“In a report by MacRumors, sales of the watch have been steady while the wait for a new models edges further into the distant future,” ITPro reports. “A new Apple Watch could be launched in September alongside the long-awaited Apple iPhone 7. Such a device could sport a FaceTime video camera, more Wi-Fi capabilities and mobile connectivity.”
“The Apple Watch 2 may feature a selfie camera alongside another lens, if a freshly filed patent is any guide,” ITPro reports. “The dual camera set-up was revealed by Patently Apple, which quoted the relevant patent – 20160174025 – as saying: ‘The camera can be disposed on the front surface of Apple Watch face to capture images of the user.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’re not convinced Apple Watch 2 will get a camera for FaceTime or for anything else. It sounds great on paper, but nostril shots, tiny displays, and security concerns (think Apple Watch use in the enterprise and government) make a camera-equipped Apple Watch less than desirable.