“It looks like Apple won’t jump onto the ’round smartwatch display’ bandwagon anytime soon, like essentially all the other important players in the market,” Vlad Andrici reports for G for Games.
MacDailyNews Take: Because round display are all wrong for a wrist-based computer. Too may lists. Too little space to waste. As actual Apple Watch users can tell you, square is obviously the better shape. So, no, Apple isn’t going to sacrifice usability in order o jump on some wrongheaded bandwagon.
“According to the source, besides LG (which produced the display for the current Apple Watch), Samsung will also provide P-OLED panels for Apple’s second smartwatch, unlike what we heard not long ago,” Andrici reports. “Reportedly, the display of the next gen Apple Watch will be identical in terms of screen size and resolution to those of its predecessor.”
Andrici reports, “However, it looks like the display will be thinner in order to allow for a larger battery. As battery life was one of the main points of controversy regarding Apple’s first smartwatch, you’ll probably agree that it will be a more than welcomed improvement.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: We pound our Apple Watches all day long and have never put one to bed with less than 25% charge remaining The battery is a non-issue.
This report is biased in favor of incorrectly-shaped Apple Watch roadkill and leans heavily on concocted negatives that actual owners of Apple Watches understand are false.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Bill” for the heads up.]