Sunday, September 25, 2022
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Non-Pro versions of the Apple Watch Series 8 likely to sport the same design as the Series 7

Image source: Jon Prosser & Ian Zelbo

The 41mm and 45mm models of the Apple Watch Series 8 will sport the same design as the Apple Watch Series 7, according to Twitter user @ShrimpApplePro.

He adds that, though the “Apple Watch Pro” (or “Apple Watch Extreme” or “Apple Watch Max,” whatever it’s dubbed) for “extreme” athletes will be available in a titanium version, the other Apple Watch Series 8 models won’t.

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has said thatApple is working on a “Pro” version of the Apple Watch Series 8 with a larger display, longer battery life (perhaps multiple days on one charge via the new low-power mode), and the body-temperature sensor. 

He writes: I’m told that the high-end model is going to be a good bit bigger than the standard Apple Watch—big enough that it might only appeal to a subset of customers. The screen will be about 7% larger, and the device will have a fresh look—the first time the company has introduced a new Apple Watch design since 2018. It will be an evolution of the current rectangular shape, and not circular. It also won’t have those rumored flat sides (for those who will undoubtedly ask). In terms of materials, the watch will have a more durable formulation of titanium to make it extra rugged.

However, he doesn’t think it will be circular, as some have predicted, Also, Gurman adds that, contrary to reports of a squared-off design, “it also won’t have those rumored flat sides” but will be “an evolution of the current rectangular shape.”

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.