Originally released September 2020
S6 SiP with 64-bit dual-core processor
Electrical heart sensor (ECG app)¹
Water resistant to 50 meters²
Always-On Retina LTPO OLED display (1000 nits brightness)
802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery (Up to 18 hours3)
Third-generation optical heart sensor
Accelerometer: up to 32 g-forces with fall detection
Ambient light sensor
Ceramic and sapphire crystal back
Features of Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) 44mm
GPS model lets you take calls and reply to texts from your wrist
Measure your blood oxygen with an all-new sensor and app¹
Check your heart rhythm with the ECG app²
The Always-On Retina display is 2.5x brighter outdoors when your wrist is down
S6 SiP is up to 20% faster than Series 5
5GHz Wi-Fi and U1 Ultra Wideband chip
Track your daily activity on Apple Watch and see your trends in the Fitness app on iPhone
Measure workouts like running, walking, cycling, yoga, swimming, and dance
Sync your favorite music, podcasts, and audiobooks
Pay instantly and securely from your wrist with Apple Pay
High and low heart rate notifications and irregular heart rhythm notification²
Built-in compass and real-time elevation readings
Can detect if you’ve taken a hard fall, then automatically call emergency services for you
Emergency SOS lets you get help from your wrist⁴
watchOS 7 with sleep tracking, cycling directions, updates to Siri, and new customizable watch faces
Aluminum cases available in new finishes
Apple Watch Series 6 requires an iPhone 6s or later with iOS 14 or later.
¹Blood Oxygen app measurements are not intended for medical use, including self-diagnosis or consultation with a doctor, and are only designed for general fitness and wellness purposes.
²The ECG app and irregular rhythm notification require the latest versions of watchOS and iOS and are not intended for use by people under 22 years old. The ECG app is available on Apple Watch Series 4 or later.
The irregular rhythm notification is not designed for people who have been previously diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib).
³ISO standard 22810:2010. Appropriate for shallow-water activities like swimming. Submersion below shallow depth and high-velocity water activities not recommended.
⁴To use Emergency SOS, your iPhone needs to be nearby. If your iPhone isn’t nearby, your Apple Watch needs to be connected to a known Wi-Fi network and you must set up Wi-Fi Calling.