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Pre-orders for the Apple Watch Series 7 will kick off on Friday, October 8 at 5 a.m. Pacific Time, allowing customers to purchase any model in Apple's new 2021 Apple Watch lineup.

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Apple is planning to make the new devices available in more than 60 countries around the world simultaneously, so we've created a list of when pre-orders will kick off all around the world.

  • Australia West - 8:00 p.m. AWST
  • Australia East - 11:00 p.m. AEDT
  • Austria - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Belgium - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Canada West - 5:00 a.m. PDT
  • Canada East - 8:00 a.m. EDT
  • China - 8:00 p.m. CST
  • Denmark - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Finland - 3:00 p.m. EEST
  • France - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Germany - 2:00 p.m. CES
  • Guernsey - 1:00 p.m. BST
  • Hong Kong - 8:00 p.m. HKT
  • Ireland - 1:00 p.m. IST
  • Isle of Man - 1:00 p.m. BST
  • Italy - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Japan - 9:00 p.m. JST
  • Jersey - 1:00 p.m. BST
  • Luxembourg - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Netherlands - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • New Zealand - 1:00 a.m. NZDT next day
  • Norway - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Portugal - 1:00 p.m. WEST
  • Puerto Rico - 8:00 a.m. AST
  • Saudi Arabia - 3:00 p.m. AST
  • Singapore - 8:00 p.m. SGT
  • Spain - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Sweden - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Switzerland - 2:00 p.m. CEST
  • Taiwan - 8:00 p.m. CST
  • UAE - 4:00 p.m GST
  • United Kingdom - 1:00 p.m. BST
  • United States West - 5:00 a.m. PDT
  • United States Mountain - 6:00 a.m. MDT
  • United States Central - 7:00 a.m. CDT
  • United States East - 8:00 a.m. EDT
  • US Virgin Islands - 8:00 a.m. AST
We haven't listed every time zone for every country, such as in Canada, Russia, and the United States, nor have we listed every available pre-order country, so make sure to double check your specific time zone so you're certain you know the exact time that pre-orders will kick off. A time zone converting website is a useful tool for confirming accurate pre-order times.

Reports detailing Apple Watch Series 7 manufacturing preparations suggest that supplies are likely to be tight at launch. Apple reportedly experienced manufacturing issues as it began ramping up production, and the company opted not to announce a specific launch date during the watch's introduction last month. As a result, it's best to pre-order the Apple Watch Series 7 model you want as soon as possible if you're aiming to get a new device on release day.

Apple Watch Series 7 pre-orders will be available on Friday, October 8 in all variants, and they will launch one week later on Friday, October 15. These dates apply to customers in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, the UK, and more than 50 other countries and regions.

Article Link: When You Can Pre-Order the Apple Watch Series 7 in Every Time Zone
 
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Who’s Ready? Expecting very limited quantities.

Annocement for everyone: What everyone needs to do is order this Apple Watch tomorrow and then return it within 14 days. Apple will see people are not happy with this incremental upgrade. They will never play games with us anymore.

We need to set an example. Apple will see many people are returning the Apple Watch and will take an action for the next time. Otherwise same thing may occur next year.
 
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captrlp

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Did Gurman write this article?😛 First paragraph preorders on Oct. 8…last paragraph preorders on Oct. 4🤷‍♂️
 
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MadCar

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Posted in another thread but only the day before release and this STILL holds true. Are Apple treating AW7 customers as mugs?
  1. No updated specs for AW7 available
  2. No updated studio to visualise your new combo before you order.
  3. No full pricing released to help get a view on what combos are available.
  4. Still no comparison of the AW7 to current or previous models it’s still only AW7 and lower.
  5. No visibility of cost and only the base model prices are know.
Sorry but this is utter shocking, they really don't give a damn about this release. Everyone said its ok they will release all this before the day, but nope nothing, not a bit.
 

Kylo83

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Posted in another thread but only the day before release and this STILL holds true. Are Apple treating AW7 customers as mugs?
  1. No updated specs for AW7 available
  2. No updated studio to visualise your new combo before you order.
  3. No full pricing released to help get a view on what combos are available.
  4. Still no comparison of the AW7 to current or previous models it’s still only AW7 and lower.
  5. No visibility of cost and only the base model prices are know.
Sorry but this is utter shocking, they really don't give a damn about this release. Everyone said its ok they will release all this before the day, but nope nothing, not a bit.
Something very strange is going on
 
Posted in another thread but only the day before release and this STILL holds true. Are Apple treating AW7 customers as mugs?
  1. No updated specs for AW7 available
  2. No updated studio to visualise your new combo before you order.
  3. No full pricing released to help get a view on what combos are available.
  4. Still no comparison of the AW7 to current or previous models it’s still only AW7 and lower.
  5. No visibility of cost and only the base model prices are know.
Sorry but this is utter shocking, they really don't give a damn about this release. Everyone said its ok they will release all this before the day, but nope nothing, not a bit.
This is a SKETCHIEST and SHADIEST product line launch of this year. That’s the reality of it.
 
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Liquid Galaxy

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Posted in another thread but only the day before release and this STILL holds true. Are Apple treating AW7 customers as mugs?
  1. No updated specs for AW7 available
  2. No updated studio to visualise your new combo before you order.
  3. No full pricing released to help get a view on what combos are available.
  4. Still no comparison of the AW7 to current or previous models it’s still only AW7 and lower.
  5. No visibility of cost and only the base model prices are know.
Sorry but this is utter shocking, they really don't give a damn about this release. Everyone said its ok they will release all this before the day, but nope nothing, not a bit.
Yeah totally agree with this - I'd like to take my time and properly look at everything on offer. If i have to wait until preorder time to do this, chances are (depending on popularity) I may miss out on getting it for launch day.
 

Kylo83

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I have a feeling the store will go tomorrow before pre order and we won’t even have a price or anything until it’s up, so bad
 

criticasm

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I like the series 7, glad it kept the classic curves over boxy blandness. But are folks really hanging by their balls to order one immediately. Such that it denotes a bloody countdown timer.
 

GrumpyMom

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I’m not upgrading. I like the new design but I don’t upgrade watches as often as I do with iPhones. I’ll upgrade for improved battery life and/or new sensors.

But this is just a very awkward launch and I feel bad for those of you who want to upgrade. Because it IS such a nice looking watch and I think you all should be able to play around with preorder configurations and know what trade in values your existing watch will bring.
 

Krypton Deer

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This AW release is astonishingly scuffed - the product page largely regurgitates the watchOS and S6 details.

There aren’t even clear images of titanium and stainless steel models. App and Store pages still show the S6 one day before the pre-order starts. And there is zero pricing information except the starting price of aluminium S7.

Something happened and they’re rushing it backstage. I’m still interested in getting one but this is quite unnerving. I’ll wait for reviews and see how things go before putting down $1k for one. Hopefully they can turn it around.
 

anthogag

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I upgrade through my local service provider store Telus. It is looking like I will have to wait a month for Watch 7, the LTE (or 5G?) version.
 

puckhead193

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I honestly thought today the site would be updated with everything we need to know as well as the standard youtube iJustine and MKBHD etc reviews/previews.

Maybe I'll order, see when I get it/ships and not open it and decide. I still can't decide if I want to go SS or Al. my past 3 watches have been SS but this update is lame.
 
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