“The Apple Watch has only been on sale for a couple of months but that hasn’t stopped the web rumour mongers from speculating about what’s in store for the next-generation of Cupertino’s smartwatch,” Paul Lamkin reports for Forbes.
“The latest reports, courtesy of 9to5Mac, suggest that Apple has a few major tweaks up its sleeve for the Apple Watch 2 – most notably a FaceTime camera and tether-less functionality,” Lamkin reports. “The former would see a HD camera added to the bezel on the front of the watch, allowing Watch wearers to video conference with one another. It’d be like the Jetsons came true.”
“The Apple Watch 2 rumours arrive as it’s reported that Apple has shifted almost 3 million units of the original smartwatch since its April launch,” Lamkin reports. “Slice Intelligence claims that Apple has sold 2.79 million Watches as of mid-June. Its estimate is a result of email mining from a panel of 2 million people who are representative of online shoppers in the US.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We’re not sold on the accuracy of Slice’s Apple Watch unit sales estimates.