This September 15, the Apple Event of the year was held to present its new devices and gadgets. Therefore, leaving aside the absence of a new iPhone this time around, Apple introduced two new smartwatches with new features: The Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE.

Although physically the design of both watches did not change at all, both have novel functions such as that for the first time these devices can be used by those users who do not have an iPhone, as well as a new infrared sensor to monitor saturation. oxygen in the blood and more.

Between them, both watches have some differences ranging from price, material and even different qualities, so below we present the details that make them different from each other.

Apple Watch Series 6

Retaining the design of the Series 4, the Apple Watch Series 6 now has a chip called S6 that promises to be very similar to the iPhone 11 and up to 20% faster than the previous generation of smartwatches. This sensor makes it possible to measure oxygen levels in the blood, monitor the quality of blood and even, possibly in the future, perform tests to detect cases of coronavirus.

Also the new Apple Watch will have new colors available in aluminum, stainless steel and titanium, in addition to new straps and new faces and will have a starting cost of $ 399.

Apple Watch SE

The Apple Watch SE is referred to as the « economy version » of this Apple release due to the difference in the processor with the Series 6 and that the S5 chip of the Apple Watch Series 4 maintains the oximetry capabilities, however, it includes the rest of the new features announced for the previous model.

This model can be used with the straps already known for the Apple Watch and will be able to implement the new faces and will have an initial cost of $ 279.

As for the option of being able to use these new Apple Watch without the need for an iPhone, the only thing is that said cell phone will be necessary to configure the smartwatch, but it can be used on your account from then on.

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