An Apple Watch Ultra on a user's wrist displays the safety features menu including Siren.

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Opinion post by
Dhruv Bhutani

I love my Apple Watch Ultra. It might be my first Apple Watch, but coming from a smorgasbord of the best fitness watches ranging from Fitbits to Garmin and Suuntos, nothing else has gripped me the way that Apple’s near-perfect marriage of fitness features and smartwatch…  err… smarts have. But I’m a compulsive upgrader, always on the lookout for the next big upgrade. Despite that, after reading all the Apple Watch Ultra 2 rumors, I’m convinced I’ll skip this one. If the leaks are to be believed, the biggest upgrade this year will be a larger display. Having used the Apple Watch Ultra for the better part of a year, that’s the last thing I want to be upgraded. Here’s why.

The Apple Watch Ultra is already a beast of a wearable, so I don’t expect Apple to increase the watch’s dimensions much, if at all. I suspect the increase in screen size from 1.92 inches to 2.1 inches might come from reduced bezels. That sounds great but also unnecessary. The Apple Watch Ultra has other issues that need sorting out before I’d consider parting with another $800.