Check out how much of a beating the Apple Watch Sport's display can take in … By Michael Andronico 21 April 2015. The aluminum version has Ion-X glass, where the steel has sapphire crystal. The Apple Watch Sport tends to be more durable, although it still breaks in similar ways. It's the white spot on the lower bezel by where the 6:00 would be. For all things Apple Watch. Any pets? Press J to jump to the feed. Your Apple Watch service isn’t covered by an AppleCare plan. I don't think it's a unique creation just for Apple, but it could be. Basic. Your Apple Watch has an issue that’s not covered under warranty or consumer law, such as accidental damage. The Apple Watch's screen shouldn't break easily because the glass is strengthened. Jewelers buff out scratches in watch crystals all the time. Light scratches can be removed from stainless steel watch bracelets with everyday stainless steel cleaners, which are available in supermarkets, DIY shops and online. Bro. I have two very minor scratches. Apple Watch prices vary based on wireless connectivity, water resistance, GPS capabilities, and band material. You have more scratches on yours than I do. You can polish the silver SS to remove scratches and the SB has DLC so scratches are much more difficult to get, plus SS gets the sapphire glass. Apple says that this "wears off during normal use. However, the Apple Watch is also prone to scuffs and scratches because it's made of stainless steel, a natural form of wear that adds to the authenticity of the material itself. The watch faces are pretty durable. Sapphire is not unscratchable. Ugh. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Method 1 of 2: Remove an Apple Watch Band It almost seems like the little guy is proud of the things. Taurusus Screen Protector. That’s what is really surprising me, I did not expect scruffs so easy,especially if I’ve been so careful with it and plan to have this for 2 years or more. I bumped my S4 SS watch off of an aluminum railing today and there's a small scratch on it. If done that as well. I had a S1 for about 5 years and then upgraded to the S4 when they changed the screen. LK 6 Pack Screen Protector for Apple Watch Series 6 SE Series 5 Series 4 40mm, Model No. Tell us if you did, I have the same problem after 2 weeks. An Apple Watch that only offers WiFi/Bluetooth connectivity, isn’t swim-resistant, and doesn’t provide built-in GPS can run from $249 to $279. I would not care too much about micro scratches. I appreciate you sharing your opinion and I should have gotten Apple Care, but my watch is the Hermes version with the stainless and cellular, replacing it with a brand new S5 would cost almost 4x the cost. The display cover is as strong as a sapphire and not visible. Never managed to remove it. Is this normal? I experienced this first hand. Second, the Ion-X glass may be an unknown quantity. I was lucky it was still under warranty. Its LiQuidSkin Apple Watch Series 4/5 Screen Protector, the best Apple Watch screen protector out now, blends in seamlessly with your phone screen and allows for full touch control of your screen with no discernible lag. (And I cannot se any scratches on that photo you've posted BTW). The few times I've hit my watch I dreaded looking down and seeing crack or scratches, but surprised to see nothing. A hard enough knock will still scratch, as you’ve discovered. The guy at the Apple Store didn't believe me either. I have been extremely careful with the watch so far, I don't recall bumping it at all. Just ignore them. Inspect the watch under bright light to locate the scratches. I was only asking if anyone had any luck trying to remove scratches. That’s exactly what I was thinking as well.. maybe the buttons or something, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. I was doing some reading and I'm not sure how the aluminum railing was able to scratch the sapphire screen but I'd like to try to take it out myself before paying $350 to replace the screen. I second this. yep, but i always try to prevent the first scratch. My series 2 got replaced for the battery and I scratched the replacement within an hour of taking it out of the box- went back to stainless steel on the next one I got! My series 0 was on my wrist daily when I had a job doing manual labor, hardly got a mark on it. It's normal if you've hit it hard along stuff or scuffed it with keys or something. It's also the Hermes version so the $350 compared to the price of a new watch isn't very high especially since I plan on holding on to it for another few years atleast. ... [2 Pack] Case Compatible for Apple Watch Series 3/2/1 38mm with Tempered Glass Screen Protector, EWUONU Clear Thin Bumper Full Coverage Protective Watch Cover for iwatch 3/2/1 38mm. Or have I bumped my watch into something without realizing it or while sleeping? The watch faces are pretty durable. I also think that screen protectors look worse than having a few minor scratches. A fairly scratched up crystal can be made to look brand new in skilled hands. With the newer Series 4 Apple Watch (as well as some previous generations), the stainless steel model comes with display glass made out of sapphire crystal, which sounds more like marketing fluff, but it’s actually a really nice feature if you’re paranoid about scratching up the screen. To bare it all, AnoKe is a reliable screen protector and can protect your Apple Watch from both scratches and drops. Pictures, discussion, rumours, news, watchOS, hardware, and more about the company out of Cupertino. Free Shipping by Amazon. Some Apple Watch Models Have Sapphire Crystal Displays.