Apple has announced watchOS 8 at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) along with several new features and software updates. According to the teaser released by the company, health tracking has been given the most emphasis in these updates. Along with this, the Breathe feature has now been included in WatchOS 8, which will help people to overcome stress by doing meditation. The special thing about this watch is that it also collects the data of your sleeping time. Apart from this, some new workout modes have also been included in it.
However, if you are thinking of using it in different devices, then you may be disappointed. According to the company, users can still use this watch only with iPhones. Let’s know what is special in watchOS 8.
User will get complete information on health app
In watchOS 8, you can get many information related to your health in one app. In this health app, you get the feature to track your sleep, heart rate, blood oxygen level and respiratory rate. Users can access this information at any time.
In the case of workouts, watchOS 8 has also given two new modes, so that users can improve their fitness in a better way. The Tai Chi and Pilate workouts given in it are based on a custom built algorithm of heart rate and motion. With this the user will get the correct results.
Reflect feature added to Breathe app
Along with this, Apple has improved the features in the Breathe app. This will now be called mindfulness. To this, an improved breathing experience, as well as a new session type, Reflect has been added. Reflect focuses on exercises that can be completed in a minute to keep you focused.
Along with this, its Home app has also been introduced in a new design. The use of the app has been made easier for the user. With the HomeKit enabled camera given in this, users can see them in this watch only when a person comes outside the house.
In watchOS 8, you will now be able to use your portrait photo as a watch face. Photos can also be mailed from the watch itself. Apart from this, now there will also be an option to use typing and emoji.