Influential Wristwatch Website Hodinkee Becomes an Authorized Apple Watch Retailer

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New York City-based watch retailer Hodinkee today announced that it is now an authorized retailer for the Apple Watch. The company has been known as an influential watch review site and recently launched an e-commerce platform, the Hodinkee Shop, where high-end mechanical watches can be purchased.

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From today, the Hodinkee Shop also includes Apple Watch Series 5 models along with a variety of Apple Watch accessories. The store is only selling cellular versions of the Apple Watch, and prices match Apple's own prices on the Series 5. Both aluminum and stainless steel models are available.

"We are very excited to be an authorized retailer for Apple Watch,” said HODINKEE Chief Commercial Officer Russell Kelly.

“It is a revolutionary product, an impressive example of design and functionality which seamlessly integrates into daily life. Not only does Apple Watch complement our product offering but it also further positions the HODINKEE Shop as an e-commerce new luxury leader.”

Hodinkee has bands like the Milanese Loop, Sport Band, and Sport Loop. In terms of charging accessories, the retailer is also offering the Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock and various Magnetic Charging Cable options. The AirPods and AirPods Pro are even available on the Apple section of the Hodinkee Shop.

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Top Rated Comments

anshuvorty Avatar
22 weeks ago
If you can't beat 'em...join 'em...
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
skippermonkey Avatar
22 weeks ago
All those watches look angry and slightly sinister.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nattK Avatar
22 weeks ago
Surprised it took so long. Hodinkee has produced several great articles on the Apple Watch since the watch's debut.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nattK Avatar
22 weeks ago


I've never read anything directly on their site but I thought I recall 'hearing' that Hodinkee were anything but proponents of the Apple Watch, at least early on, as it flew in the face of mechanical watch traditionalists.

They recently did a very detailed piece on the design of the solar watch face. You should check it out if you have the time. It's a good read.

Also, I think what you "heard" about were the Hodinkee readers. The Hodinkee team liked the the Apple Watch but their readers absolutely hated it at first. They even had several advertisers pull out when they decided to feature Jony Ive on their magazine.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
OllyW Avatar
22 weeks ago


I've never read anything directly on their site but I thought I recall 'hearing' that Hodinkee were anything but proponents of the Apple Watch, at least early on, as it flew in the face of mechanical watch traditionalists.

Here’s their editors thoughts from when the Apple Watch was first revealed. It’s mostly positive with just a few reservations noted at the end.
In-Depth: A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal (https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/hodinkee-apple-watch-review)
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
now i see it Avatar
22 weeks ago
I read it as "Influeza Wristwatch".
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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