Bayan M. Qandil

From My Perspective…

Will the $17k Apple Watch Edition hold value (or appreciate) as well as a ‘traditional’ clockwork watch of a similar price?

I wrote this answer on Quora and thought it’s worth sharing on here as well. Answer by Bayan Qandil: The answer to this is not answered by technology strategy but rather economics. The resale market for Apple Watches will decide the value of the resale of the high end model.  The key question will be what the valuable attributes of the watch will be. Typically resale items hold value due to: Brand – think Rolex Quality – think German cars Scarcity – think limited edition Apple branded products typically have higher resale value than other brands in the same market. […]