New Delhi | Jagran Technology Desk: Apple on Tuesday launched Apple Watch Series 6 in its virtual event 'Time Flies'. The new Apple Watch Series 6, the latest addition to its popular smartwatches, comes with the same design as Series 4 and Series 5 but it packs several new features like an oximeter sensor to measure blood oxygen levels and better sleep tracking.

According to Apple, the new Apple Watch Series 6 uses red and infrared light to measure the blood oxygen levels in about 15 seconds. The company is also planning to start large-scale studies in partnership with health networks to check whether the Apple Watch Series 6 can also detect Covid-19 infection using the blood oxygen measurement feature.

The Apple Watch Series 6 is powered by the new S6 processor with up to 20 per cent faster performance. The Series 6 will have a fast charging ability with up to 18 hours of battery life. The watch will go from zero per cent battery to full in just 1.5 hours.

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The Series 6 will have a 2.5 times brighter always-on display as compared to the previous model Series 5, which also allows users to read notifications, change watch faces, or access other features without fully waking the screen. Apple said that the Series 6 smartwatch will also provide real-time elevation details with accuracy down to a foot of measurement.

The Apple Watch Series 6 is priced at $399 for a 40mm model, while cellular models will start at $499. It comes in seven colour variants. The Series 6 is available to preorder in the US from today onwards, and the sale will start on Friday, September 18. The details of its arrival in India are likely to be out soon.

Apple has also launched Fitness Plus, a new subscription service for the Series 6. Fitness Plus subscription will cost $9.99 per month and $79.99 per year for virtual workouts and improved fitness tracking features.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma