Apple Watch 8 may skip out on body temperature sensor

Michail, 11 January 2022

Appleā€™s upcoming Watch 8 series was rumored to bring a bevy of new health sensors and tracking options including a body temperature sensor but according to the latest newsletter from Bloomberg analyst Mark Gurman that may not happen. The new info suggests Apple will wait another year before adding the body temperature sensor while the other rumored features like on-device heart rate measurements and blood glucose levels are expected to come out in the latter part of the decade.

Apple Watch 8 may skip out on body temperature sensor

The rumored rugged sports version and an all-new entry-level model Apple Watch are still reportedly on the table. The Gurman report expects Apple to focus on design overhauls and improvements to battery life in the coming Apple Watch generations while the heart rate and blood glucose technology matures and is finally ready for mass rollout.

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  • Rajrani
  • 23 Jan 2022
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I am v keen to buy one since it is more useful to read the sugar level in diabetic people.diabeties is spreading fast and pricking of finger is v premitive method. It is more useful then measuring body tmp etc.hw much I wish that it is launched fas...

I'm eager to join the iOS Ecosystem. They have the most optimised Apps, Accessories, the best tablets, Apple CarPlay, iMessenger, and pretty neat phones too (Mini, Pro, Max). But come with the most restrictions, and the highest prices. Th...

  • Anonymous
  • 12 Jan 2022
  • M}3

You'll not going to see one because it wouldn't be comfortable to wear. I have Apple Watch 5, the 44mm version and I also have classic wrist watches up to 47mm in size (Orient M-Force Red Beast). Haing sharp flat sides would dig too much in...

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