Apple Watch Series 2 (Late 2016) Overview Updated October 27, 2016

Apple Watch Series 2 (Late 2016)

Expected to be Apple's first major hardware upgrade for Apple Watch.

New features:

  • GPS chip for standalone fitness features and more
  • Improved performance
  • Enhanced waterproofing
  • Same overall design as first-gen

After introducing the first Apple Watch in September, 2014 and shipping it in April, 2015, the second-generation Apple Watch will be the company’s first major hardware upgrade for the device. Apple unveiled Apple Watch Series 2 at its fall iPhone 7 event on September 7 following a minor refresh in March 2016 with new bands and model configurations.

Catch up on the latest Apple Watch Series 2 stories below.

33 Apple Watch Series 2 (Late 2016) stories

August 2016 - October 2016

Apple Watch Series 2 Stories Yesterday

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Nike+ Run Club for iPhone and Apple Watch has a notable update out today just one day before the Apple Watch Nike+ starts hits stores. Version 5.1 includes a ton of improvements and fixes plus some new features like Apple Music integration and GPS support on the Apple Watch Series 2.

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Apple Watch Series 2 Stories October 24

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A quiet update to Apple’s website earlier revealed that the Apple Watch Nike+ edition would go on sale this Friday, October 28 – and Apple has now further confirmed the date with some additional details.

You’ll naturally be able to buy the special edition Watch at Apple Stores and ‘select’ Nike retail stores, but it will also be available at a number of specialty and department stores. Macy’s is no surprise as the Apple Watch has seen availability there already, but Apple says you’ll also be able to pick up the new Watch at DICK’S Sporting Goods stores …

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Apple Watch Series 2 Stories October 18

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Shortly after the Apple Watch Series 2 release last month, I gave the second-generation version model a fairly detailed review that I was pleased with noting the benefits of GPS and waterproofing like unlocking new workouts and other capabilities. Testing included open water swims, outdoor cycling without iPhone, and battery life observations during regular use. In the month since publishing, I’ve noticed a few things worth following up with…

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Apple Watch Series 2 Stories October 14

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When Apple unveiled its swimproof Apple Watch Series 2, it showed off a special Nike+ edition, which will be available in a choice of four colors. It told us that the price would be the same as the standard version, at $369, but didn’t tell us when it would go on sale.

As French site WatchGeneration spotted, Apple has now updated its website to reveal that the Nike+ edition will go on sale on October 28. It differs from the standard Apple Watch Series 2 in three ways …

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Apple Watch Series 2 Stories September 26

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Today we’re taking a look at the new Apple Watch Edition. This year, Apple switched it up and ditched the all gold models in favor of ceramic. Why ceramic you might ask? Well first off, it’s a heck of a lot cheaper than solid gold, but it’s also four times stronger than stainless steel, which makes it the most scratch resistant Apple Watch available…

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Apple Watch Series 2 Stories September 23

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