Apple Watch Nike+, The Perfect Running Partner, Arrives Friday, 28 October
Features Exclusive Watch Faces, Nike Sport Bands & All-New Nike+ Run Club App
CUPERTINO, California and BEAVERTON, Oregon — 24 October, 2016 — Apple® and Nike today announced Apple Watch® Nike+ will be available on Friday, 28 October. Apple Watch Nike+ combines all of the unique features of Apple Watch Series 2 with the new Nike+ Run Club app for unrivalled motivation to go for a run, guidance from the world’s best coaches and athletes and coaching plans that adapt to your unique schedule and progress. Apple Watch Nike+ also features exclusive Nike Sport Bands and unique watch faces inspired by Nike’s iconic style that can be easily personalised with useful apps like Activity Rings, Heart Rate, Stopwatch and Weather — helping runners stay informed at a glance.
“Running is one of the world’s most popular activities for staying in shape and being healthy, and with Apple Watch Nike+, runners will be even more motivated to achieve their performance goals,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “The response so far has been incredible and we’re thrilled to get Apple Watch Nike+ onto customers’ wrists starting Friday.”
“Apple and Nike share a passion to make life easier and more fun and we’re excited to bring a great running experience to consumers around the world,” said Trevor Edwards, president of the Nike Brand. “Apple Watch Nike+ with Nike+ Run Club app combine to deliver a powerful device with a simple running solution for all athletes and is another example of Nike’s commitment to bringing innovative products to the market.”
Apple Watch Nike+, like all Apple Watch Series 2 models, features built-in GPS to track your pace, distance, and route — even if you don’t have your iPhone® with you. With the brightest display Apple has ever made, metrics are easy to read, and if you decide to take a post-run dip in the pool, Apple Watch Nike+ is water resistant 50 metres.* The Nike+ Run Club app is seamlessly integrated into Apple Watch Nike+ and offers daily motivation through smart run reminders, challenges from friends and even alerts informing when the weather is right to get outside. Training data, including pace, distance and heart rate are available at a glance, and through shared run summaries, the app promotes friendly competition, even allowing users to send fist bumps to each other, right from the wrist.
Pricing and Availability
- Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in two different aluminium case sizes, 38 mm and 42 mm and pairs with four exclusive Nike Sport Band colour combinations including Black/Volt, Black/Cool Grey, Flat Silver/White and Flat Silver/Volt.
- Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in 38 mm at a recommended retail price (RRP) of A$529 inc. GST and in 42mm at a recommended retail price (RRP) of A$579 inc. GST from Apple.com, Nike.com, Apple Stores, select Nike retail stores, select Apple Authorised Resellers. For local availability, visit www.apple.com/au/apple-watch-nike or www.nike.com/applewatch.
- Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on Friday, 28 October in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the UK and the US.
- Nike Sport Bands are available exclusively with Apple Watch Nike+ models and not sold separately.
- Apple Watch Nike+ requires iPhone 5 or later running iOS 10 or later. Some features are not available in all regions or all languages.
- Every customer who buys Apple Watch Nike+ from Apple will be offered free Personal Setup,** in-store or online, to help set up and personalise their new Apple Watch with calendars, notifications, apps and more.
- Anyone who wants to learn more about Apple Watch Nike+ or watchOS® 3 can register for the free workshops offered at every Apple Store®.
*Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance rating of 50 metres under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean. However, Apple Watch Series 2 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth. Stainless steel and leather bands are not water resistant.
**In most countries.
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