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Old 10-12-2017, 04:36 PM   #91
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Why the confidence?
Why not? Perhaps you can help enlighten what you do know. Please do ..
I'm just a layman techie here. If its a watch with cellular capabilities, just wait for local telcos to activate then.
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Old 10-12-2017, 05:46 PM   #92
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It’s expected to work for the local telcos. Just need the esim support to work for the series 3 LTE. Local telco like Singtel already have e sim service for the Samsung gear S3 lte. So it’s just matter of time for Apple Watch series 3 LTE

But I’m on GPS only model series 3 and most likely I won’t be getting the LTE model when it’s available in SG because it’s unlikely u will not be bringing your iPhone along. No point paying the extra monthly fee for esim.

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Old 10-12-2017, 05:49 PM   #93
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Why not? Perhaps you can help enlighten what you do know. Please do ..
I'm just a layman techie here. If its a watch with cellular capabilities, just wait for local telcos to activate then.
Reckon there are some other countries sharing the same band as each other with AW3 Cellular available. But they still seem to say not able to work in the other country.

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Old 10-12-2017, 06:48 PM   #94
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Reckon there are so other countries sharing the same band as each other with AW3 Cellular available. But they still seem to say not able to work in the other country.
Good point. Better be safe then.
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Old 11-12-2017, 12:20 AM   #95
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I thought u expected the esim to work...
Nope, from what I saw in Singtel web.
Pairing eSim is quite straight forward.
Pair and scan QR code.
However the profile configuration at Singtel for S3 might not be suitable for AW3.

Itís expected to work for the local telcos. Just need the esim support to work for the series 3 LTE. Local telco like Singtel already have e sim service for the Samsung gear S3 lte. So itís just matter of time for Apple Watch series 3 LTE

But Iím on GPS only model series 3 and most likely I wonít be getting the LTE model when itís available in SG because itís unlikely u will not be bringing your iPhone along. No point paying the extra monthly fee for esim.
AW3 I doubt Telco will offer attractive price for signup unlike iPhone & iPad whereby u signup mobile / data plan and get "Subsidize" price for the device.
And if eSim signup got minimum contract and activation fees....no cheap sia....

Reckon there are some other countries sharing the same band as each other with AW3 Cellular available. But they still seem to say not able to work in the other country.
Example which country?
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:15 AM   #96
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i googled abit and found some "answers".

https://discussions.apple.com/thread...art=0&tstart=0

Quoted from one of the replies.

"Hi geekofoz,



I had same question as you about Apple Watch 3 Cellular, and found little advice as to whether a Japanese Apple Cellular Watch(A1891) would work in UK or not. Apple store Nagoya advised me not to buy as they had stated that they had heard of problems, but after reading an article on iMore website I decided to buy. Having just got back to UK the watch connected to our one and only supplier "EE" without any issues and works without iPhone being present on EE's Cellular network."


So he bought it from japan and used it in UK. Both have same bands as shown here.

https://www.apple.com/watch/cellular/

So i guess its more of a 80% will work when sg launch. 20% you just suay la if cant work.
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Old 11-12-2017, 08:07 AM   #97
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i googled abit and found some "answers".

https://discussions.apple.com/thread...art=0&tstart=0

Quoted from one of the replies.

"Hi geekofoz,



I had same question as you about Apple Watch 3 Cellular, and found little advice as to whether a Japanese Apple Cellular Watch(A1891) would work in UK or not. Apple store Nagoya advised me not to buy as they had stated that they had heard of problems, but after reading an article on iMore website I decided to buy. Having just got back to UK the watch connected to our one and only supplier "EE" without any issues and works without iPhone being present on EE's Cellular network."


So he bought it from japan and used it in UK. Both have same bands as shown here.

https://www.apple.com/watch/cellular/

So i guess its more of a 80% will work when sg launch. 20% you just suay la if cant work.
This article I read before
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Old 11-12-2017, 12:36 PM   #98
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Comparing https://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/ and https://www.apple.com/watch/cellular/

Apple states that there are only three models of cellular watches right now. One for US/Canada, one for China and the last one for the rest of the world.

It seems Singapore will fall into the last category.
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Old 11-12-2017, 03:26 PM   #99
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Just hope it will launch officially soon.
Still using the gen 1 (1st aw released).

Although it is still working well, with lots of scratches on the case n screen. HAHA.
I do like the series 3 with the red digital crown.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:10 PM   #100
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I might take a gamble and buy in JP as well, since there is no SS S3 for GPS.

Apple Watch Space Black Stainless Steel Case with Black Sport Band (JP)
Without Tax ¥69,800 = S$830
After 5% VISA Discount ¥66,310= S$789
Singapore Price = S$548 (Aluminium/GPS)
For just $250 more, I think the gamble is worth it.
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Old 11-12-2017, 06:24 PM   #101
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In Japan recently, Apple stores were full of ATs buying Apple Watch 3.
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Old 12-12-2017, 12:59 AM   #102
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Lazada AW3 sale
38mm $448
42mm $498

$32 capped voucher fully redeem
Left 5% Liveup rebate and ShopBack rebate
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Old 12-12-2017, 05:38 AM   #103
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Lazada AW3 sale
38mm $448
42mm $498

$32 capped voucher fully redeem
Left 5% Liveup rebate and ShopBack rebate
Thread is about the LTE eh...
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:09 AM   #104
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Thread is about the LTE eh...
Opps.... sorry.

Cos see got lobang wanna share and post wrong thread.
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Old 12-12-2017, 11:09 AM   #105
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Opps.... sorry.

Cos see got lobang wanna share and post wrong thread.
everything also OOS. siann...
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