Apple Watch prototype shows that Apple considered cellular support for the wearable as soon as Series 2
Scrapped Proto 1 Series 2
This Watch has Cellular & A Red Crown (Present On Release Series 3) and The Stainless Steel Gold Color from Series 4
This watch was scrapped because the modem had nearly a ~60% failure rate and would overheat constantly. It Never made it Past Proto 2 pic.twitter.com/1jg2cYMd71
— Dongle (@DongleBookPro) September 10, 2021
The prototype collector says that a second version of an LTE supporting Apple Watch 2 prototype also failed to make the cut. Apple’s engineers were able to make cellular connectivity work in time for the release of the Series 4 Apple Watch the following year.
The Apple Watch 2 launched in 2016 with a brighter display and a water-resistant design. Since the launch of the Apple Watch in 2015, the device has become praised by several users for saving their lives. Whether it was the heart rate monitor, the electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor, the pulse oximeter, or the fall detection system, the Apple Watch has summoned emergency help or warned the user when to get to the hospital.
Apple irons out production issues that could have caused a delay in the release of the Series 7 Apple Watch
The delay was due to the new low injection pressure overmolding (LIPO) process used in the production of the Apple Watch Series 7 display, used by Apple this year for the first time ever. And Apple is also relying on new suppliers for the watch’s OLED panel including: Jabil, LGF, and Young Poong. Other suppliers that Apple has used in the past include Japan Display (JDI) and LG Display.