Here are the 3 new Apple Watch models scheduled for 2022

The rumor: Apple is releasing 3 distinct Apple Watch models in 2022, according to Mark Gurman (87% accurate, via Power On).

This is what’s on the docket…

  • Apple Watch SE 2: non details currently known other than a follow-up to the existing SE
  • Apple Watch Series 8: potentially a flat-edge design, likely a temperature sensor
  • Apple Watch Explorer Edition: “ruggedized version aimed at extreme sports athletes”

Our take: The most interesting of these variants is, of course, the new Apple Watch Explorer Edition, a rugged version of the Apple Watch that is significantly more durable. Still skeptical? Display analyst Ross Young (100% accurate) has also predicted 3 new watch models next year…