Apple Event September 2020
Apple has launched Apple Watch Series 6 in its Time Flies event. The company’s new smartwatches look similar to the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5. However, it has new hardware that claims to provide faster performance, better water resistance, better wireless connectivity.
The Apple Watch Series 6 is the company’s first smartwatch that can also measure blood oxygen levels. With this, Apple has also launched its first affordable Apple Watch, Watch SE.
Apple Watch Series 6- Price
The initial price of Apple Watch Series 6 in India is Rs 40,900 for the GPS variant. While its GPS + Cellular option will come at Rs 49,900. Both options will be available in 40mm and 44mm sizes. The company said that it will be made available soon.
Apple Watch Series 6- Specifications
It comes in both 40mm and 44mm options. The smartwatch features the new Apple S6 SiP, which is claimed to be up to two times faster than the S5 processor. W3 wireless chip has been provided for better connectivity with Apple devices. It comes with ultra-wideband technology and U1 chip, which enables low range connectivity via radio wave.
Apple has also given a retina display with a refresh rate of up to 60Hz. The 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 comes with a resolution of 324 × 394 pixels while the 44mm variant is 368 × 448 pixels.
For health and wellness tracking, Apple Watch Series 6 now helps users measure their blood oxygen saturation (SpO2). Users get an alert when the blood oxygen level falls below 95 percent to 100 percent. The smartwatch also has an electrical heart rate sensor that records the heartbeat. It also provides detect and ECG reports to AFib.
The Apple Watch Series 6 comes with Mental Health Tracking features, which track panic attacks and high levels of stress. In this, breathing exercise is also offered to control stress. Apart from this, there is also a feature of sleep tracking. Apple claims that it will get up to 18 hours of battery life.
Apple Watch SE-Price
The price of Apple Watch SE GPS model starts at Rs 29,900 and the price of GPS + Cellular model starts at Rs 33,900. No clear information has been given about its availability in India.
Apple Watch SE-Specifications
The Apple Watch SE has the Apple S5 SiP which makes it twice as fast as the Apple Watch Series 3 Series. It also has a W3 wireless chip. Its size and resolution are similar to Apple Watch Series 6.
In this, users will get an optical heart rate monitor which sends high and low hurt rate notifications. With this, Emergency SOS, International Emergency Calling and other safety features are also available. However, there is no blood oxygen and apps. There is also no electrical heart rate sensor in it. It has been claimed to give 18 hours of battery life.