Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is rumored to reveal the Watch Series 3 this year. The third generation of the tech giant’s smart watch is expected to feature a front-facing camera, a micro-LED display, a smart band, and an improved battery life. We have rounded up everything in this article that you need to know about the Watch Series 3.
Apple Watch Series 3 Rumors
The third generation of the Apple’s watch is said to come with a micro-LED panel. The screen size, according to the rumors, is likely to remain unchanged at 1.65 inches.
Micro-LED displays are designed for small, low-energy devices such as smartphones and smartwatches. These self-emitting displays offer higher brightness than OLEDs and consume less power compared to conventional LCDs.
Apple is expected to use a new glass-film touchscreen in the Watch Series 3, according to a report from Taiwan-based newspaper DigiTimes via Mac Rumors.
Rumors suggest that the upcoming Apple Watch will feature a front-facing camera that allow users to take photos and make video calls.
Additionally, the third-generation smartwatch is rumored to feature a smart fabric wristband to show time, date, weather and other notifications. Apple revealed the design and concept of the smart wristband in its patent filings related to its smartwatch.
The battery life in the Watch Series 3 is expected to get come with some improvements. Chinese-language Economic Daily News had claimed that the tech giant selected Taiwan-based Quanta to manufacture the Watch 3 Series. Quanta’s main focus will be on improving the battery life in the Apple’s upcoming watch, according to the newspaper.
Meanwhile, rumors suggest that Apple is working to add health and fitness features to the third version its smartwatch.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to unveil the Watch Series 3 in September along with the rumored iPhone 8. Unfortunately, there is no information available about the Watch Series 3 price at this time.