iWatch release date rumors: possible launch in Q3

iWatch concept

According to Taiwan’s Economic Daily News (via Digitimes), the iWatch could be released in the third quarter of 2014.

Quanta Computer is said to be responsible for assembling the device, alongside two other Chinese companies: Richtek Technology for the supply of chips, and TPK for the sapphire touch panels.

The iWatch processor will be designed by Apple, with outsource production of the chipset being assigned to Samsung.

The report adds that Apple has ordered 65 million units for the first year of availability of the device on the market.

The handset is also expected to pack features related to health, such as heart rate, sleep activity or UV light exposure.