Recent speculation suggests that Apple is planning a ‘surprise’ March event, during which it will unveil the Apple Watch 2 and a teeny weeny new iPhone. However, new reports suggest that the company isn’t quite sure how to develop its timepiece, and may simply slap a FaceTime camera on the current version of the Apple Watch.
It ain’t exactly the news that Apple Watch fans have been hoping for, but there’s always a chance of Apple coming out and surprising us all. The latest, however, is that Apple wants to make its smartwatch the first to feature a front-facing camera, which would surely sap the Apple Watch's battery in a matter of minutes. So worth it for the ability to video call your family members and friends through the tiny contraption on your wrist(!)
It’s been almost a year and a half since Tim Cook first unveiled the smartwatch, so such a minor update would come as a major disappointment. Unfortunately, Apple’s component suppliers have suggested that production of the Apple Watch 2 is yet to begin, and it’s also understood that things have come to a standstill on the software side. [TechCrunch]