Apple planning multiple wearables at prices that may be up to $400

There have been a number of reports to come through already that have explained that we shouldn't be expecting a single iWatch when Apple does finally enter the wearable market. Now, that idea is being confirmed once again in a report from Re/code, which says Apple is working on multiple wearables and have even discussed the possibility of pricing the high-end option at $400...
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78. willard12 unregistered

The gear and gear 2 have sapphire glass screens.... I believe the "do some research" comment truly applies to you. The gear also has several dozen running/workout apps. I'm not sure how many people wear genuine leather straps versus silicon straps while working out. Either way, straps are interchangeable, so the comment is irrelevant.

82. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

Since when the Gears got Sapphire. Please englighten me with your sources.

19. Vexify

Posts: 570; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

That special herd of people don't understand the concept of "people buy what they want to buy and like what they want to like". It's either their way or the highway. They are anger filled haters who live to hate Apple and Samsung and will accept no other peace or reason. I don't understand why people charge around like angry bulls on this website unjustly degrading consumers and bullying based on others personal preference.

33. BlankSpaceNai

Posts: 127; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

You are aware that in your second point, you called the galaxy gear not premimum while saying apples is and you havent even seen it yet...yet you tell people to not be fanboys? The gear has some nice features to it, and you can download apps to it to make it better and better (The Nokia Here feature coming to them, I bet a looooot of people would love to have that) SO.....your calling one device premimum, that you HAVENT seen yet or know what it does yet...and you call the other NOT? Thats fanboyism, judging one product to another that we have realitively zero information on

64. iGeek

Posts: 171; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

I said not "so" premium and not premium. PLEASE READ WELL. The Gear 2 front is the one made of aluminum only. The Back is plastic. I predicted that the iWatch would be premium at that price and I said if it wasn't premium it would be an overkill. Please read my comments right before hating PLEASEEEEE

83. BlankSpaceNai

Posts: 127; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

Ha ha ha, heres the problem. This is going more into a fact of common sense when you talk to people though than facts. When you refer to people as "fans" or telling them to "READ MY COMMENTS" when you flat out try to insult peoples intelligence in comparrision to your own, it makes people NOT want to acknowledge what you have to say, simply because your judging people beforehand. 2. When you make comments like 'not so premium' thats you backing out of your own claim, it shows a sense of cowardence and, at the same time, egotistical nature as you are looking for a way to make yourself 'not wrong' Your a prime example of the 'apple fan'. As well as previous comments Ive made in this. Egotistical and highly defensive over your 'choice' of product. At the same time, your very very offensive to anyone who is NOT on your side of the river. You may believe that your knowledge overseeds others, but your morals, curtousy, and lack of respect is not at that level. To go back to your statement, Your basing a product simply over its design, not its capability. It may be $400 but we have yet to see what it can actually do. While Android Wear and the Gears from Samsung all have something that justifies its price point. There is much you can do with those 'not so premimum' devices that is VERY useful to people. Thats why YOU need to read. Im basing my statement over its capability, as Ive stated previously, YOUR still stuck on the design aspects. 'Please read my comments right before hating PLEASEEEEE' as you've previously said.

49. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

i'm more of an android user but i still can't wrap my head around smartwatches the seem pretty useless atm.. i hope apple can do something about it atleast.

18. hellonerds

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 27, 2013

Iphone and iwatch combo = 1000+$ easily lol..

20. D.Lamore

Posts: 198; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

I wonder where they will put the logo so to make it visible enough

24. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

If Apple is bold enough to actually make a stand alone smart watch, I could be very interested. They could have male/female ones that link to your iphone and 2 other male/female watches that work independently of your phone. A stand alone Iwatch that could take and receive calls by itself as well as have 3g or 4g, could easily sell for $400. For something like that, I am willing to wait 4+ more months. I admire the fact that Apple doesn't like to rush things. I think it makes for better products.

57. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

like i said Apple price their things way too high like they think everyone in the world is bloody rich. Not thinking anyone but themselves. They think the economy is really good that all jobs are paid well enough that they can price their things high like the smartwatch which may or not work as the first gen thing. Apples is playing you all and you fall for it without using the actual brain for once in your life.

68. darkkjedii

Posts: 31020; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Oh shut up, just don't buy it if you don't like it.

79. willard12 unregistered

Exactly. Why would people dare to come to a comments section of a tech site and express their displeasure with tech. People should only come to the comments section to show their love for the device. Don't you hate those people who come to a site when it's released and comment "it's ugly." Why don't those idiots just shut up and not buy it. Oh wait.....you're one of them.

65. jibraihimi

Posts: 802; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

I dont know why so much hate against apple, i know their way of doing business is wrong, and they price their gadgets way too high, but one thing is also a fact that they make quality products, with premium feel and good ecosystem to back it up......... I think till now we arē unable tō see any good smartwatches yet, because apple hasnt released one yet. let them release their smartwatch then you will surely see better products from android camp also........ instead of spreading hate, on the technology sites like PA, when don't we all try to stay on the topic, and talk about tye article, and technological details, i really miss those old days when this site was full of all the techies, and every discussions in the comment sections were source of knowledge, but now all i see here is haters and trolls, who like to bash apple on the article of android, troll bkackberry on the article about windows phone, bash htc or sony or lg, on the article of samsung. why cant we have healthy discussions over here, which can help and enlighten others, instead of just fighting and spreading hate over here. I dont think if i support particular brand or platform, then they will give us their flagship products for free, or they will pay us fortune for taking their side. This phones and gadgets are just par of our life, they are here to help us, make our life easier, but in the end they are just materials,and we should behave like materialist...................and everyone have their own choice we should force our opinion on them.........

69. darkkjedii

Posts: 31020; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Great post, but try explaining that to dopes like Arte, papi, 0xffff, eclipse, and gadget80. They'll fight that truth, tooth and nail. +1

77. jibraihimi

Posts: 802; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Thanks jedii, i know its near impossible to talk sense with some of the trolls over here, because they are here only for trolling, they are paid to do this, so no use in wasting our time in them........ I am following this site fur many and made my account just 2-3 years back, when i felt that i should also voice my opinion, for the things which i would like to see in the gadgets that i will purchase......... I comment very less, though i am member for 3 years, but u can check some of the members who have accounts only for past few months but they have commented more than thousand time, this shows they are over here just to troll........ Its better to ignore them, one day they will realize they were just wasting their life and energy, on some useless trolling.......

74. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

That is why I love Apple, they force other companies to do better. Apple didn't invent the phone or the tablet, but both the Iphone and the Ipad forced competitors to start making better products.

66. jibraihimi

Posts: 802; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

,:correction #we shouldnt behave like materialist............. well there are lots of mistakes in my comment, but thought to atleast correct this one, i hope other mistakes you all will understand..... :) PA, please introduce edit button in comments section......

73. atlvideoguy

Posts: 73; Member since: Feb 24, 2012

I'm a fan of Apple and their products but I can't see spending $400+ on a first generation watch that keeps on getting pushed back, we also don't much info about the watch. I really would like a smart watch accessary for my phone but not $400+

75. KillgoreTroutTime

Posts: 433; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

But what if the $400 version of the watch didn't require a phone to be tethered to? Perhaps only the lower priced versions need a phone. I think $400 would be a fair price for a stand alone smart device.

76. bored_guy147

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 11, 2014

Just like most Apple products, overpriced.

80. Teejay1100

Posts: 115; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Apple is overrated & overpriced. Loyalty to a brand is what's wrong with tech geeks. These brands don't care about these forums and don't care about you personally. But still we continue to tear down each other because we feel one is better than the other. It's all Vanity, and pointless.
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