Apple launched its latest Apple Watch Series 6 at its ‘Time Flies‘ event along with the Apple Watch SE, iPad 8th Gen and iPad Air 4th Gen. The Watch Series 6 comes with an enhanced Always-On Retina display that is up to 2.5 times brighter than the previous generation. The Always-On display, you can access Notification Center and Control Center, change watch faces, tap on complications without having to wake their watch screen.
The new Apple Watch Series 6 features a Blood Oxygen sensor that conveniently measures the oxygen saturation (SpO2) of a user’s blood. Its design to measure blood oxygen between 70 percent and 100 percent, and it employs 4 clusters of green, red, and infrared LEDs, along with the 4 photodiodes on the back crystal. You can also manage all of this data on the Health app.
The Watch Series 6 runs on a dual-core processor based on the A13 Bionic chipset that is present in the previous iPhone 11. It also comes with the upgraded S6 System in Package (SiP) that gives up to 20% faster as compared to the previous generation along with an 18-hour battery life. It also has an always-on altimeter that shows the real-time elevation.
Apple Watch Series 6 works on watchOS 7 that comes with 7 new watch faces included Stripes, Chronograph Pro, GMT, Artist, and there are other new features like low-range VO2 Max, automatic handwashing detection, sleep tracking, and more. watchOS 7 also comes with Family Setup that allows children to access Emergency SOS, enjoy Activity rings experience, utilize Schooltime mode, etc.
The company also introducing a new Solo Loop stretchable band (soft silicone and braided yarn) for the Watch Series 6, and there is a new blue color option along with the space gray, silver, gold aluminum, and (PRODUCT)Red. It also said that "there are 100 percent recycled rare earth elements in the Taptic Engine, nearly 100 percent recycled tungsten throughout the product, and a 100 percent recycled case on aluminum models. Further, you won’t find the AC adapter in the Apple Watch Series 6 packaging as Apple is removing the same that could become electronic waste."
The Price of the Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS is starting at Rs. 40,900, while the Apple Watch Series 6 with GPS + Cellular is starting at Rs. 49,900. The Apple Watch Series 6 will be available soon in India on all Apple Authorised Resellers, and the Solo Loop and Braided Solo Loop in (PRODUCT)RED will be available in late October.