apple watch

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by naix, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. naix macrumors member

    Dec 31, 2010
    will replace the iphone and iphone will replace the ipad. ;)
  2. Menel macrumors 603


    Aug 4, 2011
    apple watch doesn't work without the iPhone.

    iPad came after the iPhone, was not replaced by it.

    I think you got into a bad batch this evening.
  3. ksuyen macrumors 6502a


    Jun 26, 2012
    It's not a replacement, it's a complement. For both cases, actually. Now, move along...
  4. DC Wallaby macrumors regular

    Aug 22, 2014
    He's saying in the future.

    I agree, to some extent. Many of the communication functions we use the iPhone for will be supplanted by the Apple Watch when it becomes more self-sufficient in a few generations (or longer, depending on the battery issue). In that case, if almost all of the "phone" functions are carried out by a wrist-bound computer, then what purpose does the iPhone serve?

    I believe that it is possible that, someday, the iPhone will be absorbed by the Apple Watch on the communication end and the iPad on the computing end. But, if that happens, it is still a very long ways off. And if that actually happens, the products will be significantly different than what we have today.
  5. Multiverse223 macrumors regular

    Mar 16, 2015
    Get back to me when people want to consume entertainment on their watch. I can't wait to watch movies on it. Few people will ever be okay with talking to their watch in public, or wearing a Bluetooth headset.

    iPhone will be around for a very long time, don't worry.

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