Despite the current global shortage of chips, several reports have circulated that the Cupertino-based tech company is launching a 2022 Apple Watch. Surprisingly, it will have a “rugged” design option.
Apple Watch 2022 rumors: Apple Watch SE
According to famous Bloomberg writer Mark Gurman, Apple is planning a major overhaul of its Apple Watch series for 2022, according to MacRumors.
It would include an upgrade to the Apple Watch SE and a new Apple Watch with a rugged design made for sports gamers.
As MacRumors noted, the Apple Watch SE was first introduced in September 2020 and has since worked as a mid-range alternative for buyers.
The Apple Watch SE has the same look as the Apple Watch Series 6, but it lacks powerful features, including an always-on display, blood oxygen sensor, and ECG capability.
When it comes to its specs and features, Gurman didn’t say what the new Apple Watch SE will offer, although it may include a slightly modified design and health capabilities more suited to high-end versions.
Apple Watch 2022 Specifications and Features: Robust Design Feature
Other Apple Watch 2022 rumors include talks the company is making a brand new Apple Watch for sports athletes. Bloomberg reported that Apple plans to launch a new Apple Watch design with increased endurance.
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On this subject, Gurman explained that the next Apple Watch will have a “hardened” design with a casing more resistant to damage, bumps, drops and other dangers, according to MacRumors.
In addition, Apple is developing a version of the Apple Watch “with a rugged case” for athletes, hikers and others who use the watch in situations more extreme than everyday use, according to Cnet.
The reinforced design of the Apple Watch 2022 will have the same functionality as an Apple Watch but will be more impact resistant and protected.
Additionally, the Apple Watch 2022 would be available in three sizes instead of two, with a larger version joining the 41 and 45mm models.
Apple Watch 2022 release date
The Apple Watch 2022 has yet to receive a potential release date, according to Tom’s Guide.
However, based on previous versions of Apple Watch, its release date is expected to be introduced in September 2022. Likewise, there is still no pricing information for next year’s Apple Watch. . But since the company has maintained the same pricing structure for several years, it can be assumed that the Apple Watch 2022 would be priced the same as the Apple Watch 7.
Other Apple Watch rumors: specifications, possible features
As previously stated, there are several Apple Watch features that people should look forward to next year. Here are some of the features people are hoping to see in the next Apple Watch:
Accident detection function
As we all know, the Apple Watch Series already has drop detection, which has proven to be useful for several people. On top of that, an upgrade for rumored Apple Watch 2022 could include the same functionality for car crashes.
Because detecting a body temperature has become a crucial aspect of detecting COVID-19, a built-in body temperature sensor would fit right into the Apple Watch health and wellness paradigm.
Blood glucose monitoring
Testing blood sugar directly from an Apple Watch without the use of an additional gadget would be helpful whether a person has diabetes or just wants to monitor this aspect of their health. A recent Apple patent does not specifically mention blood sugar monitoring, but does include a “system for measuring the concentration of a substance.”
However, idownloadblog claimed that as useful as blood sugar monitoring may be, users might have to wait several years to use it.
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