Apple Watch to come in ceramic and titanium this year, reveals watchOS 6 | Gadgets

O Apple Watch usually get new models in September, next to iPhones, and the smart watch can get versions in pottery and titanium: Filipe Espípio, from the Brazilian website iHelpBR, found references to the two materials in the most recent beta of watchOS 6.

Apple Watch Series 4

When the Apple Watch is set up for the first time, it displays an animation that mimics the design of the back of the watch, mentioning its size, material and the signature “Designed by Apple in California”.

WatchOS 6 beta 7 includes two new animations, mentioning the “44 mm Titanium” and “44 mm Ceramic” models. The Apple Watch Series 2 and 3 had ceramic models, but stopped being sold years ago and never had the size of 44 mm (they came in 38 mm and 42 mm).

And Apple never made a titanium watch: among its recent products, it only uses this material on the credit card without an Apple Card annual fee. That is, these animations correspond to new products.

Apple Watch 2019

Will Apple launch Watch Series 5 this year?

One question remains, however: will Apple launch a Watch Series 5, or just update the Series 4 with ceramic and titanium? The animations above, mentioning these materials, appear only in the watchOS 6 files for the Series 4, not for old models (nor for possible new models).

The analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who usually makes predictions about Apple, said earlier in the year that the company would launch a new Watch with a ceramic body, without confirming whether this would be a new generation. Now, he claims that the watch will adopt Japan Display OLED screens, but does not mention the term “Series 5”.

O iHelpBR also found images on iOS 13 Beta that indicate a September 10 launch for the new iPhones; these phones can be called iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

With information: 9to5Mac.

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