Update (09/12/17): The Apple Watch Series 3 available September 22 is listed as "swimproof." The fine print on apple.com notes that the Series 3 Watch is water resistant up 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means it is safe to take your watch in swimming pools or the ocean, but it should not be used for scuba diving, water skiing, or other water activities where it may be submerged in deeper water.
The Apple Watch ships with 8GB of storage but users can only store up to 2GB of music and up to 75MB of photos on the watch. This is the same for all three collections (Sport, Watch and Edition ) and sizes of the watch.
UPDATE 3: CEO Tim Cook announced during the Spring Forward event that the Apple Watch will ship on April 24th. It will be available for preorder and preview on the 10th.
UPDATE 2: Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a quarterly earnings call that the Apple Watch was on schedule to ship in April. He did not give a specific date. UPDATE: The Apple Watch will be released "early 2015".
A report in today's Economic Daily out of Taiwan (spotted by G4Games) claims that Apple's highly anticipated iWatch will launch with three models. The models will vary by size and shielding. The report also claims that the rumored iPad Pro is still in the works and may be official by the end of the year.
According to the publication, one model will sport a 1.6" touchscreen panel while the other two will have larger 1.8" screens. Earlier rumors have claimed sizes ranging from 1.3" up to 2.5". The two larger sizes will differ by their screen material - one will employ sapphire glass, which is a super hard material that is scratch resistant.
While many analysts have pointed to September as the start of mass production of the highly anticipated iWatch and a launch date some time in October, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a reputation for accurate predictions regarding Apple products, sees things differently.
In a recent research note, Ming-Chi Kuo wrote, "We have pushed back our estimated time of iWatch mass production from late-September to mid-/ late- November. We also lower our forecast of iWatch 2014 shipments by 40% to 3mn units." The delay is largely due to complexities/difficulties that the iWatch is presenting in both