Apple Watch SE (2nd generation) will reportedly launch sometime next year. The smartwatch is also expected to get a rugged variant, which is specially designed for athletes. However, at this point, there is no confirmation on when the next Apple Watch SE will launch. Apple’s upcoming budget-oriented smartwatch is speculated to get some additional fitness and health management features over the current Apple Watch SE. Currently, the Apple smartwatch lineup includes the Apple Watch Series 7, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch SE.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said in his latest: power on newsletter That the next generation of Apple Watch SE is currently undergoing research and development. The name of the upcoming smartwatch could be Apple Watch SE 2. As of now, not much is known about the upcoming smartwatch from Apple. However, it is expected to get a slightly refreshed design with additional fitness and health management features.
Furthermore, Gurman also pointed out that the second generation of the Apple Watch SE may also get a ruggedized version designed for athletes. The wearable is said to feature a case that is more resistant to scratches, dents and falls. Gurman also mentioned that along with the two Apple Watch SE models, the Apple Watch Series 8 is said to be an upgrade to the Apple Watch Series 7, which was launched in October.
Apple Watch SE, launched in September 2020, aims to keep budget customers in mind. The smartwatch design lacks some features like an always-on retina display, electrical heart-rate sensor, blood oxygen saturation level (SpO2) scanner and electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor.
29,990 for the GPS model in 40mm dial case, the Apple Watch SE is one of the most affordable smartwatches offered by Apple. Under the hood, it is powered by the Apple S5 SiP (System in Package). It also has a W3 wireless chip for better connectivity with Apple devices. The 40mm dial variant comes with a resolution of 324×394 pixels, while its 44mm variant has a resolution of 368×448 pixels. Brightness max is 1,000 nits.