Apple Watch Could Feature Blood-Oxygen Readings in Near Future

According to a snippet of iOS 14 coding uncovered by ‘9to5mac.’

By
Tech
10,112 Hypes 7 Comments

Apple‘s upcoming Watch could detect blood-oxygen levels according to 9to5macwhich recently learned this information from a snippet of iOS 14 coding.

Furthermore, it states that Apple will be developing “at least two new features focused on health,” although it is not known whether these upgrades will be software or hardware-centric. In order for the Apple Watch to address a healthy blood-oxygen level, it is said that a new notification will be introduced that will alert you with a warning, similar to the current heart rate monitoring system.

The introduction of this health feature would mean Apple will be directly challenging the like of Fitbit, which already measures blood-oxygen levels. Currently, the Apple Watch only has electrocardiogram features, despite 9to5mac reporting that the original series did have blood-oxygen reading capabilities.

Reports also suggest that Apple is working on resolving the inconsistencies with its ECG readings, as it struggles with accuracy between 100 and 120 beats per minute. Stay tuned to HYPEBEAST for an official update.

In other news, Apple’s rumored Powerbeats 4 has had its specs and design leaked.

Read Full Article
Source
9to5mac

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

101 Users Online

What to Read Next

adidas Celebrates Japanese-German Relations With ZX 8000 "Kirschblütenallee" Pack
Footwear

adidas Celebrates Japanese-German Relations With ZX 8000 "Kirschblütenallee" Pack

Inspired by the Hanami/Yozakura festival.

PLATEAU STUDIO Presents Standout Shirts in SS20 "FAREWELL" Collection
Fashion

PLATEAU STUDIO Presents Standout Shirts in SS20 "FAREWELL" Collection

Alongside two-way zipper pants, shorts and T-shirts.

JPEGMAFIA Releases Part Two of 'How To Build A Relationship' Short Film Series
Music

JPEGMAFIA Releases Part Two of 'How To Build A Relationship' Short Film Series

A close glimpse at Peggy’s creative processes.


New Balance Returns to 860 for Two Clean Colorways
Footwear

New Balance Returns to 860 for Two Clean Colorways

Coming in “Cream/Red/Green” or classic grey.

RUF Automobile Unveils American West-Indebted Rodeo Concept
Automotive

RUF Automobile Unveils American West-Indebted Rodeo Concept

Along with its first production SCR.

adidas & Jacquard by Google Officially Announce GMR Details & Release Information
Tech

adidas & Jacquard by Google Officially Announce GMR Details & Release Information

Bringing your real world performance into ‘FIFA Mobile.’

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We noticed you are using an ad-blocker

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.