By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

The New Apple Watch's Slightly Larger Battery

The New Apple Watch's Slightly Larger Battery

iFixit Apple Watch Series 6 Teardown Finds Larger Battery and Bigger Taptic Engine in Thinner Casing

Apple is using a 1.17Wh battery in the 44mm Apple Watch Series 6, which is just a slight increase (3.5 percent) over the battery used in the prior-generation Apple Watch Series 5.

I'm in the middle of my battery testing compared to the Series 5, explaining my double-watch wearing at the top of this post, and this marginal increase aligns pretty well with my early results (accounting for 1 year of battery health degradation).

I'll have my full results in the upcoming review, but early signs point to a marginally improved battery.

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