However, new details from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicate that all production issues have now been resolved and the Apple Watch Series 7 will launch as originally scheduled. So Apple will start shipping the device by the end of September 2021.
A report surfaced a few days ago that the Apple Watch Series 7 could be delayed due to some production issues. There were doubts whether the new smart wearable would be part of the product lineup for Apple’s September 14 launch event. The event called California Streaming will see some big announcements from the applebut no details were provided on specific production issues that could delay shipments until November 2021.
However, new details from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicate that all production issues have now been resolved and the Apple Watch Series 7 will be released as originally scheduled. So, the apple will start shipping the device by the end of September 2021.
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This also means that the new Apple Watch Series 7 will certainly share the spotlight with possibly the iPhone 13 is the new iPad, which can thus be revealed next week. Mainly, it is believed that the production issues were around the adoption of many new panel-related production processes and a new choice of suppliers for the OLED displays of smart wearables.
There are rumors that the Apple Watch Series 7 has a flat design with sharp edges, just like the iPhone 12. The panels utilize a contact design in favor of the cable design on earlier models. Obviously, the new design approach brought with it some complexities that warranted an adjustment to production schedules. It is believed that the apple was able to overcome the production challenges, bringing the device back in line for its launch this month.
Mass production of Watch Series 7, according to the analyst, will begin in mid-September. The launch event of California Streaming from Cupertino-based giant Apple is announced for 10 am (local time) on September 14th.