Savvy tech fans waiting for the new Apple Watch are planning to make major savings – by buying the gadget ABROAD.
The Apple Watch will be released in stores on April 24 with the device costing up to £479 in the UK.
But the exact same item in the U.S. will sell for just £366 – a saving of £110. Meanwhile, the upmarket Edition version will be £6,672 in the US wompared with £8,000 in the UK, according to voucherbox.co.uk.
Astonishingly, there are EIGHT other countries where the Apple Watch is cheaper than in the UK.
The figure don’t include shipping costs or import VAT and duties. But for buyers that combine their purchase with a holiday there are significant savings to be made.
The watch will be launched initially in only nine countries: the UK and US, as as Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, Australia, France and China.
Apple Watch connects to your iPhone (version 5 and up) so you can receive calls, read emails, send texts and track calendar appointments.
One of the most interesting functions of Apple Watch is its ability to measure your heart rate and track your movements throughout the day.
There will be three different versions of the Watch: Sport, Watch and Edition. Each one is made from different materials (anodized aluminum, stainless steel and 18 karat yellow or rose gold) and can have either a 38mm or 42mm face. The estimated battery life for all is around 18 hours.
Find out how much you could save internationally with the accompanying infographic and the following comparison table from voucherbox.co.uk of the Apple Watch Sport (the cheapest version) prices around the globe:
Rank – Apple Store Country – Equivalent £ sterling price Apple Watch Sport (38mm/42mm)
1. – USA – £232 / £266
2. – Hong Kong – £234 / £265
3. – Canada – £236 / £272
4. – Japan – £235 / £268
5. – Australia – £255 / £296
6. – Germany – £282 / £317
7. – France – £282 / £317
8. – China – £275 / £318
9. – UK – £299 / £339