watchOS 6.2.5 brings new Pride Apple Watch faces, expands ECG features to Saudi Arabia


This Apple Watch Pride face debuted in watchOS 6.2.5
This Apple Watch Pride face debuted in watchOS 6.2.5. And this band also launched today.
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Monday’s release of watchOS 6.2.5 includes a trio of new faces in the Pride series. It was timed with the debut of new matching Watch bands in the Apple Store.

In addition, Apple Watch wearers in Saudi Arabia just got access to the ECG features of Apple Watch Series 5 and Series 5.

Apple Watch’s colorful new Pride bands show support for LGBTQ community


Two new Apple Watch Pride bands show Cupertino's support of LGBTQ community.
Two new Apple Watch bands show Cupertino's support of Pride.
Photo: Apple

Apple unveiled two new Apple Watch bands and matching faces Monday, celebrating Apple and Nike’s commitment to Pride and LGBTQ representation.

The new Apple Watch Pride Edition Sport Band boasts a distinctive vertical-stripe rainbow design. Meanwhile, a second new band — the Apple Watch Nike Sport Band — has also been reimagined for Pride.