The Apple Watch Series 3 is finally official with Apple taking the wraps off the new cellular clad wearable at its event today. The company also announced some of the new bands that will be available for purchase including a new “Sport Loop” band to complement the two new finishes – Blush Gold and a new Ceramic Dark Gray variant.
Apple also extended its partnership with Hermes this year with some exclusive bands and watch faces. There will also be some all-new watch band colors available with the Series 3. Apple also announced some new Nike+ bands for the Nike+ Watch Sport. It is interesting to note that the Series 2 has now been discontinued, with Series 1 available for as low as $249. The cellular variant will be available starting at $399, while the standard Wi-Fi/Bluetooth model will start from $329.
The cellular variant will be offered via 14 carriers across the world, with more expected to be added overtime. The standard non-LTE variant will be available in more than 20 countries soon. You can pre-order Apple Watch Series 3 starting September 15, with official availability scheduled for a week later on September 22.