With a lot of smartwatches already in the market, Apple Watch is getting ready to join the refreshed list by already working on the second generation.
Although the Apple Watch has yet to see a great market share like the iPhone sales we see every year, the second generation seems to be a promising prospect with a lot more in store for us when it releases in 2017. We look at 8 upgrades that may come to the Apple Watch 2.
The first generation of the Apple Watch is capable of taking you through the day without any hassles. But Apple Watch 2 may go one step ahead by increasing the capability of saving more power by using better displays and new chipsets.
Apple devices have always been known for their amazing display technology. The wearable too got the same treatment in the first generation. The company may now be in plans to include a better screen technology like micro-LEDs.
This new display is lighter and thinner than the previous generation LED screens used in smartwatches, and this also contributing to maintaining the battery level too.
The Apple Watch is a great accessory that looks stylish from every angle. And to up its competition with the other smartwatches, Apple Watch 2 will get a better design and may even sport a bigger screen than the first generation.
After a successful launch and rebranding of all the operating systems at WWDC, watchOS 3 is soon to include better app support and faster load times. The point of having a smartwatch is to access apps and action notifications without taking out your phones. With more apps that load faster, Apple Watch could be the next best wearable to get.
Siri is now going to get better across all its platforms including watchOS. Third-party app developers have the ability to allow Siri to access data in their apps as well, you can access your app details right from the watch.
Apple Watch has eliminated the need to create a separate fitness band and has integrated the functions into the Apple Watch. The health sensors within the Watch will see better improvement and compatibility with HealthKit. And with new features in watchOS 3. the users can now compete with their friends for their daily goals.
The Apple Watch 2 may come with its own GPS sensors this time, or it may better track your location via the iPhone. While going out for workouts, the Apple Watch 2 may be able to track your location and the distance traveled with the help of various Wi-Fi networks on your route.
The Apple Watch 2 will be of great use when it comes to Apple's HomeKit and Internet of Things. Many of the smart home appliances can be controlled right from the smartwatch.