The fact that Apple was working on a smartwatch may have been one of the worst-kept secrets in the world, but the company did at least manage to keep us guessing about the form it would take – right down to whether the form factor would be square or circular.

Was a square format the right choice? To help us form a view, UX/UI designer Alcion has put together a series of renders showing what the Apple Watch would look like with a round face … 

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Take a look at the gallery below and let us know which you prefer.

I would observe the renders appear to cheat slightly, making the round concept look slimmer than the real thing, so you’ll need to discount that and imagine it equally deep in forming your view. The main image at the top of the page perhaps also stacks the deck by using a round image.

As ever, let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Via The Verge

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