We nonetheless don’t know a lot concerning the Apple Watch 6, however reputed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has new predictions for the fashions coming in 2020: sooner speeds, improved wi-fi connectivity, and higher water resistance.
That’s all due to the change to liquid crystal polymer (LCP) supplies within the circuit boards coming within the firm’s subsequent wearable, the Apple Watch 6, Kuo reportedly claimed in a analysis observe with investor agency TF International Securities – a observe seen by MacRumors. (Series 5 fashions and prior use polymide (PI) as an alternative.)
Exactly how the LCP immediately improves efficiency in these areas is unclear. Conceivably, sooner inner connectivity could enhance the Apple Watch 6’s Wi-Fi and cell speeds – and maybe pace up different processes on the smartwatch. On the opposite hand, it’s very probably that the wearable will include a sooner S6 chipset given every Apple Watch has include a newly-iterated processor within the S-line (the S5 within the Apple Watch 5, S4 within the Watch 4, and so on).
As for the water resistance, the Apple Watch 5 is rated to withstand as much as 50m of water, so it’s unclear how new inner supplies could enhance this functionality.
Apple Watch 6 – what it could enhance on
The Apple Watch 5 solely included a handful of enhancements over the Apple Watch 4, together with an always-on show, an added compass to indicate course within the Maps app, and noise detection – not precisely important upgrades.
The Apple Watch 6 could obtain equally underwhelming iterative upgrades, however given how few rumors we’ve seen, it’s laborious to inform what Apple has deliberate. We do, nevertheless, have just a few concepts on how the subsequent Apple smartwatch could enhance – most significantly, longer than single-day battery life.