(Pocket-lint) - Apple is expected to denote the Watch Series 7 successful the adjacent fewer weeks but determination person already been rumours circulating astir what aboriginal models of the smartwatch could offer.
According to a report by The Wall Street Journal (via CNET), Apple is moving connected adding a humor unit show diagnostic and thermometer to the aboriginal generations of the Apple Watch from arsenic aboriginal arsenic adjacent year.
The study cites unnamed sources and interior Apple documents and it claims the institution is looking to connection a "tool to archer users erstwhile their humor unit is expanding and a thermometer to assistance with fertility planning."
It's said the fertility diagnostic could get adjacent twelvemonth - which would apt beryllium the Apple Watch Series 8 - but determination wasn't a time-frame reported for the humor unit feature.
The study claimed the humor unit diagnostic would let users to way trends successful their humor pressure, with Apple seemingly researching sensors that measurement "the velocity of the question a bosom bushed sends done a person's arteries". It's said it wouldn't beryllium susceptible of offering a "baseline measurement of systolic and diastolic humor pressure" for now, though that whitethorn alteration by launch.
The Wall Street Journal besides said Apple was moving connected improving sleep tracking connected the Apple Watch and the Afib monitoring feature.
The Apple Watch Series 7 isn't expected to connection the features mentioned above, though it is rumoured to beryllium coming with a redesign offering squarer edges, similar the iPhone 12 models. You tin read each the speculation surrrounding the Watch Series 7 successful our abstracted feature.
Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published connected 2 September 2021.