Apple’s partner Hermès has confirmed that the new Apple Watch Series 7 will be available for pre-order starting Friday, October 8, 2021. Apple sells Apple Watch Hermès edition for a luxury niche. Starting from $1229, Apple Watch Hermès is available in stainless steel cases with a range of custom watch bands in leather and woven nylon.
At the September 14 event, Apple announced the new smartwatch series but did not mention its launch date and share its technical details. Supply chain sources claimed that Apple’s assemblers were facing production challenges due to the Series 7 new redesigned display and internals which delayed mass-production scheduled.
Hermès customer service reveals Apple Watch Series 7 pre-order date
In an email, obtained by Bloha.ru, the designer’s customer service employee informed a customer that the new Apple Watch will be available for pre-order starting October 8, 2021. This pre-order timeframe is corroborated by Jon Prosser who claimed that pre-orders for Series 7 will begin this week with a mid-October deliver date and says that it will retail price will start from $399 like Apple Watch Series 6.
Exclusively designed for the new 41mm and 45mm Apple Watch Series 7 models, Hermès’ latest collection offers new watch bands and faces.
- The new Circuit H Single Tour leather band features a modern chain motif that will be available in Biscuit/Bleu Électrique, Rouge H/Noi, and Noir/Bleu Électrique.
- The new Gourmette Double Tour band pays homage to iconic Hermès dog collars from the 1930s. Links weave fluidly together in supple Fauve Barénia leather.
- 41mm Attelage Double Tour in grey
- 45mm Attelage Single Tour in brown
- 41 mm or 45 mm Classic Single Tour in neon yellow
- 41 mm or 45 mm Jumping Single Tour in orange
Recently, alleged images of the next-generation Series 7 were posted on a Facebook group called “Apple Watch enthusiasts,” which showed the new on-screen keyboard and the Home Screen in the grid view of the new Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Series 7 QWERTY keyboard has sparked controversy as well, developer Kosta Eleftheriou accuses Apple of copying the new QWERTY keyboard from his FlickType is an accessibility app, and prior to that his app was taken down from the App Store.