Digital Desk, San Francisco. Apple suppliers are reportedly developing a next-generation sensor in the Apple Watch Series 8 that will allow users to measure their blood glucose levels. According to Digitimes, Apple and its suppliers have started working on short-wavelength infrared sensor which is a commonly used sensor for health devices.
This new sensor will likely be installed on the back of the watch, allowing it to measure the sugar and glucose content in the blood of its wearer.
Recently, a blood oxygen sensor has been added to the Apple Watch Series 6. Compared to the first Apple Watch capable of primarily measuring daily activity, the Apple Watch is now capable of taking an ECG, detecting high and low heart rates, blood oxygen levels and much more. The Cupertino-based tech giant recently Apple Watch Series 7 has been launched.
In India, Apple Watch Series 7 (41mm) starts at Rs 41,900 but can be bought after cashback for Rs 38,900 and Apple Watch Series 7 (45mm) comes at Rs 44,900 but after cashback of Rs 41,900 can be purchased in The new Series 7 has been launched in all new Green, Blue, Midnight, Starlight and (Product) Red colours.
In addition, the stainless-steel models will be available in Silver, Graphite and Gold Stainless Steel. The Apple Watch Series 7 features a re-engineered Always-On Retina Display with a significantly larger screen area and thinner borders. It continues to provide tools for health and wellness, including an electrical heart sensor and ECG app, and a blood oxygen sensor app.
The company claimed that the Apple Watch Series 7 is the first Apple Watch to receive IP6x certification for dust resistance and maintains a WR50 water resistance rating.