Best Apple Watch Series 9 bands

The next generation of Apple Watch is here, and it's a beauty for sure. The Apple Watch Series 9 has more processing power and faster on-device Siri with a new S9 SiP and more precise iPhone location with its UWB chip. The 2000 nit display is twice as bright as the previous model. You'll want a brand-new gorgeous band to show off that brand new Apple Watch. Here are some of our favorite Apple Watch Series 9 bands out there, from Apple as well as other brands.

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Will my old bands fit the Apple Watch Series 9?

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Yes, your current band collection is safe. All Apple Watch bands from every generation are interchangeable within their size category and the band-switching mechanism remains the same as it's always been.

Which Apple Watch Series 9 band should I get?

It's not often that Apple brings back a discontinued item. If you're one of the folks that had wanted a Modern Buckle band back in the day, now's your chance. The colors this time are muted but ultra classy. The vegan leather looks great, and this is a band you're sure to enjoy.

Karen S Freeman

Karen is a contributor to as a writer and co-host of the iMore Show. She’s been writing about Apple since 2010 with a year-long break to work at an Apple Store as a product specialist. She's also a contributor at CNET. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, AppAdvice, WatchAware. She’s an early adopter who used to wait in long lines on release days before pre-ordering made things much easier. Karen is also a part-time teacher and occasional movie extra. She loves to spend time with her family, travel the world, and is always looking for portable tech and accessories so she can work from anywhere.