Apple Opens Pre-Orders for Apple Watch Series 8, Second-Generation SE, and Ultra

Apple's brand new Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE, and Apple Watch Ultra are both now available to pre-order on Apple's online store. Today's pre-order day comes ahead of the Series 8 and SE's September 16 launch day and the Ultra's September 23 launch day.

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Both the Apple Watch Series 8 and ‌Apple Watch SE‌ were announced today at the "Far Out" event. The Series 8 features a larger display that curves around the edges, a new body temperature sensor, improvements to battery life, and more.

The second-generation Apple Watch SE features the S8 chip, crash detection, and new color options. Both Apple Watch models are launching alongside a wide array of new bands as well, including new colors for Sport Loop and Nike Sport Loop.

Lastly, Apple announced the new Apple Watch Ultra, which has a 49mm titanium case with the brightest Apple Watch display yet, as well as a bigger Digital Crown. It features 36 hours of battery life, a new Dark Mode, a Wayfinder watch face, a built-in depth gauge, a new dual-frequency GPS, and much more.

Pricing for the Apple Watch Series 8 starts at $399 for GPS and $499 for cellular, and it's available in aluminum Midnight, Starlight, Silver, and Product(RED). Stainless steel options include Silver, Gold, and Graphite.

The SE starts at $249 for GPS and $299 for cellular. It's available in Silver, Midnight, and Starlight.

The Ultra starts at $799 and only has one sizing option, as well as only offering a cellular option. Apple has also introduced new bands aimed at hikers, divers, and runners, called the Alpine Loop Band, Ocean Band, and Trail Loop.

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Top Rated Comments

Psdn Avatar
24 months ago
Ordered ? Ultra with orange band, delivery Friday the 23 ??‍♂️???
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RedTheReader Avatar
24 months ago
Am I out of touch on the older prices, or is this thing actually cheaper than the outgoing titanium models? I don't think this is meant for me, but it's nice that people get something more than just case material for the extra cost.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
_Spinn_ Avatar
24 months ago
Good luck to everyone preordering today!
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TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
24 months ago
I just placed an order for two Apple Watches. I'm not sure which one to keep.



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johnmed Avatar
24 months ago
This couch potato needs an Ultra watch.

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rtr1985 Avatar
24 months ago

Why would anyone order a 8th gen watch with ONLY 18 HOURS battery? Jesus people wake up! My Garmin has 34 DAYS battery life. Hours people. Everyone just as blind eyed every year. Complaining about battery life and still ordering a new one?
How many 33 day off the grid trips did you make this year? The watches charge quick, too. It's plenty.
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