What you need to know
- Some Apple Watch SE models are overheating.
- It is causing a yellow mark to appear on the upper right of the display.
- The issue seems to be isolated to South Korea.
Reported by MacRumors, some Apple Watch owners in South Korea are reporting overheating issues with their new Apple Watch SE. According to the reports, the watch would overheat within a few hours of use and a yellow spot would appear on the upper right corner of the display.
According to a post on Reddit, one owner woke up to find that the watch got so hot overnight that it left a red mark on their wrist.
According to the report, the issue seems to be isolated to South Korea so far, as no other countries have reported the issue. It is unclear what is causing the issue, and Apple has yet to address it publicly.
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
I guess that makes the Apple Watch SE...(slowly puts on sunglasses)...the hottest watch of the East.
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