The upcoming high-end variant of the Apple Watch Series 8 will feature the device’s first redesign in years and a new titanium case, but won’t feature the boxy look that has long been rumored. bloombergMark Gurman.


In the latest edition of his “Power On” newsletter, Gurman said that this year’s high-end Apple Watch model will be “a little bigger” than current Apple Watch models, so much so that “only a subset of people might like it.” clients.” The device is expected to have a display that is seven percent larger.

Gurman has confirmed rumors that the high-end Apple Watch will feature the first new design since the launch of the Apple Watch Series 4 in 2018. By the looks of it, they won’t be round and, contrary to reports of the rectangular design, “they also won.” I don’t have those rumored flat sides.” Instead, Gurman described the new design as “an evolution of the current rectangular shape”.

He added that it will have a body made from “a stronger titanium compound to make it more durable.” According to Gurman, the device is also expected to have longer battery life, which can last several days on a single charge thanks to the new low power mode.

The only new health feature expected for the “Apple Watch Series 8” is a body temperature sensor, with blood pressure monitoring not expected until 2025, and blood glucose monitoring not ready until “near the end of the decade”.

Gurman added that “the upcoming release of the Apple Watch promises to be one of the company’s most exciting product launches this year.”

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