We have some big hopes for Apple’s next wearable, the Apple Watch 7 — and there are some rumors we’ve heard that get us pretty excited.
The Apple Watch 6 was launched in September 2020 as an incremental upgrade over its predecessor, and only a few were added to the Apple Watch 5, although the Apple Watch 4 had important things like an always-on display on top.
In other words, we wouldn’t be surprised if there are only a few new things coming to the Apple Watch 7.
But so far, we’ve seen some interesting rumors that give us a little idea of what exciting changes could be coming to Apple’s next wearable — here’s what we heard.
Yes, the upcoming Apple Watch 7 could have the same square as the iPhone 12, if it informal presenter is to be believed. They are believed to be based on leaked photos of the actual smartwatch, so measure your skepticism accordingly.
Otherwise, the watch looks similar to its predecessors, including the Crown and App Catalog buttons on the right.
There’s nothing to suggest that any functionality will change, nor any hints at additional sensors or other possible hardware improvements. But even so, it would be huge news if true, as the biggest design shift since the release of the first Apple Watch.
A hard version?
Apart from the square sides, there could be other design changes to come to the Apple Watch 7. Well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo twice predicted ‘significant form factor design changes’ (via research notes seen by) Nerdshala and Nerdshala)
This could come as a more rugged version of the Apple Watch, which can endure more extreme environments than the stock model. Could this be a different version of the Apple Watch 7?
a rumor says that such a wearable is in development, but we’ll believe it when we see it – the company isn’t really in the business of releasing harsh alternatives to its exquisitely designed products.
blood sugar tracker
To be clear, the Apple Watch 7 is rumored to come with a number of health features, but tracking blood sugar – which report good There could be claims on a number of smartwatches in 2021, with Apple’s next – the most exciting.
How the Apple Watch 7 will do this isn’t clear, given how most glucose monitors access blood directly (often through a needle)—which isn’t really something we can see Apple implementing. .
Regardless, blood sugar tracking can be very helpful for diabetics and others who need to keep an eye on their glucose, and expand on the ECG and blood oxygen measurements offered in the Apple Watch 5 and 6, respectively.
While this feature may not arrive until the Apple Watch 8 in 2022, according to another report goodIt will be very exciting to see the Apple Watch 7 coming out later this year.
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