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The Perfect Running Partner: Apple Watch Nike+

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On Sept. 7, Apple® and Nike introduced Apple Watch® Nike+. It’s the ultimate companion for those with a passion for running, whether they’re emerging runners or marathon veterans.

The exclusive pairing between Nike Sport Bands and Apple Watch Series 2 features GPS, a two-times-brighter display, water resistance 50 meters,* a powerful dual-core processor and watchOS® 3.

Nike+ Run Club

Siri® commands also makes an appearance in Apple Watch Nike+ and it includes a deep integration with the new Nike+ Run Club app. The app can be easily accessed right from the watch face, so users can get going with a quick tap. It also offers daily motivation through smart run reminders, challenges from friends and even alerts informing when the weather is right to get outside.

Training data, including pace, distance and heart rate are available at a glance, and through shared run summaries, the app promotes friendly competition, even allowing users to send fist bumps to each other right from the wrist. If a fist bump doesn’t motivate you, I don’t know what will!

Features

Apple Watch Nike+ features built-in GPS to track pace, distance and route, so users can run without an iPhone®. With the brightest display Apple has ever made, metrics are easy to read, no matter if the sun is glaring in your face. Users can also take a post-run dip in the pool, since Apple Watch Nike+ is water resistant 50 meters.

The lightweight Nike Sport band includes the same strong, flexible fluoroelastomer as the original Apple Watch Sport™ Band, but now it’s perforated for better ventilation and sweat management.

Apple Watch Nike+

You have the option of choosing from four vibrant, two-tone color combinations that are unique to the collection. Apple Watch Nike+ features two exclusive watch faces inspired by Nike’s iconic style that can be easily personalized with useful apps like Activity Rings, Heart Rate, Stopwatch and Weather, helping runners stay informed at a glance.

Apple Watch Nike+ will be available in 38 mm at $369 (US) and in 42mm at $399 (US) from Apple.comNike.com, Apple Stores, select Nike retail stores, select Apple Authorized Resellers and select specialty stores and department stores.

It will will be available to order on Apple.com beginning Friday, September 9, with availability in late October, in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong,Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, the UK and the US.