Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch the Watch Series 3 this year. The third generation of the Apple Watch is expected to come with a front-facing camera, a micro-LED display, a smart band, and an improved battery life, among others.
We have rounded up everything you need to know about the Watch Series 3.
Apple Watch Series 3 Rumors
The third generation of the Apple smartwatch is expected to feature a micro-LED display.
Micro-LED screens are designed for small, low-energy devices such as smartwatches and smartphones. These self-emitting displays offer higher brightness than OLEDs while consuming less power compared to conventional LCDs.
According to the rumors mill, Apple will not make any changes to the size of the Apple Watch’s screen. The display size is likely to remain at 1.65 inches.
The Cupertino-based tech giant is considering using a new glass-film touchscreen in the Watch Series 3, according to a report from Taiwan-based newspaper DigiTimes via Mac Rumors.
You can expect a camera in the upcoming Apple Watch. Rumors suggest that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will add the front-facing camera to the Watch Series 3.
The third-generation smartwatch is said to feature a smart band. According to the rumors mill, the Watch Series 3 will have a smart fabric wristband. The band will show time, date, weather and other notifications. The iPhone maker revealed the design and concept of the smart wristband in its latest patent filing.
Rumors also suggest that the Watch Series 3 will come with an improved battery life. It is may be a selling point for the next smartwatch.
Chinese-language Economic Daily News reported that Apple selected Taiwan-based Quanta to manufacture the Watch 3 Series. According to the newspaper, Quanta will focus on improving the battery life in the Watch Series 3.
In addition, rumors indicate that Apple is working to bring health and fitness features to the third version its smartwatch.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to reveal the Watch Series 3 in September along with the rumored iPhone 8.