Apple Watch Series 2 Now Available for Pre-Order Through Apple's Online Store

Alongside the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus, the second-generation Apple Watch, Apple Watch Series 2, is now available for pre-order from Apple's online storefront and through the Apple Store app.

Supplies of the Apple Watch Series 2 could be limited, so customers interested in launch-day delivery should order as soon as possible.

Apple Watch Series 2 features a second-generation chip that's up to 50 percent faster with 2x better graphics performance. It also has a second-generation display that's much brighter for more vivid colors outdoors, and it has built-in GPS for better fitness and location tracking.


Alongside the standard aluminum and stainless steel models, Apple Watch Series 2 is also available in a new pearl-white ceramic material that's four times stronger than stainless steel. Apple has also created new Hermès models and there's a new Apple Watch Nike Plus that's been developed in collaboration with Nike, featuring an aluminum body and a custom perforated Nike band.

Apple Watch pricing begins at $369 for the entry-level aluminum Sport model, $549 for the stainless steel Apple Watch, and $1,249 for the ceramic Apple Watch Edition. All three models can be ordered from the online store beginning now. Apple is also accepting pre-orders for Hermès and Nike models, but those won't ship out until late September and late October, respectively.

Upgraded Apple Watch Series 1 models, which feature the new S2 processor, are also available for pre-order at this time. Series 1 models start at $269.

The Apple Watch Series 2 will officially launch on September 16, which is the same date that some customers will begin receiving their devices at their homes.

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Top Rated Comments

chicagofan00 Avatar
64 months ago
Ordered the Nike+, 42mm Space Gray with Black/Volt band.
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Jason83 Avatar
64 months ago
Still down. Gotta love your auto-posts.
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jclo Avatar
64 months ago
Still down. Gotta love your auto-posts.
We don't do auto posts for this kind of thing, just FYI. Store was up for some people at the time that I posted.
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akaneo2 Avatar
64 months ago
Order in at 2:11AM (Central), stupid wrong billing address slowed me down :( It seems it was up around 2:09.

Lets hope they have more watch supply this year than last. It does say Delivers: Sep 16th on both iPhone and watch on my confirmation.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AppleWarMachine Avatar
64 months ago
ordered: Nike - Black/Grey - Late October
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KPOM Avatar
64 months ago
got my Apple Watch Edition reserved - but will arrive on October 4th only. Couldn't get in store Pickup in Berlin.
For the iPhone Plus with 256GB situation is hopeless - specially with Vodafone (the worst mobile operator with regards to iPhone support - don't ask why I am bound to them)
Hopefully it is worth it. I was tempted, but went with an updated Apple Watch Hermes. 9/30 for me! :)
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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