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The Apple Watch Series 7 officially hits the shelves and starts arriving with customers worldwide tomorrow. While we have seen media reviews of the new watch, we've yet to see a clear real-world comparison to last year's Apple Watch Series 6 until now.

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Apple says the new Apple Watch Series 7 features a 20% larger screen than the Series 6, primarily thanks to reduced bezels that allow the screen to slightly curve at the edges. Apple has a side-by-side comparison of the Series 7 to the Series 6 on its website, but for an apparent, real-world look, an image has now been shared on Twitter.

The image clearly shows the Apple Watch Series 7 featuring a noticeably larger display than the Series 6, despite the case size only increasingly slightly. To take advantage of the larger display, Apple has updated watchOS's user interface to include larger buttons, as well as a full on-screen QWERTY keyboard.

Alongside its larger display, the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ also features faster charging and improved durability. Learn everything you need to know about the Series 7 using our guide.

Article Link: New Image Offers Clearer Look at Apple Watch Series 7 Screen Size Compared to Series 6
 

Fat_Guy

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Meh: I’m waiting to see if older watches like my stainless steel S5 will charge any faster with the USB C puck - if it does, scratch that off the upgrade list. The dust rating isn’t new as I believe this is the first time they bothered to get it so all recent watches should have it - meh. With most watch faces coming with black backgrounds the larger screen will look the same: meh, although if the keyboard works that does mean something to me. Will the 1mm larger straps fit in my watch? Even if they don’t: meh.


Me thinks the real series 7 got botched in production and scrapped at the last minute. Probably coming out next year with new design and processor and larger battery and all the fixings. I’m waiting one more year.
 

Kylo83

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That is a good point.
I really wanted the ECG feature, but never use it. ?
Yeah last years oxygen one is useless I don’t think anyone uses it lol, to have a small display on your waist bigger is a major upgrade to me
 
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Kylo83

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Meh: I’m waiting to see if older watches like my stainless steel S5 will charge any faster with the USB C puck - if it does, scratch that off the upgrade list. The dust rating isn’t new as I believe this is the first time they bothered to get it so all recent watches should have it - meh. With most watch faces coming with black backgrounds the larger screen will look the same: meh, although if the keyboard works that does mean something to me. Will the 1mm larger straps fit in my watch? Even if they don’t: meh.


Me thinks the real series 7 got botched in production and scrapped at the last minute. Probably coming out next year with new design and processor and larger battery and all the fixings. I’m waiting one more year.
How much faster do you need the watch, did you find the series 6 to slow?
 

Htsi

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Terrible case color aside, slim bezels looks great!
And if had $1100 to burn I wouldn’t mind upgrading from my SS6 to SS7
 
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Fat_Guy

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How much faster do you need the watch, did you find the series 6 to slow?
Actually the new SOC should be thinner, so also more room for battery. More processor could be used for a more meaningful sensor and diagnostic like blood glucose. If you like stainless steel you have to pick your upgrade cycles as it’s more expensive. Stainless on a curvy watch looks good but flat sides may look terrible. But it would scream I have the latest Apple Watch!
 
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