Apple on Tuesday revealed the brand new Apple Watch Satisfaction Version Sport Band, designed to commemorate the equality motion for the LGBTQ+ neighborhood. Apple additionally launched an Apple Watch face and iOS wallpaper that matches the band.
The watch face and wallpaper can be found subsequent week and require watchOS 9.5 and iOS 16.5 or later, each of that are nonetheless in beta. The watch face could be accessed by means of App Clips on the Apple Watch Satisfaction Version Sport Band packaging, in Apple Retailer areas, within the Apple Retailer app, or it may be downloaded from Apple’s web site.
In line with a press launch, no two Satisfaction Version Sports activities Bands are alike because of the format variations of the coloured shapes that happen in the course of the forming course of. The shapes characterize the delight flag rainbow colours, in addition to black and brown to “symbolize Black and Latin communities, along with those that have handed away from or live with HIV/AIDS.” The band additionally has gentle blue, pink, and white to characterize transgender and nonbinary people.
Apple designed the matching watch face and wallpaper to “honor the mixed power and mutual assist of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.” The wallpaper’s shapes seem to move into the watch face and react whenever you transfer your wrist or faucet the watch. The wallpaper dynamically strikes when unlocking the iPhone.
Apple’s launch of the band is to organizations such because the Equality Federation Institute and GLSEN (Homosexual, Lesbian & Straight Training Community). Different organizations that Apple helps embody Encircle, Equality North Carolina, Equality Texas, Gender Spectrum, Human Rights Marketing campaign, ILGA World, the Nationwide Middle for Transgender Equality, PFLAG, SMYAL, and The Trevor Challenge.
The Satisfaction Version Sports activities Band is $49 and might be out there to order from Apple on Might 23, with availability within the Apple Retailer on Might 24. The band works with each 41mm and 45mm watches and is suitable with the Sequence 3 and later.