We told you previously that discoloration and deformation is expected behavior for many Apple Watch straps. Apple warned its retail staff of the expected wear and tear that won’t be covered under warranty. Let’s face it, this is a fact of life for all watch straps made of rubber or leather-like materials, but the video below from YouTuber SmpTecHD shows exactly what to expect with the Apple Watch Sport band (I’ve experienced similar wear and tear with my own Sport band after a few weeks).

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Jordan Kahn

Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s Logic Pros series.