Apple Announces New Apple Watch Sport Loop Bands Representing 22 Countries

Apple today announced a new set of Apple Watch Sport Loop bands with colors representative of 22 countries around the world, alongside custom Apple Watch faces for each of those countries.

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The full list of the countries represented within Apple's new "Limited Edition International Collection" can be found below:

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Russia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United States

All of the bands retail for $49.99, each with the normal "soft, breathable, and lightweight" design of the Apple Watch Sport Loop band. Each band is also accompanied by a custom Stripes Apple Watch face with the colors of the country's flag. The new bands are available for purchase and order on Apple's website starting today.

The matching watch faces can be downloaded using an App Clip code on the band packaging, but they're also available right now on Apple's website. To add any of the 22 watch faces, head to the Apple Watch page on Apple's site using the iPhone paired with your Apple Watch, scroll down to the "International Collection" featured section, and tap on "See the countries." From there, you'll be able to view details on each band and face combination and install any of the watch faces.

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Top Rated Comments

HappyDude20 Avatar
16 months ago
I love America but it reminds me of the Barbasol shaving cream can

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Score: 71 Votes (Like | Disagree)
scheinderrob Avatar
16 months ago
cool i'll buy the chinese knock off for $5 instead of throwing $50 away on the official one.
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
markfc Avatar
16 months ago
Where’s Wales? Consistently voted best flag in the world! ???????
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
anthogag Avatar
16 months ago
A Canada watch face without the maple leaf?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Blackstick Avatar
16 months ago

Jamaica is a very random choice
I mean, they send 56 athletes to the Summer Olympics (and at least 4 to the winter ;))... for a tiny island nation of 2.7M, that's significant.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Khedron Avatar
16 months ago
Those are terrible bands.

For comparison, look at how well Apple incorporates multiple colours in the new pride band below.

These new bands would be overpriced at $2.



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Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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