The weight of the Apple Watch Ultra could be reduced, with an upcoming refresh

If you’ve never tried, you wouldn’t know apple watch ultra The weight is almost double that of the lightest Series 8, and yet significantly heavier than the 45mm model.

that is something Apple That’s planned to change this year, according to a Chinese source who correctly leaked the yellow launch iphone 14 to model…

yellow iphone 14 track record

Back in March Chinese Weibo user Setsuna Digital Apple is said to be planning to launch a new yellow color for the base model iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus.

Setsuna Digital shared on Weibo that Apple plans to launch “Yellow” as a new color this spring. Although Setsuna doesn’t have a track record for us to look at, the prediction doesn’t seem far-fetched.

However, instead of new colorways coming for both the Pro and standard models like last year, the rumor only says that the yellow finish will launch for the “iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus”.

this was it confirmed a few days later,

Apple today announced a new yellow color for iphone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus […] As you might expect, the yellow iPhone 14 has yellow aluminum edges and a yellow glass back. Yellow joins the existing colorways of Midnight, Starlight Products (Red), Blue and Violet.

Apple Watch Ultra Weight Loss

today’s weibo post The definition of brevity is:

The new Apple Watch has become ultra light

Current version of Ultra with titanium case Weight is 61.3 grams, It’s twice the weight of the lightest Apple Watch Series 8, 41mm aluminium, 31.9g – and still quite heavy Other S8 Models,

  • 41mm stainless steel: 42.3g
  • 45mm aluminum GPS + Cellular: 39.1g
  • 45mm stainless steel: 51.5g

No specific weights are given in Setsuna Digital’s post, so we don’t know the extent of the reported weight reduction.

possibly through the use of 3D printed parts

An earlier report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the company is planning use 3d printed parts For this year’s Ultra.

Kuo says Apple is using 3D printing technology, which is expected to provide some mechanical parts for the Apple Watch Ultra 2 […] Kuo says the new approach “could improve production times and reduce production costs.”

3D printed components can be made from a wide variety of materials including resins, plastics, metals and even carbon fiber. But plastic is the most common, with PLA and ABS being the most commonly used variants. If 3D printed parts replace metal, the reduction in weight would likely be an added advantage.

By: macrumors, Photos: connect watts

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