Gamification has always been central to the Apple Watch tracking experience. While iOS 12 does not drop support for any of the older iPhones, the same is not the case with watchOS 5.
The first-generation Apple Watch was released in April 2015 and Apple had discontinued it in September 2016.
Moving on to the watch faces, Lynch says that they will now show new content, including sports scores, maps, and your heart rate. The new watchOS also includes an upgraded Activity Sharing functionality that lets users invite their friends to compete in a seven-day Activity competition and earn points for closing Activity Rings. There are also new workout types like yoga and hiking. For starters, you can now raise your wrist and instantly talk to the assistant, skipping the "Hey Siri" trigger. Apple has focused on adding more health and fitness-focused features to the watch to make it less of an iPhone notification accessory and more of a stand-alone device. New Running Features watchOS 5 delivers high-performance features for running enthusiasts, including a new cadence (steps per minute) metric for indoor and outdoor runs and walks, as well as a new pace alarm for outdoor runs that alerts users when they are behind or ahead of their designated target pace.
At its annual developers conference on Monday, Apple unveiled a range of new bells and whistles for its new Apple Watch interface, watchOS 5. In the same way, watchOS 5 can detect when you've stopped working out, taking a lot of the hassle out of tracking.
Additionally, Apple has released new colors of the Beats Powerbeats3, as well as the Beats Solo3.
Another standout feature is listed for students, replacing student ID cards.
The new operating system will also support Siri's newly-announced Shortcut app, and users will no longer have to activate Siri with a voice prompt as lifting your watch to your face will automatically cause Siri to listen for a command.
But that's not all, because you'll be able to add student ID cards to your Apple Watch, and you'll be able to use it anywhere you can use your card. Also, Apple Watch users can also download the dedicated Pride watch face starting today.