Apple Watch Series 7 must be square
First, next September comes the new generation of iPhone, which can be called this year iPhone 13. But there’s also the new Apple Watch, iPad, and AirPods, according to rumors and leaks from market analysts. It’s unclear if these products will be revealed alongside new Apple smartphones or at separate events, which could happen in the same month or in October.
Despite this uncertainty, there are already details about the new products, which may take on a new look after years without significant news.
Read the main rumors below.
Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7, as the next model of the Apple smartwatch may be called, should get a visual makeover. According to Bloomberg News, the smartwatch should have Square shape, and no longer round.
The change may seem small, but it’s the first design change since the first model, which was released in 2014 – and it’s a way to match the iPhone 12, which updated the same look last year. Until then, the Apple Watch had only grown in screen size, going from 38mm to 40mm and from 42mm to 44mm.
It’s not clear if the old watch straps will, with the design change, be able to fit the new Apple Watch.
For this version, there is no talk of new sensors, which is something that consumers have come to expect every year. Meanwhile, competitors are gaining ground, such as Samsung with Galaxy Watch 4, which – which It measures the body fat index from the user.
AirPods launched in 2016 and create a new product category (from wireless headphones and carrying case), and can also win new look, this time inspired by AirPods Pro, the advanced version of the product. However, unlike this, there should be no active noise cancellation, which makes the earphone more accessible.
iPad mini 6
New iPad models are usually revealed in October, usually at a separate event.
Bloomberg reported that a new one will be released iPad mini New Design and Infinity Display (similar to the iPad Air and iPad Pro) It’s not known if Apple’s smaller tablet will come with Touch ID or Face ID. The device must have a modern processor and magnetic input for accessories such as keyboards. The iPad mini has not been updated since XXXX.
The news agency also reported that the company’s low-cost iPad (dubbed “iPad”) is expected to hit stores in the coming months, in its ninth generation. The tablet is aimed at the university and school audience, so it should not bring much news.
Apple’s new laptops are usually unveiled alongside the iPad – so much so that this year the new iMac was unveiled with the new iPad Pro, which won the company’s same processor, the M1 chip.
For the second half, rumors suggest that Apple will update the MacBook Pro lineup with the new chip manufactured by the company, continuing the trend of abandoning Intel processors. According to Bloomberg, the chip should be named a M1X It will be adopted in laptops with screens 14 inches and 16 inches.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, known for getting exclusive leaks, says there’s a chance these PCs will win miniLED body, as is already happening in the new iPad Pro and iMac.
Although it got an M1 chip last year, the Mac Mini, a laptop that needs to be connected to an external monitor, should win the M1X chip in the coming months, according to Bloomberg. Also, according to the agency, the device should bring more entry ports, allowing for more cables to be connected.
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