A rumored extreme sports Apple Watch could have larger screen, ‘strong metal’ case

The Apple Watch Series 7 charges faster but has the same overall battery life.
The rumored watch is expected to be larger than the current Series 7, pictured here. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Apple is working on a version of the Apple Watch meant for “extreme sports athletes,” which will feature a bigger screen and tougher design, according to a report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The report says the sports model will feature a “nearly 2-inch display” with 7 percent more area than the one found on the current 45 mm watches and that it would be powered by a larger battery. (Note that the 45 mm — or roughly 1.77-inch — measurement is in reference to the watch’s case size, not its screen size.)

Gurman has reported on a potential rugged Apple Watch before, but now the prediction is slightly different. He previously said Apple could make its Watch more rugged with a rubberized exterior, which he said was sometimes internally…

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Author: Mitchell Clark