Apple Watch Launches in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31

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    Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available for purchase on the Apple Online Store in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey starting July 31 after 7:01 AM local time.

    Turkish customers should also have the option of in-store pickup at one of two physical Apple Store locations at the Zorlu Center and Akasya Shopping Center in Istanbul.

    Apple Watch will now be available in over 20 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

    New Zealand
    - Apple Watch Sport: NZ$599 to NZ$699
    - Apple Watch: NZ$949 to NZ$1,949
    - Apple Watch Edition: NZ$17,500 to NZ$30,000

    Russia
    - Apple Watch Sport: 23,990 RUB to 27,990 RUB
    - Apple Watch: 37,990 RUB to 78,990 RUB
    - Apple Watch Edition: 660,000 RUB to 1,120,000 RUB

    Turkey
    - Apple Watch Sport: 1,249 TRY to 1,399 TRY
    - Apple Watch: 1,999 TRY to 3,899 TRY
    - Apple Watch Edition: 34,000 TRY to 56,000 TRY

    (Thanks, Vladislav!)

    Article Link: Apple Watch Launches in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31
     
  2. Pupi macrumors 6502

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    4th wave and still no Finland. Shame. Seems like they're slowly but regularly dripping small waves of countries though, kind of unusual.
     
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  4. SimonTheSoundMa macrumors 6502a

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    New Zealand, Russia and Turkey; you haven't missed much by the late launch.
     
  5. AngerDanger macrumors 68040

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    So if I ordered one of these in Constantinople, it'd be waiting in Istanbul for pickup?
     
  6. TheAustrianGuy macrumors regular

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    Still no love for Austria.
    But I can understand Apple's reasoning - a launch in a massive market like Austria would probably overwhelm Apple's supply chain.
     
  7. keysofanxiety, Jul 21, 2015
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    Aydın see what you did there.
     
  8. Ballis macrumors 6502a

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    Countries with Siri supported languages first I suppose. Without Siri, the watch make little sense.
     
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    If Ireland has Siri, Finland must have Siri. Yet no launch in either country so far.
     
  11. skipper63 macrumors newbie

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    Well, New Zealand ain't that populated either, so it might be a language problem with Siri;-)? I can hardly understand Austrians when they speak, so how hard mus that be for Siri:p
     
  12. diddl14 macrumors 6502a

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    Or they read Austrian FutureZone.at and think why waste the time..
     
  13. madsci954 macrumors 68030

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    Correct, although why they changed it, I can't say.
     
  14. Even Longer macrumors 6502

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    Heart rate monitoring was disabled in Russian version, because photometric sensors were designed to monitor blood, not alcohol ;).
     
  15. 'Dorian macrumors member

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    You do know that you can purchase an American "cash" card and have one shipped to you immediately right? Through Visa, MasterCard or American Express... The delivery address has nothing to do with it.
     
  16. 'Dorian macrumors member

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    Don't lie.
     
  17. teidon macrumors 6502

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    Just order it from Germany. You'll pay only ~16€ extra (at least for Sports model) to have it shipped to Finland if you use Mailboxde.com.
     
  18. 'Dorian macrumors member

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    To be honest, the watch makes little sense. It's a scorn here in America besides fans, let us see how far it goes. Even fans can't wear it to work, unless they don't look at it.
     
  19. 2457282 Suspended

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    Assuming that the prices equate to what we pay in the US, if I were in the market for the Rose Gold Watch, I would definately buy it in Russia.... Just so I can say i spent a million on a watch. :D:p:);)
     
  20. djcerla macrumors 68000

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    What a sad comment.
     
  21. Rocketman macrumors 603

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    An Apple Watch is a million . . . .

    Russia
    - Apple Watch Edition: 660,000 RUB to 1,120,000 RUB

    Rubles . . . :(
     
  22. 'Dorian macrumors member

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    Heavily moderated thread. Sensorship at its best. Shame the long thought out Russian post couldn't be seen.
     
  23. 'Dorian macrumors member

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    Well let's be honest, I can get 500,000 RUB for a pair of well worn jeans. It's a nice trade.
     
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    People just liked it better that way?? ;0)
     
  25. Canubis macrumors regular

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    As we now know Apple cares a lot about celebrity opinions (I am looking at you Taylor), maybe we can get our Arnold Schwarzenegger to petition for Austria getting the Apple Watch… ;) If that doesn't work, there still is Conchita Wurst…
     

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