Apple Watch Series 9 Now Available on Apple's Refurbished Store in U.S.

Apple today began selling certified refurbished Apple Watch Series 9 models in the U.S. for the first time since the device was released in September.

Apple Watch Series 9
The refurbished Series 9 models are discounted by approximately 15% compared to the equivalent brand new models, with pricing starting at $339, down from $399. A variety of configurations are available as of writing.

Apple says it puts all of its refurbished products through a thorough cleaning process and inspection, and performs full functionality testing. In general, refurbished products sold directly by Apple have a very good reputation.

Like new Series 9 models sold directly by Apple in the U.S. currently, we expect that the Blood Oxygen app is deactivated on the refurbished models, due to a legal battle with medical technology company Masimo. Last year, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) banned Apple from importing and selling Apple Watch models with blood oxygen sensing after it ruled that the feature infringed on Masimo's patents. Apple is appealing the decision, and could re-enable the Blood Oxygen app with a watchOS update if it is overturned.

As a reminder, Apple began selling refurbished Apple Watch Ultra 2 models in the U.S. and select other countries last week.

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vegetassj4 Avatar
5 weeks ago
Might just go ahead and wait for the Series X: The Watch with a notch. It will probably have the best notch ever created. I think I'll love it.



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thawk9455 Avatar
5 weeks ago
Would be nice if they at least matched the price you can get some of them new right now. Amazon and Best Buy both have deals on some models for $329.
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