Apple Watch Officially Priced – Starts at $349 or Around ₱15,500
Apple’s first wearable device, the Apple Watch, has been officially priced during the company’s Spring Forward press conference in Cupertino.
The cheapest version costs $349 or around ₱15,500. This is a Sport version that uses anodized aluminum as the casing and a 38mm fluoroelastomer band. A 42mm version is also available for $399 (~17,700).
You can also opt for the regular version of the Apple Watch. This uses stainless steel as the casing, sapphire crystal for the display and a variety of band materials including a stainless steel Milanese loop.
The cheapest one costs $549 or about ₱24,300 and has a 38mm band. On the other hand, the ones with a larger 42mm band cost $599 or ₱26,500. The most expensive of this version costs $1,049.
Lastly, a premium version of the Apple Watch called the Apple Watch Edition is also available. This features 18-karat gold cases, Sapphire crystal display and premium bands.
|Apple Watch with 18-karat gold casing!|
Apple Watch Edition starts at $10,000 while the most expensive costs ₱17,000 – that’s more than ₱750,000!
Anyway, you can own your choice of these Apple Watches on April 24, 2015 from Apple stores in the US, Hong Kong , Germany , Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan and United Kigndom. It’s not yet clear when the Apple Watch will be available here in the Philippines.