It didn't take long for the Apple Watch to become the most ubiquitous wearable device. The Apple Watch is more than just an iPhone, and with the right accessories you can make the device truly your own. It's a watch after all, and like a traditional watch, it's designed to reflect your personal style. While the most obvious way to personalize it is with a smart bracelet, you can also buy cases, mounts, wireless chargers and other accessories that can add a bit of personality. Some are products from Apple itself, while others come from veteran accessory makers like Spigen, Anker, and Belkin. We tested a variety of devices to find the best Apple Watch accessories.
Spigen slim case
While many of us use cases to protect our smartphones from drops and scratches, you probably wouldn't think of using a case for your smartwatch. After all, a device that's actually strapped to your body isn't as prone to accidental drops as one that's in and out of your pocket all day. Blame it on my clumsiness, but my Apple Watch bangs on the bezels more often than I care to admit. If you don't want to risk wearing a $279-plus smartwatch, the sub-$25 case is a great option.
"Cases" are basically bumpers around the edges of the Apple Watch, and some even cover the screen. I personally prefer the bumper because it comes with a special screen protector if I need to cover the screen. Spigen's line of Apple Watch cases is extremely tough and comes in two different levels of durability. ThisSeries of powerful armorWith a cushioning layer and raised edge, it's ideal for those who care more about protection than style. by SpiegelFine lineMore on my speed: It sits flush with the watch screen, but still gives you an extra layer of protection. You can even choose a color to match your watch to help it blend in. Two other great things about Spigen cases are that they're quick and easy to install, and they're pretty affordable at around $14 each.
Zagg InvisibleShield Screen Protector
If you don't want the extra bulk that comes with a case, a screen protector will at least give you more protection than a bare watch. of ZagInvisible shield lineis a reliable product that offers shatterproof protection, clarity and improved touch sensitivity. Once it's installed properly (Zagg gives you clear instructions and all the tools you need to install it), you might forget you have a screen protector on your watch. The accessory blends almost seamlessly with the watch's stainless steel or aluminum hardware, and if you accidentally crack the screen, the protector should cover all the damage.
Anker Nano 3 30W charger
The latest Apple Watch doesn't come with a power adapter, so you'll have to pull one out of the drawer or buy a new one to charge it.Ankers 30W Nano 3it's a good choice because it's compact, foldable, and features ActiveShield 2.0 (an improvement over Anker's temperature monitoring technology). In a nutshell, this simply means that the charger monitors its temperature to prevent overheating or damage to the device while it is on. It has enough watts to charge your Apple Watch quickly and efficiently, and it's also powerful enough to quickly charge your iPhone when you need to turn it off and use it.
Apple MagSafe Duo Charger
Apple has a more elegant solution for charging your iPhone and Apple Watch while you travel. ThisMagSafe Dual CoreThere's room to wirelessly charge two devices, and it folds into a neat square when not in use. The Apple Watch pad can also be flipped over so you can use the power bank in night mode while charging. While this wireless charger comes with a USB-C to Lightning cable to power the system, it doesn't come with an AC adapter, so you'll need to bring your own.
Belkin Boost Charge Pro Portable Fast Charger
Apple Watch chargers are a bit different than Lightning cables in that you may only have one of the former and several of the latter. Those of you who travel or commute a lot should consider buying a second Apple Watch charger so you're not stuck if you forget to pack it before a long weekend trip.Belkin Boost Charge Pro Portable Fast ChargerA great choice, especially for those with an Apple Watch Series 8. The square charging dock uses Apple's new fast wireless charging module so it can charge the Series 8 from 0% to 80% in about 45 minutes.
You simply place the watch into the unit to charge, but it also opens up so you can use the watch in bedside mode while charging on the bedside. To support different watch sizes and cases, the pad also features a dial on the bottom that allows you to adjust the height of the charging unit. Additionally, the USB-C cable is hidden at the bottom of the 4-foot-long charging surface, allowing for more placement flexibility than other chargers.
Inca Bionic Storage Box
You'll likely strap your Apple Watch to your wrist while traveling, but it's a good idea to have a bag or case ready to store the gadget and any accessories you need when you're not wearing it. we recommendBionic storage casesBack today, it's still a great choice for bringing all your tech essentials on the go. It measures a relatively compact 9.5 x 6 x 2 inches, with multiple interior pockets and loops to hold items like extra watch bands, charging cables and adapters, Airtags, and even AirPods. We also appreciate the semi-hidden exterior pockets where you can store things that need quick access. And you'll feel comfortable picking this bag up because it's made from 100% recycled ripstop fabric.
Elago W6 Apple Watch Stand
If you want to use your Apple Watch's convenient bedside feature while charging, a dock or stand can make your experience even easier. There are many options in this area, butTribune of EragoIt has a lot of personality and is quite affordable to boot. The brand's W series has a number of interesting designs, including retro handheld game systems, old Macs and even some Line characters. They're not the sturdiest (they're mostly made of lightweight plastic that slides easily if you pull on the charging cable), but they'll add some cuteness to your space—and at just $15, what more could you want in a garden?
Spigen ArcField MFi certified charging
Most Apple Watch docks have a place where you can attach the magnetic charging dock that came with your watch. But if you want it in your travel bag or just want an extra charger, we recommend itSpigens ArcField base. It has a built-in wireless charger for your Apple Watch and has a weighted, non-slip base that keeps the entire device from moving around on your nightstand. The charging station comes with a 6.6-foot USB-C cable, so you only need to bring one adapter. We also like that it comes with different rubber bands that you can use to find the right position and viewing angle for your particular Apple Watch. This means the dock works with all Apple Watches, even the powerful Apple Watch Ultra.
Apple Watch Bands Multi-Pack
One of the easiest ways to personalize your Apple Watch is to pick a pair of bracelets that match your style. As with iPhone cases, you can easily switch to Apple's OEM options, but you'll end up spending more money in the long run if you do. easy to findA good Apple Watch bandShop online for watch bands from other brands in a variety of styles and materials, including sport bands, solo bands and leather bands. When it comes to basic silicone straps or sports brands, you can find packs of three to six for less than $20, but the quality can be questionable. If you insist on getting your money's worth, look for brands that have lots of high reviews on Amazon. You can also useAmazon integration in FakeSpotLearn about the reliability of product reviews.