The Apple Watch Pro is the much-awaited gadget that is said to make its debut at the iPhone 14 series ‘Far Out’ launch event on Wednesday. Apple launches several bands to go with smartwatches and they also offer support for various watch faces. According to Mark Gurman of Bloomberg, the Apple Watch Pro will get special bands and watch faces. Meanwhile, in another Apple Watch-related development, the Cupertino-based company is reported to have launched a new model that is said to be “cheaper than the Apple Watch SE”.
The first report comes from Gurman, who Tweeted The Apple Watch Pro will have a new set of bands that will be “quite wide and play into an extreme sports theme.” He also says there will also be “some pretty information-dense faces for fitness metrics.” By dense faces, he can mean watch faces that show various metrics on the homescreen. There is no clarity about this.
He adds that the smartwatch “will not have flat sides and will be rounded like the Apple Watch Series 7.” He further claims that there will be a new button on the left side which is programmable. This means you can program that specific button to do a specific thing, like open a specific app.
Second development a Report via The New York Times, By 9to5mac, it said Apple will launch a new Apple Watch model that will be “cheaper than the Apple Watch SE” and “compete more aggressively for younger smartwatch consumers.” The company wants to ride on the growing popularity of parents giving wearables to their kids as a way to “use the devices as a stopgap cellphone for kids” as “smaller screens reduce problems like internet addiction.”
“This model will be introduced alongside other new versions of the watch, including a high-end wearable for serious athletes that will rival fitness trackers made by its rival Garmin,” the report said. Both the Apple Watch Pro and this supposedly affordable Apple Watch model will be launched at the ‘Far Out’ event alongside the Apple Watch Series 8, which will also see the debut of the iPhone 14 series on September 7 (Wednesday).