watchOS 6.1 is here, and among its novelties highlights its compatibility with the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2. Support is also added with the AirPods Pro.
Apple launches watchOS 6.1, now with support for Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2
Apple has launched watchOS 6.1, a version that stands out mainly for providing support for the Apple Watch Series 1 and Series 2. Both models had been left out of the initial launch of the operating system in September, however, now the owners of these devices You can enjoy some news that includes watchOS 6, such as Calculator apps and Audiobooks.
Undoubtedly, the most outstanding novelty of watchOS 6 is the integration of the App Store dedicated to wearable, making it more independent of the iPhone. Of course, it is likely that some apps no longer have support for those older models, as developers are focusing their efforts on taking advantage of the latest device hardware.
Beyond adding compatibility to the mentioned watches, watchOS 6.1 also adds support for the AirPods Pro, the new wireless headphones introduced by Apple yesterday. Without a doubt, its main novelty is the cancellation of active noise, which will allow to isolate the ambient sound to concentrate solely on your music, podcasts, audiobooks and other content. Hearing aids will be available starting tomorrow.
Additionally, bugs and performance issues reported by the community in recent weeks were corrected. One of the biggest complaints was the autonomy of the Apple Watch Series 5, however, it seems that this version has ended the problem. From the betas of watchOS 6.1 there was already an improvement in the battery life, although a contact will be necessary to check it directly.