Apple Watch Series 8 likely to launch with iPhone 14 on THIS day; Here's all we know so far

    Apple Watch Series 8 launch is likely happening soon! Know what you should expect from this upcoming Apple smartwatch.

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    | Updated on: Aug 19 2022, 15:40 IST
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    Apple is expected to launch the Watch Series 8 and iPhone 14 series in the first week of September.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

    The Apple Fall event is just a few das away and it is likely bringing a bunch of new products! Undoubtedly, all eyes are on the upcoming flagship iPhone 14 launch, but this year's Apple Watch is in no way behind it in terms of tech wizardry. The Apple Watch Series 8 lineup is possibly coming with new features, multiple models, and other upgrades. Not just that, leaks suggest there will be a premium, or we should say, a rugged version of the Watch Series 8 too with top-notch features. Ahead of the launch, there is a lot to know about this year's Apple Watch lineup. If you are curious, here's everything that you need to know about Apple Watch Series 8 - from variants, and expected features to the launch date. The important thing here is that iPhone 14 launch date will also be the day that Apple Watch Series 8 is rolled out.

    Apple Watch Series 8 variants

    Apple is expected to bring three new smartwatches this year - most likely the standard Apple Watch Series 8, a new rugged model like a Pro, and a low-cost Apple Watch SE.

    Apple Watch Series 8 expected specs and features

    Leaks suggest that the standard Apple Watch Series 8 models may get the same design as the Apple Watch Series 7. However, if we talk about the size options, analyst Ross Young tipped Apple Watch 2022 is set to feature a five percent larger display than Apple Watch Series 7, while the rugged version will feature a larger screen and a metal casing. Not just that, it is expected to get 7 percent more screen area than the 45mm Apple Watch Series 7. The Pro Rugged version of the series is aimed at athletes, hikers and all the sports enthusiasts.

    MacRumors report suggested the Apple Watch Series 8 will feature an S8 chip that is said to have the same specs as the S7. That means, no major upgrade in terms of speed. Instead, there are rumours about features that will make the Watch Series 8 an upgraded and important launch of the year in the smartwatch segment.

    Analyst Mark Gurman earlier tipped that it may feature a dedicated body temperature sensor that can detect if the user has a fever or not. Besides this, Sleep detection, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Blood Pressure measurement, and a lot more activity tracking are expected to get on Apple Watch Series 8.

    Apple Watch Series 8 launch date

    The whole new Apple Watch Series 8 along with the iPhone 14 series are expected to launch on September 7, famous tipster Bloomberg's Mark Gurman suggested. However, the news is yet to be confirmed officially by Apple itself.

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