W2 chip in Apple Watch Series 3 boosts wireless speeds while maintaining battery life

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One of the things Apple briefly touched on in announcing the Apple Watch Series 3 last week was the W2, a new self-designed wireless chip that's nominally the successor to the W1 found in audio accessories like AirPods and the Powerbeats3. But what advantages does it offer, and why is it in a watch instead?

Posted on September 18, 2017 in Apple Insider

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