to be given signs of slowing down, Apple wanted to prepare its new gadget for this reality. Indeed, the Apple Watch Series 6 wants to be another tool to detect any infections by the new coronavirus.
Apple Watch Series 6 arrives with a new chip even more powerful
Based on A 13 Bionic used on iPhone 11, the new S6 chip promises to make the Apple Watch Series 6 even more powerful. Apple promises an 20% increase in the speed of its new smartwatch.
According to Apple, this will be the most important update on your smartwatch since the Series 4. This means that if you still have that model on your wrist, it may be the perfect time for an update.
The Apple Watch Series 6 accompanies its aesthetic news with new watchfaces. The two main novelties in this field are a watchface designed with photographers in mind and the possibility of using Memojis on your smart watch.
We also have to mention the launch of a new bracelet called Solo Loop. This will be a flexible bracelet that will make it easy to put or remove your Apple Watch from your wrist without much effort.
Family Setup: several Apple Watch connected to an iPhone
This is a very important novelty to put an Apple Watch on more wrists. Above all, it allows parents to offer their children a watch, even if they do not have an iPhone.
Indeed, it will be possible to connect several Apple Watch to just one iPhone. In this way, it will be possible to define which messages they can receive and who they can call via Apple Watch, activate the do not disturb mode during classes or set location alerts.
Price and availability
The new Apple Watch Series 6 hits stores today 18 September, for 399 dollars for the version of 40 mm. We do not yet have information on its price in Portugal, but we will update the article as soon as that information has been known.
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