Fulfilling the forecasts, Apple has just introduced the new Apple Watch Series 6 in your virtual event. The smartwatch reaches its seventh generation adding several great functions. Among them, the sensor that measures oxygen in blood stands out, a feature that will be of special interest in the evaluation of respiratory diseases such as coronavirus.

New Apple Watch Series 6 with blood oxygen sensor and S6 processor

Series 6

On the back of the new Apple Watch Series 6, we have some new sensors that allow to measure the oxygen level in the blood. This sensor is able to project red light and calculate the color of our blood and from there detect the oxygen concentration. The process takes 15 seconds in total, so it is very comfortable.

This measurement gives us key aspects of diseases such as the coronavirus. Know her blood oxygen saturation can help in the treatment of ailments that affect this variable. Apple has also partnered with some universities to conduct research using this sensor.

Chip S6 Apple Watch
Chip S6 Apple Watch

The company has put the focus back on its Apple Silicon. Since announcing the transition to its own processors on Mac under this name, it now uses it in the Apple Watch Series 6. This new watch receives the S6 system in a package or SIP processor, which the company claims leads the industry.

Apple Watch Series 6: price and availability

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Apple Watch Series 6 Aluminum Blue Case Close Up 09152020 Big Jpg Large 2x

The new Apple Watch Series 6 has a starting price identical to that of other years. This model is released for a price of 429 euros in its GPS version and 40mm in size. Again, your cost for the 44mm will be slightly higher. As for the 4G option, it represents an additional increase of 100 euros. Remember that you require a monthly data plan with our operator, which is paid separately.

As for its availability, the Apple Watch Series 6 can already be reserved from today on the Apple website and its delivery to the first customers will be from this Friday. In addition to the US, will reach 29 more countries at the same time, among which Spain is.

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