There's a lot of info on the Internet about the new Apple Watch Series 6 and SE. So instead of repeating what you can find elsewhere, we figured we'd just call out the changes from Series 5 to Series 6 (for those curious as to whether it's worth upgrading or not).Here's what's different about Series 6:
So is it worth upgrading to the Series 6? If you really value the differences we've outlined above, then go for it! But we think that the majority of Series 5 owners will not see the differences compelling enough.
We do think that the Series 6 is an amazing product and well worth the money. But only if you don't already have an Apple Watch, or an older Series (4 or older).
The Apple Watch SE has the same display, accelerometer, gyroscope, altimeter, and fall detection as the Series 6 but with the Series 5 chipset. The SE doesn’t have the Blood Oxygen Sensors (of the Series 6) and there was no mention of ECG sensors (of the Series 5).
All in all, the SE seems to be a minor step down from the Series 5. So it would make little sense to "upgrade" from a Series 5 to an SE.
Overall the SE's cheaper price makes it a worthy choice if you don't have an Apple Watch yet, or thinking of a more affordable upgrade from Series 4 or older.