The extremely loved and coveted Apple Watch added another feather to its hat when it revealed that a woman is pregnant even before she got tests done. A woman started a thread on Reddit where she mentioned that the Apple Watch alerts convinced her that something was different with her body. Apparently, the alerts indicated her average resting heart rate has increased significantly in the last few days.
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The wrote, “Usually, my resting heart rate is about 57 and my heart rate has increased to 72. It’s not a big jump, but it showed up on an alert that it’s been higher for 15 days. I started trying to figure out why,” the 34-year-old woman added further, “The watch knew I was pregnant before I knew it! I would have never ever tested without wearing my watch because I have not had a period to be late on one.” This is quite an accidental hack that people can use to determine pregnancy.
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Apple Watch is the most sold and the bestselling smartwatch in the world. It is loaded with a variety of features related to health. Those specifications have apparently saved hundreds of lives over the years since its launch. The latest offer from the tech giant is the Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE. These were launched alongside iPhone 14 series.
The Series 8 has the same design as any other Apple Watch with a large Always-On Retina display. It also comes with a crack-resistant front crystal. Will 18-hour battery life this model comes with several health and safety features.
Health and safety apps
It has the ECG app, Fall Detection, retrospective ovulation estimates, Emergency SOS, and international roaming. It includes the Crash Detection feature to get help during an emergency, and temperature sensors for getting deeper insights into female health.
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More features and pricing
The Series 8 is powered by WatchOS 9. It has new and more customizable faces like Metropolitan and Lunar. It has sleep stages to understand the sleeping pattern better, an improved Workout app to train properly, an all-new Medications app, and an innovative AFib History feature. There are several other features as well. Apple Watch SE starts at Rs. 29,900 and the Series 8 starts at Rs. 45,900.