The Apple Watch is available for pre order and the company received almost one million US watch pre-orders on Friday, April 10, its first day of accepting orders.
The Apple Watch will be available for sales on April 24 in nine countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK, and the US. The availability timing for US pre-orders is now mostly in May or June, depending on the model. Now we can see the detail prices of the watch.
Apple Watch Prices
Stainless Steel Case with White or Black Sport Band: $559 (38mm) / $599 (42mm)
Stainless Steel Case with Black Classic Buckle: $649 (38mm) / $699 (42mm)
Stainless Steel Case with Milanese Loop: $649 (38mm) / $699 (42mm)
Stainless Steel Case with Black, Midnight Blue, Soft Pink, or Brown Modern Buckle: $749 (38mm only)
Stainless Steel Case with Black, Bright Blue, Stone, or Light Brown Leather Loop: $699 (42mm only)
Stainless Steel Case wtih Link Bracelet: $949 (38mm) / $999 (42mm)
Space Black Case with Space Black Stainless Steel Link Bracelet: $1,049 (38mm) / $1,099 (42mm)
Apple Watch Sport
Apple Watch Edition
18-Karat Rose Gold Case with White Sport Band: $10,000 (38mm) / $12,000 (42mm)
18-Karat Yellow Gold Case with Black Sport Band: $10,000 (38mm) / $12,000 (42mm)
18-Karat Rose Gold Case with Rose Gray or Bright Red Modern Buckle: $17,000 (38mm only)
18-Karat Yellow Gold Case with Black or Midnight Blue Classic Buckle: $15,000 (42mm only)
Apple Watch Price and Availability – Apple CEO Tim Cook told employees at the Berlin flagship Apple Store that the Apple Watch will not be exclusive to the United States in April. Cook also discussed the expansion of Apple Pay into Europe, reportedly saying:
Apple Pay will be global, it’s not a U.S. program. We want it everywhere. We are working to bring it out of the US. It is going to take a little bit of time to do so. We want to be in Germany. We want to be in Europe generally this year. I don’t know if we will make it, I think we will. It’s our intention to get here as fast as we can.
Apple Watch Availability
Apple Watch Availability. Tim Cook said that the Apple Watch will be available in Germany during the month of April. The Apple Watch availability is predicted to be first launched in the United States in early April, with Germany and other countries following later in the month. Tim Cook says Apple Watch will be available outside U.S. in April.
The Apple Watch is also expected to be available in April on other countries like Australia, United Kingdom, France, Canada, and, China with other countries following later.
Apple Watch Pricing
Apple Watch Price. To date, the pricing of the Apple Watch is starting at $349 although it’s unknown how prices will vary between 38mm and 42mm models and the various collections.
The are three collections of Apple Watch lineup:
1. Apple Watch Sport with aluminum casing,
2. Apple Watch with stainless steel casing,
3. Apple Watch Edition with 18k gold casing.
The stainless steel model is expected to be priced around $1,000 while the 18k gold and rose gold models will cost several thousands dollars.
Mode detail on Apple Watch pricing, availability, specs, features and Apple Watch Apps will be available soon during the Apple Watch event “Spring forward”. Don’t forget to watch the Live Streaming on March 9th at 10 a.m. PDT.