Apple Offering AppleCare+ With Accidental Damage Coverage on Apple Watch

applecare-logoApple Watch Sport and the stainless steel Apple Watch will be covered by a limited one-year warranty for hardware repairs and up to 90 days of complimentary support from Apple, the same coverage offered for the iPhone, iPad and many other products. Meanwhile, the more expensive 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition will be backed by two years of hardware coverage and complimentary support.

AppleCare+ will also be available for all three Apple Watch models, providing extended warranty up to three years from the date of purchase, depending on the edition, and accidental damage coverage. The Apple Watch Sport and stainless steel Apple Watch are covered for up to two years from the original date of purchase under AppleCare+, while the high-end 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition is covered for up to three years from the original date of purchase.

Apple will cover up to two incidents of accidental damage for an unspecified service fee, although the exact charge and the cost of AppleCare+ for Apple Watch overall is not provided. We have reached out to Apple for comment about pricing and will update this post if we hear back.

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18 months ago

If I am paying 10,000+ for a watch I want more than 3 years of warranty.


Something tells me you won't be having this predicament yourself anytime soon.
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18 months ago
If I am paying 10,000+ for a watch I want more than 3 years of warranty.
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18 months ago
What's that sir? You want Apple Care + included with your $17000 watch? Hahaha does sir think we are a charity!

I find it disgusting that a 17000 car has a better warranty then an Apple watch INCLUDED in the sales price.
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18 months ago

If I am paying 10,000+ for a watch I want more than 3 years of warranty.


If you're paying over 10 grand for a watch I'm pretty sure money doesn't matter at that point.
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18 months ago

If I am paying 10,000+ for a watch I want more than 3 years of warranty.


Most fine timepieces have a 1 year warrenty, which is prob why apple went with 2 years (plus 2 years is apple care coverage length normally).
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18 months ago

If you're paying over 10 grand for a watch I'm pretty sure money doesn't matter at that point.


But it totally does! Just because someone can afford a 10k watch doesn't mean that they have 10s or 100s of millions of dollars. In fact, many people don't understand that if u buy ur watch right, u can actually stand to make money on ur watch if u sell it in the future (as compared to almost every other good on the market). Panerai is a good example... I have purchased 4 Panerais and still have two, and every Panerai I sold made me a profit, and I would make a profit on the two I have if I decided to sell them. The apple watch edition would be worth at least 50% less after 5 years.
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18 months ago

Something tells me you won't be having this predicament yourself anytime soon.


Nice comment and a rather rude one too. :o :)
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18 months ago
I wonder if the people intending to buy the Apple Watch Edition even have time to visit Apple Rumors.
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18 months ago

I didn't realise. It gets even more hilarious! Apple are taking polishing a turd to new levels.


But this turd looks great on ur wrist! ;)
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18 months ago

An ounce of good is less than $1200. Does the watch have even an ounce of gold to account for $16651 in price difference?


But it's a special gold that Jony invented. Made from magic and special atoms. LOL
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