Apple announces new wearable device No new iPhone unveiled September 16th, 5:21

Apple, a major IT company in the United States, has announced a new wearable terminal that can grasp the health condition from the oxygen concentration in the blood.

As the spread of the new coronavirus infection raises interest in health, it seems that the aim is to meet the demand of users, and competition among companies is likely to intensify.

Apple held an online presentation on the 15th, showing off a new model of the wristwatch-type wearable terminal "Apple Watch".

It means that it has a function to measure the concentration of oxygen in the blood with a sensor and grasp the health condition.

In addition, as the use of video conferencing systems is increasing for telecommuting and online lessons, we also announced the new iPad Air with enhanced camera functions.

The market for wearable handsets is expanding due to convenience, and Xiaomi in China and Samsung Electronics in South Korea are also launching products, and competition among companies is likely to intensify.

On the other hand, the new iPhone, which Apple announced at this time of the year, was not unveiled this time.

The spread of the infection appears to have affected production, and US media reports that the announcement is expected next month.