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Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone but deals on Apple Watches remain. Discounts are slim on the newright now but no slimmer than they were last Friday or on Monday — you can save $20 compared to typical prices at the Apple Store. And you can get last year’s Apple Watch Series 6 at a $100 discount right now, which is actually double the discount offered on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. The Apple Watch Series 6 lacks the Series 7’s larger screen and faster charging, but it still comes with an always-on display and advanced health features. Lastly, you can save $40 on the midrange Watch SE.
Apple Watch models new and old are designed to work seamlessly with your iPhone to offer you many potential uses, from notifications of messages and, to tools that can and .
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The Series 7 features a larger display with thinner bezels, the promise of better durability and faster charging (but not better battery life than the Series 6). There are also new color choices: blue, green, midnight (black), starlight (a gold-silver blend) and Product Red. The only discount we’re seeing for the 41mm model is a $19 price break in green at Amazon.
You can also save $19 on the larger, 45mm Series 7 in the Product Red version. That’s the only deal we see right now for it.
The Series 6 was just officially discontinued by Apple to make way for the newer Series 7. But here’s the thing: The Series 6 is still a great smartwatch and it’s still available at a nice discount from official Apple retailers like Walmart and Amazon as they clear out existing inventory. In addition to an always-on display and EKG, the Series 6 monitors blood oxygen levels (though you shouldn’t expect medical-grade results there). It’s out of stock nearly everywhere, but Best Buy has the navy blue model in stock and at a sweet $100 discount. Read our Apple Watch Series 6 review.
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The Watch SE is the step-down model in Apple’s 2020 smartwatch line. It’s similar to the 2019 Series 5, but without the always-on screen and EKG function. The Watch SE starts at $279 and boasts a more powerful processor and a Retina display that’s 30% larger than the one on the much older Series 3. You can get it at a $40 discount at Amazon right now.
The discounts have disappeared for the larger 44mm Watch SE model.