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'iWatch' Coming in October Next Year, Capable of Wireless Charging?

The rumors of the launch of Apple’s IWatch are alive and well: it is coming next year in October, with the wireless charging capability

Dec 18 2013, 8:58am CST | by

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'iWatch' Coming in October Next Year, Capable of Wireless Charging?

According to Apple Balla, Apple will launch its iWatch some time in October next year, at the same time as the next iPhone. Apple is reported to be testing two prototypes, and that the decision on the screen size has not yet been reached. The iWatch’s prototypes are being tested with a 100 mAh battery.   The device will allegedly be capable of wireless charging from about one meter away.

Many believe that a 100 mAh battery is too small for a decent battery life. As a comparison, Samsung's Galaxy Gear has a 315 mAh battery and has been criticized for its poor battery life.

It appears that Apple is having issues with the battery for the iWatch. It was earlier reported that the prototypes of iWatch last maximum two days between charging. Apple’s goal is to extend it to four to five days.

Wireless charging seems to be a way to prevent frequent charges, but how exactly Apple plans to achieve it is not clear.  A 100 mAh battery planned for the iWatch is the equivalent of the 105 mAh battery in the iPod nano’s sixth generation.

According to a different rumor, the pilot production of the components for the iWatch is already underway. The yield for parts is low, what caused the mass production and the launch of the iWatch to be postponed to the second quarter of the 2014.

 

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/27" rel="author">Bijon Kumar Pramanik</a>
Bijon Kumar Pramanik is an experienced technology writer working since years in the consumer electronics field.

 

 

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