Apple hosted its virtual event ‘Time Flies’ with nearly a million people tuning in from around world to see what technologies the tech giant was set to unveil. 

Just as many had speculated over the past week, the firm unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6 with the biggest addition of blood oxygen measurements.

Built-in sensors that lay on the wrist are capable of measuring the color of blood flowing through the body to determine levels of oxygen in just 15 seconds.

Apple did have a trick up its sleeve for today’s event – the new and affordable Apple Watch SE.

This model is designed with advanced features of the Series 6, but for more than $100 the price tag.

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Just as many had speculated over the past week, the firm unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6 with the biggest addition of blood oxygen measurements. Built-in sensors that lay on the wrist are capable of measuring the color of blood flowing through the body to determine levels of oxygen in just 15 seconds

Just as many had speculated over the past week, the firm unveiled the Apple Watch Series 6 with the biggest addition of blood oxygen measurements. Built-in sensors that lay on the wrist are capable of measuring the color of blood flowing through the body to determine levels of oxygen in just 15 seconds

Apple announced last week that it would be hosting a live virtual event on September 15 at 1pm ET, but without any details about what viewers could expect.

However, many assumed it would be the unveiling of the new Apple Watch and that is exactly what they got. 

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the first design to come in a stunning blue aluminum finish and the firm’s own Product Red, and users can choose from seven new bands when ordered.

There are new faces, including Memoji, that users can customize to fit their needs and personality.

Built-in sensors that lay on the wrist are capable of measuring the color of blood flowing through the body to determine levels of oxygen in just 15 seconds

Built-in sensors that lay on the wrist are capable of measuring the color of blood flowing through the body to determine levels of oxygen in just 15 seconds

There are new faces, including Memoji, that users can customize to fit their needs and personality

There are new faces, including Memoji, that users can customize to fit their needs and personality

The biggest update is the sensors that measure oxygen levels, which Apple is using to partner with healthcare professionals and networks to conduct larger studies.

These studies will investigate how to control asthma to managing heart diseases to monitoring coronavirus symptoms. 

The Series 6 is also 26 percent faster than its predecessors and is equipped with a high-performance dual processor used in the iPhone 11 – just redesigned into a smaller version. 

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the first design to come in a stunning blue aluminum finish and the firm's own Product Red, and users can choose from seven new bands when ordered

The Apple Watch Series 6 is the first design to come in a stunning blue aluminum finish and the firm’s own Product Red, and users can choose from seven new bands when ordered

The Series 6 is also 26 percent faster than its predecessors and is equipped with a high-performance dual processor used in the iPhone 11 - just redesigned into a smaller version

The Series 6 is also 26 percent faster than its predecessors and is equipped with a high-performance dual processor used in the iPhone 11 – just redesigned into a smaller version

It has Apple’s in-house A13 chip and is said to be the biggest update to the device’s performance since the Series 4, released in 2018.

The firm has taken steps to a ‘greener’ path and has designed its aluminum watches from 100 percent recycled material. 

Along with the iconic silicon bands, users can now choose from ‘Solo Loops,’ which is a continues silicon band without the buckles – and the new straps come in seven different colors.

Buyers of the Series 6 will be ready to use Apple’s new watchOS7, which Apple unveiled at its World Wide Developers Conference in June.

Along with the updated Apple Watch, the firm announced the Watch SE. This model boast the same features of last year's Series S5, but is only $279 - compared to the $399 price tag of the Series 6.

Along with the updated Apple Watch, the firm announced the Watch SE. This model boast the same features of last year’s Series S5, but is only $279 – compared to the $399 price tag of the Series 6.

The new operating system’brings sleep tracking, automatic handwashing detection, and new workout types together with a whole new way to discover and use watch faces, helping our users stay healthy, active, and connected.’

Apple Watch Series 6 

  1. Available in blue and Product Red
  2. Designed with built-in sensors that measure blood oxygen levels 
  3.  It includes Apple’s in-house A13 chip
  4. Users can now choose from  Solo Loop bands that are a continues silicon band without buckles
  5. Comes with the new WatchOS7

Along with the updated Apple Watch, the firm announced the Watch SE.

This model boast the same features of last year’s Series S5, but is only $279 – compared to the $399 price tag of the Series 6.

It has the cellular function, allowing users to leave their iPhone at home and still power the watch, along with the same altimeter, compass, accelerometer and gyroscope as the new Series 6.

Both Apple Watch models are available for purchase today and are set to ship Friday, September 18.

Apple prides its Watch on being a way to help people stay fit and health, so the firm has designed a workout service to do just that.

Called Fitness+, the subscription service costs $10 a month and allows users to stream fitness classes using their iPad, iPhone and Apple TV.

All workout metrics are displayed on the screen and tracked by the paired Apple Watch.

The service will be linked with Apple Music, the tech giant’s music streaming service, to provide playlists for each workout.

Apple prides its Watch on being a way to help people stay fit and health, so the firm has designed a workout service to do just that. Called Fitness+, the subscription service costs $10 a month and allows users to stream fitness classes using their iPad, iPhone and Apple TV

Apple prides its Watch on being a way to help people stay fit and health, so the firm has designed a workout service to do just that. Called Fitness+, the subscription service costs $10 a month and allows users to stream fitness classes using their iPad, iPhone and Apple TV

Apple also confirmed it was launching a new bundle of all its subscription services known as Apple One, which will include access to iCloud storage, Apple Music, TV+, Arcade, News+ and Fitness+

Apple also confirmed it was launching a new bundle of all its subscription services known as Apple One, which will include access to iCloud storage, Apple Music, TV+, Arcade, News+ and Fitness+

A range of workouts, including walks and runs on a treadmill, yoga and HIIT sessions will be available when the service launches later in the year.

Apple also confirmed it was launching a new bundle of all its subscription services known as Apple One, which will include access to iCloud storage, Apple Music, TV+, Arcade, News+ and Fitness+.

This subscription starts at $14.95 a month, with the highest tier being offered for $29.95 per month.

Apple is providing 30-day free trials for new users, and this starts sometime this fall. 

source: dailymail.co.uk

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