“I decided on the Apple Watch with stainless steel Milanese Loop band for a few reasons, but not before considering the benefits and drawbacks of Apple’s entire collection of straps and bands for Apple Watch,” Jordan Kahn reports for 9to5Mac. “There are a few downsides of the band compared to others.”
Kahn reports, “Here are a few observations I’ve made after wearing it for the last couple weeks…”
It looks a bit different than in Apple’s press shots. I was a bit surprised that the link of the Milanese Loop doesn’t look like it does in a lot of Apple’s press shots, especially its overall presence once on the wrirst. To be fair, it looks closer to the shots Apple has on the product’s purchase page, but this is what it looks like in reality compared to Apple’s closeup shots that are used in some of the Apple Watch’s most prominent imagery:
Pulling hairs. I did experience the tiny links of the band catching and pulling out hairs on my wrist from time to time, which likely won’t be an issue with the other bands.
It becomes loose throughout the day. I found myself adjusting the strap to make it tighter several times throughout the day, especially during any physical activity.
It’s not super comfortable.
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Apple Watch Milanese Loop owners, how do you like it? Do you have a Sport or other Band for working out/high activity days?