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Topic: W2

Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds slightly bigger battery, few other changes beyond LTE

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

A teardown of the Apple Watch Series 3 published on Monday found that the device is largely similar to the Series 2, but with some redesign work to accommodate LTE technology.


W2 chip in Apple Watch Series 3 boosts wireless speeds while maintaining battery life

09/18/2017, 12:09 pm

One of the things Apple briefly touched on in announcing the Apple Watch Series 3 last week was the W2, a new self-designed wireless chip that's nominally the successor to the W1 found in audio accessories like AirPods and the Powerbeats3. But what advantages does it offer, and why is it in a watch instead?