According to a news report published in Bloomberg Apple is planning to launch a new smart watch that will not be dependent on iPhone. Apple may announce the release of this smartwatch in upcoming Worldwide Developers conference.
This watch will connect directly to the cellular networks. Currently Apple’s Smartwatch is connected wirelessly to an iPhone to perform basic tasks but new smartwatch will be independent.
Intel Corp. will supply LTE modems for these watches. Till now Apple’s iPhone and gadgets uses QualComm Inc. modems.
Apple is looking forward to dominate the wearable category segment where Xiaomi Inc and FitBit Inc. are major players.
New smartwatch will use Watch OS 4 operating system.
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