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

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 244 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Upgrade

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    JayRaf
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    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

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    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.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love the new Apple Watch Series 2

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    Marie
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    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.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Watch for non watch sake

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    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.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Vast improvement from S0

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    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.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Total geek with the Apple Series 2 Watch !

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    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

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    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

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    BWnATL
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    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

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    iLove Apple products, but...

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    Mom7008
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    This is just another cool gadget. Not really a "need", really just wanted one. Pros: always knowing time, know when I'm getting a call/text without having my phone in hand, physical activity monitor is great (but I obviously need to MOVE MORE!) Cons: expensive, mic quality, volume not loud enough, can't add events to calendar from watch, texting is kinda clunky, need more iWatch-compatible apps developed, and some other stuff. None of these are deal breakers for Apple Addicts. Look forward to future iOS developments/updates.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great watch

    Posted
    Tracker
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    I love the watch even though it is a little expensive, of course I knew that when I bought it. It was surprisingly easy to set up and customize it to me. I love the reminder to get up and get moving when I am just sitting at my desk working. On the flip side of getting up and doing something, if reminds me to stop relax and slowly breath of a minute. The watch monitors my heart rate during these breathing sessions and causes me to relax. Overall after having the watch for a couple of weeks, I'm hooked.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product to invest in

    Posted
    YANKEESGIANTSKNICKS
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    My Apple Watch has received many compliments at work. It's sporty looking but also looks well with my suit. I waited several months for this watch to be available in 42mm Black Milanese. I was shocked at how secured the band was around my wrist. One of the features I like is being able to change the face view with favorite pictures loaded on my iphone7plus. The price is a little high in my opinion but does function well. I keep many apps open and my battery will last for about 2 days before recharging.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's a beautiful instrument. Very well built.

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    Dalgo
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    A very sturdy and elegant timepiece. Looks great in any setting, whether I'm wearing jeans, or dressed up in a suit. I love the fitness reminders. I mostly spend my time behind a desk, so this feature is extremely useful to me. Getting phone alerts, email and text messages are important features in my daily life, as are weather conditions. Battery life is great! Magnetic charger is very convenient, and the charging is very fast. Love the black stainless Milanese band. A worthy purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worthy upgrade

    Posted
    Franksheed
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    The upgrade in processing speed from series 1 to series 2 is much more noticeable than the boost from 2 to 3. More importantly, series 2 provides frustration free speed in real-world use and plenty of screen brightness (original watch would wash out in direct sunlight). Thus, I went with this more durable version of Apple Watch at the now discounted price instead of spending only slightly less on the scratch-prone aluminum 3 series.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic Use of my Best Buy Rewards

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    2Grammie
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    Now that I have my iWatch 2, I'm shocked I did not see the value sooner. I have a couple of other smart watch products including a top of the line Garmin. They were ok but did not have the integration AND the styling of the iW. I actually use several of the Apps successfully. I also love the fact that I can have a clear phone conversation without hunting for my phone in another room. Should have skipped the other devices and gone to this first.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    I am a watch collector... & I broke my own rules

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    Issrobprovost
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    I have some very awesome watches that are beautiful, classy and I love wearing them and showing them off. I made a rule that I would rotate my collection as I wear them but I have become so dependent on this Apple Watch and it's beauty and functionality that all my other watches now just collect dust. The only reason I rated it less than 5 is because although there are sooo many Watch faces to choose from, I wish Apple would allow 3rd party Watch faces.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great concept for a watch

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    Elgin
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    I am only scratching the surface of its capability, but I like the temperature showing all the time and the location automatically changing to where I am at with the temperature feature. I like being able to read short messages without pulling my phone out. I like being able to choose which features I want to show on the face and that almost all my phone apps are on the watch, even if some are difficult to read due to the size of the watch. Glad I got it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love my watch

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    Pster
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    There were less expensive options available from Apple, but I chose the stainless version 2 due to features. The Milanese band is very comfortable. 42 mm case is easy to read and use tap function. Not too big on an average size woman's wrist. Lots of videos available online to demo how to use and manual to download from Apple. Best Buy shipping was fast. Works well with my iPhone. I like the activity tracker. Great purchase for me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice addition

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    Pclayton2
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    I was sceptical at first because of the cost but after having the Apple Watch for several weeks I'm loving it..easy to set up, easy access to the apps I linked with my phone. If I'm driving and I get a phone call, I don't have to pick up the phone and get distracted. I just roll my wrist and see if I want to answer it. People that I have talk to thru the Watch state it's nice a clear. I'm glad I bought it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I am really enjoying the new Apple Watch

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    Randy9728
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    I have to admit, I probably would not have made this purchase on my own. My wife and kids gave it to me for my birthday and I love it. It is on my wrist from the time I get out of the shower in the morning until I crawl into bed at night. Now that I have gotten used to simply looking at my wrist for notifications and texts I won't be giving it up. I am still discovering new apps that make it even better.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great product and great quality at delivery

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    TechkieInTustin
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    I love the functions of the iWatch. The watch works hand-in-hand with my iPhone. It really frees me up using the phone when I drive and I got notifications right from the watch. Apple's on line documentation are great! All work well in set up. Elegant design. Technical help at Best Buy when I purchased the iWatch greatly help my decision to decide on the purchase as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend