08 Sep Nike Partners with Apple On Running Watch
Nike and Apple introduced Apple Watch Nike+, which pairs Nike Sport Bands with Apple Watch Series 2.
The Apple Watch Nike+ features GPS, a two-times-brighter display, water resistance 50 meters, a powerful dual-core processor and watchOS 3. It also includes exclusive Siri commands and iconic Nike watch faces along with deep integration with the new Nike+ Run Club app for motivation, coaching plans that adapt to a runner’s unique schedule and progress, and guidance from the world’s best coaches and athletes.
“Apple Watch is the ultimate device for a healthy life and we wanted to push it further to create the best smartwatch in the world for runners and athletes,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “Apple Watch Nike+ takes performance tracking to a whole new level and we can’t wait to bring it to the world’s largest community of runners.”
“We know runners — and we know many are looking for a device that gives them an easy, fun way to start running,” said Trevor Edwards, president of the Nike Brand. “The market is full of complex, hard-to-read devices that focus on your data. This focuses on your life. It’s a powerful device with a simple solution — your perfect running partner.”
Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in 38 mm at $369 (US) and in 42mm at $399 (US) from Apple.com, Nike.com, Apple Stores, select Nike retail stores, select Apple Authorized Resellers and select specialty stores and department stores.
It will be available to order on Apple.com beginning Friday, September 9, with availability in late October, in most countries.