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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Top Rated Comments

urda Avatar
101 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.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
apolloa Avatar
101 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.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DavidBlack Avatar
101 months ago
If I am paying 10,000+ for a watch I want more than 3 years of warranty.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Woogaloo Avatar
101 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.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DavidBlack Avatar
101 months ago
Something tells me you won't be having this predicament yourself anytime soon.

Nice comment and a rather rude one too. :o :)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
anthorumor Avatar
101 months ago
I wonder if the people intending to buy the Apple Watch Edition even have time to visit Apple Rumors.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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