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Apple Watch: the extreme version will have a different design



Apple Watch: the extreme version will have a different design

Since 2021 we have rumors that Apple is planning a version for extreme sports that is much more resistant and that it would have a greater battery capacity. According to recent publications, this new version would be launched this same 2022 and, according to Bloomberg, this extreme version of the Apple Watch would have a stronger metal case and a larger screen than existing models.

A Bloomberg post revealed details of what we could expect from the extreme sports version of the Apple Watch. Surprisingly, this Apple Watch would have a larger screen than the ones we have been having in the existing models. The largest screen Apple has ever made for the Apple Watch.

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On the other hand, analysts Ross Young and Jeff Pu also mentioned that Apple would be working on an Apple Watch Series 8 with a 1.99-inch screen that would fit into a 50-millimeter case (vs the 45mm we currently have in the larger version). However, it was unclear if Apple plans to replace the 45mm model with a new 50mm or if it would be a different model. Rumors cross and marry.

According to Bloomberg sources, a larger screen would be one of the features of the extreme model. This would be given to display more information during exercise and be more useful with a resolution of 410 x 502 pixels.

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The post also talks about a metal casing stronger than aluminum to make it more resistant. However, it does not mention what metal will be used although it could be steel or titanium. Also, a larger screen and a larger size would also mean a larger battery and thus greater capacity.

This new extreme version of the Apple Watch should be around a starting price of $699 which, translated into euros, probably will not fall below €799.

On the other hand, Bloomberg confirms the rumors that the “normal” Apple Watch Series 8 would maintain the same design as the Series 7 models. The only novelty would be a sensor to measure body temperature, something that the extreme version would also measure.

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No doubt the rumors are getting stronger about the extreme model of the Apple Watch, but many users will also feel a great disappointment (again) if the continuity in the design of the “non-extreme” Series 8 is confirmed.