Kuo says Apple Watch Series 7 production issues have been fixed

The rumor: Following brief delays, Apple has fixed production issues for Apple Watch Series 7, according to Ming-Chi Kuo (76.6% accurate).

  • Per a new research note obtained by AppleTrack, Kuo says the new design will be the “key selling point of the Apple Watch 7”
  • As suggested previously by Mark Gurman (88.8% accurate), the new display with slimmer bezels and a new lamination process was causing the brunt of the issues

Our take: Good news for everyone looking to purchase this at launch…although Kuo notes that mass production is not expected to start until mid-September with shipments happening at the end of the month. I would say a release for the Series 7 in October is almost certain due to these unforeseen issues, but still not as bad a delay as I feared.