Apple Watch Series 6 might detect ‘mental health abnormalities’May 2, 2020
The next Apple Watch, which will presumably be called Apple Watch Series 6, will reportedly offer new mental health features.
Twitter user Nikias Molina, who Pocket-lint has never heard about before, recently tweeted information about the smartwatch, and leaker Jon Prosser confirmed the validity of those details with a simple “Yep!” reply tweet. Prosser has a decent track record when it comes to leaking information about Apple’s upcoming products, although he often corroborates existing reporting.
Molina believes the Apple Watch Series 6 will feature an S6 chip and a longer battery life. In terms of health features, it’ll offer sleep tracking, Molina says, plus a pulse oximeter and something called “mental health abnormalities detection”. This is expected to be an extension of the heart rate monitoring capabilities, capable of identifying potential symptoms of anxiety in wearers.