Apple has officially announced the Apple Watch Series 7, which will go on sale starting in the fall. The company, of course, has not revealed some important details, such as performance improvements compared to its predecessor. A developer’s checks might have found the reason. The new Apple Watch has exactly the same CPU performance as the Series 6, which suggests that it is the same chip.
The Apple Watch Series 6, remember, came with the S6 chip, which included some improvements in performance and autonomy compared to its previous generation, the S5 chip. The clock processor announced last year features a CPU with model number “t8301”. It is exactly the same model as the CPU of the Apple Watch Series 7, as the developer Steve Troughton-Smith has been able to observe, through the latest version of Xcode, a platform for developing applications on Apple devices.
Apple could have carried out a slight modification of the processor to give it greater power or energy efficiency. However, there do not appear to be any noticeable changes. The Apple Watch Series 7 performanceTherefore, it could be exactly the same as the one on the Apple Watch Series 6.
Apple could have made last minute changes to the Apple Watch Series 7
Before the Cupertino people officially announced the Apple Watch Series 7, rumors mentioned a new processor with a System in Package (SiP) assembly. This allows, among other things, minimize space between SoC components. In this way, the chip itself is physically smaller and leaves room for other elements, such as the battery or new sensors. While rumors are not always accurate, it is strange that a new generation of Apple Watch includes the same processor as last year.
However, the production problems of the new Apple could have forced the company to make last-hour changesto. In fact, Apple has not disclosed the full specifications of the Apple Watch. This could mean that production problems continue, and internal components could be subject to change.
The rumored Apple Watch redesign It could also have been a sudden change, according to developer Guilherme Rambo, who labels the new Apple Watch as an afterthought improvisation on Apple’s part.