What you need to know
- Apple VPs sat down with HYPEBEAST to talk about Apple Watch bands.
- The executives talk about the challenges in creating bands that stay compatible and functional.
There's a lot more to Apple Watch bands than meets the eye.
In a new interview with HYPEBEAST (opens in new tab), two Apple executives sat down to talk about the
Evans Hankey, Apple's Vice President of Industrial Design, said that the team has stayed committed to ensuring backward compatibility with watch bands that have created an "unbelievable number of potential combinations, well into the thousands."
Stan Ng, Apple's Vice President of Product Marketing, said that a major challenge with its bands is that all of them "must support the functionality of the Apple Watch."
You can read the full interview with HYPEBEAST on its website (opens in new tab).
Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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