Nomad Launches New Sport Band Slim for Apple Watch

Nomad, known for its lineup of accessories created for Apple devices, today debuted a new Apple Watch band called the Sport Band Slim. It is an iteration on the Sport Band that Nomad also sells, but as the name suggests, it has an updated aesthetic.

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Priced at $60, the Sport Band Slim is made from an FKM fluoroelastomer rubber that is 100 percent waterproof. It includes interior ventilation channels to keep it dry and cool when worn, and it features a custom stainless steel closure pin with a pin-and-tuck mechanism.

The Sport Band Slim comes in four colors that include Glacier Blue, Sage, Bone, and Black, and it is designed to for the Apple Watch series 7, Apple Watch SE, and all other older Apple Watch models.

The new Apple Watch band is available today from the Nomad website, and there is a promotion right now that drops the price to $50.95.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Nomad. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

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Top Rated Comments

Darth-Kylie Avatar
26 months ago

More expensive and less attractive than apple bands, what am I missing?
Did you skip the affiliate sales blurb? ?
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
KrisLord Avatar
26 months ago
More expensive and less attractive than apple bands, what am I missing?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
stocklen Avatar
26 months ago

Did you skip the affiliate sales blurb? ?
This ones fluoroelastomer rubber is 100% waterproof.

phew.

does that make the apple fluoroelastomer only 99% or something..... because it seems pretty waterproof to me!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
csdesigns Avatar
26 months ago

The amount of hate on here for Nomad products is pretty astounding...
That's because this is treated like a news story... It's an ad – hence the hate (I actually like the look of the band though). If Nomad + Macrumors just had an annoying little picture or ad placed outside of the news line, then I guarantee you there'd be far less vitriol. But if you're going to charge 5x what other similar products go for on Amazon, then you need to be able to withstand the heat.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gimarbazat Avatar
26 months ago
100% waterproof rubber?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mavis Avatar
26 months ago

Why would anyone wear a band that makes it look more tacky and ugly?
I almost bought one just now, but backed out when I saw that the only shipping option to my country would raise the price by more than 25%.

Reasons why someone would buy this band?

1. It's flouroelastomer (synthetic rubber), rather than silicone. To the best of my knowledge, only Apple uses flouroelastomer for their bands, which is why "authentic" bands are so much better than the cheap silicone knock-offs you can get on Amazon (or better yet, AliExpress).

2. Unique colors, including black, which Apple (for some asinine reason) hasn't sold for years. ? I still have my OG black sport band from the first Apple Watch in 2015, but it's looking a little naff...

3. Design. Maybe some people like the design?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)