Best Apple Watch bands that aren't made by Apple (2017)

Best Apple Watch bands that aren't made by Apple (2017)
If you are shopping Apple Watch bands, you are spoiled for choice! We pinned down ten of the finest specimens you can buy in the $20 to $100 price category. Anything higher than that and we must suggest consulting your financial adviser before putting down cash. It's a freaking wristband, it's supposed to keep your watch strapped and soak up sweat! How much does it have to cost?! But then again, you choose what goes on your wrist and where the money goes so hey, no judging.

Most of these bands are set up for the 42mm Apple Watch, though, so owners of 38mm models may have to look extra hard, or simply shop Apple's somewhat expensive (but high-quality) wristbands. On the upside, these will cover both Series 1 and 2 smartwatches, so no one's left out in the cold. Enjoy the selection!


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3 Comments

1. sraj49

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 12, 2014

Funny, even the iPhones are not manufactured by Apple. Foxcon manufactured phones for other companies also like Motorola. Now a days most of the companies get their products manufactured by third party suppliers and Apple products are not an exception.

3. TrainFromUkraine

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

At least half the products you buy are manufactured by third-party OEM's Nothing new or unusual, and it saves brands a lot of money and headaches.

2. Cyberchum

Posts: 1024; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Once smartwatch sales really spike, especially Apples, they might end up coming up with some sort of proprietary connector—Yes, for the bands!—just to rake-in royalties.

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