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Apple Watch Series 6 teardown reveals new sensors, upgraded battery capacity

The Apple Watch Series 6 packs a lot into a tiny device.


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Apple’s newest watch may be thinner than its predecessors, but it’s packing some new — and sometimes bigger — components, according to an iFixit teardown published Monday. The Apple Watch Series 6, unveiled last week during the company’s annual fall product announcement event, includes health features and sensors for measuring ECG and now blood oxygen levels — a vital sign that’s been helpful for monitoring COVID-19, among other things.

iFixit’s teardown of a 44 mm GPS + LTE model revealed that all those capabilities are accommodated by a new frame with contours allowing for some larger components inside. The Taptic Engine is bigger than the one in the Series 5, iFixit says, and the 44mm Watch battery sports a 3.5% increase in capacity, while the 40mm model features a 8.5% increase. The altered case and lack

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