The Apple Watch was first unveiled late last year. In March the company conducted the Spring Forward event to talk more about its first wearable device. It was there that Apple announced that the Apple Watch will go on sale come April 24th. Interested customers in launch markets will also be able to pre-order the smartwatch from April 10th. The company has now confirmed the Apple Watch pre-order time, it’s the slot that Apple typically uses to open pre-orders for new products.
Since this is Apple’s first and much awaited smartwatch there’s obviously a lot of hype around the product. Apple is going to allow interested customers to head over to its retail stores and even try on the Apple Watch starting April 10th.
Initially the Apple Watch will be released in nine regions on April 24th, after that the company will bring the device to more regions through its own stores as well as authorized resellers.
Apple has confirmed that pre-orders for the Apple Watch will open on April 10th after 12:01 a.m. PDT. Pre-orders will go live simultaneously across all first-wave launch markets so customers in the UK will be able to order a unit online at 8:01 a.m.
Customers in Germany and France can place pre-orders after 9:01 a.m., in Australia after 5:01 p.m. and in Hong Kong, China and Japan after 3:01 p.m.
Apple will accept pre-orders for the Apple Watch through its online store as well as the Apple Store app for iPhone.