Larger, Higher Resolution Display Expected in Apple Watch Series 4


Apple is expected to launch the Apple Watch Series 4 on 12th September 2018 at the Steve Jobs Theatre. The smartwatch is set to feature a larger edge-to-edge display and thin bezels, apart from new watch faces. 

Reports suggest that the 42mm Apple Watch Series 4 is tipped to sport a resolution of 384×480 pixels, a significant increase from 312×390 pixels from previous 42mm Apple Watch models, including last year’s Series 3. This hints at a larger edge-to-edge display as a result of thinning of bezels around the display. The report also mentions that Apple is going to introduce a significantly larger bezel on the upcoming Apple Watch, and will have new watch faces specifically designed for the new screen. More screen space also means more room for new complications for Apple’s built-in apps as well as third party apps as well. No resolution changes for the 38mm Apple Watch Series 4 variant were mentioned – the previous models had a resolution of 272×340 pixels.

The new large screen means third-party app developers will have to do some tweaking in order to get their apps structured right on to the new display. 

KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo had earlier reported that the Apple Watch Series 4 will come with 15 percent larger display options and a longer battery life than its predecessor. It didn’t reveal whether the size of the overall chassis will grow to fit the larger displays or there will be thinner bezels to make room for the more screen area. All of these speculations will be put to rest at the event next week, and we will be giving you the entire low down in full detail… Stay tuned!

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