You can now buy a shiny Apple Watch on Apple Card monthly installments

Apple Watch Series
Apple Watch Series (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple announced new Apple Watches yesterday.
  • Apple also confirmed that Apple Card monthly payments are available.
  • Purchases are interest-free.

Apple's new Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Series 6 announcement also brought with it the news that Apple Watch can now be bought using Apple Card's interest-free monthly installment plan. This is the first time that Apple Watch has been part of this payment option and it will see buyers pay monthly for a period of 24 months.

The process and plan is the same as the same one already available to those buying iPhones. June saw the inclusion of Macs and iPads for the first time, too.

If you buy an iPhone or Apple Watch using Apple Card Monthly Installments, you will have one installment every month for twenty-four months.

You can add some Apple Watch accessories to your order, too. Apple Watch bands are also part of the 24-month deal according to Apple's support document.

Other accessories include:

  • Apple Pencil
  • iPad Keyboard
  • Pro Stand, VESA Mount Adapter
  • Apple Afterburner Card
  • Apple Branded iPhone Case
  • Apple Watch Bands
  • Apple Branded iPad Cover
  • Apple Branded Mac Cover

At its base $399 price, Apple Watch Series 6 will set buyers back just $16.62 per month, although you will of course need to have an Apple Card for this to be available to you.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

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