Update (10/15 9:00am): The Anker Leather Apple Watch band is currently out of stock, head below for more deals on other options.
Ever since Apple Watch was released last Spring, one of the more interesting storylines has been the third-party band market. While Apple has launched a new MFi certification program for Watch Bands, there are already a number of unofficial options available on the market at this time.
Aukey via Amazon offers its
42mm Leather Band with stainless steel clasp for Apple Watch for $19.99. Applying coupon code 7XUB9F9U drops the final price to $9.99 with free shipping for Prime Members (free trial) or on orders of $35+. That’s good for 50% off the regular price and the lowest offering we can find. Features include “premium leather and stainless steel construction”, “precision laser cut holes” and a 18-month warranty from Aukey. Early reviews have been positive.
Some of our other favorite alternatives can be found below…
There are also a number of other cost-effective options for replacing Apple’s included Watch bands. Third-party manufacturers are able to utilize a variety of materials to create a unique look for your device. For example, this red leather 38mm option can be had for $11.99 Prime shipped after coupon code PDBTUMF3 is applied at checkout.
42mm Watch Bands:
- Silicone Sport Band (multiple colors): $15 | #1 Best Seller
- Link Stainless Steel w/ Metal Clasp: $23
- Milanese Loop Stainless Steel Bracelet Band (multiple colors): $40
38mm Watch Bands:
- Genuine Leather w/ Metal Clasp (multiple colors): $15
- Silicone Sport Band (multiple colors): $17
- Rugged Leather Loop Band: $22
In addition to discounted Apple Watch bands, we are beginning to see our first substantial discounts on the device itself. The 42mm Stainless Steel Case with Black Sport Band model is on sale for $520 shipped (Reg. $599). Looking for a discount dock for your Watch? We highly-recommend this option from Spigen.
As always, we are constantly reviewing the latest Apple Watch accessories and tracking news stories throughout the day.