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Apple Watch Pro rumors: everything you need to know

On September 7, 2022, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone and Apple Watch models to the world at its Far Out event. With the event just around the corner, rumors have been circulating about what Apple could announce that day, and the Apple Watch Pro has been mentioned many times.

We’re missing a lot of details about what the Apple Watch Pro will be, but we’ve heard some rumors worth digging into before launch. Here’s everything you need to know about the rumored Apple Watch Pro.

Apple Watch Pro: What’s the name?

A few names have been ditched in the past, including the Apple Watch Explorer Edition and Extreme Sports edition, but most recently it’s the Apple Watch Pro. Did. (opens in new tab)like many others, simply calls it the Apple Watch Pro.

In fact, it was Mark Gurman who said the Explorer Edition name is what Apple calls the device internally. (opens in new tab) It dates back to March. We know from past experience that what Apple calls a product internally doesn’t always match the name of the product once it hits consumer shelves.

Whether it’s the Apple Watch Pro or the Apple Watch Explorer Edition, there should be some key differences from the standard Apple Watch Series 8. (opens in new tab)model.

Apple Watch Pro: Design and Finish

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Apple Watch Pro models could be the first to get a major redesign, according to Mark Gurman (opens in new tab) Since 2018. Before the Apple Watch Series 7 you might remember (opens in new tab) It launched last year, but there’s been a lot of talk about a more angular design since then.

Gurman also predicts that the Apple Watch Pro will come standard with a 7% larger display and a titanium housing. This is also consistent with rumors that the Apple Watch Series 8 could ditch the titanium finish option entirely and reserve it for the Pro model of the device.

Apple Watch Pro: Improved battery life