“According to a new report from China citing Quanta’s chairman Barry Lam, a new generation of the [Apple] Watch is already in the works for a late Q2 2016 release,” Mihai Matei reports for G For Games.
“The Apple Watch was, and still is manufactured (or rather assembled) by Quanta Computer. It was officially announced in September 2014 and released about six months ago in April 2015,” Matei reports. “The latest regarding Apple’s next wearable comes from Quanta’s chairman Barry Lam, who revealed during an investor meeting that a new generation of the Apple Watch is already being worked on.”
“According to rumors that started circulating in the Chinese media, after Quanta founder’s statement,” Matei reports, “the Apple Watch 2 will apparently hit the shelves near the end of Q2 2016 – or less than a year after the original model’s debut.”
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MacDailyNews Note: The Apple Watch was released on April 24, 2015. “Near the end of Q2” is late June, or 14 months after the original’s debut, not “less than a year.”