Microsoft started taking pre-owned Apple Watch, providing a discount on the purchase in the company store. Previously, the company began to take on similar conditions the iPhone smartphones, iPad tablets and laptops MacBook.
Microsoft launched on Friday, January 15, share of trade in Apple Watch in its retail stores in the U.S. and Canada. In exchange for a smart watch, the company will provide the buyer a discount, which he can use when purchasing a smart bracelet Microsoft Band 2.
The presentation of this device took place in October last year. Band 2 got a curved AMOLED-display diagonal of 1.36 inches resolution 320 x 128 pixels. The gadget has been improved housing design with rounded edges, making it a more comfortable fit on the wrist. Built-in battery, according to Microsoft, enough for 2 days Autonomous operation. . With the help of Band 2, you can control the music playback on your paired smartphone. As well as the Apple Watch, the gadget is able to recall what the user was up and it would be nice to warm up.
Microsoft expects that the buyer will hand over their Apple Watch, will become in return his own fitness bracelet. The maximum cost that the company appreciated the “smart” Apple watch is $250. So Microsoft is 38 mm metal version of the Apple Watch, the sports version of the Apple Watch with a 42 mm case can be sold for $200. Will also be the most affordable version of a smart watch – Apple Watch Sport, for it offered $150. Reception conditions is unknown, but, probably, the gadgets will need to have a good appearance, as in the case of the redemption of the iPhone and iPad.
A few years ago Microsoft started taking pre-owned Apple tablets. The Corporation provides a discount of at least $200 for each commissioned device without pushing any requirements to purchase the item in exchange: visitor is entitled to choose any product, even though Microsoft first points on Surface as an alternative to the iPad. Later the program was joined by the iPhone.
Last autumn, the company from Redmond has launched a trade in program for Mac users. Microsoft holds shares, in which owners of Apple notebooks can get a voucher of $300. It can be spent on the purchase of personal computers running Windows 10.
Where Microsoft sends the collected Apple electronics, not specified.