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2016-12-23 02:19 AM
I'm trying desperately to find 1 or 2 new black SW3 straps / bands - even a metal band would do the job.. but nothing seems available anywhere.. not even on ebay (except at a price higher than a new watch) especially trying to find one in Australia!
Does anyone know where I could get them?
2016-12-23 02:37 AM
Contacted them - they cant help and just kept saying they dont deal with retail. They suggested a local retailer - which is great until I reminded her that this retailer dont display the smart watches - they keep them in Cupboards! They definitly do not do spares!
They gave me the number for Phonebiz - their repairer in Sydney - who are also clueless and have no stock. Seems to be endemic with Sony - great products let down by ancillaries and marketing.
I'm thinking I may just have to order from handtec in the UK and wait for them to get stock in..
2016-12-23 10:29 AM
I'm sorry to hear about the troubles with finding a new wrist strap for your Smartwatch 3.
I'm afraid I won't be able to give you any recommendations on a retailer in Australia where you can buy a new wrist strap for your Smartwatch 3, since I am situated in the Nordics and Xperia store is not available in Australia.
Here in the Nordics we have a couple of websites where you can search for a specific product and it will list all the retailers that have the product in stock. I found a site called Pricespy, which is for customers in New Zealand, but if you are familiar with a similar site in Australia you can have a look there!
I wish you the best of luck finding a new wrist strap for your Smartwatch 3, and please share if you find out where you can buy one!
Have a great day and Merry Christmas!
2016-12-23 11:39 AM
@5teve: there is another discussion regarding the straps, http://forum.xda-developers.com/smartwatch-3/accessories/metal-band-to-buy-best-prices-t3464265
2016-12-29 03:22 PM
Have the same problem and I live in Sweden.
I bought the watch from Sonys own webstore.
I think I only need the "rubber-part" if thats any help, the metalclip is still in good condition.
Guess more and more will have need for a new strap
2016-12-30 09:21 PM
2017-01-03 10:28 AM
Hi @1_1, welcome to our community!
I'm sorry for the late reply, I have been out of office due to vacation.
When I checked the eShop for Sweden there are no straps for Smartwatch 3 in stock at the moment.
I would recommend that you get in contact with the eShop support for your specific market and they will be able to answer your questions regarding when the item will be back in stock. Please see the link below for contact information!
Let us know how it went!
2017-01-05 12:37 PM
They can't tell anything really.
Is there still any production? They selling watches like it should be though.
From estore se :
"Thank you for your email.
At the moment we do not have available the product Sony SmartWatch 3 Wrist Strap SWR510 (Black). We would like to advise you to contact us again, in order to check if we have planned purchases for the requested item.
We remain at your disposal and have a great day!"