It’s one thing to get a new Apple Watch, but companies are pretty good about releasing new watch bands whenever an updated model is announced. This trend continues for those looking to find the best Apple Watch Series 8 bands, as there are some new options available that we didn’t previously have.
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Because Apple is continuing to use the same band mechanism with the Apple Watch Series 8, this means that you don’t have to worry about older bands not working. The only difference this time around is that if you own the 41mm Series 8, then you won’t be able to use it with Apple’s new trio of bands that were designed and released alongside the Apple Watch Ultra.
Best Apple Watch Series 8 Bands
Apple Watch Bands
With the release of the Apple Watch Ultra and Apple Watch Series 8, this gave the company an opportunity to introduce a new lineup of watchbands. There are actually three entirely new watchbands to choose from, including the Alpine Loop, Trail Loop, and Ocean Band. Meanwhile, Apple updated its Sport Loop lineup with some new colors to spice things up a bit. The only thing to keep in mind is that if you opt for the Alpine Loop, Trail Loop, or Ocean Band, you’ll need to have the Apple Watch Series 8 45mm, otherwise, those bands won’t be compatible.
EDIMENS Leather Bands
This dressy watchband is compatible with Apple Watch sizes ranging from 42mm to 45mm and comes with stainless steel connectors on both ends. It is convenient to lock onto your Apple Watch precisely and remove easily. There are a variety of colors and styles for you to choose, which will give your watch a different look. They are also suitable to any occasion.
MOFREE Beaded Bracelet
Made of high quality natural stone, beaded pearls and colorful crystals, slowly polished by the experienced artificers. These bracelet bands are unique, stylish, smooth, comfortable, come in several different beautiful colors, feminine and elegant looking, and are stylish enough for a party club, dance, or show. Additionally, you won’t have to worry about using screw adapters. No tools required, no loose or lost screws, no “pop outs,” and no risk to your Apple Watch.
TSAAGAN 5-Pack Sport Silicone Bands
Breathable holes of the watch wristband go through the whole strap, are waterproof, and easy to clean. Air holes two-toned Apple watch replacement bands which are skin-friendly, soft, and durable for your daily wearing. Easy and direct installation, and one button removal. There are two different sizes available, along with several different color combinations. But in each package, you’ll get a total of five bands to choose from, always giving you a backup or something else to switch to.
OUHENG Sweatproof Genuine Leather and Rubber Hybrid Band Strap
The watch band’s outer surface is made of high quality genuine leather and the back is nature black silicone rubber. It is a hybrid sweatproof strap, comfortable and lightweight to wear.
NewWays Stainless Steel Link Band
This Stainless Steel Link band from NewWays is made of extremely durable 316 stainless steel that is virtually immune to rust and corrosion. Non-irritating, durable and comfortable. It gives the watch a nice professional and expensive look, perfect for some certain formal events. With the spring bar design, the link is very easy to remove and install.
Chfoaik Sport Loop Band
The powerful buckles design allows you to adjust the size of the loop as you wish. With the strong super stretchy elastic, easy to put it on or take it off. Made of premium nylon, breathable and washable. Soft and comfortable feeling brings good time all day. Works great all day for workouts and regular wear. When you exercise, this elastic band keeps your watch snug to your wrist for better workout readings. And best of all, it’s not irritating to your skin when it hot out or your sweating, while fitting comfortably around your wrist.
Nomad Modern Band
The Nomad Modern Band is designed to give your Apple Watch a classic, yet bold new look. Made from minimally treated, vegetable tanned leather from one of America’s oldest tanneries. The leather is designed to beautifully patina with time, creating a handsome, rich leather band with a look that is uniquely yours. It’s also available in either 45mm/49mm or 40mm/41mm, along with coming in Black or Rustic Brown colors and you can choose either Black or Silver for the hardware.
Andrew is a freelance writer based on the East Coast of the US.
He has written for a variety of sites over the years, including iMore, Android Central, Phandroid, and a few others. Now, he spends his days working for an HVAC company, while moonlighting as a freelance writer at night.