The Apple Watch Extremely’s design differs from conventional Apple Watch fashions. Along with the titanium physique, there’s the flat glass masking the show, bolstered buttons, and a grey ceramic again to match the titanium end. Nonetheless, altering the colour of the ceramic again could have been a last-minute resolution, as proven in these images revealed by the FCC.

Apple Watch Extremely prototype

As famous by consumer @ParrotSWD on X (previously often known as Twitter), Apple’s filings for the Apple Watch Ultra with the FCC have photos of a product that appears a bit completely different from the ultimate model, which was launched in September 2022.

The prototype despatched to the FCC earlier than the launch has the identical black ceramic again as the opposite Apple Watch fashions. However that’s solely a part of it, as we are able to additionally see within the images that the Motion Button has a special design than within the ultimate model of the Apple Watch Extremely. The button additionally appears to be fabricated from plastic moderately than steel.

It’s arduous to say exactly how early this Apple Watch Extremely prototype is in comparison with the ultimate product. Nonetheless, it’s fascinating to see that Apple later determined to alter the colour of the ceramic again and likewise redesigned the Motion Button.

One factor to bear in mind is that it’s commonplace for Apple to ship prototypes to the FCC, as the corporate wants approval from the regulator months earlier than launching merchandise. When Apple’s filings for the iPhone X with the FCC turned public, photos revealed the existence of a gold-colored prototype.

Nonetheless, there has by no means been a gold iPhone X. Apple saved this shade for the iPhone XS, which was launched a yr later.

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