Apple's new smartwatch can only monitor your heart in the US

Apple Watch 4 series Fall detection

Apple Watch 4 series Fall detection

If you do nothing, your Watch will automatically call the emergency services - and notify your emergency contact.

It's not clear why Apple made a decision to disable fall detection by default for users under 65. Apple Watch can not detect all falls.

Now when you have a real tumble your Apple Watch can actually detect it. How you fall (soft versus hard) is important and, as mentioned, it may trigger false alarms. Given how much Apple advertised that safety feature, some might have expected it to be enabled by default for all.

Enabling Fall Detection sounds like a smart idea if you're anxious about taking a spill and needing help. But it is enabled only for people aging 65 or older when they set up the Apple Watch and the iOS Health app. If you want to know more about the feature, including how to turn it on, read on.

Apple's smartwatch - specifically the Apple Watch Series 4 - can detect what Apple described as a "significant, hard fall ".

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However, if for some reason you can not respond to your Apple Watch, and you're immobile for about a minute, it will begin a 15-second countdown while vibrating and sounding a progressively louder alarm. Numerous other details are different; for example, the screen of the new Watch has slightly more rounded corners, and the taptic engine is a big longer but also thinner.

Apple said all falls are recorded in the Apple Health app (unless you reply that you didn't fall when your Apple Watch asks).

Fall detection isn't available on older Apple Watch models (it requires a newer and more sophisticated accelerometer), and if you're under 65, it isn't enabled by default on Series 4.

That footage is what's playing on the Apple Watch when you choose the face.

In the end, accessing the components within the Apple Watch Series 4 is relatively straightforward, and the device earned a respectable 6 out of 10 score for repairability.

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