The Apple Watch lineup last received a major update in 2018 with the Apple Watch Series 4 featuring a 30 percent bigger display, thinner body, and ECG capability. The 2019 Series 5 refresh was a muted one, with the only update being the addition of an Always-On Display. For this year, Apple is expected to once again announce a major upgrade to the Apple Watch lineup at its event next week. Here’s a roundup of what the rumors tell us about the Apple Watch Series 6 will pack.
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Apple is rumored to announce a low-cost Apple Watch as a Series 3 replacement at its ‘Time Flies’ event next week. While there have been quite a few leaks about the Apple Watch Series 6, the rumor mill has been pretty quiet about this low-cost Apple Watch from Apple. Leaker Jon Prosser today has shared some details about this upcoming wearable from Apple though.
Apple had rolled out the fifth beta version of watchOS 7 to developers a few days ago. Today, the Cupertino-based tech giant is rolling out the fifth public beta version of watchOS 7 to public beta testers.
Apple is known to be extremely secretive about its upcoming products that are under development. The company goes to great length to hide prototype units of its unreleased products in a casing similar to its existing products to avoid leaks and for field testing. Images of an original Apple Watch prototype have now been shared on Twitter in a security case that looks like that of an iPod nano.
A number of variants of the Apple Watch Series 5 are currently sold out on Apple’s online store hinting at the impending launch of the Apple Watch Series 6.
If a brand wants to sell devices with encryption technologies in the Russian region, the company is required to list those devices on Eurasian Economic Commission ahead of their sale. Thanks to this tradition, we have come to know about many Apple products in the past before they launch in the market with the help of the Eurasian Economic Commission listings. Today, the Eurasian Economic Commission has listed two upcoming products from Apple on its platform, the Watch Series 6, and refreshed models of iPads.
Jon Prosser, a popular personality when it comes to leaking information about upcoming products from Apple, held a Q&A session on Twitter a few hours ago, where he has revealed information about a lot of upcoming devices from the Cupertino-based tech giant.
Apple Watch was the best-selling smartwatch last year. Every year, Apple Watch gets new features and functionality. The challenge here is to add sensors for new features without making the device bulky. A new patent by Apple details how the company is planning on using curved laminated film sensors to make Apple Watch thinner and less bulky.
Apple had unveiled watchOS 7 for the first time alongside iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, and tvOS 14 last month during WWDC 2020. Shortly, the company had released the first developer beta version of watchOS 7 for Apple Watches. Now, two weeks later, the second developer beta version of watchOS 7 has been released for compatible models.