Apple Releases Olympic-Themed Watches Exclusively In Brazil
The colorful bands were developed for fans to show support for their country at the games
For those fully immersed in Olympic spirit, Apple has a new offering that should allow that passion and energy to flourish well after the conclusion of the Rio Games: a limited batch of Apple Watch bands dressed in the colors of 14 competing nations.
The catch? These special-edition straps are only available at the Apple Store in Barra da Tijuca, a neighborhood in the West Zone of Rio de Janeiro. That means only those who travel to Brazil will be able to purchase the nylon bands celebrating different countries including the United States, Great Britain, Jamaica and Japan. For fans lucky enough to land the $49 accessory, it will be tough to decide whether to rock the bands in a display of patriotic pride, or sell them on the secondary market for a potential hefty profit.