Apple Adds XL Bands for 42mm Apple Watch Sport

The Apple Watch Sport model ships with two band sizes, S/M and M/L, but that's not large enough for everyone. I have a colleague who bought an Apple Watch for his linebacker-sized son and found that it doesn't fit. We were looking into third-party bands, but now Apple is offering XL bands for the 42mm model.

Apple Watch Sizes

By comparison, Microsoft's Band is sold in three different sizes, but the band size is not replaceable due to the design. For best results, consult Apple's sizing guide.


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Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP,,, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.