In a press release sent out today, which further confirms the launch of the Apple Watch Nike+ this Friday, October 28, Apple has given detailed information on the availability of the running-focused device as the rollout begins this weekend. For its official launch on Friday, the Apple Watch Nike+ will debut in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and 38 other countries.
Following the October 28 debut of the device, Apple will then keep expanding the launch of the Apple Watch Nike+ in 7 countries on Saturday, October 29, and one country on Sunday, October 30. Below is the complete list of countries the wearable will be made available throughout each launch period.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- Puerto Rico
- South Africa
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
- Saudi Arabia
The Apple Watch Nike+ comes with a collection of exclusive features baked into the device’s hardware, including the new Nike+ Run Club app, so users can get the most out of running with the Apple Watch as possible. In the new press release, Apple also confirmed that the Nike Sport Bands will be sold exclusively in Apple Watch Nike+ collections, and not be sold separately.
Otherwise, the Nike device is the same as all of the other Series 2 Apple Watches, with built-in GPS, “the brightest display Apple has ever made,” and water resistance up to 50 meters. Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in 38 mm at $369 and in 42 mm at $399 from Apple.com, Nike.com, Apple retail stores, “select” Nike retail stores, and some department stores including Macy’s and DICK’S Sporting Goods.
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