Apple recently announced their budget friendly Watch SE! Let’s compared it with the pricer Series 6 and determine if it’s worth the money.
The Series 6 and the SE have the same display and resolution, you will get a similar viewing experience, but the Series 6 has an always-on display. Originally introduced in the Watch Series 5 last year, it means that the display is constantly on and you do not need to raise your wrist or tap the screen to look at the time or check for notifications.
Apple Watch Series 6 comes with a 64-bit S6 dual-core processor. S6 chip is touted to be up to 20 percent faster than the S5. It also comes with an Apple W3 wireless chip and a U1 ultra-wideband chip. The Watch SE, on the other hand, is powered by the old S5 dual-core processor and has Apple W3 wireless chip. Series 6 has a faster and better processor than Watch SE, but both run on the WatchOS 7.
Both watches have an optical heart sensor to measure heart rate. The Series 6 also has an app for its electrical heart sensor, which debuted on the Watch Series 4, to detect irregular heart rhythms. Watch Series 6 has sensors that measure your blood oxygen levels, known as an oximeter. It can gather important information about your breathing and blood circulation in 15 seconds. Both the watches have activity trackers that help you to exercise properly and both have all the basics when it comes to fitness tracking: continuous heart rate monitoring, built-in GPS, water-resistance up to 50 meters, and over 30 different workouts in their catalogs.
Battery & Storage
Both the watches have a battery life of 18 hours after an overnight charge, factoring in things like checking the time, receiving notifications, using apps, and doing a 60-minute workout.
And both have 32GB of internal storage for music and apps.
The new Apple Watch Series 6 starts at Rs. 40,900 for the GPS model in India, while the Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular) option will retail starting at Rs. 49,900 and the Apple Watch SE GPS model starts at Rs. 29,900 and Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular) will retail starting at Rs. 33,900.