The Apple Watch was first launched in 2014, and has quickly established itself as the most popular smartwatch in the world. Apart from the wealth of functionality offered by the watch itself, one fun feature is the ability to change the watch strap. Here we explain some of the things to look out for when you want to buy a new Apple Watch Strap.
What type of Apple Watch strap is best?
You can choose from a variety of materials and finishes when choosing a new Apple Watch Strap. They are also designed for different lifestyles and pursuits. So for example if fitness is your thing then an Apple Nike Watch Sports Band would probably be best. Alternatively if you want something more dressy, then an Apple Watch Leather Loop Strap would be more suitable.
Does any strap fit any Apple Watch?
Not every watch strap fits every Apple Watch, so before buying make sure that you find a strap that corresponds to your Apple Watch case size.
Apple state that straps for 38mm, 40mm, and 41mm Apple Watch cases are compatible with each other, and that straps for 42mm, 44mm, and 45mm Apple Watch cases are also compatible with each other.
What is the difference in Apple Watch straps?
Official Apple Watch straps are made from a variety of materials, including fluoroelastomer, polyester, nylon, leather, stainless steel, and silicone. They are also designed for different activities, such as sport, work, going out, and daily use. Choosing a watch strap that is right for your skin and lifestyle is important when buying.
Which Apple strap is most comfortable?
This question comes down to personal taste, and some would argue they are all designed to be comfortable. But for those looking for ultimate comfort the Apple Watch straps with a softer finish and material would be best. These include the silicone loop bands and leather loop bands.
Is it okay to change Apple Watch strap everyday?
One of the great things about the Apple Watch is the option to change the watch strap as often as you wish. The mechanism and connecting points of the Apple Watch case and strap are designed to withstand any wear and tear from doing this.