Experts expected a big upgrade for the smartwatches of Dark With a flatter and more square design, but in practice we got rounder models than ever before - and the chain is convinced that this is a step taken by the giant company at the last minute and with no choice
Contrary to common sense, it is possible that the product that created the most buzz on the web as part of Apple's fresh launch event was none of the four models.iPhone 13, which nicely matched the rumors and early prophecies given to us for them - but rather the new pair of smartwatches from the manufacturer from Cupertino, which were left with a somewhat minor amount of technology changes compared to last year's generation and caused the most senior leakers in the business to scratch the head.
Leaks and leaked photos in addition to a variety of tweets and other pieces of information together testified to a very clear line - the seventh incarnation of the Apple Watch will be a fundamental and very significant change in the series with larger screens, chip More powerful that will be based on a more compact double-sided printed circuit board, battery Larger and especially a new shell where the glass cladding above the screen is flat and not rounded and the whole body gets square and sharper lines compared to all models from the past.
In practice, Apple has unveiled theApple Watch Series 7 with features that feel like the complete opposite of the approximate - the screens grew to a diagonal size of one millimeter (41 millimeters vs. 40 millimeters and 45 millimeters vs. 44 millimeters) and received thicker and more rounded glass cladding, while all indications lead to no improvement in processing capabilities Also an exact date for the intended availability of the product (during which came in contrast to any other product she presented to us Dark In recent years, with established and adjacent availability dates announced just after the exposure itself).
How did this big miss happen? Now the leaks that promised us radical change offer an updated theory of the course of events.
According to various reports from across the network, it appears that Apple has begun mass production of the hardware components for watches Apple Watch was thoroughly upgraded a few weeks ago, but then encountered unexpected difficulties in its supply chain - in particular, in the assembly processes of the new components that required expertise that did not necessarily exist in production lines that worked on assembling and testing watches Apple Watch rounded from the past. The company decided not to postpone the announcement of the new watches and therefore had to choose an emergency format that used the new screens inside the shell of the previous watches, which underwent some improvements and changes to accommodate them (along with wider straps) and received the rounded and thick glass shell. .
In other words, Apple has introduced a slight update for watches Apple Watch Series 6, because it failed to complete in time the mass production moves required to model it originally aspired to - so it is not surprising to hear quite a few disappointed voices from those who kept track of the preliminary information and prepared themselves for an exciting and innovative product.
We still do not know exactly when the devices will arrive Apple Watch Series 7 to stores, except for a general promise that it will happen this fall, but know that they will be priced at $ 400 and up like the three generations that preceded them - so according to all the information in the online discourse center there may be quite a few good reasons to start preparing The eighth generation of smartwatches is from now on.