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Apple Watch 2 Rumored To Hit Stores in April

Zendaya's Apple Watch.
Zendaya's Apple Watch.
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The Apple Watch 2 will be here in just a few months, if 9to5Mac's sources are right, and that might be something to consider if the Apple Watch is on your holiday shopping list. 9to5Mac's indicating that Apple is planning an event in March 2016 to unveil the second-generation Apple Watch. The new model could be shipping and in stores by April, a year after the original launch date for the smartwatch.

9to5Mac doesn't have any intel right now on what the new watch's features might include, but it's rumored that Apple is experimenting with sleep tracking technology, health sensors, and a new camera. Apple might also announce a new iPhone 6c with a smaller screen.

When the Apple Watch 2 does hit stores, what will happen to folks who bought pricey versions of the Apple Watch, like the $10,000 gold edition, that will then be on the way to obsolescence? Venturebeat's Evan Blass writes, "Suggestions that have been floated include everything from offering Edition buyers discounts on an upgrade to actually endowing their existing timepieces with some capabilities of the newer hardware."