At the next event of the September 7 Apple should announce the expected Apple Watch Prowhich among the many novelties should have some satellite functionality. The service of connection to satellites should serve for the iPhone 14, so that they can make emergency calls in areas not covered by the signal. But it could also arrive on the wrist of Apple users.
Apple Watch Pro may have satellite capabilities
According to reports Mark Gurman in its Power On newsletter, Apple may announce a rugged version of your smartwatch. A device suitable to resist scratches and bumps, I allow for those who do extreme sports in the mountains or in the ocean. Places where a satellite connection could make a difference.
For Gurman, satellite capabilities should be used to “quickly call emergency services and give them your exact location. The feature could aggressively compete with stand-alone satellite connection services such as Garmin inReach ”.
But if at the beginning these functions will only do emergency management, one day you will be able to manage calls and internet traffic via satellites. According to Gurman, “the combination of fast 5G networks and satellite services could one day turn iPhone into most advanced global communication device available ”.
This change could make Apple Watch Pro even more impressive. But it has other arrows in its quiver. It will have a flat display from 1.99 inches and 47mm diagonal, the largest ever made by Apple. But it will remain light thanks to an ultra-resistant titanium body.
Also it should have an improved design as well greater autonomy. In addition to the sensor for the body temperaturewhich will also arrive on the new Apple Watch 8.
All these news are not yet official: we will have to wait for the event at 4 pm on 7 September to know for sure what to expect from this smartwatch.