Apple has announced today one new luxury version of the Apple Watch known as the Apple Watch Hermes. This version of the Apple Watch comes in the polished steel case both with Hermes leather straps, as well as some special watch dials that match the Hermes aesthetic. There are a ton of Apple Watch Hermes options, and they are mostly priced just over the Apple Watch with the steel bracelet. Hermes lovers also get a series of strap choices as well as colors – and new Hermes-themed Apple Watch dials.
Hermes, of course, produces their own watches, but they are also a known supplier of very good watch straps to a range of other brands, such as Parmigiani. Hermes leather is among the finest in the industry, with some people saying that it even beats leather from other luxury houses such as Louis Vuitton. The distinctive honey-colored Hermes leather many people are familiar with will now be a part of the Apple Watches In Stores Watch family.
The Hermes straps for the Apple Watch will be segmented into two versions with the Hermes Tour straps (in Single Tour and Double Tour varieties), as well as the Hermes Cuff strap. The Double Tour will be available only in the 38mm case size, the Single Tour will be available in 38mm or 42mm sizes, and the Cuff will be available only in the 42mm size. While the Tour straps will have a few color options, the Cuff will only come in the traditional Fauve leather color.
The Apple Watches Ugly Watch is intended to interact with an iPhone, running mild apps that rely upon the iPhone for data, as well as playing limited standalone content stored on the Watch itself. All Apple Watch models operate the exact same watchOS applications and work with the iPhone 5 or newer.The Apple Watch includes a collection of sensors that will measure your heartbeat and other health data, plus fitness programs that could share data with the Health program in iOS. Additionally, the haptic feedback and biometric sensors allow for interesting new messaging features that let users tap and draw to convey; users may send and record their heartbeats to a another.The Federal Drug Administration simply cleared a brand new group for your Apple Watch that monitors the electrical rhythms in your heart. After a two-year procedure to satisfy the FDA’s stringent requirements, AliveCor declared today that the Kardia Band is currently available for purchase for $199. “it is a controlled measure of physiology from the FDA. Doctors can recognize over 100 states when they see that an EKG,” AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra told Mashable. But unlike conventional EKGs, this really is one that you wear on your wrist. The heart rhythms screen on the Apple Watch, also it takes about 30 seconds to collect the electrical signals. What’s more, the opinion will inform the user when they may potentially be experiencing a frequent heart arrhythmia named Atrial fibrillation, or AFib.
Hermes is one of the larger individually-owned luxury groups, so for them, working with Apple on watches and straps – even though they work with other brands and on their own watches – is up to them. The new Apple Watch Hermes will technically compete with some of Hermes’ more common timepieces such as the more entry-level Cape Cod and H watches.
Details aren’t 100% clear right now on whether customers will need to buy the Apple Watch Hermes with the case and strap, or if Apple Watch customers can just buy the Hermes straps for Apple Watch. With that said, from the announcement details, it does seem that the straps (at least for now) come on an Apple Watch, but that the straps may be individually available in the future.
Apple has further wanted to replicate the look of the Hermes “double strap” with the Double Tour which is a now common fashion trend where the strap goes around (mostly women’s wrists) two or more times. This isn’t for all Apple Watch Hermes models, but it is going to be part of the larger “Apple Watch look” that is expanding with more and more options.
Hermes straps for Apple Watch Xamarin Watch colors are not just limited to the traditional “Fauve Barenia.” The Tour straps will also come in Etain (gray), Capucine (red), Bleu Jean (literally, “blue jeans”), and Noir (black). Not all sizes are available in all colors, though.
Full details have not yet been announced, but the Apple Watch 2 Release Date Watch Hermes and Hermes straps for the Apple Watch are said to be available at both select Apple stores as well as Hermes boutiques around the world. Availability should begin around September 16th, 2015. Pricing for the Apple Watch Hermes starts at $1,100 for the Single Tour on a 38mm Apple Watch. The Double Tour Hermes strap on a 38mm Apple Watch Hermes is $1,250, and the Hermes Cuff on the Apple Watch Hermes price is $1,500. apple.com