The following Apple Watch is experiencing manufacturing points that would result in the product being launched later than anticipated, in accordance with separate reviews from Nikkei and Bloomberg. The potential delay is reportedly on account of complexities within the smartwatch’s new design, which is rumored to incorporate flat sides and bigger screens.
Sources advised Nikkei that small-scale manufacturing for the following Apple Watch had begun however that it encountered “crucial challenges in reaching passable manufacturing efficiency.” Bloomberg reported related particulars. Manufacturing has now been “quickly halted” whereas Apple and its suppliers work to unravel the manufacturing points forward of eventual mass manufacturing, Nikkei says.
The brand new Apple Watch, anticipated to be known as the Apple Watch Sequence 7, will see display measurement will increase to 41mm and 45mm (a 1mm bump from the at the moment obtainable choices), a sooner processor, and “a flatter show and edges,” Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported in his Power On newsletter on Sunday. Whereas Gurman reported that the Sequence 7 received’t carry any massive well being upgrades “till no less than subsequent yr,” Nikkei reviews that the brand new Watch will add new options “corresponding to blood stress measurement.”
Apple introduced the Apple Watch Sequence 6 at an event last September, and the corporate is anticipated to host one other September product occasion this yr. Given these reported manufacturing challenges with the following Apple Watch, if Apple does host a September occasion, there’s a risk the Apple Watch won’t make an look.
Apple didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.