Tech giant Apple has officially rolled out a new software update to the Apple Watch. Known as the WatchOS 7.2 update, brings some amazing new features such as Cardio fitness notifications and adds support for the Apple Fitness+ app. The update came with performance improvements and bug fixes.
The Cardio fitness notifications in the Health app can be used to measure low cardio fitness with its sensors and notify the user if it falls too low. The update also makes it possible now for the Apple Watch to also estimate if the user might experience lower levels using its optical heart sensor, GPS, and the accelerometer and provide users with warnings, for example before high-intensity workouts.
Check out the changelog for WatchOS 7.2, check below:
- A new fitness experience powered by Apple Watch with studio-style workouts available on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV
- Video workouts added each week in ten popular workout types: High Intensity Interval Training, Indoor Cycling, Yoga, Core, Strength, Dance, Rowing, Treadmill Walking, Treadmill Running, and Mindful Cooldown
- Fitness+ subscription available in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States
This update also includes the following features and improvements:
- Option to be notified when your cardio fitness is at a low level
- Ability to review your cardio fitness level based on your age and sex in the Health app on iPhone
- Atrial fibrillation classification at heart rates above 100 BPM now offered in the ECG app in most regions where the app is available
- Support for the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 or later in Taiwan
- Support for braille displays with VoiceOver
- Support for Family Setup in Bahrain, Canada, Norway, and Spain (Cellular models of Apple Watch Series 4 or later and Apple Watch SE)
As you can see from above, the Apple Fitness+ is currently available in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.