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.

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October 28:

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • China

  • Colombia

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Hong Kong

  • Hungary

  • India

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Japan

  • Luxembourg

  • Macau

  • Malaysia

  • Mexico
  • Monaco

  • Netherlands

  • New Zealand

  • Norway

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Puerto Rico

  • Singapore

  • South Africa

  • South Korea

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • Russia

  • Taiwan

  • Thailand

  • Turkey

  • United Kingdom

  • United States
October 29:

  • Bahrain

  • Greece

  • Kuwait

  • Oman

  • Qatar

  • Saudi Arabia

  • UAE
October 30:

  • Israel

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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Top Rated Comments

randymac09 Avatar
80 months ago
Come on, Apple. Sell them separate. Just do it.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jmh600cbr Avatar
80 months ago
I guess airpods will also come out the 28th. Certainly sounds like "late-October" to me. Can't get any later
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ppdix Avatar
80 months ago
Even better. Wait for the chinese replicas for half the price a week later.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
insomniac86 Avatar
80 months ago
Come on, Apple. Sell them separate. Just do it.
If i didn't already have an account, i'd have signed up just to like this comment. LMAO
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
deeddawg Avatar
80 months ago
it's functional. nowhere pretty like watch os. And honestly that's what matters the most.
Yeah, mostly. Except for when they don't. This isn't the venue for a Garmin rant, so I'd just direct folks to the Garmin forums for a good read.

More works than doesn't which is why I'm still wearing a Garmin, but I'm ready to move on.

BTW, your Ironman reference is specious. Apple/Nike aren't aiming for that segment with this model. Can't say what they'll do in the future, but Apple hasn't typically gone much for the fringe use cases.
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of course not but if your going to run a marathon with GPS and youre not a very fast runner there is a good chance that the apple watch will die on you.
What is the battery life WITH a phone associated with it? I know they say ~5hrs without a phone, but what is it with a phone nearby as you'd typically expect a 4hr+ marathoner to carry in a Spibelt or armband?

So it's not the best sports watch by any means.
Who's been claiming it is?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Born Again Avatar
80 months ago
get a garmin
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