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Platinum - Magnetic Stainless Steel Mesh Band for Apple Watch™ 42mm - Silver-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 882 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty nice dupe

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    Mali
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    I wanted a metal strap for my Apple watch but did not want to pay $150. The Best Buy Platinum stainless band is lovely. Though it is not an exact dupe, due to the two separate pieces, it is a great substitute. The band allows my skin to breathe, unlike the active band that came with the watch. I also like it because I did not have an allergic reaction. I am sensitive to items that contain nickel, like some of the other amazon/eBay knock-offs. The metal portions that connect to the watch slide smoothly on and off. I did purchase an Amazon dupe that did not slide well; I thought It was going to break my new gadget. I would recommend Best Buy Platinum products, after all, they are pretty nice dupes!!! The only criticism would be the inability to remove links to adjust for small wrists ( i don't need to but it may be an issue for tiny wrists).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great sorta dupe

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    Mali
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    1. save $100 over Apple Milanese loop 2. the double over portion sits close to the point near where a clasp would be located 3.sits flush and doesn't impede typing 4. no tarnishing or color changes as seen on cheaper dupes, 5. Strong magnet for decreased slippage 6. Allows the skin to breath The only negative may be unique to me, I have a 7.0-inch wrist and I wear my watch upside down and behind the wrist bone (or the beginning of the forearm). Therefore, I wish the strap was an inch or so longer. This may be an issue for those with larger wrists as well. great product!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Outstanding alternative to Apple

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    Tombohio56
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    I just bought an Apple Watch Series 3 as a birthday present to me but I did not care for the sport band that came with the watch. After almost choking on the price for the Apple milanese loop band, I found this stocked at my local BB store. It's indistinguishable from its name-brand cousin, has a very strong magnetic clasp and best of all the price couldn't be beat. I receive many compliments on this stylish band and have noticed some "band envy" from friends and co-workers. A terrific band at a great price. Highly recommended!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple is the way to go

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    Wonderwomen93
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    I absolutely love this watch. One of the great things it does is track your workout summary. So when I’m doing Zumba, I hit high intensity on my watch and tracks my heart rate, calories , minutes, & seconds. Also tracks, walking, running , elliptical, bicycle, ect. I get awards when I accomplish my goals which always excites me. The display on the watch is so bright and colorful. I love how you can pick from so many different faces. While I’m at work , & my phone buzzes, I can quickly look at my watch & acknowledge it. It’s great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Expensive but feels cheap

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    BearsBeatBSG
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    Watch band is just ok. It was expensive for what you get. Wanted a nicer band and this was all they had in store. Would have gone a different direction given more time. Band doesn’t fit around my hand without completely undoing the band through the slot. If you own one you’ll know where I speak. Magnet is strong and doesn’t slide too much (area of concern when purchasing). I think there are more options for the price you pay unless you want a very light magnetic band.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very nice band

    Posted
    User2
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    Very nice alternative to Apple's similar band that runs $150. Strong points: 1: Very adjustable. 2: Solid construction. 3: Very flexible. 4: More comfortable than the Apple silicone band. Only two complaints: 1: The paint on the band metal is wearing a bit where the magnetic clasp sits. 2: Where the band connects to the lug makes a metallic clicking noise when a vibrating notification arrives (the gap between the band and lug is slightly too large so it can rattle back and forth, making noise)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Mesh Band

    Posted
    EddieO
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    I've had my Apple Watch since the first generation, that being said I've gone through quite a bit of watch bands. This one by far has been my favorite. Most bands have pre-set holes and sometimes those holes are not set to the particular size of my wrist. With this band, I can adjust it perfectly to the size of my wrist. No loose or swinging watch, no having to readjust the watch on my wrist. The color of the mesh band perfectly matches my Black Apple Watch... they both look great together!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great band

    Posted
    memo1023
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    I love this band! It is adjustable and doesn't hold in any sweat when I am exercising. I wish it came in more color options but the black looks sleek nonetheless. I do have to wonder how long the magnet will hold up, though. Speaking of magnets - if you are wearing it in an office type setting don't be surprised if you end up with a paperclip stuck to the underside of your wrist! Overall it is a great band and I wouldn't hesitate to buy again!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Purchase...Save with this band

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    TamC
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    I really like the band. It’s pretty much the same style as the one Apple sells but with a diffent style loop and end part of watch band. Most cost efficient as well...will save almost $100 compared to the band Apple sells. As with the other bands I wish the sizes varied ie XS, S, M, L. I have a pretty small wrist so the band has to wrap all the way around to the other side. Which I not crazy about.Besides that, I am really enjoying this purchase! Thanks Best Buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great for the price...

    Posted
    Dlf1018
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    I wasn’t too sure about this watch band since I bought it on-line without seeing it in the store first. I was pleasantly surprised. It seems to be well made, easy to install. The only complaint is it’s a little difficult to put on because it is held in place with a magnet, which is pretty strong, so it makes it a bit difficult to install. Once on it looks great, and doesn’t pull my arm hairs! I would recommend this watch band.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice Band

    Posted
    kev0718
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    I purchased this band because I like the infinite adjustability (no specific holes or clasp). Works very well. My only dislikes are when the band is fully opened it can be hard to get back through the slide with one hand while trying to put on since the magnet is always trying to stick to the band. It will also not always stay tight if your doing any rigorous activities, but other than that it’s a nice band!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Looks great, feels great

    Posted
    AlexD
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    I’ve been debating getting this band for awhile now and I just picked it up! It was very difficult to get on (this is why I couldn’t give it more than 3 stars). I worried that I was going to warp the band in some way, it just wouldn’t go over my thumbs knuckle. I realized when taking it off that it does come apart but putting it back on is just as much of a pain, the band should be longer. Once on I immediately noticed that it does clasp the hair but this is going to happen with any magnetic band.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great 3rd Party Band

    Posted
    QueenB87
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    Great alternative to the magnetic mesh band in the Apple store! Purchased for my husband for Christmas and he loves it! His only gripes (which are reasonable) are that the band is losing its finish due to friction and the magnet will get stuck on other metal objects (silverware at a restaurant). I’ve read similar reviews on the most expensive brand name product so I would give it an A+!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    solid

    Posted
    HookBrothers
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    Its a nice band. I havent compared it with the apple version. But the 2 piece band is not as good a design as the one piece. The one is 2 piece. Its a little tight to slide on and off. The magnet is strong and the fit is comfortable initially. It feels solid. Because its to short to go over my hand its a little work to slide it cause of the magnet. I didnt see a size. The look and finish is ok.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Great Band, Poor Quality

    Posted
    Ryan
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    Band looks great and stays closed. However, I noticed there is a white stain on the outside part of band, that is noticeable when in the correct lighting. Not sure if I bought it like this, or it’s something that happened. I would believe that true stainless steel would last longer than a few weeks. The only reason I’m not returning it is because I’m not sure if I put the stain there.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good quality, smooth metal, pricey but worth it.

    Posted
    Edmund
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    Used the band daily for 3-4 months. Magnet stays strong, and adds an elegant appearance to the watch. Occasionally splashed from washing hands. No significant wear and tear, still smooth to the touch. Unfortunately the band hinges were completely severed, so I cannot use this band anymore. Will try to return for a new one if there is a warranty. 4/5 stars (pricey, and just a bit frail) Would recommend

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Really nice and so much cheaper than Apple version

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    T1328
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    I got this instead of the $150 Apple beaded original. This is easily as nice. It works perfectly, is very comfortable on the wrist and looks stunning even with the aluminum Apple Watches. Best Buy app is showing I returned this, but that’s not accurate. I returned a different strap.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice quality, look and feel

    Posted
    jfd3
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    Bought this for my father's 4th gen Apple watch (44 mm) as a replacement band. Works and fits great. Besides the stainless steel material, having the magnetic clasp was a big help for my father (82 yrs old) to be able to put the watch on by himself. The stock Apple watch band flopped around and was difficult for him to strap it on with one hand.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great protector for the price!

    Posted
    3578
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    Best quality for low price band for apple watch ! Feel very comfortable to wear , very light weight , hold good on your wrist ,do not waste your money to buy fancy band from apple or other brand the quality and the durability is comparable to other expensive band from others.Recommended to buy Platinum-Magnetic Stainless Steel Mesh Band for Apple Watch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    apple watch band

    Posted
    mhdutch
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    I had high hopes for this watch band, as I was needing something a little bit "lighter" for my long walks. Unfortunately, it's practically impossible to put on by yourself. Not that that I'm uncoordinated, but if you have to lay your arm on a countertop just to put on a watch band, time for me to get rid of it! The quality is top notch though. Just wasn't what I was looking for.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend