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Apple - Apple Watch 42mm Stainless Steel Case - Milanese Loop-Angle_Standard

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  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Still feels like a beta product

    Posted
    Ruff
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    Let me start by saying this is my least favorite Apple product that I have ever owned. And with the price tag associated with it, buyers remorse will definitely kick in. Initial impressions when you open the box are "wow, this is a beautiful piece of technology!" That's about as good as it gets. The software is sluggish, cumbersome, and very limited. You can't do anything with the watch without your phone beyond telling the time, counting steps, and playing music that you have stored on the watch (if you're lucky enough to own Bluetooth wireless headphones). The functionality that is included almost always requires you to pull out your phone to finish an interaction. It is essentially an annoyingly useless extension of your phone. Remember the flashing notification indicator lights on Blackberry? This is Apple's overly complicated, overly expensive attempt at providing iPhone users that feature. Because of the size of the screen, almost all interactions beyond the canned, preprogrammed ones that Apple provides rely on Siri and dictation which is absolutely atrocious on Watch. The coolest thing about the watch is the ability to change bands and faces whenever you would like. It basically comes down to the idea that as a first generation product, this is more a piece of fashion than a piece of technology. A+ as a watch. D- as wearable technology. P.S. After three months of use, the Digital Crown now sticks when you try to turn it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Terrible product in reality. So disappointed.

    Posted
    chiuser123
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    I've owned pretty much every smart watch since the beginning. All the Samsungs, many of the Android Wears, the Pebbles and my current favorite, the Microsoft Band. Finally got an iPhone (long story why switched platforms). Have to say am enjoying the IPhone. So thought right thing to do was get Apple Watch. Omg. What a piece of garbage. First, synching and setting up is anything but smooth. Tried with two different model types, but same slow experience. Then, in terms of operation, it stinks. Most apps show splash screens and then say look to phone to operate. I don't need a watch if I have to use my phone screen anyway. Finally, the speed of this is awful. It is SLOOOOWWWWWW. Most apps take forever to open, and when they do, they then work slowly, too. I cannot believe that this is the product Apple brought out after years of being able to see competitors in market. The Band, the Samsung (current model, before new one hits) and the Moto 360 blow this out of the water. I'm either going to stick with my Band (which is great) or go with the new Moto 360 when it comes out (which was just announced to work with IPhone). But both models of the Apple Watch are going back to Best Buy after one day of use. Sad that this is result.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Poor Quality, Easy to Break, Need to charge daily

    Posted
    TMima

    I bought one on the first day of sale. However, I found it had a display layer separation, and Apple wanted to charge me $329 to fix their defect. In reviewing other people's experiences I also found out that even a 3 feet drop would cause a complete shattering of the display with a spider-web pattern. A normal watch such as Tag Heuer is much more resilient, and after paying about $1,085 for this, I would not want to be concerned it may break very easily, it is not water proof, and you have to take it off every day to charge it. It seems Apple’s product quality is going down after Steve Jobs. I decided not to buy two more for myself and my daughter.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Brittle

    Posted
    Stewy19

    I purchased the 42mm Apple Watch knowing that it featured the Sapphire glass, "the only transparent material harder than Sapphire is Diamond". With that kind of recommendation, I didn't buy the extra warranty. Little did I know that the glass is extremely brittle. As I was putting my watch on, it slipped and fell about 2 feet to a tile floor. That was enough to shatter the corner and create a crack diagonally across the screen. I was completely shocked. I took it to an Apple Store and found out the repair cost is $329!!!! If you buy this watch, buy a case and the warranty.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Mostly Bad Experiences

    Posted
    rpol
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
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    I've had my watch since Christmas and it has been a nightmare since. I am unable to use the watch with my work email/calendar. When I do, the watch battery is drained in literally 6 hours compared to about 18 hours when I'm not sync'd to exchange. I've brought my watch into the Apple Store 3 times and have even had it sent back to their service warehouse and to this day am still having the same issue. None of the techs at the Genius Bar are able to figure it out. I've done research and there are other Apple Watch owners experiencing the same issue. Apple needs a software update to correct this issue and until then I do NOT recommend the watch.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Best Buy did not clear the device so unusable

    Posted
    Mark
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    Best Buy sold me an "open box" product which proved to be unusable because Best Buy did not wipe the device after the original person had it. Best Buy sent a return label and a second "open box" product that had the same issue. After hours of time spent on phone, in-store (which should have never been recommended by Best Buy customer service), email correspondence and other inconvenience, I still do not have the product I set out to get.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Don't Buy It

    Posted
    shredaneighty
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    The Apple Watch is extremely useless without an iPhone and even more useless if your friends don't have one. Sure you can check the time, but the apps that are available are pointless. The notifications are annoying and the Taptic Engine is super weak. You won't be able to feel the vibrations even if you're expecting it. Lastly Apple is procrastinating in releasing OS2 which was supposed to make the watch better.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Expensive Bauble

    Posted
    Archangel
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    At 3 months a growing black spot started by 6 months watch became glitchy. By 9 months returned to Apple. They sent me back my old model instead of the new and improved model. This is my last Apple Watch unless the come with a "happy ending"!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Way to pricey

    Posted
    ace123
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    Nice looking but that's about it. Can't here the phone calls good need more volume call has a 5 second lag on other end Siri does'not talk Only good part is the weather and watch part of it.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    iWatch -- Could have made a better choice

    Posted
    faudon
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    Disappointed in the iWatch. Face is cluttered with icons, band is difficult to put on (risk dropping the watch), and battery life is too short. Other watches over more and are cheaper.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Great for work and play

    Posted
    Jycbnntt
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    I love my Apple Watch, it does exactly what it said it would do and more. It looks so elegant and normal on my arm. My arms are small so the band is adjustable for small arms.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Useless!!!

    Posted
    Clarence
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    The watch I received was locked by another users account and could not be unlocked... Had to return it and by then they were sold out..

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Boring...

    Posted
    Joseph
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    I am disappointed with apple... This smartwatch has nothing innovative compared to other smartwatches and costs almost double the money.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the money

    Posted
    LilJ81
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    Screen is way to small to try to touch. Maybe at 150 it's worth it. Not at 500. Will not buy or recommend this too anyone.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Still reaching for my phone

    Posted
    Spike
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    Great concept with a lot of nice features. For me I still reached for my phone. Maybe the next edition.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Apple product

    Posted
    Tess
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    Everything regarding the Apple watch works very well. I am very pleased with it, and all its functions.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Next edition

    Posted
    Spike
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    Didn't deter me from reaching for my phone. Some more memory, waterproof and I may re look at it

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    broken

    Posted
    peepo
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    my watch is already broken, it doesnt read my heart rate, it freezes and it's not dependable

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Great

    Posted
    Brown03
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    None not to good Best Buy ban me from returns I will never spend another dime in the store

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Defective

    Posted
    Tenaska
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    It was an open box item, but I had to return the device, because it was defective.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend