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Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews

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  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great watch!

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I absolutely love my 45mm Apple 9 watch. I previously owned an Apple 41 mm 5 watch but it would no longer charge. Thus the reasoning behind my purchase of this new watch. The features on this watch are so much better than my Apple 5 watch. The picture is clearer and the double tap to answer the phone, check messages is really cool. I would encourage anyone who is thinking about purchasing this watch to do so. It is a wise investment.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This apple watch is awesome!

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I really love my new apple watch. Its much easier to pair and use than my older model. I dont have to unlock it when I put it on. I like the activity function so I can log my steps and other health data. Another very good apple product.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Buy Employee

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Watch

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    Best Buy Employee
    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Definitely worth it if you have an IPhone! I love my watch so much

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My i watch

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Nice smart watch easy use and easy to setup 100% good product

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    iWatch 9

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Design and Build Quality The iWatch 9 continues Apple’s tradition of sleek and sophisticated design. It boasts a refined and durable build, utilizing premium materials like aerospace-grade aluminum and stainless steel. The always-on Retina display is brighter and more vibrant, ensuring excellent visibility even in direct sunlight. The new customizable watch faces and band options add a personal touch, catering to various styles and preferences. Performance and Features Equipped with the new S9 chip, the iWatch 9 offers lightning-fast performance and improved efficiency. Multitasking is seamless, and apps load quickly. The watch’s battery life has seen a significant boost, easily lasting a full day with moderate to heavy usage. The enhanced health and fitness tracking capabilities are impressive, with more accurate heart rate monitoring, advanced sleep tracking, and additional workout modes. Health and Fitness Tracking The iWatch 9 excels in health and fitness tracking. The new sensors provide more precise measurements, and the inclusion of blood oxygen monitoring and ECG capabilities ensures comprehensive health insights. The watch’s integration with the Health app allows for a holistic view of your wellness, making it easier to track progress and set goals. The Fitness+ subscription offers a variety of guided workouts, enhancing the overall fitness experience. Connectivity and Smart Features With improved connectivity features, including faster Wi-Fi and enhanced Bluetooth, the iWatch 9 ensures seamless communication. The integration with Siri is smoother, allowing for quick voice commands and responses. The new watchOS 9 brings additional features like redesigned notifications, new apps, and better integration with third-party services. The watch’s ability to make calls, send texts, and stream music independently of the iPhone adds convenience, especially for active users. Battery Life One of the standout improvements in the iWatch 9 is its battery life. The optimized S9 chip and better power management ensure that the watch can comfortably last up to 36 hours on a single charge. The new fast-charging feature is also a welcome addition, providing up to 80% charge in just 45 minutes, making it easier to keep the watch powered throughout the day. Overall Impression The iWatch 9 is a remarkable upgrade in Apple’s smartwatch lineup. Its combination of elegant design, robust performance, and advanced health features makes it a compelling choice for both tech enthusiasts and fitness aficionados. The improved battery life and connectivity options enhance its practicality for everyday use. While it comes at a premium price, the iWatch 9 justifies its cost with a comprehensive suite of features and a refined user experience. Pros: • Sleek and durable design • Brighter, always-on Retina display • Advanced health and fitness tracking • Improved battery life with fast charging • Seamless connectivity and smart features Cons: • Premium price point • Limited compatibility with non-Apple devices Overall, the iWatch 9 stands out as a top-tier smartwatch that caters to a wide range of needs, making it a worthy investment for those looking to enhance their lifestyle and stay connected.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Looks amazing,

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Review of My Apple Watch Purchase I recently purchased the Apple Watch (specify model and size if applicable), and it has truly exceeded my expectations in several ways. Design and Build Quality: The design is sleek and modern, blending seamlessly with both casual and formal attire. The build quality feels premium, with durable materials that give it a sturdy yet elegant feel. Display: The OLED Retina display is stunning. It's sharp, vibrant, and easy to read even in bright sunlight. The ability to customize watch faces allows me to personalize it according to my mood and needs throughout the day. Performance: Powered by Apple's S-series chip, the performance is smooth and responsive. Apps load quickly, and navigating through menus feels effortless. I appreciate how seamlessly it integrates with my iPhone, making tasks like checking notifications and controlling music a breeze. Health and Fitness Tracking: This is where the Apple Watch truly shines for me. The accuracy of its health sensors, including the heart rate monitor and ECG functionality, gives me peace of mind. I find myself more motivated to stay active thanks to its comprehensive workout tracking and reminders to move throughout the day. Software and Apps: The watchOS ecosystem is robust, offering a wide range of apps that enhance productivity and entertainment. Whether it's checking my schedule, monitoring my sleep patterns, or even playing quick games, the Apple Watch has become an essential companion in my daily routine. Battery Life: Battery life has been surprisingly good. With moderate use, I typically get about (mention your average battery life here) before needing to recharge. It easily lasts through a full day, even with workouts and continuous heart rate monitoring. Connectivity: I opted for the GPS + Cellular model, which has been convenient for making calls and staying connected without needing my iPhone nearby. The LTE connectivity works seamlessly, and I appreciate the added flexibility it provides. Overall Experience: In conclusion, my experience with the Apple Watch has been nothing short of exceptional. It has enhanced my productivity, motivated me to prioritize my health, and seamlessly integrated into my daily life. If you're looking for a smartwatch that not only looks great but also delivers on performance and functionality, I highly recommend considering the Apple Watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Watch!!!

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    For starters, I’m not a big watch person throughout my whole life. I never ever had an apple product till about two years ago, was always a Samsung person. This watch is just awesome and with all the wonderful functions that comes with it. One thing I do like about it is just keeps track of all your health information and motivates me to try to get out and get around. It doesn’t have the blood oxygen sensor though. But also it’s nice to be able to answer your phone calls on your phone, read text messages even take pictures and just so much more. The display is beautiful and the brightness is great also. Getting it for this price I was told he just can’t beat it. Just want to say thanks to Liz at the Florence Kentucky store for taking care of me. 

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great upgrade

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Upgraded from a much older Series 3. So was definitely thrilled. This cellular one means no need to carry phone everywhere - the bigger screen also helps. The cool health apps are great as well - do you know they count breaths per minute while sleeping

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy online ordering and in store pick up

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Switched from a Samsung watch to an Apple iwatch. Ordering online was super easy with the BestBuy website. I was notified when the product was available for in store pick up. Very easy! The watch pairs so easily to the iPhone! It really is an extension of the iPhone experience

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Father’s Day Gift!

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This was a gift for my husband and he loves it. His old Apple Watch was doing weird things and the screen had cracked (it was old), so he got a new one for Father’s Day and it’s perfect!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Boyfriend loves Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought this for my boyfriend because he has tracking his activity through an app. This watch allows his track his activity without worrying about having his phone in his hand.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    IWatch 9

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    The battery life on the iwatch 9 is excellent. I use this thing heavy all day and the battery is only at 50% after 16 hours. Also, helps that I caught this on sale and they gave me a few bucks for my old iwatch that wouldn’t update to the latest version of available software.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I like the watch very much. The only thing is, I didn’t know you had to post monthly to use the cellular capability. Good product nonetheless.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Loved the color. Bought if for my grandson. Still learning how to use it. Probably need to look at a video on all the options.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch Finest

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I am all so satisfied with this watch. It is everything that I thought it would be.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this new Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Good watch for this current generation. Price is reasonable and battery definitely last longer than the previous generation!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Watch

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Livening my Apple Watch easy to pair to my iPhone 11 and easy to use

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    great Product

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Performance is good , Nice watch ..........................

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple watch

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Really good product, a lot of colors, sizes andaa models.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple watch series 9

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    It is a very good experience with best buy the watch is also the best one

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews

The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about software, comfort, usability and performance. Editors are less positive about battery and design and have mixed opinions about price. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 98/100 = Excellent quality.
  • TechRadarRating, 4 out of 5Matt Evans on September 28, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: tapping into a new era of gesturesAfter several fairly iterative updates, the Apple Watch Series 9 finally brings a genuinely exciting, use-everyday new feature to the flagship Apple Watch in the form of Double Tap. The gesture is sure to make waves when it's made available later

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  • Tom's GuideKate Kozuch on November 2, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 reviewThe Apple Watch Series 9 is the best smartwatch yet thanks to significant performance upgrades and the addition of a handy new double-tap gesture. Apple's flagship smartwatch also leads the company's efforts towards carbon-neutral certified devices.

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  • Digital TrendsRating, 4.5 out of 5Andy Boxall on November 13, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: why you should buy it right nowThe Apple Watch Series 9 is the perfect introduction to the world of Apple's superb smartwatches, as not only does it follow the winning formula of previous models, but it's also only going to get better over the coming months.

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  • PCMagRating, 4.5 out of 5Angela Moscaritolo on September 20, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 ReviewThe Apple Watch Series 9 offers just enough improvement to remain the best smartwatch for iPhone users. Its powerful S9 processor enables hands-free double-tap gestures, on-device Siri processing, and a brighter display without impacting battery

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  • WIREDAdrienne So on September 20, 2023

    Review: Apple Watch Series 9Apple's latest wearable has a new chip, new interactions, and some serious OS updates to help you log your mental health.

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  • MashableStan Schroeder on November 1, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: Upgrade for this key feature (no, it's not Double Tap)The Apple Watch Series 9 has iterative updates, but one key feature might make the upgrade worth it.

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  • Android CentralRating, 4 out of 5February 21, 2024

    Apple Watch Series 9 long-term review: Persistent iterationApple didn't do anything drastically different with the Apple Watch Series 9, but it is still a fabulous choice if you want a premium smartwatch that nails the basics. The new double tap gesture and brighter screen are great, but the Series 9

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  • Laptop MagRating, 4 out of 5Jason England on October 9, 2023

    Apple Watch Series 9 review: It's time for a changeIt's a great smartwatch, but more of the same

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