1. rijc99's Avatar
    Has anyone seen any durability tests of the sport band material? I'm curious if the holes in the band will hold up to daily use/removal or will they stretch from the post head. Another weak spot I'm worried about are the two thin strips at the opening where the band slips through.
    04-26-2015 02:54 AM
  2. kch50428's Avatar
    Wear will depend upon use... I think it remains to be seen if there will be any issues.
    04-26-2015 07:49 AM
  3. mtlscream's Avatar
    I read somewhere about the colour might fade over time.... But it remains to be seen... And it could happen over loooong time...
    04-26-2015 07:57 AM
  4. TimmyB20's Avatar
    How easy do we think it will be to replace the sport band?? I'm not a "take things apart" type of guy! Lol! I did notice that there was an extra band in the original packaging


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    04-26-2015 08:59 AM
  5. John Yester's Avatar
    It's not just a extra band. It a different size. You it you were the medium size. You will have to get a replacement for that as the large will be to big. Not sure how long that will last. But I have used a Fitbit for a while now with out any stretch issues
    04-26-2015 09:26 AM
  6. rijc99's Avatar
    How easy do we think it will be to replace the sport band?? I'm not a "take things apart" type of guy! Lol! I did notice that there was an extra band in the original packaging
    On the back of the watch there is a little button you push with your nail. The band slides right out. Really really easy. Except the bands are expensive for what they are.

    Sport band durability-image.jpg


    **Anyone know how to delete an attachment? The first wasn't center so I tried to re-do it but the second pic ended as an addition instead of a replacement.
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    04-26-2015 09:56 AM
  7. shanghaichica's Avatar
    The sports bands are quite cheap 39 so not unreasonable to replace. There is also the spare band you could use until you could get your hands on a new one. I'm using the small/medium band on mine. I think I could use the large on the smallest hole if I had to (haven't tried it). If you use the m/l you could try the s/m on the last hole.

    I suppose they could discolour over time. However my pink iPhone 6 plus case seems to be holding up pretty well. I'm not sure how well my white sports band will hold up but I've got a pink band on order too.
    04-26-2015 10:23 AM
  8. rijc99's Avatar
    I was concerned because the way the push pin works it only takes a little bit of stretching in the hole and the band will no longer hold together. I wish it was a normal watch buckle.

    Sport band durability-image.jpg

    *Sorry, all my stuff is coming out upside down when attached from my iPad.
    04-26-2015 10:43 AM
  9. ajl's Avatar
    I haven't seen any tests, but it seemed very durable when I felt it in person at the Apple Store. I'm confident it will hold up well


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    04-26-2015 12:13 PM
  10. Smply_Rckless's Avatar
    I'm wondering how easily the white bands will stain.


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    04-26-2015 12:15 PM
  11. fezza17's Avatar
    I'm wondering how easily the white bands will stain.
    I have the White band. Left handed and wear my watch on my left wrist. Have gotten some pen and highlighter marks on the band over the past couple days (damn study...), and they wiped off quite easily with no residue/marking. Imagine some discolouration/marking will happen over time though (I've already ordered a BSB to use day-to-day)
    04-26-2015 06:58 PM

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