Apple may have one more trick up its sleeve for its yearly fall occasion. While we’re all sitting tight for a fresh out of the box new iPhone that will allegedly bring a shiny new design, wireless charging, and AR capabilities, it appears as if Apple is additionally taking a shot at an LTE-enabled Apple Watch that will bring phone independence once and for all.
According to the report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gruman” some new Apple Watch Models” will come this year equipped with LTE chips, they have planned to release it at the end of this year. It will allow the person to receive alerts and notification without having iPhone nearby. Through this, you can download music and use third-party apps.
The report says Intel will be providing the LTE chips for the new watch, a continuation of Apple’s mission for partition from Qualcomm as its primary modem provider. Apple started utilizing Intel modems for some iPhone 7 models to diminish its dependence on Qualcomm. The two organizations are occupied with a combative court fight over patent infringement and eminences.
Bloomberg says that Apple is as of now busy with talks with U.S. Furthermore, Europe about plans to sell an LTE-enabled Apple Watch, with AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile apparently on board. Each of the three carriers effectively offers to watch plans, with Verizon and T-Mobile charging $5 a month, and AT&T attaching on an additional $10 to your month to month charge.
Apple refreshed its watch the previous fall with GPS and water resistance, yet the design of Apple Watch hasn’t changed since it was initially disclosed in September 2014. Apparently, the expansion of LTE would require a case upgrade, Gurman’s report doesn’t detail anything about new design. Daring Fireball’s Jon Gruber tolled in with his remark about “all-new form factor,” be that as it may.
Apple is expected upon to reveal its Series 3 watch close by the iPhone 8 at its yearly fall occasion. Apple is additionally as of now beta testing the fourth form of watchOS, which brings new confronts, difficulties, fitness abilities, and a revamped Music application. Stay tuned to our watchOS FAQ for the elements as we reveal them.
One of the greatest disadvantages to owning an Apple Watch is its overwhelming dependence on the iPhone. An LTE-empowered watch, particularly one that has bolstered on each of the four noteworthy carriers, would go far toward transforming Apple Watch from an attachment into an absolute necessity have a device.