Is this Apple Watch Ultra mod really better looking than the original?

Apple Watch Ultra
(Image credit: Apple)

The design of the Apple Watch Ultra was always going to be divisive. Rather than a slick, subtle device, this is an outdoor powerhouse – and the gargantuan screen and chonky body suitably reflects that. 

Just a few weeks into the Ultra's life, one user has already decided to mod (or in their words, 'deuglify') the smartwatch. Armed with just a Dremel power tool, they've removed the bright orange Action button, and given the whole thing a brand new brushed titanium look. But does it actually look any better? (Check out the best Apple deals if you're in the market for new gear.) 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.