The Apple Watch Series 4 is the first real redesign of the Apple Watch. And we have to say, it looks much better. The rounded edges of the case now match the rounded corners of the screen as well. The new Gold finish looks gorgeous. Pair it with a black or a leather band and you’re good to go!
And before you ask, yes, all your old Apple Watch bands will still work with the new Series 4. All available 38mm Watch bands work with the new 40mm size (and it’s the same story for 42mm and the new 44mm versions). This means that you can still buy any old Apple Watch band and pair it with your new Series 4 Watch.
We’ve compiled some of the best Apple Watch Series 4 bands here for you. All bands listed here are available in the 38/40mm and 42/44mm sizes.
1. Apple Sports Band
Apple Sports band is the best, most comfortable band for the Apple Watch and it comes in an array of colors. If you’re looking for yet another Apple Watch band, why not get the same reliable Sports band in a different color like White, Red or Blue?
The advantage of chic and sportiness provided with a multitude of colors, makes this range of Apple Watch bands one of the best choices to wear on, be it an adventurous outdoor event/tour or regular work wear.
The sobriety of the pastel colors and the toughness and durability of the fluoroelastomer (fluorocarbon-based synthetic rubber) from which the band is made up of, sits upon your wrist comfortably with a secured pin and tuck closure providing a snug fit.
Buy: Apple Sports Band ($49.99)
2. Apple Sports Loop Band
As the name speaks off, this featherweight and breathable band made up of double woven nylon features a hook-and-loop strap band which fastens swiftly over the wrist with a firm but quick adjustment. The Nylon material gives a soft feel over the skin and makes it more breathable allowing the moisture to escape.
A great choice for working professionals, it comes in 3 different colors – black, pink sand and seashell. Designed for Apple Watch series 3 but also looks amazing on Apple watch series 4.
Buy: Apple Sports Loop Band ($49.99)
3. Nomad Modern Leather Strap
A design to fall in love with, especially the Apple and Leather lovers combined, this design gives an elegant and timeless look to your Apple Watch.
Nomad Leather Band comes with vegetable tanned leather treated minimally in America’s oldest tanneries, giving a stylish yet traditional look owning up to your style. Comes in brown and slate gray color with stainless steel lug and buckle. Paired with the new rounded corners of the Apple Watch 4, this leather band looks amazing.
Buy: Nomad Modern Leather Strap ($59.99)
4. AdMaster Sports Band
Made up of pure silicon and flexible elastomer, AdMaster proves its durability and marks ist quality for the Apple Watch giving you a wide choice of colors to match with your daily outfit and work.
The dual combination of material used helps increase ventilation and comfort and can be easily worn all day. It comes with lugs on both sides of the band and makes it easily attachable to the Watch with a pin and tuck lock which secures your watch from falling or getting lost.
AdMaster’s Sports bands cost a fraction of Apple’s official Sports bands. And they’re good enough, especially if you frequently switch between bands. You can get a single band for $10 but what’s more interesting is the 8 pack where you can get 8 different colored Sports Bands for just $32!
Buy: AdMaster Sports Band 8 Pack ($32)
5. Tovelo Silicone Band
If you are looking out for a band which serves the purpose of both style and durability with the hint of uniqueness, then Tovelo is a perfect choice.
Tovelo is made up of silicone (with gives you the ruggedness you need), but instead of being a monotone band, it has a dual colored strap which instantly makes to more stylish. The material is light-weight and breathable, making it very comfortable as well. Fully adjustable with secured closure, won’t let it slip or fall.
Buy: Tovelo Silicone Band ($9.99)
6. Marge Genuine Leather Band
A Top-quality 100% genuine leather band with an outstanding craftmanship meeting up with fashion and style, makes your Apple watch look classic and elegant.
It has an upgraded connector which makes it extra secure and won’t let the watch fall off in any case, along with the silver stainless steel buckle. It is sweat-absorbent making it more comfortable to wear for long hours. Comes only in the classic brown color. At just $10, the Marge band is cost-effective for the Apple Watch users who want a leather band that’s easy on the wallet.
Buy: Marge Genuine Leather Band ($9.99)
7. Clockwork Synergy Classic NATO Band
Clockwork has aa diverse product line which includes an immense collection of adjustable and comfortable straps for the Apple Watch. You can avail Silicone straps, Perlon Straps, and leather straps such as their Dapper Collection, Gentlemen’s Collection and more.
But what’s most impressive is their NATO range. It’s similar to the Nylon Sports bands that Apple has, but with many more designs, the same quality, and at a cheaper rate. Amazon lists 25 different colors from the NATO band, going all the way from the classic Black/Grey combo to the funkier Black/Red/Yellow combo.
The Apple Watch straps are made up of high quality double layered nylon in a varied range of colors with the great level of comfort and style at the same time. They are available as 2-piece bands with quick release pin with adaptors and has a 3-pin steel attachment making it more secure.
Huge range of designs and colors are available for you to choose in this section within a reasonable range of price for all versions of Apple Watch.
Buy: Clockwork Synergy Classic Nato Bands ($25)
8. Infinity Bangle
Infinity bangle provides straps for Apple watches which are jewelry bracelet-like. It’s an outstanding collection which stands out from the usual belt-like straps and designed to jazz up your look for the party or even for the formal meeting.
It’s not easy to find Apple Watch bands for women, but Infinity Bangle does it right. The feminine delicate design is made up of stainless steel and zirconia stones. Comes in various designs and colors. The Rose Gold stainless steel edition, paired with the new Gold finish in the Series 4 Apple Watch looks gorgeous.
This band has removable links in the straps to fit up the size of 5 inches and up. Electroplated in 18K Gold for gold color and rhodium-plated for silver color. The only downside is the band’s delicacy. It’s great for an evening out, but don’t expect it to last in the gym.
Buy: Infinity Bangle ($69.99)
9. Survival Straps Paracord Band
Survival Straps are one of the strongest and toughest straps available in the market, made up of 12’ of military paracord. Best for people engaged in sports, or are avid travelers who need an all long-lasting, tough, comfortable, and protective watch band.
The new version of the stainless-steel adapter is molded without screws making it fiercely secured and protective of the Watch case. Adapters are woven into a double strap paracord at the end of each strap.
The closures are made up of superior quality marine grade 316 stainless steel shackle which can never degrade or rust. It has 3 size adjustments for comfortable fits and, are available in 40 colors including dual colored straps. It is sweat-absorbent, breathable and waterproof.
Buy: Survival Straps Paracord Band ($49.99)
10. Speidel Twist-O-Flex Stainless Steel Band
Speidel One of the most famous watch brands in America. Known for their sassy and clever but classy design that has become very popular recently.
These straps are stretchy just like the springs, which are clasp-less, resembling automobile leaf springs. They are strong, durable, waterproof and sweat-absorbent and stretches up to 5 inches. Durability and uniqueness go hand-in-hand and are much cheaper than Apple’s bands. Even at $50, these bands cost a fraction of Apple’s own stainless steel bands, while looking and feeling just as good. Available in Brushed Stainless Steel, Silver Stainless Steel, and Black Stainless Steel.
Buy: Speidel Twist-O-Flex Stainless Steel Band ($60)
11. Nike+ Sports Brand
If exercise is a big part of your life, you should get the Nike+ Sports band. Enjoy this super light, airy, funky strap without having to buy the Nike+ Apple Watch. Apple’s Sports band is already strong and comfortable, and Nike+ band improves on it even more.
The special perforated holes help the sweat to evaporate faster and makes it airier than a usual Sports band watch, which makes it a truly standout choice for gym rats and athletes, especially runners. They are color-coordinated in order to sync with your Nike sports shoes as well which makes it even more fun.
Buy: Nike+ Sports Band ($49)
12. LuxWoods Apple Watch Brand
If you are looking out for something more than the same leather or steel belt straps, here is an inimitable option for you to stand out. LuxWood bands are made up of black wood, a classic bracelet with each link polished and smoothed.
What’s more other than the wood, is its comfortability and protection with its high-quality buckle closure. A word of caution stays, as it is improper for rugged use and damage to the band remains a concerning point.
Buy: LuxWoods Apple Watch Band ($64.99)
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