Apple Watch Series 8 Could Feature a Body Temperature Sensor
The next-generation Apple Watch coming in September could sport a body temperature sensor, as the Cupertino-based tech giant originally planned to bring this upgrade to the current model already on the market.
But according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the company eventually abandoned the idea because the feature failed to meet the company’s high requirements.
In other words, there’s now hope that the body temperature sensor would make its way to the Apple Watch Series 8, which as per Apple’s typical release calendar, is projected to go live in September.
“Apple canceled body temperature measurement for Apple Watch 7 because the algorithm failed to qualify before entering EVT stage last year. I believe Apple Watch 8 in 2H22 could take body temperature if the algorithm can meet Apple’s high requirements before mass production,” Kuo explained on Twitter a few hours ago.
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