Apple Watch Series 7 Unboxing Videos and Reviews Shared Ahead of Friday Launch

Apple's embargo on reviews of the Apple Watch Series 7 has now lifted ahead of the first devices arriving with customers on Friday, giving the first hands-on looks at the company's latest flagship smartwatch. In addition to our detailed review roundup, we have gathered together a number of unboxing videos and reviews of the new device.

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The key new features of the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ include a larger display with significantly reduced borders, larger casing sizes with more rounded edges, improved durability, faster charging with a new fast-charging USB-C cable, and the S7 chip. There are also a range of new color options for the aluminum models, including Midnight, Starlight, Green, as well as a tweaked Blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

Scroll down for the first unboxing and review videos from a range of prominent YouTubers who have been first to get their hands on the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌.

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For more in-depth impressions, read our Apple Watch Series 7 review roundup.

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Top Rated Comments

BootsWalking Avatar
2 weeks ago
iJustine gives it a score of 7 out of 5 stars.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving Avatar
2 weeks ago
Wow! I love how bright the APple Watch 7 is. These reviewers sound like they are reading a script, LOL!
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Caliber26 Avatar
2 weeks ago

Wow! I love how bright the APple Watch 7 is. These reviewers sound like they are reading a script, LOL!
Wouldn’t surprise be one bit if Apple sends pre-approved scripts/talking points along with these devices.

That being said, I did order an S7 and I’m super hyped for it. But these YouTubers are nothing but corporate shills.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SmugMaverick Avatar
2 weeks ago

That’s why Rene has been defending the Series 7 on Twitter.

I can't watch Rene anymore . He finds every excuse possible for Apple product design no matter how controversial.
I can't stand the guy, he's such a sheep and does everything possible to kiss ass so that he gets early product reviews.

His defending of the iOS 15 iCloud scanning stuff on twitter was truly disgraceful even when told he was wrong on his "facts", he just ran away.

His teenager clickbait thumbnails are also pathetic.

At least Justine knows her role as Tims pet and is pretty open about it, Rene pretends to be a real reporter.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SusieS Avatar
2 weeks ago
I like Marques Brownlee’s reviews, he seems unbiased
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving Avatar
2 weeks ago

I'm sure she's a super nice person, but iJustine for me is the most irritating YouTuber out there that talks about Apple products. If you like her I'm not knocking you for that, but to me she is the absolute worst.
She is Tim Cook’s pet. Think of it as a teachers pet. I’m pretty sure Apple is paying her under the table or something. She will never have anything bad to say about Apple. When the whole CSAM was unfolding with Apple iJustine and other YouTubers disappeared real quick. Go figure!
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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