Apple has announced new Apple Watch bands with the new woven nylon line at the Apple even on March 21. Apple also cut the price of the Apple Watch by $50.
It is almost like Black Friday today. Apple has cut the price of the Apple Watch by $50 across all models. The Apple Watch starts now at $299 including the new Apple Watch models with woven nylon bands. The new Apple Watch styles and the lower price are available as of now on the Apple online store.
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On Black Friday, the best deal on the Apple Watch came with a $100 gift card bringing the price down to $249. Apple still makes money selling the Apple Watch at $299.
At the March 21 Apple Event Tim Cook said that the Apple Watch is the #1 selling smartwatch, but did not mention sales numbers.
Apple is expected to release the Apple Watch 2 this fall. Until then the Apple Watch is more affordable and there are more styles to choose from. The new woven nylon band comes in seven colors. There are also new color options for Steel Case Apple Watch models. The highlight is the new black Milanese Loop.
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The new bands are also available individually. The woven nylon bands sell for $49 each. Apple said that one third of Apple Watch owners have more than one Apple Watch band.