A new report from Counterpoint Research shows that smartwatch shipments jumped 35 percent year on year in Q1 2021, with the Apple Watch capturing a third of the market in terms of shipment volumes.
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A new leak from Jon Prosser claims that Apple is working on a ‘slight’ redesign for the Apple Watch. The upcoming Apple Watch Series 7 is expected to come with a flat edge display, and in more iMac-like colors.
It looks like Apple could be planning a design revamp for the Apple Watch Series 7 later this year. Leaker Jon Prosser says Apple will adopt a flat-edged design language for the next Apple Watch.
Apple could potentially add blood pressure, blood glucose, and blood alcohol monitoring to a future version of the Apple Watch. The company has partnered with the British company Rockley Photonics that has developed sensors for reading multiple signals from blood. These signals can typically only be read using medical equipment.
Just about six months after its introduction, Apple has started selling refurbished units of Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE via its online store.
Apple is reportedly working on launching an Apple Watch aimed at athletes. This version of the smartwatch will feature a rugged casing to ensure it can easily survive harsh conditions.
A new patent filed by Apple today hints that the company is planning huge for the future versions of Apple Watch. The patent filed today highlights that the company is testing wrap-around flexible display, digitally-customizable watch bands, and even round display for next-generation Apple Watch.
The latest data from Counterpoint Research estimates that Apple shipped 12.9 million Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE units in Q4 2020. The company also managed to remain the market leader despite smartwatch sales remaining flat in 2020 due to the pandemic.
Apple, today, released a minor software update for its Apple Watch devices. Dubbed watchOS 7.3.1, the update brings an important bug fix to the watchOS 7 operation system that prevented Apple Watch Series 5 and SE from charging.
February is Heart Month and is dedicated to awareness about cardiovascular health. Apple is celebrating Heart Month by offering higher trade-in values for older Apple Watch models. Currently, the offer is available only in the United States.