Best Apple Watch Ultra 2 bands

Whether you're an outdoorsy type or an urban adventurer or you just like the style, there's no denying that the second generation Apple Watch Ultra is something pretty special. Like the Series 9, it has the more advanced S9 SiP and UWB for finding your iPhone. Plus you can use that double-tap gesture for single-handed use. It goes beyond the Apple Watch Series 9 with incredible 3000 nit display for better visibilty in the sun. You probably want a great-looking band that will also withstand any challenges you might meet along the way. Apple isn't the only company that makes some great Ultra bands. Here's a list of some of the best Apple Watch Ultra bands you can buy.

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Will my first-generation Apple Watch Ultra band fit the Apple Watch Ultra 2?

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Yes, the Apple Watch Ultra 1 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 are the same size and have the same attachment mechanism. The same goes for your regular Apple Watch bands, as long as they are for the larger size Apple Watch. Don't feel limited in any way by bands specifically intended for the Apple Watch Ultra. Choose the band you like best!

Which Apple Watch Ultra 2 band should I buy?

I'd recommend Apple's own Trail Loop band, since it's designed by Apple engineers specifically for the kinds of adventures you might embark upon wearing the Apple Watch Ultra 2. It comes in multiple colorways so you're sure to find one that works for you.

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 TechRadar and Tom's Guide. Before joining iMore in 2018, Karen wrote for Macworld, CNET, AppAdvice, and 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.