Kuo: Rugged Apple Watch coming in 2022

Michail, 08 December 2021

There’s a rumor that Apple is working on a ruggedized version of its Apple Watch and now noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is confirming that the wearable is due to launch in 2022. Kuo is expecting three Apple Watch models next year with the Watch 8 series, a new SE model and the rugged watch. The rugged watch has also been dubbed as Explorer edition in some rumors but we don’t get any spec details for now. It should come with shock impact-resistant casing and will be targeted at extreme athletes and outdoor lovers.

Apple Watch Explorer Edition (image: MacRumors)
Apple Watch Explorer Edition (image: MacRumors)

Apple Watch Series 8 is expected to bring a body temperature sensor that will help users gather more health and fitness data. Kuo is also expecting an upgraded AirPods Pro version which will add onboard health sensors as well as a “radical” redesign that ditches the stems.



Reader comments

Yes seems unlikely that aPple would release anything that will not break easily...

  • Mr. Kroniks
  • 09 Dec 2021
  • Trp

It just looks like a fake rumor Apple spread in order to catch employees that spread all these rumors. I'm not sure Apple will develop rugged products, since they are not fitting their portfolio. But will see. I'm just an average GSMArena u...

  • Anonymous
  • 09 Dec 2021
  • u1x


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