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Apple Watch Series 8: Here are all the colors and official band options

Apple Watch Series 8: Here are all the colors and official band options

Although Apple has now added a new ‘Ultra’ model to its Apple Watch lineup, the Apple Watch Series 8 will likely remain the top choice for most buyers this year. That’s because the new Ultra variant is a bit overkill for the average Joe and costs as much as the new iPhone 14. On the other hand, the Apple Watch Series 8 starts at $399 for the GPS model and $499 for the cellular model, which is a reasonable price for a premium smartwatch of its caliber. If you’re considering picking up a new Apple Watch Series 8 and are wondering which color to go with, here are all your options.

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Apple Watch Series 8: Case materials and Colors

The Apple Watch Series 8 comes in a couple of fun colors with two case material options:

  • Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel

The more affordable Aluminum variant is available in four colorways:

  • Midnight
  • Starlight
  • Silver
  • Product Red

The Midnight, Starlight, and Product Red color options are just the same as the ones Apple offered with the aluminum Apple Watch Series 7. The Silver variant is the only new addition, and it has a polished aluminum look.

    Midnight case with Succulent Solo Loop band

    The Midnight variant of the aluminum Apple Watch Series 8 has a glossy dark gray finish and it looks great with the pastel Solo Loop bands.

    Starlight case with Storm Blue Solo Loop band

    The Starlight variant of the aluminum Apple Watch Series 8 has a light gold finish that pops with the Storm Blue Solo Loop band.

    Silver case with Chalk Pink Solo Loop band

    The Silver finish gives the aluminum Apple Watch Series 8 a classic look and you can accentuate it with a Chalk Pink Solo Loop band.

    Product Red case with Braided Solo Loop Band

    The iconic Product Red Apple Watch Series 8 looks stunning with the matching Braided Solo Loop band.

    Gold case with Leather Link band

    The gold variant of the stainless steel Apple Watch Series 8 offers a premium glossy finish and looks amazing with a Leather Link band.

    Graphite case with Black Unity Braided Solo Loop band

    The Black Unity Braided Solo Loop band gives the Graphite Apple Watch Series 8 a sporty, yet premium look.

    Silver case with Pride Edition Sport Loop band

    The colorful Pride Edition Sport Loop band paired with the subtle Silver Apple Watch Series 8 makes a great combination.

    Space Black case with H Diagonal Single Tour band

    The Apple Watch Series 8 Hermès comes in an exclusive Space Black case with a variety of leather and nylon bands.

The Stainless Steel variant of the Apple Watch Series 8 offers a more premium finish, and it’s also available in four colorways:

  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Silver
  • Space Black

While the Gold, Graphite, and Silver models come with various band options, the Space Black model is only available with the Hermès leather straps. So, you’ll have to shell out quite a bit if you want to get the Space Black model.

Apple Watch Series 8: Band options

Speaking of band options, Apple offers the aluminum Apple Watch Series 8 with six different bands — Solo Loop, Braided Solo Loop, Sport Band, Nike Sport Band, Sport Loop, and Nike Sport Loop. Most of these bands come in a variety of color options, allowing you to completely personalize your new Apple Watch.

The stainless steel model gets five band options — Braided Solo Loop, Sport Band, Sport Loop, Leather, and Stainless Steel. All these bands come in various color options, so you get a wide variety to choose from. Additionally, the Leather bands for the stainless steel model are available in two different variants, including Leather Link and Modern Buckle.

The premium Apple Watch Hermès is available with a couple of exclusive band options in nylon and leather. These include the nylon Jumping Single Tour band in two color options and six leather straps in a variety of color options. Check out the section below for more details.

Apple Watch Hermès band options:

  •  Nylon:
    • Jumping Single Tour (two colors)
  • Leather:
    • Gourmette Metal Double Tour
    • Gourmette Double Tour
    • H Diagonal Single Tour (four colors)
    • Attelage Double Tour (four colors)
    • Single Tour (six colors)
    • Single Tour Deployment Buckle (three colors)

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Now that you know all the Apple Watch Series 8 color and band options, which combination will you get? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra

A Literature and Linguistics graduate with a keen interest in everything Android. When not writing about tech, Pranob spends most of his time either playing League of Legends or lurking on Reddit.

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