design and size
in one of employment Newsletters BloombergMark Gorman of the Apple Watch SE 2 will not have a larger screen with the Apple Watch Series 7. He said:
The SE will stick with the screen size of the current model, rather than go for the larger Series 7 size. But it may get the same S8 chip as the Series 8, which is an upgrade from the S5 in the current SE from 2020.
With that in mind, it’s not clear if Apple will offer an always-on display with this model. Even with 40mm and 44mm, both the Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch Series 6 feature this technology. Apart from that, don’t expect any drastic changes, as the Apple Watch Pro has been rumored.
Will Apple Watch SE 2 feature the same processor?
The original Apple Watch SE featured the S5 chip, which was provided with the Apple Watch Series 5. It was similar to the one that was introduced before, the S4.
Currently, rumors suggest that the Apple Watch Series 8 will have the same processor as the current generation – and the one before that. With the S6 chip, Apple was able to make it 20% faster than the old model.
Since Apple hasn’t updated the processor over the past few years, the Apple Watch SE 2 chip is likely to be faster than the one available on the Apple Watch Series 8 or “Pro”, although some features may be missing.
What sensors will the Apple Watch SE 2 have?
The original Apple Watch SE does not have a Blood Oxygen or ECG app. BloombergMark Gorman has already reported that this watch won’t have the much-anticipated body temperature sensor, which means Apple could add a blood oxygen monitor or at least the ability to take an ECG with the Apple Watch SE 2.
Regardless, it’s possible that Apple is planning to update some of the older sensors in light of the Apple Watch Series 8 announcement.
With Apple finally planning to get rid of the Apple Watch Series 3, the Apple Watch SE 2 is likely to be the budget version for those planning to get an Apple Watch.
If plans don’t change, expect the second-generation Apple Watch SE 2 to start at $279, the current price for the original model. At the Amazon store, it’s possible to find the current generation at an even better deal.
When will Apple launch Apple Watch SE 2
The Apple Watch will likely be announced in September. If Apple followed the trend of previous years, it will be revealed during the iPhone 14 event in a few weeks from now.
These are the rumors so far about the Apple Watch SE 2. Don’t expect any major improvements, but just a few tweaks here and there. When Apple launched this watch, the company said it might be the perfect choice for seniors or kids who don’t have an iPhone.
Let’s see if the company has changed the strategy and how this watch will line up with the Apple Watch Series 8 and the rumored Apple Watch Pro to launch in a couple of months from now.
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