Don't Wait for 5G, Yet
While it would be great to see the Apple Watch get 5G like the iPhone 12 series, there's no guarantee that happens in 2021.
We've seen Apple patents reveal 5G millimeter wave antennas for the Apple Watch, but that doesn't mean the technology will be ready this year.
And while 5G connectivity makes a ton of sense on a smartphone, there's less need for 5G in the Apple Watch right now.
This, combined with the battery demands of new connectivity and the potential challenges with putting a 5G connection in a smartwatch, makes it hard to see a release this year.
We'll let you know if we learn more.
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