Next September, the Apple Watch will celebrate ten years since its first generation was launched in 2014. In recent months, everything seemed to indicate that Apple was preparing a special launch for this tenth generation. However, the latest information published moves us away from that hypothesis and brings us closer to it being just another generation: with changes, yes, but nothing beyond the changes seen in other generations. However, Apple could be preparing a new generation of the Apple Watch SE that would be built in rigid plastic to reduce costs production. We tell you everything below.

A rigid plastic Apple Watch SE to reduce costs

The Apple Watch SE model was a new product designed by the Big Apple and was first launched alongside the Series 6 on September 15, 2020. It was, like the iPhone SE, a cheaper and more affordable option to the original or standard models and therefore allowed users to have an Apple smartwatch without paying the money for a conventional model. Of course, sacrificing quality, features and sensors, among other things.

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The Apple Watch 10 is not going to be anything special

Although we knew that this year Tim Cook and his team had in hand a new model of Apple Watch and Apple Watch Ultra, a news item published in the last few hours by Mark Gurman assures that There are also changes surrounding the Apple Watch SE, with a new generation expected to be released soon. We would therefore be talking about the third generation of the SE.

Apparently, this third generation would come loaded with new features and among them a decrease in production costs by using rigid plastic instead of aluminum as in previous generations. This could reduce the cost and sell it as the cheapest smartwatch to date (and could even get closer to the price of its most direct competitors) as well as emphasize Apple's goal of reducing the carbon footprint of its devices.