DigiTimes who has been having a very close eye on the component suppliers from China have revealed that Apple contractors are now ready to begin producing built-in parts for the company’s recently launched Apple Watch. The sources have claimed that Apple have ordered an initial of 30-40 million units. It is said that the Cupertino giant is too optimistic about its smartwatch and expects heavy sales post release next year.
Reports have claimed that this Apple Watch hosts a new chip design rather than relying on the existing A-series processors. The new chipset is custom designed SiP (system in package) having the name “S1” that contains the entire computational component of the device. In addition to this special kind of processor, the Apple Watch is also supposed to have a Force Touch Retina Display that could easily differentiate between pressing and tapping. The connectivity options further found for the device include a haptic feedback engine, NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth as well as the wireless charging feature.
Well, in addition to this, the company is likely to feed many other tech features to its smartwatch. The Apple Watch is expected to go on sale in the fist half of the next year.
via Apple Insider