With less than six hours until Apple Watch pre-orders open, we’re curious if you’ll be reserving one for yourself. Our January poll asked if you planned on getting the device and nearly half of the respondents said ‘yes’. But that was more than three months ago, at a time when details about the gizmo were still scarce.

Since then, Apple’s held a second media conference and released more details in the form of videos and various other tidbits. And now that you’ve read the reviews and watched hands-on videos of the wearable device in action, some of you may have changed your mind while others may still be on the fence about putting a Watch for your wrist. With that in mind, is your wrist ready for the Watch and will you be pre-ordering it come Friday 12:01am PT?

All you need to know about pre-orders and the sales process, including try-ons, reservations, shipping times and global pre-ordering schedule, has been neatly summarized by my colleague Cody.

You’re heartily recommended to check out his write-up, especially if you’re hoping to land a Watch on your wrist anytime soon.

Please vote below and meet us in comments.

As a reminder, we know because Apple said so this morning that strong Watch demand will likely exceed supply at launch so they’ll be taking Watch orders exclusively online “during the initial launch period.”

We also know that certain Watches will see delayed shipping times — again, due to the combination of Apple’s projected demand for the device and its ability to mass-produce enough units for the launch.

As said before, pre-orders are kicking off today exclusively through the Apple Online Store (or the Apple Store iOS shopping app) at 12:01am PT across Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Try-ons will be offered at Apple Stores, Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Isetan in Tokyo, Selfridges in London and via select Apple Authorized Resellers in Japan and China.

Beginning April 24, the device will hit boutiques in major cities including Colette in Paris, Dover Street Market in London and Tokyo, Maxfield in Los Angeles and The Corner in Berlin, in addition to select Apple Authorized Resellers in China and Japan.

  • Yep, I’m getting the 42 mm standard Watch with a Classic Buckle.

    • I’m going for a 42mm Sport edition in Space Grey with a matching band

      • Hussain Alsanona

        Same here!

      • Victor Molina

        Same same here

    • Antzboogie

      Not me the battery has me doubting the Apple Watch big time it can barely last the whole day. I will wait for the next one which hopefully will have a better battery.

  • Pokeh321

    I will be. Getting the Stainless Steel with Sports band and a leather band. I believe it will be a good product and worth it. But if not, that’s what return policies are for.

    • Fanboy 

      Copy cat!! Haha, same here. Very awesome choice, the stainless steel with black leather band will look gorgeous, with the Sport band being used as back up for the gym and other activities.

      • Tommy Gumbs

        If that’s what your getting then so am I.

      • Fanboy 

        I guess we’ll be matching buddy 🙂 I’ll send you my heartbeat, no homo

      • Tommy Gumbs


      • Me2!

      • Pokeh321

        Ya chose the stainless steel mainly for the sapphire glass.

  • Dany Quirion

    Why would I? The moto 360 looks far better and is going to be ios compatible really soon. I love Apple but serious a squared watcg? Nope

    • Fanboy 

      This type of comment has me assume you’ve never actually seen one in person. They look ugly, not to mention the “circle” watch face isnt so circular after all, because the bottom of the screen is covered by an ugly black plastic (which the renders do a VERY well job at disguising).

      • therealjjohnson

        The face of the watch is still a circle.

      • Kurt

        The 360 is ugly. I like the apple watch more. But still think the apple watch is utterly boring. Samsung makes the best smart watches but wow so big. Apple watch has the best size for me. As I would never buy an iPhone I would never buy an apple watch.

      • Gregg

        I think I either need a stiff drink or a labotomy to understand this comment. So you getting the watch or not?

      • @dongiuj

        I believe he answered that question in the last sentence.

      • Kurt

        These apple fan dorks and their low IQ.

      • Kurt

        Low IQ much? Apple watch is better looking than the 360 and the size is better than Gear S. But the Gear S is the best looking and most functional. I would NEVER buy an apple watch as they are pretty crappy and have too many gimmicy features and that crown has to go. What a waste of time to do simple tasks. Another reason I would never buy an apple watch is because I would never again buy an iPhone. unless they got a whole lot better. But thats not gonna happen.

      • Gregg

        Aaaaalll-righty then! So you’re the “I like it, I hate it” type guy. And the “iPhone has to get a whole lot better”? Talking about low IQ… So, you DID get a labotomy then, I knew it!

      • N&LH

        ‘Samsung makes the best smart watches ‘..are you drunk ? Samsung makes the worst smart watches. Their smart watch just failed.

      • Antzboogie

        Are you slow? The Apple Watch can barely go 18 hours and won’t last the entire day. The Galaxy Gear lasts about three to four days. What’s the point of having a great watch but the battery won’t let you use it to its full potential. I enjoy my iPhone but in the watch game I will stick to Samsung.

      • Kurt

        They are better and can do more and are more attractive then the apple watch and all other watches. Gear S is hands down the best looking (albeit too big) smart watch and most capable. But you already know that.

      • N&LH

        “They are better and can do more and are more attractive then the apple watch and all other watches” hahahahaha, I challenge you if you can tell me how the crap Gear is more capable than Apple watch, also how the crap gear is more attractive and better than Apple watch. Galaxy Gear FAILED.

      • h4nd0fg0d

        Wtf are u babbling and wfdrug are u on?

      • Kurt

        I’m stating facts that the apple watch is junk.

      • h4nd0fg0d

        Ur comment also makes u sound like an overweight person, just a mere observation.

      • Kurt

        I have a fit body. By no means under or overweight.

      • Antzboogie

        Look at the poll results the Apple Watch’s battery is making people not want one. Among other things.

    • Lagax

      I love how the moto360 looks, but seriously a circular smartwatch? It displays text. NO

    • Raul Silva

      Because the Moto would not integrate with anything other than some lame Moto app.

      The Apple Watch is an iPhone accessory, not a stand alone product.

      • George

        There is nothing lame about the moto 360.

      • Except the round screen and non user interchangeable bands. What is funny is that fact the moto360 is cheaper yet you’ll see more people having/using the Apple watch.

      • George

        I don’t need Motorola to have accessories for accessories. $100-$200 for bands is stupid. And you can change your moto 360 band if you want to.

      • You can change anything if you really want to.. In this case with the Apple watch its just easier. From the price stand point sure its expensive but I was just pointing out the lameness of the Moto360.

  • Truc

    Just too much Apple Watch posts.. I am bored
    more jailbreak news please!

    • John

      …and yet you cared ENOUGH to click on the article AND THEN click add comment. Sounds like your a closet fan of the Apple Watch.

      • @dongiuj

        It’s possible that he posted here to share his opinion on his point and knew a fair amount of people would see it (maybe because he was hoping people would like his comment or something) or at the time was the latest article and just felt compelled to say it in the hope that he would get a positive reaction to it. Calm down, John. It’s just an expensive smartwatch, don’t need to make assumptions about people over this.

      • Kurt

        Well said.

      • h4nd0fg0d

        Just as I posted. Hope everyone enjoyed my comments. Lmao

  • InfinitePlusOne

    Getting the ⌚️ Edition lol. I wish

  • iPodDroid

    No I will not because I’m not interested in it.

  • Fanboy 

    “With less than six hours until Apple Watch pre-orders open…”

    Preorders dont open until another 8.5 hours, check your time zone guys lol

  • Lagax

    Less than 6?! It’s more than 8, right? :O

  • NeftyCorrea

    yea I will be pre ordering it 42 mm aluminum sport for me

  • Andres

    Where’s the “I’m waiting” option. Pre orders are going to be too crazy

    • If you’re not preordering, the option is “no”

      • Andres

        Nuff said

  • n0ahcruz3

    assuming the battery life on this thing gets a minimum of 2 days. i would get space black sport with leather buckle.

    • John

      Well, it won’t.
      Everyone has said this, even Apple acknowledged it would be ‘likely’ you’d charge it nightly.

      • n0ahcruz3

        Sorry let me rephrase that. I would buy one if they manage to get that battery life. And if they did, i would get the space black with classic buckle.

      • John

        Yup, yup. Gotcha…. Shame though, with the way battery technology has gotten.

        We’ve seen better screens and faster transfer speeds but we really haven’t seen much in way of better/longer batteries,

  • Dante Arellano

    Its been moths anticipation im so fuckingg sick of the shitte what are supposed to do all you guys leave sideways your iphone 6 plus and navigate true less of 2 inches display come on really???

    • Merman123

      Need translation please.

      • Dante Arellano

        nah you dont need it you deserve an applewachO’

  • The Zlatan

    You know what grinds my gears? Apple Watch!

  • William Melendez

    I’m getting the 42 mm sports edition space grey with a white additional band

  • @dongiuj

    Nope. If it were able to just read and reply to messages and phone calls and at a sensible price for that with a very different classier look then it might have tempted my 21st century consumer side of me to actually consider buying a smartwatch.

  • So hope these become the new Google Glass and people think you’re a dbag for wearing one.

    • enifome

      Google Glass fail and You fail

  • Felix

    How can I make an appointment for trying on an apple watch for tomorrow ?

    • @dongiuj

      I think iDB did an article on this….somewhere….recently…

  • J3ff

    Does anyone know if the apple watch will be availiable in black stainless steel with black sports band? 😀 i am hoping so. I am pre ordering whichever stainless steel color i can get with the black band.

  • bllackghost

    apple will charge the credit card the moment we pre order or the they will charge the credit card the moment before they ship the device ?

  • Cole Mahoney

    I need help on iOS 8.3 contact pictures keep getting auto zoomed in after I reset the photo to the correct position. This is why I have no contact photos

  • Sleaka J

    I barely wear a watch as it is. I won’t be getting one. Plus I don’t like square-ish watches and the battery in my current Suunto watch lasts for years. Get back to me when Apple make a round watch. I’ll be far more interested then.

  • Walcy Carroll

    I will get the watch in the next 6 months ..no rush

  • nfusion0

    Apple increases it by $100 in Canada. Not worth it anymore.

  • urrl

    Invested in a regular Citizen Titanium solar aided battery watch so thin and light I don’t remove it at bed time, bought over three years ago. Also I still love whipping out my iPhone 6+ for a major part of the day. I can’t see buying any such watch, be it Apple or any other brand in the near future and I believe there are so many like me who feel such watches will only catch on with die hard “have to have the newest thing” Apple fans. I feel even if I bought one it would end up in a drawer withing a month due to complicating my life even further and finally boring me to death. These things will be going on Craig’s list at half price soon enough. Fact is sooner or later I will even come to realize I need nothing on my wrist at all since my phone does it all.

  • legioner

    No. Maybe next year Apple Watch 2

  • Not me. Iam 13 so buying a smartwatch is a little too much for a teen my age also if i was to pick one i’d get Moto 360 i like it more and I have Z3 so Apple Watch wouldn’t work

  • Jared

    No I will not be preordering, nor will I be purchasing one. While this device is cool for the time being I see no viable justification in foolishly spending this kind of money on something that can basically do what my cell phone already does. The only thing this watch does is elevates the purchaser’s social status that they have that kind of disposable income. Within a few weeks this piece of tech will become just another thing we must remember to charge at night.

  • h4nd0fg0d

    Meh, watches are just lame in general. Useless trinket. I see a lot of jizz covered iwatches. A lot.

    • h4nd0fg0d

      Btw, does it come in a jizz color with shyt brown band? Seriously. Just kidding but serious question.