Apple will release a ruggedized version of the watch with
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Apple will release a ruggedized version of the watch with a large screen

According to online sources, Apple plans to release a smartwatch aimed at extreme sports enthusiasts. The gadget gets the largest display compared to other models, a more capacious battery and a durable metal body. About that writes Bloomberg publication citing own informed sources.

    Image source: macrumors.com

Image source: macrumors.com

According to reports, the rugged version of the Apple Watch will have a display measuring about 2 inches diagonally, while the standard version of the Apple Watch Series 8 will have a 1.9-inch display. This will make the rugged Apple Watch screen 7% larger than the largest Apple Watch on the market. The display will have a resolution of 410 × 502 pixels and will retain the quality level of existing models. It is assumed that a large screen area can be used to display additional information during sports.

It is noted that the extreme sports watch will use a durable metal case. In addition, they will be equipped with a larger battery and the screen will be protected from mechanical damage. It is noted that the cost of the new Apple Watch starts at $699. Official representatives of the company have so far refrained from commenting on the subject.

In recent years, the Apple Watch has become one of the key elements in the company’s hardware line. According to the source, the Apple Watch brought in $38.4 billion, or about 10% of its total sales, last fiscal year. The wearables market is pretty saturated right now, leaving Apple to compete in this segment with other big players like Samsung and Fitbit.

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