The 'cheap' Apple Watch 3 might not be long for this world

The Apple Watch 3 is almost five years old now - if it were a child, it'd be in school right now. Yet Apple still supports the device, selling the aging smartwatch from its website alongside accessories and straps for it. But nothing lasts forever.

The 'cheap' Apple Watch 3 might not be long for this world

A prominent leaker and analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, has tweeted to say that "Apple Watch Series 3 may go to end-of-life in Q322" - that's July to September. The reason is apparently that the antique wearable "can't meet the requirements" of the next build of watchOS that Apple is expected to create.

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