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Techlife News|August 19, 2023
THE BIG CHANGES COMING TO THE APPLE WATCH RANGE
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The Apple Watch, a pioneer in smartwatch technology, is evolving at a rapid pace and this year's Series 9 and Apple Watch Ultra are set to be no exception. With the watch's ten-year anniversary just around the corner, big things are coming to transform wearables once more.

AN ITERATIVE UPDATE FOR APPLE WATCH SERIES 9

Apple is expected to announce the Apple Watch Series 9 at next month’s September Event, where it will also show off new iPhones and perhaps some MacBooks and iPads. This year’s update will see a major step forward in the processing technology of the wearable. After three generations of identical chip performance, the new S9 chip will reportedly be built on the same technology as the A15 chip. These improvements could provide significant speed and efficiency gains, translating into faster load times and potentially longer battery life.

While we’re not expecting groundbreaking changes in battery life, the updated processor might result in small improvements. Any efficiency gains might be channeled into additional display functionality or other tweaks, enhancing user experience. One of the exciting rumors circulating is the introduction of a pink shade, akin to rose gold, in the aluminum finish. This subtle yet trendy color might find its way into the Series 9, adding flair to the design.

Anticipation builds as whispers of a new woven fabric band with a magnetic buckle emerge, which could complement the existing Modern Buckle band and offer consumers even more choice. The Series 9 is also expected to maintain the feature set of the Series 8, with the primary changes focusing on internal improvements rather than an overhaul of functionalities, serving as an iterative update rather than a major overhaul - but big things are around the corner, with an updated Ultra and next year’s X in development.

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