If you are thinking about getting one of the best smartwatches on the market, you can stop for a few weeks: a filing for a device that is almost certainly Apple Watch 9 shows a Bluetooth database, which suggests that it will launch soon.
The database filing, obtained by MacRumors, does not mention the Apple Watch 9 by name, nor does it tell us anything about the wearable’s design or specs — except that it will come with Bluetooth support, as as you expect. .
However, it seems to indicate that Apple is on course for the usual September unveiling for its smartwatch. Remember that the Apple Watch 8 was first announced by Apple on September 7, 2022, as part of the iPhone 14 launch event.
It looks like something similar will happen this year too, with the Apple Watch 9 and the iPhone 15. The rumor is that we might even get a new iPad mini at the same time, making it a very busy event. for the new. Apple products.
Rumors so far
While this particular link doesn’t reveal much about Apple’s next smartwatch, there has been a steady stream of leaks and rumors about the device. One of the main upgrades we expect is a new processor, which should also mean better battery life.
This is the first major chipset upgrade since the Apple Watch 6, so we expect a significant improvement in the responsiveness of the interface and the speed at which the Apple Watch 9 can power through tasks and switch between apps.
Apparently, the device will be available in pink as well as the usual colors, while a new strap is also rumored. However, in terms of major design changes, we may have to wait for the Apple Watch X that is scheduled to appear next year.
It looks like the chipset upgrade is also coming to the Apple Watch Ultra 2, so it’s set to be a big year for Apple wearables. Don’t forget that watchOS 10 is coming at the same time, which also brings a selection of new features.