The current Apple Watch Series 6 with titanium casing are in short supply. It seems that both in the U.S. and in other major markets, it is difficult to find any available model of the Apple Watch Edition, i.e. the series 6 in titanium finish.
Considering that Apple’s Keynote in September is just a month away, it is possible that this year’s new series 7 is already being launched, and that is the reason for the stock shortage.
Mark Gurman has posted on his Bloomberg blog that there is currently no availability of the Apple Watch Edition (the one with the titanium casing) in the U.S. and in the company’s major markets.
Apple has not communicated anything about this, either that the model has been discontinued or that there are supply problems. The most likely reason is the imminent launch of the Apple Watch Series 7, scheduled for September at the keynote to be held by the company to present the new iPhones this year.
The theory explained by Mark Gurman in his blog is that it is a very expensive model and that due to low sales, the company has not wanted to manufacture many units, and has run out of stock.
But we go a little further, why Apple has not manufactured more units when it saw that it was going to run out of stock? Because it is possible that as happened last year with the Apple Watch Series 5, the new Series 7 offers so few new features compared to the current Series 6, that the company decides to withdraw the Apple Watch Series 6 from the market when it launches the Series 7, and therefore has not decided to remanufacture a series that it plans to withdraw within a month.
We will therefore be waiting for the next Apple event, in principle for September (no confirmation yet), and we will find out if my suspicions are true or not.