Apple Watch Users Explain Why They're Reselling on eBay

By Matt Novak on at

The Apple Watch has been out for less than two months, but already people are trying to unload theirs on sites like eBay. And these people aren’t just resellers hoping to cash in on the hype. Nope, these people are selling their Apple Watches “barely used” — a clear sign that things just didn’t work out for people who intended to keep them.

So if you really want an Apple Watch, you’re in luck! Not only can you now order them online and pick them up in the store, but there are plenty to choose from on sites like eBay. Below, a few of the listings you can find right now. As you can see, it looks like a lot of people only stuck with their Apple Watch for “about a week.”

Not For Me

“This Apple Watch Sport was purchased directly from Apple less than a month ago and is available for immediate shipping. [...] Perfect condition. Selling because this watch is just not for me.” [Excellent condition 42mm Blue Apple Watch Sport In Hand Ready To Ship]

Everyone Was Jealous But I Wasn’t Feeling It

“I used this watch for a week - just wasn’t feeling it. Everyone I know was jealous of it. Owning this watch will possibly change your life! [...] I waited 2 months for this, you just have to wait a couple of days. Or get it for your Father. He wishes you’d finally get him something nice for Fathers Day.” [Apple WATCH SPORT 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black Sport Band]

Practically Brand New

“This Apple Watch is practically brand new. Watch has no scratches or defects!” [Apple WATCH SPORT 38mm Space Gray Aluminium Case Black Sport Band+ Apple Care]

Very Little Use

“The watch has had very little use and is in great condition.” [Apple Watch Sport 38mm - White Band]

Switching Phones

“I am selling this Apple Watch because I switched to a Galaxy S6 Edge and no longer have a use for it. It is in excellent condition and comes with all accessories in the original box.” [Apple WATCH 42mm Stainless Steel Case Black Sport Band (MJ3U2LL/A)]

Used Less Than One Week

“Only used for less than 1 week. No scratch on the screen and no more than 3 sign of wear on the side.” [READY TO SHIP Apple WATCH SPORT 42mm Space Gray Aluminum Case Black Sport Band]

Worn a Handful of Times

“Up for grabs is a ‘Like-New’ Apple Watch! It has only been worn a handful of times for business.” [Apple Watch - 38mm Aluminum Case, with Milanese Loop]

Difficult to Operate

“Delivered 6/11 from Apple Online Store, with AppleCare. Worn only 3-4 times; no signs of wear. [...] I simply have huge hands and find this difficult to operate” [Apple WATCH SPORT 42mm Space Gray Aluminium Case Black Sport Band]

About a Week

“Watch is only 1 month old and was only wore for about a week. IT COMES WITH APPLECARE WHICH IS GOOD FOR 2 YEARS. Watch is in mint condition!!!” [Apple Watch 42MM]

Selling for a Home Improvement Project

“Like brand new condition. Complete with all boxing, packaging, manuals, cables, power adaptor with two additional bands (red silicone sports band and brown leather band), and band replacement tool. Home improvement project needs to take precedence otherwise I would be keeping it.” [APPLE WATCH - 42 MM STAINLESS STEEL CLASSIC BUCKLE- BARELY USED - LOTS OF EXTRAS]

Is it too early to call the Apple Watch a dud? Probably. The next generation might have features and an interface that people actually like. Who knows! Anything can happen!

Photo via Associated Press