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A few days after unboxing videos for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shared online, some of the same YouTubers have now provided a glimpse into the unboxing experience of the Apple Watch Series 4. Unlike this year's new iPhones, the Apple Watch Series 4's packaging is noticeably different from previous generations.

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Image via iJustine


To start off, iJustine unboxed the Apple Watch Series 4 40mm Gold Stainless Steel Case with a Milanese Loop, as well as the Hibiscus Sport Loop and Lavender Sport Band. Apple changed up the packaging for the Series 4, and instead of a square box for stainless steel cases, this year the higher-end Apple Watch models also come in a rectangular box.


The outer packaging opens up to reveal Apple Watch artwork, and inside there are two separate boxes: one holding the Apple Watch, charging cord, power brick, and paperwork, and the second holding the Apple Watch band.

The Apple Watch case itself is also protected by a small fabric sleeve. Previous stainless steel Apple Watches were protected in a large, square plastic case that also held the Apple Watch band.

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Image via Emkwan Reviews


YouTuber Emkwan Reviews unboxed the same Apple Watch as iJustine, but in 44mm instead of 40mm.


Spanish YouTuber Victor Abarca unboxed the Apple Watch Series 4 with the 40mm Space Gray Aluminum Case, showing off packaging that mimics the stainless steel Series 4's packaging. Aluminum owners will see the same pull tabs on the back of the packaging that opens up to two separate boxes inside, one holding the Apple Watch and another holding their band of choice.

Additionally, it appears that if you get the Space Gray Apple Watch, the small fabric sleeve protecting the case will also be Space Gray.


Apple's decision to package each version of the Apple Watch the same in 2018 is a big difference from previous Apple Watch generations. For the Apple Watch Series 3 and prior versions, the aluminum Apple Watch models came in slimmer, rectangular boxes, while the premium stainless steel models were encased in larger, square boxes that included the plastic case.

The Apple Watch Series 4 will launch tomorrow, September 21, so the first pre-order customers can expect to receive their Series 4 devices throughout the day on Friday. After reviews for the Apple Watch Series 4 praised the smartwatch's display and health benefits, Apple highlighted some review snippets on its website.

Article Link: Apple Watch Series 4 Unboxing Videos Reveal New Packaging for Aluminum and Stainless Steel Models
 
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Scooz

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A blonde and a knife meet at a table...

Apple should also provide unboxers from now on. The existing ones do not
meet my expectations as an Apple customer.

What about that „whole experience“ thing when it really counts? Just let Jony do it. As the new CUO of Apple.
 
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Alhagar

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These videos explain the mystery of why the aluminum series 4 AppleWatch being shipped to me is heavier than the iPhone XS being shipped to me.
 
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LOL how funny to read people complaining about the price :) how about you pay 9-10k for a useless Rolex,Breitling etc to look at the time only ? If you compare to those prices and functuality I think Apple Watch is super cheap .You can do more with it.
What are you going to do with the Rolex besides looking st the time only ? :))
 
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My take aways from the Apple and Samsung events is that both companies are staking their futures on different things and their flagship phones are the catalyst for this, not the end result.

Apple appears to be setting up the watch as the device of the future. It looks great and the health features are only going to get more numerous and of better utility. Samsung seems to be positioning its phone as the new PC with Dex. I love the idea and material science advances, SaaS, and everything(?) going to the cloud makes this very douable.
 
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technole

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I don't subscribe to her channel and only watch her when a new Apple product is released. I actually found her video focusing on the iPhone XS and XS Max's cameras to be very useful and informative (and well-made):

This is why Justine is great. Her obsession with cameras and drones makes for a good review. Versus the tech casuals.
 
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xDKP

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Off topic but not really... iJustine is so annoying.

I was going to write the same! AHAHAHA Annoying AF!

Why do you watch her videos then? Skip them and go for one of the other million providers on YouTube.

On topic the new packaging makes it even more frustrating that it’s not possible to choose your own strap for the watch.

I’m receiving my SS 44 mm. tomorrow but don’t want the white strap. They could have made it possible to choose any number of straps when they are packaged separately
 
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69Mustang

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All these youtubers are annoying. I’m guessing they don’t buy these as they get them before launch. Get a job and earn your gadgets.
This comment is the internet equivalent of old man yells at cloud or old man yells get off my lawn.:p:D

Reviewing and commenting about tech literally is their job. I'm sure they earn everything they get... just like you do at your job. They just have different ancillary benefits (early access to tech) than you do with your gig.
 
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LOL how funny to read people complaining about the price :) how about you pay 9-10k for a useless Rolex,Breitling etc to look at the time only ? If you compare to those prices and functuality I think Apple Watch is super cheap .You can do more with it

Apple Watches don’t tend to become classics you hand down in your family tho.
 
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technole

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LOL how funny to read people complaining about the price :) how about you pay 9-10k for a useless Rolex,Breitling etc to look at the time only ? If you compare to those prices and functuality I think Apple Watch is super cheap .You can do more with it

Jealous people who want top-tier Apple products with no money in their pocket. It’s normal.
 
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