Apple to halt Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 sales

You’ve got until later this week to pick up an Apple Watch Series 9 or Apple Watch Ultra 2 from Apple in the U.S. After that, they won’t be available with no clear date for returning to the market. You might wonder why Apple would halt sales of its wildly successful Apple Watch models. Well, 9to5Mac reports that Apple is complying with an ITC decision banning Apple from importing these models. The decision comes from a long-running patent dispute between Apple and a medical company, Masimo, over the technology in the blood oxygen sensor used in the Apple Watch. It’s worth mentioning that while this ruling bans Apple from importing these devices, it doesn’t affect retailer outlets, which will still carry the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2.     Apple Watch Series 9 Apple Watch Ultra 2 4.0 4.2 $399 $799 See at Apple See at Apple Apple Watch Series 9 4.0 $399 See at Apple Apple Watch Ultra 2 4.2 $799 See at Apple Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 are the subject of import bans Image: Apple / KnowTechie This long-running legal fight over technology in the Apple Watch doesn’t appear to be over. It stretches back to when the two companies were potentially collaborators before the first Apple Watch was released. Masimo’s blood oxygen sensor technology is used in many hospitals, so it’sApple would have liked to use it in the Apple Watch. What’s not clear is if Masimo’s patent infringement claims…Apple to halt Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 sales

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