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Apple - Apple Watch Series 2 42mm Space Black Stainless Steel Case Space Black Milanese Loop Band - Space Black Stainless Steel

Apple Watch Series 2 is a superior sports watch that measures your workouts with detailed customizable metrics. An advanced activity tracker that shows you how often you move, exercise, and stand, and lets you share your progress. A powerful health tool that helps you be more conscious of your overall well-being, starting with your heart rate. And an all-day assistant that provides instant access to the people, apps, and information you care about most. There are cases made from aluminum and stainless steel and a full range of interchangeable bands in a variety of styles, colors, and materials. All models run watchOS 3.

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    Space Black Stainless Steel

    Overview

    What's Included


    • Stainless Steel Case
    • Milanese Loop Band
    • 1m Magnetic Charging Cable
    • 5W USB Power Adapter

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (229 out of 238)

    Features


    Stainless steel case

    Dual-core processor

    Built-in GPS

    Water resistant 50 meters¹

    Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n 2.4Ghz)

    Bluetooth 4.0

    Heart rate sensor

    Accelerometer

    Gyroscope

    Ambient light sensor

    Second-generation OLED Retina display with Force Touch (2x brighter)²

    Sapphire crystal (stainless steel and ceramic cases)

    Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

    Up to 18 hours of battery life³

    Magnetic charging cable

    Apple Watch requires an iPhone 5 or later. Classic Buckle, Leather Loop, Modern Buckle, Milanese Loop, and Link Bracelet bands are not water resistant.

    ¹Apple Watch Series 2 has a water resistance rating of 50 meters under ISO standard 22810:2010. This means that it may be used for shallow-water activities like swimming in a pool or ocean.

    However, Apple Watch Series 2 should not be used for scuba diving, waterskiing, or other activities involving high-velocity water or submersion below shallow depth.

    ²Compared with the previous generation.

    *All models come in distinct case and band combinations. Sport Band, Woven Nylon, stainless steel, and leather bands are all compatible with all Apple Watch models.

    ³Testing conducted by Apple in August 2016 using preproduction Apple Watch Series 1, Apple Watch Series 2, and Apple Watch Edition, each paired with an iPhone; all devices tested with prerelease software.

    All-day battery life is based on 18 hours with the following use: 90 time checks, 90 notifications, 45 minutes of app use, and a 30-minute workout with music playback from Apple.

    Watch via Bluetooth, over the course of 18 hours. Battery life varies by use, configuration, and many other factors; actual results will vary.

    TM and © 2016 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.


    Customer rating

    Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 238 reviews

    96%
    would recommend to a friend

    Expert rating

    Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Awesome Upgrade

      Posted
      JayRaf
      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I sold my Series black 1 stainless steel Apple Watch prior to the iPhone X release. I knew I was getting the silver model and all along I had wanted the silver stainless Apple Watch. After shopping around I went ahead and opted for the Series 2 watch with the Milanese watch band and I could not be happier this decision! Since purchasing this watch and obtaining my iPhone X, the Apple Watch is the only smart watch I wear, among the 3 other choices in smart watches I own. Only Apple can make steel look and feel as luxurious as silver or gold. The Series 2 is also a major upgrade compared to the Series. The boost in brightness is a great. I always had my Series 1 cranked up to maximum brightness, but there's no need with the Series 2 , even in direct sunlight. The added water resistance adds a measure of comfort, especially when washing your hands and no longer fearing ruining a $500 investment from splashing water or submerging your arm a short length of time. What I've found really cool is the ability to have the watch eject any water that may get inside the speaker/mic grill. With the push of a few icons the Apple watch becomes a water ejecting, self drying work of art. The improvements in volume is another factor which makes the Series 2 a viable and worthwhile upgrade. I can take calls on my watch much more pleasantly now, hearing and being heard throughout my conversations. The GPS added functionality is great for directionally challenged individuals like myself. Lastly, I considered not ordering the silver stainless steel watch without Apple's Milanese watch band, and I'm extremely happy that I changed my mind, and didn't settle for a 3rd party knick off. The adage, "You get what you pay", definitely rings true with regards to buying generic brands watch bands for the Apple Watch. None of the metal bands I've owned in the past have held up so well, and continued to shine after weeks of wear. If you are straddling the fence on whether to upgrade from Series 1 to Series 2 or 3, the upgrades are definitely worth the slightly higher costs. If possible always go with Apple's metal or nylon bands. Apple's superior aesthetics and attention to quality leave the 3rd party watch band alternatives an option you'll never desire to return to after wearing your Apple watch in its full glory, as Apple intended.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      seamless smart watch for apple products

      Posted
      HeyZeus2003
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      The watch works un-remarkably well. I've avoided getting the original Apple Watch because I already had a different health watch that served my basic needs for a smartwatch (text and email notifications), but it was recalled by the manufacturer a couple of months before the new Apple Watches came out. Considering all the features that this watch has (compared to my old one), it was very simple to setup- actually, there was very little thought that went into setting up the watch to work with my iPhone. Any settings beyond the initial setup are mostly preferences since the watch essentially mirrors your phone's preferences. For many this will be a great thing. For those that enjoy setting up their devices might find this watch to be a bit bland, with regard to that process. It is nice to be able to make many of the changes on both the watch itself and the iPhone. Arranging the applications on the screen can be a bit difficult but quite doable once you get an idea of how to arrange the icons. The Apple Watch cost considerably more than the previous watch that I had, about 3-4 times as much, but only because I opted for a more expensive model, the basic model would have been about 2 times as expensive. Needless to say, I'm happy with the watch, overall. It does more than I could have ever wanted from a watch, which makes it very convenient for daily use. The watch does not come without desires for improvement. While the battery will last me 2 days, more would be nice or at least a way to turn off some features that will further help save battery life. The bigger issue that I have sometimes experienced random reboots when I attempt to open an application, maybe 3 times since I've owned it.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Love the new Apple Watch Series 2

      Posted
      Marie
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      • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

      I waited almost a year to purchase the new series 2 Apple Watch. The original watch didn't do some of the things I thought it should. I absolutely love the watch, and I'm learning all the different things it can do. I didn't know I could be Dick Tracy and speak into the Watch when my phone rang! I also love the fact that when I have my phone get directions , it shows it on the screen of the watch and indicates by a particular noise when to turn. I bought the nickel lined watch with the Milanese band as that is all BestBuy could guarantee with a delivery date, with the less expensive watches being sold out. I would not order it with the Milanese band if you are an active person, i.e., Engage in sports. It slips and loosens on my wrist when I do participate in sports. I have since ordered a sports band for it which I am waiting for. I would not hesitate to buy this watch again.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Vast improvement from S0

      Posted
      Jimmy
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      I was an early adopter of the Apple Watch, getting an original stainless steel during launch week. I'd really enjoyed that watch and made use of it frequently. Truth be told, I wasn't really even considering upgrading until a family member expressed interest in buying mine used and me just get the newer one. I got essentially the same model this time, but in Space Black for a change. Before i didn't use many third party apps because they just never seemed to load right. The S2 doesn't exhibit this issue. I haven't had to wait more than ~3 seconds for pretty much anything to load in. The biggest improvement in my opinion is the calling. On S0, there was a noticeable delay that usually ended up with both parties talking over each other briefly before waiting to allow the other to go first and then it'd happen again! This S2 functions as it should. I'm not 100% sold on the Space Black however, I kinda miss the pure stainless. The older one might have shown case scratches a bit more, but the black is super smudgy.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Watch for non watch sake

      Posted
      Joseph
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      Hello All, I purchased this watch for two reasons the first being that I was interested in a new time telling wearable and the second to get a handle on this whole smart watch movement. As far as time telling price I wanted something that looks sleek and beautiful in any light. This price has that in spades and the changeable faces are an added bonus. In the smart watch movement I am echoing many articles on the web - you don't need a smart watch. It's nice to have and you can look at notifications at a glance. I still check my phone for emails and text messages but for the quick peak this does the trick. The other apps are light weight and the fitness tracking, for me, is a nice to have feature that I don't use - remember I wanted a new time peice not a fitness tracker. I would say if you want to work out get one that has the rubber / silicone wrist strap versus any other wrist strap it would be uncomfortable otherwise. I would recommend this product for those wanting to get on the bleeding edge of technology or for a nice time peice but you will be wanting more if you want something more from a smart watch... for now.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Total geek with the Apple Series 2 Watch !

      Posted
      ATLKimmy
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      Yea.. I'm spoiled... I have an awesome gamer (ROG) laptop, DJI Drone, GoPro and lots of other tech toys... but this watch just keeps me entertained and it looks brilliant with any band and watch face I choose. So, yea... there is just a finite number of faces available but its quite a bit considering each style of watch face is very configurable to any way you want it. I'd say the only downside, and I'm certain it's temporary, is that Apple doesn't allow 3rd party watch faces yet. OK, not a show stopper because this thing turns heads and many people have complimented my watch. My buying experience was challenging since I decided to splurge on it during Christmas season and it was sold out everywhere. BestBuy did very well to get me the exact watch I wanted within a few weeks. Very happy with my purchase and you can't get a better looking watch out there.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      stylish watch with practical features

      Posted
      radioactivecat
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      The Apple Watch Series is probably one of the best smartwatches you can buy today (June 2018). For most people, its also the best all-around fitness tracker- especially if you have other friends with the watch you can compete with for walking/standing/fitness goals. I don't use all the bells and whistles this thing has to offer but I do enjoy the fitness features and the ability to customize the watch faces and bands to fit my style. If you own an iPhone and you’re looking to buy a smartwatch that's stylish as well as practical, the Apple Watch is a good option.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Fascinating and easy to use

      Posted
      BWnATL
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I was originally looking at a Fitbit and read enough reviews that said if you have the extra to spend go with an Apple Watch 2 Series. I love the Milanese band with this model and I hope I learn to maximize all of the watches great features in addition to seeking a healthier lifestyle. Very easy to use and it DID NOT come with an overwhelming inch thick manual in order to operate. Thank you Apple! Also, the Best Buy employees (shout out to Nick and Ally) were extremely helpful in helping apply protective shield and actual watch setup to sync with phone. Again, great staff!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    What experts are saying

    Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews

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      There's still room to grow.Full Review
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      Apple Watch Series 2 Nike+ review
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