New variations of watchOS, Apple’s working system for its Apple Watches, have beforehand supported the entire firm’s older smartwatches, however it’s been confirmed the watchOS 7, the latest model, will not run on among the older units.
This information comes from Apple’s Newsroom the place the watchOS 7 announcement launch contains the addendum, in small letters on the backside ‘watchOS 7 will probably be out there this fall as a free software program replace for Apple Watch Collection 3, Apple Watch Collection 4, or Apple Watch Collection 5 paired with iPhone 6s or later working iOS 14 or later.’
Discover the omission there? Yep, watchOS 7 will not work on the original Apple Watch or its successor, the Apple Watch 2. Owners of these smartwatches might be disappointed.
Apple Watch 1 – we hardly knew ye’
That’s an intriguing change in Apple’s strategy for watchOS, but it had to happen some time – the original two series of Apple Watch aren’t getting any younger, and its likely their hardware just isn’t up to scratch for the newest software.
People who still own these two Apple Watches may be disappointed, as they’ll miss out on streamlined complications and improved Apple Maps, but watchOS 6 still runs on the devices, which brings its own collection of features.
If you do have one of these original two Apple Watches, you may be fond of it and feel it suits you just fine despite the features it’ll miss out on. However if you think it’s time for an upgrade, we’ve listed some prices of the newer devices in your region below. Alternatively, you could wait for the Apple Watch 6 which’ll have even more features and perks.