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Analyst says upcoming Apple Watch Ultra will have ‘almost no’ hardware upgrades

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tells MacRumors that while the Apple Watch Ultra will be updated this year, the new model will have "almost no" hardware upgrades compared to the Apple Watch Ultra 2. 

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo tells MacRumors that while the Apple Watch Ultra will be updated this year, the new model will have “almost no” hardware upgrades compared to the Apple Watch Ultra 2. 

He didn’t reveal any specific changes planned for the Apple Watch Ultra 3. However, the Sellers Research Group (that’s me) disagrees. Well, kinda.

According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple will release an Apple Watch X this fall in time for the 10th anniversary of the smartwatch. He says launch of the smartwatch will come in time for the 10th anniversary of the Apple Watch. He says Apple is trying to make the Watch X thinner than previous models and that it could also include a new magnetic attachment system for attaching and swapping bands.

What’s more, Apple may Apple plans to apply new LTPO (low-temperature polycrystalline oxide) OLED technology to the Apple Watch X. The This would allow very precise control of the amount of light that passes through each of the smartwatch’s panels. This should result in overall power savings increases.

The question is, “Will the Apple Watch X be a new version of the Apple Watch Ultra, the next generation of the standard Apple Watch, or a new gadget entirely?”

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.