Apple Watch Makes Its Debut in Australia

SYDNEY — Shoppers in Australia flocked to Apple Inc.’s retailer in Sydney on Friday to get the world’s first up-shut take a look at the tech big’s smartwatch, which the corporate expects can be its subsequent runaway hit.

The Apple Watch, CEO Tim Prepare dinner’s first new main product, was out there for pre-order on-line and to check out in shops — however not take residence.

On April 24, shoppers will be capable of purchase it on-line or by reservation at retail places together with excessive-finish style boutiques in Paris, London and Tokyo.

On Friday morning Apple’s Australian flagship retailer in Sydney’s monetary district was full of these hoping to peek on the system, though simply round 20 die-onerous followers lined up out entrance — modest by the requirements of a serious Apple launch.

Alexander Bock, a backpacker from Germany, stood outdoors the store’s towering glass facade. He stated he hopes to save lots of sufficient cash to purchase the sports activities model of the watch.

"I really feel bare with no watch.,, I am working very onerous proper now so I can purchase this watch," Bock advised Reuters.

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— Reuters

First revealed April 10 2015, 12:38 AM