“What’s the difference between the Apple Watch Series 2 and the special edition Apple Watch Nike+?” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “Not much, including the price, which makes the exclusive Nike version of the wearable fitness device a solid candidate for runners.”
“Given that there’s no extra cost associated with the Nike branding, choosing the Nike+ version of the Apple Watch really comes down to how much you like the exclusive lightweight sport band,” Hughes reports. “The Nike band is noticeably lighter than the regular sport band. While we wouldn’t characterize the sport band as heavy, the difference is noticeable when making the switch. Secondly, with less material, the Nike Sport Band is also far more flexible than the legacy sport band. We found this makes it easier to put on our wrist.”
“The other major unique feature for the Apple Watch Nike+ is the inclusion of two Nike-branded watch faces. This software-only addition is exclusive to the Nike version of Apple Watch Series 2,” Hughes reports. “The main digital Nike face displays a quick link to the Nike+ app, the Activity rings complication, weather conditions, and details on the wearer’s latest run via the Nike+ Run Club app.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Being able to run without our iPhones thanks to onboard GPS and having the easy-to-read and easy-to-use Nike+ watch face and Run Club app makes Apple Watch Nike+ the best choice for runners.