apple watch series 6 teardown reveals easy to replace display and battery

Apple’s Watch Series 6 is out and iFixit is fast to publish the full teardown of the smartwatch and see what makes it tick. The disassembly reveals several internal design changes that help with the overall repairability score, which is still 6/10 – the same as Watch Series 5.

The most notable change is the removal of the Force Touch gasket. Since the Force Touch feature has been axed with the arrival of watchOS 7, the gasket is no longer here. The extra space has allowed Apple to fit a larger battery, bigger Taptic Engine and a couple of new sensors such as the one for blood oxygen…