Apart from other hardware improvements, the second generation of Apple Watch is rumored eliminate the Retina glass touch screen and supplant by a thinner light - based technology called screen one glass solution (OGS) screen, as cited by Apple supplier, TPK Holding, today in a publication DigiTimes.
Thus the new screen would eliminate a layer of glass, making the Apple Watch 2 have more space and can even accommodate a larger battery.
It should be noted that the TPK provider also warned investors about various technical issues, including rates lower than anticipated in the OGS technology of the new Apple Watch could result in availability of limited release of the Apple Watch performance 2.
"The change in the touch panel technology involves unexpected technological difficulties and therefore rates of return of OGS touch panels were much lower than expected , " said TPK.
As mentioned, the clock Apple currently uses screen technology glass on glass among other pieces, so much space on the device.
Apple is expected to Watch 2 is thinner and more waterproof than existing and driven by a faster 'S2' processor, more RAM to make multitasking smoother models.
The device may include a FaceTime camera for video chats. It is also said to have integrated GPS device. Besides that, The Wall Street Journal predicted that Apple could introduce a new model with an integrated cellular connectivity. The screen layout and resolution of the Apple Watch 2 apparently will not change.
Moreover, it seems that the Apple Watch 2 will be launched in September or October this year.