Early reviews were spot on.. Should I return it??

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Gooberton, Apr 25, 2015.

  1. Gooberton macrumors 65816

    Jun 20, 2010
    Dear Abby,
    I got the 42 Milanese. I really like it but don't feel I need it. And of course I don't NEED it but I may not even want it. Should I wait longer to use it in a few more circumstances or just return it now and save 740.00 dollars. It's cool and beautiful but I find myself needing and wanting my phone just as much???


    Confused in Philadelphia
  2. shenfrey macrumors 68000

    May 23, 2010
    I think you answered your own question.
  3. Gooberton thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 20, 2010
    I can't that's the point !
  4. Lustan macrumors member

    Apr 23, 2015
    Southeast Wisconsin, US
    We won't benefit from it anyway as apple can't sell it as new. If you are the class of citizen where $740 is a lot of money and you can't justify keeping it then you should return it. It's not going to change from what it is now.

    On a side note I hope you aren't posting this to troll and get a reaction from those of us still waiting for 42 SS Mils...

    If $740 isn't much money to you then record a video of you smashing it with a hammer. Then post it to troll us. :p
  5. ZombiePete macrumors 68020


    Aug 6, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Dear Confused in Philadelphia,

    The only way that I can really answer this question for you is to try the Watch myself so I can really understand the dichotomy of emotions you're experiencing. I have messaged you my mailing address so that you can send your Watch to me; after a few days of trying it out, I'll let you know whether I think you should return it or not.

    Not a Fraud,
    A random dude on the internet
  6. sam2428 macrumors 6502

    Mar 8, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Thats why I went with the sport model. $399 is much easier to swallow than $699.
  7. Gooberton thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 20, 2010
    Nope, I'm 100% torn


    I hear you, but I always what the highest quality goods, with highest quality materials, I figured if I loved it then I had the model I wanted, if not there's a return policy. That being said I didn't go into it expecting to return it but I knew it was an option
  8. Mr.C macrumors 601

    Apr 3, 2011
    London, UK.
    Then you should have gone for the :apple:Watch Edition. ;)
  9. Sparkeze macrumors 6502a


    Sep 18, 2014
    Personally, I think the watch will be more useful the longer I have it. Like the iPod touch, I thought it's cool but not a must have. Then the iPad I thought it's like iPod touch but bigger. However, with the times they have been useful and the amount of time they've been used- I didn't foresee that when I first got them.
  10. marmiteturkey macrumors 6502


    Aug 27, 2005
    You've only had it 24 hours. Why not wait a few more days and see if it becomes more a part of your day to day activity before making a decision? You have two weeks to decide.

    This afternoon I used mine to push the Brentford scores live using Forza - that was brilliant. And directions walking to the pub last night were also really handy. I think the use case is going to emerge with time.
  11. Arran macrumors 601


    Mar 7, 2008
    Atlanta, USA
    $740 is a lot if you're not 100% delighted.

    I was like hat with my release-day iPad 3 (I was replacing an iPad 1). It was the first Apple product that didn't blow me away - so I reluctantly returned it to best buy.

    A few months later, Apple obsoleted the brand new iPad 3 with the much better iPad 4. I had a lucky escape. Bought the iPad 4 and decided that it was worth it. Still have it today.

    $740 is a new unlocked iPhone 6s in a few months.. Makes you think.
  12. eifer macrumors regular

    Oct 17, 2008
    You spent almost $800 on something that you're not sure if you want/need? This is why I went for the cheapest model (38mm sg - it might show up in the mail someday). It's a 1st gen product, I've never worn a smart watch before, I don't know exactly what the experience will be like, so I went the cautious route. There will be plenty of iterations after this 1st gen, so I'll get a nicer one then if it continues to appeal to me.
  13. iWot macrumors member

    Apr 24, 2015
    Agreed 350-399 makes it feel like an expensive toy but not a huge commitment.
  14. DreamPod macrumors 65816


    Mar 15, 2008
    Which reviews? Almost all the ones I read were exceedingly positive.
  15. PowerBook-G5 macrumors 65816


    Jul 30, 2013
    The United States of America
    Can you afford it?

    Yes ---> You must make the decision. People on the internet know not of your usage and whatnot

    No ---> Return it. Purchase a cheaper model if you REALLY feel like you still need it.
  16. taedouni macrumors 65816

    Jun 7, 2011
    I have had a Pebble Smartwatch since December 2013. So I knew that I needed the Apple Watch. Having a Smartwatch has became part of my daily life. The Apple Watch offered my features and has allowed me to abandon my Fitibt (or will this Monday).
  17. FrancoRumors macrumors 6502


    Jul 23, 2010
    If you woke up and found the watch had been stolen, but at the same time found 740$ In cash where the watch used to be... Would you be happy, sad or neutral?
  18. Gooberton thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 20, 2010
    All the ones that said its good but not really needed


    I guess neural but they are going for 1000 on eBay haha
  19. izzle22 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 13, 2004
    Kansas City, Mazurah
    If you can't answer this question yourself than you should return it. I love mine and find it better than I thought it would be.
  20. StophMac24 macrumors 6502


    Jul 14, 2007
    If for whatever reason you plan on returning it....sell it instead...you WILL make money.
  21. Gooberton thread starter macrumors 65816

    Jun 20, 2010
    It's already opened since yesterday though
  22. StophMac24 macrumors 6502


    Jul 14, 2007
    List it. if you don't sell it in 12 days, return it....problem solved.
  23. Badnewz215 macrumors newbie

    Apr 22, 2015
    im in philly ill buy it
  24. Armen macrumors 604


    Apr 30, 2013
    If you have to wait to see if you need it then it's not for you.
  25. slpslee1 macrumors member

    Sep 12, 2014
    I did get a 38mm Sport strictly because it's a first generation device, and I wasn't sure how much I'd actually use it. Now I wish I had spent the extra $$ for the stainless. I'm finding a lot of uses for mine.

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