Edition Techradar, citing its own sources, said the release of the Apple Watch third generation, and also determine the cost of new items.
According to reports, the device will debut in late 2017 or early 2018. About the Apple Watch Series 3 it is known that the watch will have OLED display, or the panel of a microLED. The latest thinner, lighter, offering less power consumption with improved color rendering and increased resolution.
The source reports that the company is connected to the supply chain of the Apple Watch, the company Compal Electronics, which should begin production of the Apple Watch Series 3 in the second half of 2017. Representatives of Compal declined to comment. The most probable date of the presentation of the Apple Watch Series 3 – September this year, the device will debut together with the new generation iPhone.
The publication suggests that significant changes still do not expect, however, the design details do differ.
According to reports, the third generation of corporate smart hours Apple will be smaller and slimmer than the current model. In addition, the device will provide the camera, giving it the ability to work offline for two days. Apple Watch Series 3 will be running watch OS 4. We also discuss the possibility of the availability of the cellular module.
As for the price of “clever” hours, it will be approximately equal to the price of the Apple Watch Series 2. The rise in the cost of new items will impede the sale, observers believe.
Apple released several generations of the device: replace the first version came in Series 1 and Series 2. Their design is almost the same, but Series 2 has got built-in GPS module and can withstand immersion in water to a depth of 50 m. the housing can be made of aluminum, stainless steel and ceramics. A variant of pure gold was taken out of production.
Last year, according to research firm Canalys, Apple has shipped 11.9 million Apple Watch, taking 49% of the smartwatch market.