Apple Watch Series 6 | Best of the Best

Sujan Koirala 17 Sep, 2020

Forget about iPhones, two best-selling gadgets of Apple company are their smartwatches and Tablets aka iPads. According to research conducted by Counterpoint, Apple has a whopping 51.4% market share in smartwatches and all thanks to Apple Watch Series 5. Now, the best Apple Watch 5 gets better with the new Apple Watch Series 6. Apple Watch Series 6 is launched with the starting price of $399 (Converted |~Rs. 47K Nepali Price).

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Apple Watch Series 6 Overview

On Apple’s Time Flies Event, Apple Watch Series 6 made its debut alongside Apple iPad Air, 8th Gen iPad. FYI, Apple has also launched a Lite version of Apple Watch Series 6 with branding as Apple Watch SE. 

Design/Display

Starting off with the design, Watch 6 shares the same design which we had seen in Apple Watch Series 5 but internally, this new watch has many things to discuss. Apple Watch Series 6 comes in the same iconic square design with a handful of color options for the band. To be precise, the aluminum body has color options of  Gold, Space Gray, Silver, Blue, and Product (Red) while the stainless steel case in Yellow Gold and Graphite. Apple brings a new brand for this Watch Series 6 as “Solo Loop”. Its a single piece band made of custom silicone and is stretchable so it fits in any size of wrist. 

Performance

Under the hood, Apple Watch Series 6 is powered by the S6 System in Package(SiP). Its made on the based of A13 Bionic Chipset which also powers the iPhone 11. According to the company, this processor is 20% faster than the previous processor in Apple Watch Series 5. Apple Watch Series 6 comes with an always-on altimeter to track real-time elevation data. Plus, this new watch has U1 Ultra-Wideband that helps in the short-range wireless location feature.

Features/Fitness

During the launch event, Apple defines Apple Watch Series as “The future of health is on your wrist.”. Apple Watch has been a true life savior for many users and the company still trying to bring and improve those health tracking features. Watch Series 6 has a SpO2 sensor that can measure blood oxygen levels. The other fitness trackers are available in the previous version continuos here. Fitness+ will be coming late in 2020 to Apple Watch Series 6 which will bring the world’s most welcoming and knowledgeable trainers. And workout metrics that are transported to your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV.

Battery & Others

According to the company, Apple Watch Series 6 will survive up to 18 hours of usage. Its the same duration which we can find in Watch Series 5 but now, the changing speed has been boosted. You can charge this device to full within 1.5hours. With the purpose of reducing waste and saving the environment, Apple won’t be shipping a power adapter with the box.

Apple Watch Series 6 will arrive with a new GMT face that will show multiple time zone. Apple Watch Series 6 supports family setup with the help of which multiple apple watches can be connected to a single device. This will be helpful for parents to take care of children who don’t own iPhones.

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Apple Watch Series 6 Specifications 

Display
  • Retina LTPO OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Sapphire crystal glass
  • 3D Touch display
  • 1000 nits max brightness (advertised)
  • Always-on display
Platform
  • watchOS 7.0
  • Apple S6
  • PowerVR GPU
Camera
  • NO
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Heart rate (2nd gen)
  • Barometer
  • Always-on altimeter
  • Compass
  • SpO2
  • VO2max
Battery
  • Li-Po, non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Up to 18 h (mixed usage)
Connectivity
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Built-in GPS
Price in Nepal
  • TBA

Apple Watch Series 6 Price in Nepal, Availability

Apple Watch Series 6 has the starting price of $399 for the WiFi-only version and will go on sale from September 18. We are expecting the price of Apple Watch Series 6 to be around Rs.54,999 in Nepal.

Models 

Price in the US

Price in Nepal [Expected]

Apple Watch Series 6 [40mm, WiFi]

$399

Rs. 54,999

Apple Watch Series 6 [44mm, WiFi]

$429

Rs. 59,999

Apple Watch Series 6 [40mm, WiFi + LTE]

$499

Rs. 64,999

Apple Watch Series 6 [44mm, WiFi + LTE]

$529

Rs. 69,999

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