Apple Watch models with cellular connectivity are now available in New Zealand for the first time ever.

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Apple has started selling Series 3 and Series 5 models with Wi-Fi and Cellular through its online store in New Zealand this week, with pricing starting at NZ$549 for Series 3 models and NZ$929 for Series 5 models.

Spark is the only carrier that offers service for the Apple Watch in New Zealand right now. For $12.99 a month, Spark's wearable plan lets you share your iPhone plan's minutes and texts and get unlimited data on the Watch. And until June 6, 2020, Spark is offering the first three months free.

(Thanks, Richard Everson!)

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Top Rated Comments

maerz001 Avatar
34 months ago
Nice. And now open the first Apple store ;)
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JustinCymbal Avatar
34 months ago
Took a long time for them to get cellular...

I was thinking about getting cellular but decided not to because I pretty much always have my iPhone on me...

I just upgraded from the 2nd Gen to the 5th Gen a month ago and get much better battery life!
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dempson Avatar
34 months ago
No “edition” models (titanium or ceramic), but this does mean stainless steel models are available in NZ again.
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Nermal Avatar
34 months ago
To pilfer a post from Geekzone (https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=85&topicid=249197&page_no=3):

People seriously underestimate the amount of work required for esim.
Spark did it in 6 months and apple themselves said that they hadn't seen that before.
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