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Apple Watch Series 6 teardown unveils missing Force Touch, bigger battery

  • Opening up the Apple Watch Series 6 reveals a slightly larger battery. iFixit
  • Here's the Taptic Engine, which is also a little bigger. iFixit
  • And the sensor that powers blood-oxygen monitoring. iFixit
  • Here's the full breakdown. iFixit

The Apple Watch Series 6 isn't a radical leap forward from its predecessor. It adds a few new features, like blood-oxygen monitoring, but at its heart, it's the same Apple Watch people have been buying and wearing for a bit now. That said, repairability advocates (and repair-tool vendors) iFixit did a teardown of the Watch to find out just how different or similar it is inside.

The verdict is that the Series 6 is indeed mostly the same Watch, with a few key differences. First, it opens a little differently—it "opens to the side like a book." This is a slightly different approach to getting inside the Watch. iFixit posits that this change may be possible in part because the hardware for Force Touch has been removed from the Read More – Source

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