Apple announced a limited edition red and gold Apple Watch just for Chinese New Year

10:02:00 AM Dick Wyn Yong 0 Comments

Ah, the Apple Watch. There has been ongoing reports that Apple will be announcing a successor to the first generation WatchOS device during the 1H 2016. But before that happens, it looks like Apple is ready to give the first generation Apple Watch a final push by making a limited edition version for Chinese New Year and also bringing it to Malaysia.

According to some leaked information obtained by MacRumors, Apple will be launching a limited edition PRODUCT(RED) Apple Watch Sport to the Asian market to celebrate that Chinese New Year celebrations. The source also mentioned that the limited edition Apple Watch will be available in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore starting January 15 through February 22. This move by Apple is likely to expand the Apple Watch market during this festive season and is mainly fordone because China is a very important market to Apple right now.

The prices for the limited edition Apple Watch in red/gold will start at RM 1,559 for the 38mm and RM 1,849 for the 42mm version. Prices will go up to RM 2,749 if you opt to go with the 42mm Apple Watch with Steel case These price quotes are from the Singapore Apple Store and prices in Malaysia might vary. So, get yourself ready to get one of these red Apple Watch Sport in time for all those Chinese New Year #OOTD and we're not sure how 'limited' is this limited edition Apple Watch going to be.

UPDATE 5/1/2016 10:27: Apple Malaysia has just published the official prices for the limited edition Apple Watch