Should You Upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 8? How It Compares to Older Watches

Should You Upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 8? How It Compares to Older Watches

Apple just launched the Apple Watch Series 8, which means you might be wondering whether it's time to upgrade.

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The Series 8 introduces temperature sensing and car crash detection, along with a refreshed processor.

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As is typically the case when deciding to upgrade, the answer will depend on which Apple Watch you currently own.

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Owner of recent Apple Watch like the Series 7 and Series 6 have little reason to splurge on the $400 Series 8.

That's especially true since Apple typically introduces many new features in software updates like WatchOS 9, which is compatible with watches that are up to 4 years old.

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The biggest differences come down to health tracking, considering Apple has added new sensors for temperature sensing and blood oxygen measurements in recent years. 

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