Apple announces two new Watch models, no iPhone


Two new Apple Watches, iPads and subscription services were introduced Tuesday in Apple’s virtual annual September product reveal announcement.

Missing in action: Apple’s best-selling product, the iPhone. New editions of Apple’s flagship device have been delayed until October.

The first product consumers will be able to see from Apple is iOS 14, the update to its mobile operating system, which will be available for free Wednesday. New tools for translations, improved mapping, smarter Siri and the ability to redesign your home screen with widgets are a few of the new features worth checking out.

The top-of-the-line Series 6 Watch sells for $399, while a budget version called the SE, offering a faster processing chip than the older $199 Series 3 Watch, starts at $279. The new watches will be available Friday.

Apple said the Series 6 has a faster processing chip and a 2.5 times brighter face that will make it easier to read in bright sunlight. A new health feature lets owners check their blood oxygen level from the Watch.

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