Apple in September presented a new generation of smartwatches Apple Watch Series 6, as well as the budget Apple Watch SE. At the same time, for the first time since 2012, a new iPhone was not shown on it.
Apple Watch Series 6
They will be available in blue, gold, black-gray, and red. The price for them will be $399, and there will be no USB charging in the box with them вЂ” you will have to buy it separately.
The new watch will have the application вЂњOxygen in the bloodвЂќ вЂ” it will allow you to measure the level of oxygen in the blood in 15 seconds thanks to the built-in sensor. To do this, the new device uses optical technology that detects the color of blood through the skin on the arm.
The oxygen level will be measured automatically, including during sleep. This technology will allow the study of various diseases of the heart and respiratory system.
The Series 6 will feature a new S6 dual-core processor based on the A13 Bionic processors found in the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro.
The watch will display an altitude sensor relative to the sea level.
The new watches will have many new dials, for example, with a tachymeter, like on the watches of car racers, or with painted human faces. In addition, users will be able to set Memoji watch faces, including creating their own Memoji for this.
The company also introduced a new one-piece bracelet without a clasp вЂ” it will stretch. The bracelet will be in two versions вЂ” silicone and braided.
Apple also talked about family sharing for the Apple Watch. Users will be able to bind several watches to one iPhone at once, including for children who cannot create an account.
Apple Watch SE
Apple also announced a budget version of the watch, the Apple Watch SE. They will combine the design of Series 6 with the most important features of older devices. Their cost will be $279. The company separately emphasized that they are perfect for children. They will also have a built-in fall detector, which will inform relatives and friends вЂ” Apple has explained that such a model is suitable for purchase by its elderly relatives.
The Watch SE will have the S5 chip used in the previous generation of Series 5. They will not have an oxygen sensor but will use the same display as the older model. In the USA, the budget version of the watch will be sold at a price of $279.
Apple One and Fitness +
Apple spoke about the new Apple One вЂ” a single subscription to all Apple services. These will include iCloud, Apple TV +, Apple Music, Arcade, News +, and a new fitness service for the Fitness + watch. It will launch this fall, and all users will be given a free 30 days. Apple One will cost from $15 per month per person or from $20 in a family subscription.
Fitness + is a new interactive workout service that allows you to combine multiple devices at once, including collecting data from the Apple Watch and showing videos on Apple TV or other devices of the company. Several training programs will be available in the subscription, which will be recorded in a special studio on a weekly basis. Separately from Apple One, the fitness subscription will cost $10 per month.