“The Apple Watch 2 is said to include GPS for accurate workout logging without the need to carry an iPhone, and the Workout app reportedly will gain the ability to track swimming – suggesting a higher level of waterproofing in the next Apple Watch,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.
“While Apple has not declared the current Apple Watch waterproof, users have found that it holds up well in Splash, Shower, and Swimming tests,” iClarified reports.
“The source of this information does not have a proven track record,” iClarified reports, “however, the improvements do seem like a logical progression of Apple’s plans.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The current Apple Watch might as well be considered waterproof – ours have been through numerous showers, in pools, and soaked during outdoor runs in the rain with no problems.
GPS is the key. We so want to finally be able to leave our iPhones at home and still get accurate distances and route tracking during runs!