We’ve only had the lowdown on the Apple Watch for 24 hours, but third-party accessory manufacturers have already been busy creating products to complement the new wearable.
In what promises to be the mere beginning of an onslaught of related gadgets and gizmos, we’ve taken a quick look at recently revealed Apple Watch accessories — from charging stands to cases — that you can sign up to pre-order or find out more about today.
1. X-Doria Defense Edge ($29.99)
Available for pre-order in both sizes of the Apple Watch, X-Doria’s “Defense Edge” is a snap-on solution to protect the edges of your Apple Watch from scratches and impact.
2. Griffin Technology WatchStand ($29.99)
For just under $30, Griffin is offering a simple way to charge your Apple Watch. Working as a desktop or bedside charging stand, the WatchStand works with the bundled cable, but holds your Watch at a viewable angle. You can sign up for availability updates now.
3. Reserve Strap ($249.99)
In prototype stage at the moment, the Reserve Strap is projected to be a “silicon band with embedded lithium polymer cells and an inductive charging cradle between your wrist and the Apple Watch.” You can sign up to pre-order or get updates.
Anyone who enjoys getting around by bike will enjoy this accessory. Coming soon, the CyClip promises to be the world’s first handlebar adapter for the Apple Watch.
Due out this summer, the Bandstand Apple Watch docking station promises to be the “nightly home for your new favorite wearable.” You can join the waiting list via the website.
Coming soon to Kickstarter, the EPIK kit will transform your expensive smartwatch into an “uncompromising, rugged companion.”
7. DODOcase Charging Stand for Apple Watch ($69.95)
Available for pre-order at the special price of $69.95, this stand solution has a Californian walnut finish and a weighted steel base.
8. THE BUMPER by ActionProof ($29; $20 early bird special)
A brand-new Indiegogo campaign, ActionProof’s “THE BUMPER” will offer your Apple Watch 360-degree protection and shock absorption.
Priced at $49, WaterField’s cleverly named “Time Travel” case will protect your Apple Watch on-the-go, and offers spaces for cables and headphones.
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