Apple’s first wearable device, Apple Watch, was launched barely two months ago. However, the rumour about the arrival of second generation of the Watch has been doing the rounds for a while. The announcement of watchOS 2 at the WWDC 2015 does give wind to the rumor mill.
According to Gforgames, the Apple Watch 2 won’t be launched this year. The report suggests that Apple is in no hurry to bring up the next generation of Watch so early and; given the wearable device has been fairly successful. It claims that the Cupertino-based company has planned to launch the Watch 2 in 2016.
The Next Generation of Apple Watch Won’t Come This Year
Despite having a good many industry first features and technologies, the Watch has quite a few limitations such as lack of native apps, GPS technology and more noticeably the heavy reliance on the paired iPhone for carrying out basic functions like, installing apps.
LG is rumoured to develop the display panel for the Watch. The South Korean tech giant is the leading manufacturer of the display panel, having about 67% of market share. Based on the report, LG has the share of 91 per cent of total revenue generated by display market.
Apple has released watchOS 2 beta to the developers. The final version of the OS is expected to arrive this fall. The Cupertino-based company has added many user-friendly features in the upcoming watchOS like, Activation Lock and the ability to run native apps on the watch.
The Cupertino-based company has added many user-friendly features in the upcoming watchOS like, Activation Lock and the ability to run native apps on the watch.
A number of Watch users report that apps don’t run fast on their device. More often than not, apps get stuck while installing or updating on the watch. Keeping such obvious inconvenience in mind, Apple is believed to be in the rush to bring next version of watchOS.