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Hands-on with the Apple Watch Nike + Edition

The Nike+ Edition comes preloaded with Nike's Run Club app. It also features a breathable band and two exclusive Nike watch faces.

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This the Apple Watch Nike+ Edition.

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It has two exclusive Nike watch faces. This one gives you quick access to the activity app and Nike Rub Club app, which comes preloaded.

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Here's the second exclusive watch face. Pressing the Nike logo will open the Run Club app.

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Other than a breathable band, the watch faces and the preloaded Nike+ Run Club app, this is the same as the Apple Watch Series 2.

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You can view your route and other metrics when you finish your run.

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The GPS lets you track pace and distance of runs. No iPhone required.

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It's the same size and weight as the Series 2.

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And has the same battery life (about two days or 5 hours with an active GPS signal).

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On the back is the optical heart-rate sensor.

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Here's a view of the Run Club app.

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It will countdown to start a run.

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You can also set run reminders.

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I scheduled a run for lunchtime.

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Here's a post-run map of my route. The Run Club app on your iPhone will have a more detailed version.

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And here's some post-run stats.

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Don't worry, the Nike+ Edition is swim-proof (like the Series 2).

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