San Francisco: The tech giant Apple is expected to maximize the screen size of its new Apple Watch Series 7 in new 41mm and 45mm size options, up from 40 and 44mm. The Apple Watch Series 7 is expected to be introduced by the end of September.
The larger-sized display will feature thinner bezels and a new lamination technique that brings the display closer to the front cover, with updated screen technology, as per a leak. The watches will be marketed as 41 millimeters and 45 millimeters, an increase from the current 40- and 44-millimeter versions, according to a report. The 45mm Apple Watch Series 7 model, which will be the largest to date, will have a body size that measures 1.9 inches diagonally, up from 1.78 inches.
The bigger model will have a resolution of 396 by 484, versus 368 by 448 on the model it’s replacing. That increase means the device will have about 16% more pixels, allowing it to show more so-called complications — an industry term for the bits of information that appear on watches.
The Apple Watch Series 7 is also rumoured to include a smaller S7 chip that uses double-sided technology geared toward extreme sports users and an update to the flagship model, the report said.
A smaller S7 chip will allow more room for other components, and one source suggests Apple will use this extra space for a bigger battery or new health sensors, it added.
The tech giant is also expected to introduce improved wireless connectivity and an improved U1 Ultra Wideband chip.
Tech giant Apple is likely to unveil the upcoming iPhone 13 series on September 14. However, a recent report said that the production of the upcoming Apple Watch Series 7 has been delayed.
The current disappointing production quality could be attributed to the complexity of design, which is significantly different from that of previous generations of the watch, the report said.
This is only the second time in the history of the Apple Watch that the company has bumped up the screen size. The last increase was in 2018 with the launch of the Apple Watch Series 4.