Apple unveils new Pride Edition bands and watch faces
What you need to know
- Apple has today released its new Pride Watch bands and faces.
- The company has released two new sport bands in support of the LGBTQ+ community and Pride month.
- It has also released new watch faces for watchOS 8.6.
Apple has today released two new Apple Watch Pride bands and new watch faces in support of the LGBTQ+ community and Pride month.
The company stated:
The company said it was proud of its long-running support for advocacy organizations, and that members and allies of the LGBTQ+ creative community "were inspired to deliver a new expression of pride through this unique design."
There's a new Pride Edition Sport Loop and a new Nike Sport Loop in variations of the trademark rainbow colors.
New watch faces will be released later today on watchOS 8.6 according to the press release, although many already have access to them:
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Apple is also premiering a new Shot on iPhone Pride campaign:
The new Pride loops will cost $49 and are available now from apple.com and the Apple Store app. They'll be in stores from Friday, May 26.
There's always Amazon
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You can buy the Apple Watch from Amazon if you prefer. Just remember you may be limited to only certain band combinations and models on Amazon. Plus, it's possible they will have less stock than buying from Apple directly.
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