Buyer's Guide 2021: Apple Watch Accessories & Gear

Stylish & functional Apple Watch accessories for all your needs.

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One of the best things about having an Apple Watch is that it's so easy to accessorize. You can have an Apple Watch band for every one of your moods. So, which ones should you get, how can you organize your Apple Watch bands, and what about charging your Apple Watch? Well, we've got recommendations for you right here.

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Linq Band for Apple Watch ($39)

Business cards are quickly becoming outdated, yet exchanging numbers often feels too intimate for a potential business acquaintance. Linq solves this problem by bringing NFC tap-to-share technology directly to your wrist. How does it work? You create a customizable webpage with your credentials, websites, contact info, and anything else you’d like to share with a business connection. Any time you wear the waterproof Linq Apple Watch band, you can quickly share your page with 95 percent of smartphone users in a single tap.

PACMAXI Watch Band Organizer ($29.90)

There are too many Apple Watch bands out there to choose from, and now you don’t have to! PACMAXI offers a great way to store and organize up to 84 straps in a compact design, easy to bring along when traveling so you have the right material and color for every occasion. This affordable organizer comes in black, dark gray, and purple. It even has a handle for easy carrying and a mesh pocket with a zipper to store your other Apple Watch accessories!

Wristcam ($299)

Does the Apple Watch have a camera? Year after year, the answer is still no. Wristcam is the ideal solution, bringing two cameras to your wrist at no expense to the size or battery life of the Apple Watch itself. This unique band takes 4K photos and 1080P HD videos via its 8MP World-Facing and 2MP Self-Facing cameras. Control them easily using pre-set Siri voice commands for a hands-free experience. A water resistance rating of IP68 opens up a world of underwater photos and videography. Plus, the 8 GB of storage can hold 2,000 photos or 1 hour of video.

Nomad Modern Band ($69.95)

Like a fine wine or cheese, Nomad’s Horween leather improves over time as it interacts with the elements around it, changing in color, sheen, and texture. Nomad Apple Watch bands are known for their high-quality materials and luxurious styles. If leather is not your jam, Nomad also offers a wide selection of bands made of metal and rubber. Not only does Nomad make comfortable and elegant bands, but they even sell matching cases for your iPhone, AirTags, and iPad for the perfectly coordinated look.

i.VALUX Portable Wireless Charger ($19.99)

Low-battery anxiety is real, and with the Apple Watch being such an essential part of many users’ lives, it is natural that staying charged is a priority. The portable wireless charger by i.VALUX is a dream come true, offering an emergency charge in a nightmare scenario. The 1,000mAh lithium-ion battery is compact and lightweight, the perfect keychain! It may be small, but it can fully charge your watch in three to four hours. Although it is significantly slower than a plug-in charger, it will offer a much-needed battery boost when you need it most!

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Olena Kagui

Olena Kagui is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life who lives in Hawaii. With a BA in International Relations from Anglo American University, Olena traveled the world. She has lived in Ukraine, the Czech Republic, China, and the USA. Olena won an excellence award for a controversial article, got a grant to blog from a war-zone, and published a short fictional story. She hopes to publish a full-length novel and continue writing up a storm on her blog The Travel Bug Bite! When she’s not typing or flying, she is loving on animals, crafting bizarre creations, and devouring all-you-can-eat sushi.