MacRumors reports that all first-generation Apple Watch models, released in 2015, were added to Apple’s product list as obsolete on September 30. As a result, the Apple Watch Series 0 is no longer eligible for repairs at Apple stores or any other Apple authorized locations.
The list of obsolete Apple Watches includes a model with an 18-karat gold casing, which was priced as high as $17,000 in the U.S. This extravagant gold watch was taken off the shelves in 2016, making way for the more affordable ceramic Apple Watch Edition priced at $1,299. Moreover, all 38mm and 42mm aluminum and stainless steel variants of the original Apple Watch, including the Hermès versions, have been designated as obsolete.
Software support for the original Apple Watch ceased in 2018 with the Watch OS 4.3.1. Notably, this watch was discontinued in September 2016, coinciding with the release of the Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 1 models. This means the first-generation models have just surpassed the seven-year mark since their inception. many user are facing too low brightness issue in apple watch ultra 2 which was launched in 2023. Read Full
Back in 2015, Apple introduced the Apple Watch branding it as their “most personal device ever.” It was designed as not only the smartwatch but an intricate piece of wearable technology which will defiantly change the wearable fashion soon. This watch as Equipped with a retina touch and a sensitive touch display featuring a dynamic sensor the watch came with nearly 11 different watch faces.
This watch was showcased with advanced health and fitness features, such as heart rate monitoring and daily activity tracking. It was also having an activity app, Siri integration, and the ability to receive calls and messages. Its Digital Crown, a unique navigation tool, allowed users to scroll, zoom, and navigate without obstructing the display.
One of its standout features was its ability to track daily tasks and workouts, presenting the data in meters, thereby promoting a healthier lifestyle for its users
Apple company has not updated its public-facing vintage and obsolete products list publicly but can do this soon.