Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is said to be working on an improved version of its smartwatch.
The tech giant is expected to release the Watch Series 3 this year with significant design changes.
Rumors suggest that the new watch will feature a camera, an improved battery life, and a micro-LED display.
Let’s take a look at the top Apple Watch 3 rumors.
The Apple Watch Series 3 will feature a micro-LED display, according to the rumors mill.
No changes expected in the size of the display which is 1.65 inches.
According to experts, Apple is likely to pick micro-LEDs because they offer higher brightness than OLEDs and consume less power compared to conventional LCDs.
A report from Taiwan-based DigiTimes claimed that the tech giant will add a new glass-film touchscreen to the Watch Series 3, replacing the current touch-on-lens solution, Mac Rumors reported.
The next Apple Watch version is said to get a camera.
Users will be able to take selfies and make calls using the front-facing camera.
This makes me excited about the Apple’s third-generation watch.
We might see a smart band in the Watch Series 3.
The tech giant filed a patent showing a smart fabric wristband. According to the filing, the smart band shows the time, weather update and notifications.
We are expected to see an improved battery life in the Apple’s third-generation watch.
As I’ve mentioned above, rumors suggest that Apple is going to use micro-LEDs in the upcoming smartwatch. Micro-LEDs are designed for small gadgets and they consume less power, saving battery life.
A recent report from the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (via Mac Rumors) suggests that Taiwan-based Quanta will manufacture the Apple Watch 3 Series. According to the paper, sources claim that Quanta’s main focus will be on improving the battery life.
According to Digitimes, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will start shipping the Watch 3 in the second half of 2017. The watch is expected to announce in September along with the iPhones.
In addition, reports suggest that Apple will add some health and fitness features to the third version its smartwatch.