Apple Watch Series 7 teardown reveals not much has changed compared to Series 6

22 October 2021
The new model earned a 6 out of 10 repairability score from iFixit.

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  • DD

Bose, 22 Oct 2021This is why it''s priced the same as watch 6.It has been the same price ever since series 1

  • Kuba

using amazfit gts2. battery 2 weeks, cost 100USD. thank you i dont want apple watch and charge it every day

  • Statue Ape

people will buy it anyway because it is Apple, not because it has new change

Anonymous, 24 Oct 2021The apps that run for 2 weeks on one charge are generally r... moreAre you seriously justifying a one-day battery life?

Im not even asking for a 2-week battery life. id be happy with 7days. Heck id be happy with 3 to 5 days. But to defend an 18-hour battery life is arguably laughable.

Have you heard about Huawei watches? Fitbit? Garmin?

  • Anonymous

AresinUAE, 24 Oct 2021Except it is not not "broken". The watch usu... moreThe apps that run for 2 weeks on one charge are generally rather dumb and their Always-On Display is pathetic shadow of itself as they look nothing like the active face and you usually also have very limited selection. Faces on Apple Watch are basically identical between active and AOD mode, only large chunks of white are converted in black and everything else remains exactly the same. That in itself is worth just a single day battery charge.

Anonymous, 22 Oct 2021"if it an't broke, don't fix it'Except it is not not "broken".

The watch usually last a day when a lot of other smartwatches can last 1 to 2 weeks. Dont you think its about time they add a better battery life after all these years?

  • Anonymous

And at what point has Apple said otherwise? I don't remember them saying "all new, all redesigned watch". It's just bigger more efficient display and faster charging.

  • AnonF-1013367

Itsdfv, 22 Oct 2021Is this the routine that apple has been doing lately?More then 5 years with their phones.

  • Ooi

Wow just wow

Its a watch.

  • Anonymous

rghaleb, 22 Oct 2021Why can't they shrink the taptic engine and put a bigg... moreIt's already shrunken compared to what is found in the iPhone, at least the 12 series and earlier. It's a watch, there is so much they can do with the space inside without making it too thick

  • Itsdfv

Is this the routine that apple has been doing lately?

  • ZeroGhost

What shocking news.. Is anyone here idiot enough to think anything is new for real in all the "new" old devices with new shape?? He has to have just as much as every brick

Why can't they shrink the taptic engine and put a bigger battery? Seems like it's oversized.

  • Rexatron

Jon prosser's leaks were right. The actual design change of squarish one got messed up at last minute production. And they threw this bits and pieces of same last watch this year with a new model no. Within the last days. In one of his videos he pointed out the presentation workflow being cut and reshot to make it look like part of presentation.

  • Bose

This is why it''s priced the same as watch 6.

  • AnonF-1013367

The tapric engine name is in the center now so

  • Wkk

Why i think this formar Apple "guy" will be sued by Apple after this?! Even tho he didnt say anything people dodnt know already.

why it must changed, its already functioning. The space inside the watch is small,
i mean you expect a camera inside a watch for a big change

  • Anonymous

"if it an't broke, don't fix it'