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Just anounced: the Apple watch

Discussion in 'Watches' started by microbe, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. graham_s
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    I've got a pledge in for a pebble time. I can't see that changing with the apple announcement.
     
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    I'm getting the sport model to replace my Suunto Ambit 3 as a daily user, battery time is not an issue since an update should get it to go longer later on. I had a Motorolla MOTOACTV and same thing first few months had to recharge every night then after an updat it lasted 4-5 days before it needed a recharge. I'll still keep my Ambit for hikes but the Apple will be my daily wear.
     
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    It's certainly interesting technology and I am an Apple fan boy for computing, mobile, and networking, but 14-18 hours is simply not a long enough battery life for me. I'll wait for Gen 2
     
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    Not impressed with the battery life at all. I like the capability of it, the heart rate monitoring ability etc but eh. Don't think I can justify it for the price.


    Sent from Catherine's iPhone using Tapatalk.
     
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    fixed it hahaha
     
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    In my mind if I were to spend over $300 on a watch, or heaven forbids $10,000 plus, that is going to be the watch I would wear until the day I die...and then it gets passed down to my kids.

    This is an electronic device that will be out of date within 2 years, not a watch.
     
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    If I was going to spend £1000+ on a watch I'd want it to have a Swiss movement not a circuit board.
     
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  8. Gustavo Melro

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    If I was going to spend 10,000 dolars on a watch, I.... I.... I wouldnt spend this much money on a watch
    seriously, 10,000 dolars are = 30,000 reais. thats a :censored: car man!!!
     
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    The Huawai smart watch looks a whole lot nicer than the apple version.
     
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    I don't get it. Won't be buying this or any other smart watch. My Seiko has been on my wrist for the last 5+ years and is still on the original battery. Not worth the price, not worth the features, just plain silly.
     
  11. vegassprky
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    And in six months or less version 1.1 then 1.2, then 2.0 etc, etc, normal Apple marketing. Fan boys will be dropping like flies trying to keep up.;)
     
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    oh god... i love the internet
     
  13. microbe

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    I'm thinking about getting the 42mm Sport model with the black band for $579 Australian, then swapping that band out with a third party steel band in the near future. I'm in IT and can't wait to tinker around with a new gadget. I have to say I was pretty miffed about the pricing but hey it's a first generation apple product.
     
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    I'm sure I'll enjoy playing with the apple watch for 5 minutes the next time I'm in an apple store, but seriously these are just not for me. I'm not interested in something that will be obsolete so quickly, that's a gen 1 product, and more importantly to me something that will I think be quite bothersome on the wrist. Having a backlit screen flashing away with every notification could be quite distracting in certain situations.
     
  16. indigo_wolf

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    Jaquet Droz Charming Bird Watch..... $500,000. Makes even the upper tier Apple watch seem cheap.




    By comparison the Zenith Academy Christopohe Colomb is a bargain at $185,000-$200,000.



    ATB,
    Sam
     
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    Money =/= sense
     
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    I LOVE watches, Tech, & am an Apple fan girl. I like the Apple Watch, and would like to get one, at some point.
     
  19. polonium9

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    I have never heard of this company.
    But they put a bird that chirps in a watch.

    I almost cried.

    I can die happy.

    Thank you.
     
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    Same goes for the first models of new car designs. But, beware the second models as cost cutting usually winds up in cost cutting. Since most car models last 4-5 years and typically go through mid-cycle improvements, the optimum time to buy is usually in year 3 of the model launch as long as there are no major issues with the model in the industry already.