Apple finally announced the release date of Watch OS4, during their annual for hardware event. The software is first announced in June during the WWDC event and now it will come out on September 19th, which includes the new Series 3 generation LTE cellular connection, new Siri features, some new watch faces and improved fitness tracking features.
There are some more features also added to the new Watch OS that was not issued during the WWDC event, which includes new heart rate monitoring feature. Apple also now claims it is the most used heart rate monitoring device in the world so they added the Heart Rate Monitoring on the Apple Watch’s face so, that you can easily view what is your heart rate whenever you raise your hand to watch the time.
Apple also announces a new initiative called Apple Heart Study, this will help the user to check the heart rate data which will help patients, doctors, and researchers while studying of any kind of heart disease. Apple watch cannot be used for the standard diagnoses but it can help the user for better monitoring.
New Workout Features
If you go to the gym daily then a new feature of Apple Watch will help you as the equipment in the gym will soon start to sync to your Apple Watch such as bikes, treadmills, and many other gym types of equipment.
Change Between Grid and List View for Homescreen
You can now also change between displaying your apps in list format, versus the little bubbles on the homescreen, which were impossible to find and open before! The multitasking is also now in vertical style.
Apple Music Updates
With Music, the Apple Watch now automatically syncs your Apple Music’s playlist so that you can listen to your favorite music when you forget your iPhone. And you can use your Apple Watch to send money (Apple Pay Cash).
In new Apple Watch OS4, when you open the Heart Rate Application, the device now shows the recovery heart rate and your resting heart rate which helps the user to check the improvement of the health. Apple watch now delivers your Heart rate notifications when you want, i.e you can set your Apple Watch to inform you whenever your heart rate rises and you are not doing any high-intensity work.