A few hours before the Apple Watch officially pre-order opens, the company has released a statement confirming that the device can only be purchased through the Online Store at first, so the Apple Store shall have no free for those who have not pre-booked units, something that had not happened to date with earlier products of the company.
As could already see a week ago, the Apple Watch can only be purchased subject at launch, which seems to indicate that demand could well exceed supply during the first weeks of sale smartwatch.
Customers are lucky, because together with Australia, China, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, the UK and of course the US will start selling in this country on April 24, 2015. Austria and Switzerland must therefore unfortunately be patient, a launch for these countries has not yet been announced.
Apple Watch: Exclusive distribution through Apple
Important to know: The Apple Watch there are exclusively and only buy directly from Apple – both at the Apple Retail Store and Apple Online Store. The retailer is empty and this time from the clock may currently neither sell nor apply.
Try the Apple Watch from April 10 at the Apple Store
As early as April 10, it is possible to visit an Apple Retail Store to try the Apple Watch. The extremely expensive Apple Watch Gold Edition from you however may marvel only at selected stores
At the same time starts on April 10 and tickets go on sale through the Apple Online Store . How Apple announced Online Store will start accepting Apple Watch pre-orders from 9:01 AM. On April 9, the manufacturer distributed in this regard the following press release:
“We look forward to welcoming our customers tomorrow and Apple Watch introduce them to our most personal product. Due to the great interest of visitors to our stores as well as the number of customers who have the Apple Online Store sought to highlight their favorite copy of the Apple Watch ago availability, we expect the high customer demand will exceed our offering with the introduction ” says Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Store by Apple. “In order to provide as many customers as possible with the best experience and the best selection, we will offer the orders for Apple Watch during the launch phase exclusively online.”
Apple Watch Pre-order
Even now in the Apple Online Store all models of the three series (Apple Watch, Sport Watch Apple and Apple Watch Edition) for viewing. However, these only from April 10 from 9:01 clock really the cart. On the other hand, we can now – provided that notice with our Apple ID – secure the desired favorite models for a future order.
Note that previously, Apple pointed at this point to an exact delivery date – April 24, 2015. In the meantime, this ad disappeared from the online store. Background: The scarcity of the models. So, to review some variants actually be available until later, the demand is so can not be satisfied.