A faulty first-gen Apple Watch could get you a free upgrade

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Apple Watch Series 3 will look exactly the same as its predecessors.
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If you have a first-generation Apple Watch that’s faulty, you could bag a free upgrade when you take it to the Apple store.

Employees and Authorized Service Providers in some countries have been given authorization to replace original models with Apple Watch Series 1 units, but only certain variants are eligible.