Next gen Apple Watch Ultra to get micro LED display

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Analysts now suggest that Apple's new Apple Watch Ultra could be the first with a micro LED display in a 2024 update.

Apple Watch Ultra
Apple Watch Ultra


Apple released the Apple Watch Ultra in September 2022, a high-end wearable geared toward athletes and extreme conditions.

Now, an analyst says that the premium wearable could get a notable update in 2024.

In a research note for Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International Securities seen by MacRumors, analyst Jeff Pu said the Apple Watch Ultra would gain a larger 2.1-inch micro LED display.

Using micro-LED, Apple Watch Ultra would have a brighter display than the current generation's OLED display.

China's wearable market shrank in the third quarter of 2022 overall, but the smartwatch market saw a 17% growth year-over-year. The Apple Watch Ultra drove sales in the premium segment, meaning devices that cost $700 and over.

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Comments

  • Reply 1 of 2
    A larger 2.1-inch display? The Ultra is already huge. I got it Black Friday discount at Best Buy (same price as Amazon, but I could not trade in my series 6 at Amazon). This better have a lot more features….like figuring out putting in satellite messaging if it’s going to be bigger.
    edited January 3 caladanianwatto_cobra
  • Reply 2 of 2
    entropysentropys Posts: 3,793member
    I wonder if Apple will accept lower margins for a micro LED, larger screen watch, or substantially bump up the price?
    watto_cobra
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