Crazy Rumor Claims Apple Watch 2 Is Coming This Year with SIM Support

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The Apple Watch has not even released in the market yet, and already the rumour mill has begun turning the tech media world's attention to its successor -- the Apple Watch 2.

The latest word on street is that Apple may come up with a sequel to the Apple Watch sometime later this year. What's more, well, rumor has it that the second-generation timepiece might have a dedicated SIM slot built into the watch.

According to Cowen & Co.'s semiconductor analyst Timothy Arcuri (via Barrons), the Cupertino-based tech giant will definitely launch the next-generation Apple Watch in 2015. The rumored watch won't need to be connected to a smartphone, just like the engineering of LG Watch Urbane LTE.

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Crazy Rumor Claims Apple Watch 2 Is Coming This Year with SIM Support

"We got more confirmation of the likelihood of a 2.0 version of the Watch to be launched later this year that will not require iPhone tethering for full connectivity," said Arcuri.

It's important to note that all of this is just speculation as of now, and we cannot vouch for the credibility of the source behind these claims.

But if Apple is planning to offers two smartwatch models this year - this could mean that the tech giant has even bigger plans, as far as the wearable market is concerned.

Apple released its high-end timepiece - Apple Watch just last week, when CEO Tim Cook noted the device - as the most personal product ever made.

The Apple Watch will no doubt become popular among Apple fans, but chances are, it might fail miserably.

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Here are three reasons why Apple Watch might fail:

Hefty Price

This could be one of the reasons why Apple Watch might fail. The Apple Watch Sport starts at $349 (Rs. 22,050), while the mid-end Apple Watch starts at $549 (Rs. 34,650). The high-end Apple Watch Edition, which features 18-carat solid gold, will be priced from a whopping $10,000 (Rs. 630,000). $349 is a tough sell for a smartwatch, especially considering other competing watches, the Moto 360, start at just $249 (Rs. 15,687).

Battery Life

When Apple officially launched the watch last week, CEO Tim Cook revealed that the Apple Watch battery would be able to last around 18 hours, depending on how often you use it. That means users need to charge the Apple Watch almost daily. Previous rumours have hinted that the device won't last beyond 4 hours.

Why does the Apple Watch Even Exist?

The purpose of the Apple Watch is still not clear. CEO Tim Cook showed off many new features of the Apple Watch during its much-hyped event, but he somehow failed to convince us where it fits in our lives.

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