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Apple quietly reveals the Watch Series 6 will be the first with U1 locator chip

The Verge Tuesday, 15 September 2020 ()
Apple quietly reveals the Watch Series 6 will be the first with U1 locator chipIn September 2019, Apple added a new feature to the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro without saying a single word onstage — and it did it again today with the Apple Watch Series 6.

The feature is Apple’s U1 ultra-wideband locator chip, which could let these devices find each other, find other gadgets equipped with similar tech, and even securely unlock your car and your door without ever pulling an iPhone out of your pocket.

The feature flashed by for a brief moment during today’s presentation, buried in this slide that we just barely managed to screencap:

And perusing the official Apple Watch specs comparison page, we can see that it’s only the $399 Series 6 that’s getting the U1 chip, not the new Apple Watch SE. It’s not in...
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