According to Jony Ive, the Apple Watch is not a watch

Since the first generation of the Apple Watch, previously called iWatch, when the only information about this device were rumors, the Apple smart watch has been adding a large number of functions, the fourth generation being the model that has evolved the most with respect to the competition.

While it is true that the first generation of Apple Watch allowed us to interact with notifications in addition to managing the odd application, it wasn't until the second generation, with the Series 2 (in addition to the Series 1) when the applications started to be reasonably good in addition to including a GPS chip.

With the Series 3, Apple launched a version with an LTE connection in addition to adding an altimeter and with the Series 4, the Cupertino-based company added an electrocardiogram, a function that is currently only available in the United States and on the Apple Watch. no other competitive model offers this feature.

Seeing how the Apple Watch has evolved, nor is it hard to think that the Apple Watch is not really a watch, but it has become a device that goes far beyond offering us the time. If we had any doubts about it, Apple's chief design officer, Jony Ive has confirmed it in an interview with Financial Times.

When asked if the Apple Watch is just a watch, Ive stated:

No, I think this is a very powerful computer, with a very sophisticated array of sensors, which is strapped to my wrist. That is neither very descriptive nor very useful.

You and I share the same perspective and we had the same challenge with the product we call the iPhone. Clearly the iPhone's capabilities extend far beyond the function of what we would traditionally call a phone.

Regarding your study being one of the last to move to Apple Park, I've stated that:

It was not late, it was thus programmed Transferring more than 9.000 people, it is not done in a day. We are one of the last groups. It is an emotionally charged event because it meant leaving a studio that has decades of history, where we designed and built the first prototypes. This is the studio I returned to the day Steve died. And it is the place where we discovered the iPhone and iPod.


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