Apple Watch on Globe -- When????

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  1. Ghibli

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    There are unlocked LTE capable apple watches. None of are locked to a carrier.
     
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    True. Demand would not increase if there is no support in the first place.
     
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    if not locked to a carrier, will they work with Globe (or Smart)? Thanks
     
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    Theoretically yes.
     
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    For Series 5, yes. Though there are still some minor differences in band support for US vs. Asia models. Best to get HK/AU/SG cellular models in anticipation of Globe officially supporting AWatch.

    For Series 4 and below, steer clear of cellular versions bought in the US, they lack necessary band support for PH/Asia
     
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    I really hope that Globe supports the Apple watch soon. I don't want to have my phone with me all the time. I'd love to be able to go somewhere quick and not miss any phone calls or messages.
     
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    Hey guys, any news here? Is Globe finally supporting Apple Watch?
     
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    is Apple Watch Cellular already available in PH?
     
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    Officially, no. But you can always buy one in the grey market but the cellular function wouldn’t work.
     
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    Nabulok na ang Watch Series 4 Cellular ko at hindi parin supported ng Globe ito
     
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    Hahaha... natawa ako dun sa nabulok.. i dont know why telcom companies here in the Philippines doesnt want to support cell data on apple watches.. kainis..
     
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    I'd get one in a heartbeat (if PHP300-500/month add on). VoLTE is now available so it'd be easier to implement going forward. It's all about the money, we just aren't a big enough group to cater to.

    I wanna leave my phone so badly when doing errands or going to the gym.
     
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    im with you. Hope that we have Globe insider here to explain us "why it take too long"
     
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    Maybe it’s because the market is limited and they don’t stand to earn much from it? Not enough to justify end-to-end support for its services?
     
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    I remember sharing here how the Series 4 with Cellular model passed the NTC certification two years ago and predicting that a launch was imminent. That post didn't age well like spaghetti from the NYE that was left unrefrigerated. :ROFLMAO: The same is the case for the Series 6 and Watch SE. Both models passed the NTC certification in October, less than 3 weeks after the September announcement. It looks like Apple is ready to launch the cellular models when the carriers are.

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