Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita and Dan Howley discuss the new Apple watch lineup.
AKIKO FUJITA: Shares of Apple declining in the session down about 2.7%. We've seen a pullback in the stock since the big announcement that came out of Cupertino on the new Apple Watches. But Dan Howley has his hands on the devices themselves. And is here with us with a look at how they are. Dan, give us a look here. What are-- are you wearing it both arms?
DAN HOWLEY: I got-- I got them on both arms here. On the I'm doing God's work right now, you know, just making the big sacrifice for everyone. This is right here. This is the Apple Watch Series. 6 this is the Apple Watch SE. And basically what the difference is, is this is kind of the mid-range version, the SE. And the Series 6 is the big marquee version.
And so what you'll pay for them is 499 starting price-- sorry 399 starting price on the S-- sorry on the 6 and then 279 for the SE. Now what this is different than the I-- shoot-- Apple Watch Series 3, because it's got a larger display and a little bit more features. The Apple Watch Series 3 is still 199, so it should still be entry level version.
But the SE will get you the larger display now, the 40 millimeters and 44 millimeters. It also has improved features, such as the compass, fall detect, friction, things along those lines, whereas the Series 6 gets you still that larger display, but a brighter always on screen. So if I tap it like that, you can see that it's always on right now. And I can tap it again to bring it back to life there.
It also has a blood oxygen sensor. It's a VO2 max. For me so far in testing it, it's a little bit wonky. You know, six hours ago I had 100% VO2 max, apparently. It'll measure it throughout the day. It'll measure it while you sleep. But, you know, it really is kind of dependent on keeping your wrist flat and where you hold it.
Basically the VO2 max is supposed to be something where you get an idea of how good your respiratory system is performing, but this isn't covered by the FDA or anything along those lines, like the actual ECG meter on it.
So again, this is the Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE, 279 for the SE, 399 starting price for the Series 6. And both of them are available now.
AKIKO FUJITA: OK, it certainly shows, Apple doubling down in the health space. We'll see how they do when it hits the market.