Apple may be giving the Apple Watch a flat-edge redesign later this year with the launch of the Apple Watch Series 8, with leaker “ShrimpApplePro” reporting how sources have said a flat glass display at the before was coming for Series 8, suggesting we might see the complete overhaul first announced last year mostly by YouTuber Jon Prosser.
In anticipation of the launch of the Apple Watch Series 7, Jon Prosser explained how the wearable had to have a flat-edge redesign to match the iPhone 12 Pro and iPad Airhowever, those rumors never materialized, with the 7-Series only receiving minor design tweaks and improvements, suggesting the larger design change has been pushed back a year to 2022.
The redesign would mark one of the Apple Watch’s biggest design changes to date, the closest being the increase in screen size of the wearable since its launch.
Last year Jon Prosser share concepts showing what the flat edge redesign will likely look like.
“I learned from a source today that there is a flat glass panel for the display of the Apple Watch. Chances are it is the front glass of the Apple Watch Series 8. I haven’t heard of the redesign of the case or the model yet.The illustration image is not real.
I learned today from the source that there is a flat glass screen for the Apple watch display. Chances are it’s the front glass of the Apple Watch Series 8.
I haven’t heard of the case redesign or model yet.
the illustration image is not real. https://t.co/uC6i22Q0aZ pic.twitter.com/DmWh8FOZGE
— ShrimpApplePro 🍤 (@VNchocoTaco) May 16, 2022
Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman has previously said he expects this year to be “the biggest in Apple Watch history”, with the iPhone maker set to launch a new rugged Apple Watch that will provide additional impact resistance and protection to appeal to users who want to wear an Apple Watch but are afraid to do so due to the environments they would be wearing it inwhere it’s important that the device is rugged and durable enough to withstand everyday use, similar to Casio’s G-Shock watches.
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Picture: Jon Prosser