Apple plans to introduce a new power saving mode for the Apple Watch in the latest updates to watchOS 9, according to a new report. The Cupertino-based company aims to extend the watch’s battery life with this feature.
According to reports, users can manually enable battery saving mode on their Apple Watch through the control center or the settings menu. Users will also get an alert notification when the battery is down to 10% charge. It automatically shuts off once it reaches 80% on the charger.
Battery saver mode would also help save user from wasting battery life by turning off most demanding features like AoD, heart rate notifications, arrhythmia tracking, heart rate and blood oxygen measurements. Workout reminders, and more.
Battery saving mode will also disable Wi-Fi and cellular connections, if there is no iPhone connected to the watch nearby. It will also disable incoming calls and notifications. And, whenever the user needs a certain app that requires data or Wi-Fi, the system will activate them. when the watch stays within the phone’s connection range, it will report and send notifications every hour.
Of course, the watch’s overall performance in the new battery saving mode will also be reduced, the report adds.
Meanwhile, Apple launched its flagship Apple Watch Ultra smartwatch at its “Far Out” event. The Apple Watch Ultra sports a new design with a more prominent screen. The new design supports intense sports tracking, exploration and outdoor activities. The watch has a better battery life.
The Apple Watch Ultra has received a new button guard, with a 49mm titanium case, a redesigned digital crown, and a new Action button, which can be customized for a variety of purposes, including workouts and waypoints. compass.
The display is made of sapphire crystals, which helps to increase robustness. The screen is completely flat and offers a brightness of up to 2,000 nits. Apple Watch Ultra’s buttons and crowns are also designed to work with gloves, and the three built-in microphones improve sound quality while reducing ambient noise.
Apple also offers a trackback feature with the watch, which helps users retrace their steps in case they accidentally go off the network. Users will also experience a new “Wayfinder” watch face that contains a lot of information, including a compass on the face.