Apple Watch in gold case will cost $ 4999




Cost version of smart hours Apple Watch Edition housing coated with 18 carat gold will be 4999 dollars in the United States. This is with reference to its own sources told blogger John Gruber.


Apple introduced its first wearable device – Apple Watch – together with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus . The gadget is available in three basic models – sports model Apple Watch Sport, the main modification Apple Watch with sapphire crystal screen and with a steel hull, as well as Apple Watch Edition gold-plated body, as well as a sapphire crystal. Furthermore, the clock will be available in two sizes – with screen 38 and 42 millimeters.

While Apple has announced a starting price of the unit – $ 349. However, according to Gruber’s version of Apple Watch steel and sapphire glass will cost $ 999, and the top-end modification of Apple Watch Edition, made with 18-carat gold, will cost 4999 dollars. At the presentation Apple demonstrated two versions of design hours – in pink and yellow gold.



Announcing the new product, Apple has never mentioned the term “smart” watches – this is a sign that she does not see smart clock on Android competitors. And if you look at the traditional gold watch manufacturers, for example, Rolex, we can see another interesting fact: the cost of Apple Watch is much lower, for example, models of Rolex Submariner Date of 18-karat gold (about 35,000 dollars). Version Rolex Submariner Stainless steel is worth about $ 2,500. According to observers, Apple is engaged in the democratization of luxury, which previously could be seen with mobile devices.

Apple did not specify the release date of Apple Watch the market, saying only that it will happen in early 2015. In the meantime, the company offered to third-party developers a set of tools for creating applications WatchKit under his watch.

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