Apple’s Next Generation Apple Watch 2 May Not Be Announced In March

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Word on the street used to be that the Apple Watch 2 could be announced in March, but according to TechCrunch, Apple may only talk about the iPhone 6c and a new iPad. Backing up this thinking are the typical sources of speculation and analysts in the know.

From the report on TechCrunch:

I’m not so sure that we’ll be seeing it (Apple Watch 2) that early. Several things that I’ve heard (from several sources) indicate to me that we won’t see a new hardware model of the Apple Watch in March. Design partnerships, accessories, that kind of thing maybe but not a “Watch 2.0” with a bunch of new hardware features like a camera.

An update was provided with a little more information.

I’ve now heard a bit more that suggests that Apple might ship a minor revision of the Apple Watch that includes a FaceTime camera and not much else — but still that it would not be a full “Watch 2.0” with casing changes and major improvements. Still no word on timing but that could explain the reports of a camera have been showing up.

Further on in the report there was mention about supply chain cuts from Apple suppliers that orders for components would have to have been placed at the end of 2015 if an entirely new product would be shipping in early 2016.

Now, the smaller iPhone or new iPad that could be announced in March? Not much is known other than rumors about the casing on the iPhone 6c might be the same as the iPhone 5c. It might also have TouchID, an A8 or A9 processor, NFC, a 4 inch 1136 x 640 display, 2GB of RAM, and an 8 megapixel rear facing camera. All still rumor, of course.

Personally, I’d like to see a new Apple Watch announced in March, but if not then I have enough patience to wait until this fall. Do you think we’ll see the Apple Watch 2.0 unveiled in March or do you believe it’ll be released in the fall later this year? Let us know by leaving your comments down below, or on Google+, Facebook, or Twitter.

  Source: TechCrunch  Via: App Advice

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