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Apple Fitness Plus is coming to the UAE, Saudi Arabia and 13 more countries next week

Apple Fitness Plus
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Apple announced their own subscription-based workout service called Apple Fitness Plus service last year alongside the Apple Watch 6. Initially launched in only 6 countries, Apple has now confirmed it'll be landing on iPhones and other gadgets in 15 more countries including Saudi Arabia and the UAE on November 3. 

The workout service brings in popular workouts to one service, including HIIT, yoga, running, cycling, rowing and more. It'll offer you a variety of workouts that integrate directly with your Apple Watch.

Price and availability

Fitness Plus will cost AED 36.99 per month or AED 149.99 per year. It is also included in the Apple One Premier plan, which, where available, also gives customers access to Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, and iCloud+ with 2TB of storage for AED 84.95 per month, and can be shared among six family members.

The service is set to be available on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Apple TV, but you'll need the latest software to be able to access it. You'll need to be on iOS 14.3 on your iPhone. Anything higher and it'll be there automatically.

New countries 

Fitness Plus is currently available in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK, and the US. Starting November 3, 2021, Fitness Plus service will be available in 15 new countries with the addition of Austria, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates. 

Fitness Plus is available only in English but comes with subtitles in Brazilian Portuguese, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

James Peckham

James is Senior Phones Editor for TechRadar, and he has covered smartphones for the best part of a decade bringing you news on all the big announcements from top manufacturers making mobile phones. James is often testing out and reviewing the latest and greatest mobile phones, smartwatches, tablets, virtual reality headsets, fitness trackers and more. He has also worked on other leading tech brands, such as T3 and Gizmodo UK, as well as appearing as an expert on TV and radio for the BBC and other publications. Be sure to follow him on Twitter for all the latest smartphone news.

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