Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 Available With New Midnight Fog Band Starting November 24 [Updated]

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Nike today announced the Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 will be available with a new "Midnight Fog" colored Sport Loop starting November 24.


    Nike says the Space Gray aluminum casing coupled with the darkly shaded Sport Loop combine to give this particular model a so-called "stealthy color scheme" of "deep grays with iridescent accents."

    The new Midnight Fog edition will be offered in a Cellular + GPS configuration for the usual $399 on and at Nike retail stores in the United States. It's unclear if the model will be sold by Apple as well.

    The new Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 variation will be accompanied by Nike's new Air VaporMax in a matching Midnight Fog color. The $190 running shoes will be available November 24.

    Apple Watch Nike+ comes with all the features of Apple Watch Series 3, including cellular, which lets you take calls, send messages, and stream Apple Music without needing to pair the watch to your iPhone.

    Apple Watch Nike+ models have exclusive Nike watch faces designed specifically for Apple Watch, with digital and analog styles. You can launch the Nike+ Run Club app directly from the face by tapping the complication.

    Update: Subsequent to publishing, Nike revised its press release to state that the new Midnight Fog Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 model launches November 24, not November 14 as originally stated.

    Article Link: Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 Available With New Midnight Fog Band Starting November 24 [Updated]
  2. brian3uk macrumors 6502

    Sep 15, 2016
    Looks cool. Hope the band is available separately, unlike the black/plat one. :/
  3. saxon48 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 14, 2010
    Any word on a GPS-only model with this color?
  4. xnu macrumors 6502


    Jul 15, 2004
    That is actually quite nice. I would definitely purchase that is I ever left my computer screen.
  5. mattopotamus macrumors G5


    Jun 12, 2012
    Doubtful since none of the GPS only watches have the loop bands stock.
  6. jimthing, Nov 13, 2017
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2017

    jimthing macrumors 65816


    Apr 6, 2011
    London, UK (Europe, Earth, Space)
    Can anyone supply pix of the extra watch faces on the Nike+ (and Hermès) models? It'd be interesting to know whether such an "extra" is all that interesting.
  7. citysnaps macrumors 601

    Oct 10, 2011
    San Francisco
  8. tedwill macrumors newbie


    Apr 13, 2016
    Northville, MI
    It looks nice, but they need to really work on their code. I run a full marathon using the Nike app with my Apple Watch 3, my iPhone 7 Plus. Both crashed during mile 7 when I ran through a tunnel on the course. For some reason, they both couldn't deal with the tunnel and the lack of signal. They were totally useless after that. When they restarted, it concluded the 26.2 mile run on mile 7. There was no "catch up" mode to continue to run after the crash.

    This happened another time during training. For the most part, I use the Nike app for training, but if it really matters, I use the built in Apple Watch exercise app.
  9. Adam089 macrumors newbie

    Oct 5, 2017
    I still don't have a heartbeat with the nike app.
  10. rutiger macrumors regular

    Oct 10, 2006
    Same here. I use the app for training and even with that plenty of times it crashes, won’t start on watch, or will only sync after hard rebooting phone and watch. I’ve had it crash during races too which is really annoying. Has happened on multiple iOS and watch os builds and with various versions of both phone and watch hardware.
  11. Avieshek Suspended


    Dec 7, 2013
  12. Delorean2006 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 4, 2012
    I would love that band and those Vapor Max's please!!!! stunning color
  13. Chupa Chupa macrumors G5

    Chupa Chupa

    Jul 16, 2002
    AWWWW. Frakin-A. Just bought a AW S3 LTE w/ Olive band because I didn't like the band that came with the Nike version. Would have loved this one. Oh well.

    (Bought at BB b/c I had 10% and didn't look like S3 was going to be Black Fridayed at all. Crappy BB has $35 restock fee b/c of the LTE chip though. Really crappy of them but it was my choice to sleep with the devil. Now I got burned a bit. Heh.)
  14. ke-iron macrumors 65816

    Aug 14, 2014
    Forget about the watch, I’ll stay with my first gen stainless steel as long as it works. Those sneakers though, really nice!
  15. ScubaCinci macrumors 65816


    Jul 11, 2008
    Cincinnati OH
  16. travisketchum macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2010
    I’d like to chime in here as well. Been running a lot more recently and the Nike+ app has hosed me many times.

    Randomly crashing and losing miles, getting hung and screwing up GPS reads or split times. Frustrating syncs etc.

    It’s auto pause and voice over feature are excellent. But it fails pretty badly at its core goals of reliably tracking workouts.

    Deal breaker really, which is too bad because I want to love the app.
  17. dragicon macrumors member

    Jan 12, 2014
  18. mattopotamus macrumors G5


    Jun 12, 2012
    I was using the series 0 SS until 2 weeks ago, and WOW I didn't know how slow that thing was. I picked up a SG series 3, and it is amazing. I thought mine was working just fine. I suggest checking it out, at the very least try it for a return period.
  19. kliface macrumors newbie

    Dec 3, 2016
    Tracy, Ca
    Put me down for that band if it’s sold separately...
  20. ke-iron macrumors 65816

    Aug 14, 2014
    I know it’s incredibly fast. It’s just that I only use my watch for time, calendar and up next features, oh and glancing at messages. I rarely use it for anything else. I used my iPhone for everything else.
  21. lederermc macrumors 6502


    Sep 30, 2014
    WHAT! that's crazy. A fitness app w/o heart beat is like a car without an engine.
  22. mattopotamus macrumors G5


    Jun 12, 2012
    gotcha. I am similar. I only use it for the time and notification alerts. I also actually use Siri now because it works insanely fast.
  23. Zoboomafoo macrumors 6502

    May 22, 2002
    I ran the Chicago and NYC marathons with Nike run club. Nike lost a total of 10 miles and 30 minutes of time as it kept stopping.

    Definitely can’t justify using it for anything of consequence again as it really ruined the whole experience
  24. thisisnotmyname macrumors 68000


    Oct 22, 2014
    known but velocity indeterminate
    So does it come with the shoes? I'm confused. Those are some HUGE treads on those shoes too, looks like it belongs on big mud truck tires or something :p

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