March 9, 2015 Apple Announced That Apple Watch Will be Available April 24 to Customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, The UK, and the U.S. Apple Watch Brings an Entirely New Way to receive information at a glance and interact with the world through third-party apps designed Specifically For The Wrist. “Apple Watch Begins a New Chapter in The Way we relate to Technology and we Think our customers are going to love it,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We can’t wait for people to start Wearing Apple Watch to easily access information that matters, to interact with the world, and to live a Better Day by being more aware of their daily activity than ever before.
The pre-orders will begin on April 10. Apple Watch, which is available in two different sizes, 38 mm and 42 mm, has three collections, Apple Watch Sport, priced at $349 (US) and $399 (US); Apple Watch, available from $549 (US) to $1,099 (US); and Apple Watch Edition, crafted from custom rose or yellow 18-karat gold alloys, with prices starting at $10,000 (US).
Apple Watch will be available for purchase by reservation at Apple Stores, online and at select Authorized resellers in China and Japan.
The Apple Watch boasts of a built-in speaker & microphone, meant to allow users to receive calls on the Smart watch itself. It also has a new technology called Digital Touch. “You draw on your watch, and that touch will be animated on your friend’s watch exactly as you drew it,” claims Apple. The smart watch has an 18-hour battery life in a typical day says Apple.
The Apple Watch collection offers more bands, sport bands, leather bands, and Milanese Loop and Link bracelet. The case is made of stainless steel in two colors. The stainless steel uses a corrosion-resistant alloy, with is then (you guessed it) customized to make the metal 80% harder and less susceptible to scratching.
The Apple Watch edition will be very exclusive and only available in select retail stores. The entire product is solid gold and it will be available ‘in limited quantities’.
Apple Watch requires iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.2. or later. iOS 8.2 will be Available for Download Today.