The Apple Watch’s battery will reportedly remain charged for about a day

Apple has been quiet on its Watch’s battery life, but it doesn’t sound like you’ll want to go more than a day off the charger. “We anticipate that people will charge nightly which is why we designed an innovative charging solution that combines our MagSafe technology and inductive charging,” Apple spokesperson Nat Kerris told Recode, which quotes a separate source as saying that the Watch lasts “about a day right now.”

“Bono really should ask Tim Cook about the Apple Watch’s battery life.” I tweeted that yesterday during the U2 frontman’s awkward vaudeville routine with Cook onstage Tuesday at Apple’s biggest event in years. We were clearly moments away from its end and we hadn’t been told how long the company’s first wearable will run on a single charge. Expected battery life was a glaring omission in an otherwise impressive parade of features and specs. And after ignoring it completely during the Apple Watch’s onstage debut, the company stalwartly refused comment on it during the device demos that followed.

By Alfie Joshua

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