INTRO: Apple is deemed one of the most premium and reputable brands out there. Its iPhone and MacBooks are priced exorbitantly and not everyone has pockets deep enough to enter the walled garden. Thus, Apple is now selling the affordable iPhone SE to those that want to experience iOS at but half the worth of its flagship. The company is now rumored to be looking to use this strategy for the Apple Watch also.
If the rumors are to be believed, the Cupertino giant will debut the Apple Watch SE early next year. Reliable tipster Komiya on Twitter suggests that Apple Watch Series 3 might soon get replaced with the Apple Watch SE. The company currently sells Watch Series 3 (close to three years old) and Series 5 (unveiled last year), with the latter catering to premium users.
Apple Watch SE
– Old design
– Replacement of Series 3
– S6 & W4 chip
– All 16GB
– Only Aluminium model
– Digital Crown with haptic feedback?
– Bluetooth 5.0
– international SOS calling (only cellular model)
– Coming next March
– Same prices as Series 3 pic.twitter.com/AV3IApxvnH
— Komiya (@komiya_kj) August 16, 2020
Apple Watch Series 3 has gotten price cuts to form it attractive to more buyers. You do miss out on a myriad of latest features though. Apple Watch SE is now expected to require its place – offering an equivalent design but upgraded internals, an equivalent because the iPhone SE
This means you’ll get a compact and feature-rich smartwatch with watchOS in tow. It will feature the newest processor and W4 chip, which is predicted to be baked into the upcoming Watch Series 6. You will also find 16GB storage, Bluetooth 5.0, and cellular connectivity among other things.
Apple won’t clutter the Watch SE lineup and launch only a 42mm variant with an aluminum body, consistent with the tipster. It is expected to reach the precise same price point because Watch Series 3. You could have a choice between silver, space grey, and gold colorways.
The company now features a tried and tested strategy in situ with the iPhone SE, which is selling like hotcakes despite the iPhone 8 design. The users get a reliable smartphone with an honest camera and longer battery life. It’s just perfect for several users and therefore the Apple Watch SE, if released, could bring an honest combo with the iPhone SE.