Apple has flipped the switch for pre-orders for the Apple Watch, letting customers purchase their device in advance via the Apple Store website and the Store app for iPhone and iPad. Previously, customers could “favorite” their preferred selection, picking from the three Watch collections and the various bands available for each, but now they can actually order a device, with in-store pickup and home delivery starting April 24.
The Apple Watch will be available to try on, but not to take home, at Apple Stores and a few authorized ressellers in launch countries Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany Hong Kon, Japan, the UK and the US beginning when they open later this morning. Prospective buyers can make an appointment to go check out the device in person beginning now, to get a personal guided tour of the Watch from an Apple specialist.
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