Apple Watch to Come in Three Sizes This Year

Apple is about to unveil new Apple Watch models in three new sizes, according to a multitude of reports from the past year.

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The Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to be unveiled next month, replacing last year's Apple Watch Series 7 models. The Apple Watch Series 8 is rumored to be available in the same 41mm and 45mm casing sizes as the Series 7, continuing Apple's trend of offering two size options for the Apple Watch lineup.

This year, the company is expected to debut a new larger Apple Watch casing size that could replace the Apple Watch Edition, potentially in a 47mm casing size. The device is believed to offer a five to seven percent larger display to show more on-screen fitness metrics. It is also expected to feature a new design with a ruggedized titanium alloy casing, potentially with a flat display, resulting in a very different look and a larger physical size compared to existing Apple Watch models.

Due to its larger casing, it may also contain a larger battery to enable longer workout times. The other two Apple Watch Series 8 models are not expected to get a larger battery, but they could offer a Low Power Mode to prolong daily battery life.

While the two standard Series 8 models will likely feature the same design as the Apple Watch Series 7, they are expected to offer an updated chip, software enhancements, and new health monitoring features thanks to a body temperature sensor.

Overall, this means that this year's Apple Watch is likely to come in three distinct casing sizes, representing a further expansion in the lineup after the introduction of the Apple Watch SE variant in 2020, a model that is also rumored to get an update alongside the Series 8 this year.

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