Update (11/8 11:00am): Geotel Tech (99% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers a pair of Milanese Loop Apple Watch Bands on sale today with item-specific promo codes. Free shipping is available for Prime members or in orders of $49+. Rated 4.3/5 stars by 872 Amazon customers. Options include:
MobilePros1 (97.8 positive feedback, Top-Rated Plus Seller) via eBay Daily Deals offers the 38mm first generation Apple Watch Stainless Steel with Sport Band in Black or White for $219.99 shipped. For comparison, this model had an original list price of $550 and still goes for $300 at B&H. Today’s offer is $20 less than our previous mention and the lowest that we’ve tracked in new condition.
This is the first generation Apple Watch, which just recently received a software update with a variety of new features. In fact, watchOS 3 solved many of the struggles that hampered the original model. Features include fitness tracking, iPhone notifications, heart rate monitoring and more. This deal is an excellent way to save a significant amount of cash on a Stainless Steel model. Perhaps for someone on your Christmas list?
With your savings, add an affordable third-party watch band to your new wearable. You’ll find a variety of options including leather, silicone, nylon and more over at Amazon for under $10 Prime shipped.
Apple Watch connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth 4.0 and displays notifications, apps, and more on its 1.3″ display. It can also connect directly to the Internet thanks to 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. The internal battery lasts for up to 18 hours of normal use and is recharged with an included inductive magnetic charger. Leave your phone in your pocket and view notifications on your wrist. Apple Watch displays alerts from your iPhone so you can respond or dismiss them at will. Its Taptic engine gives you a gentle tap on your wrist or an audio cue when notifications come in. Complications are small widgets that appear on the face of your Watch and provide quick access to frequently used data. You can customize which complications you’d like to appear, including built-in complications like weather, calendar, and activity, or complications from your installed apps.