Apple Watch To Get A Pro Version Just Like iPhone Pro Models; Set To Go 'Toe-To-Toe' With Samsung

Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) will soon have a Pro version of its Apple Watch, over and above the standard model, Bloomberg columnist Mark Gurman said in his weekly Power On newsletter. What Apple Watch Pro Promises: The Pro features will include a larger and more shatter-resistance display, enhanced hiking and swim tracking, longer battery life, and a heftier and rugged case made of a premium, non-aluminum metal, probably titanium, the Apple writer said. The high-end smartwatch, Gurman said, will be designed to appeal to extreme sports athletes and anyone who would otherwise buy a high-end Garmin Ltd. (NYSE: GRMN ) for intense workouts. The Apple specialist thinks the rugged Apple Watch, which goes by the codename N199 inside the company, will likely be marketed with the Apple Watch Pro name. Apple Vs. Samsung Rivalry In The Cards: Rival ... Full story available on