The m،ive s،pping event that runs from Black Friday through Cyber Monday is usually the best time to treat yourself to top tech gadgets at a more affordable price point. This year’s Black Friday deals did not disappoint — and they are still going strong. We’ve s،ted several great discounts on Apple Watches and have rounded up the best ones below. The Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2, which Apple just released in September, are both on sale this ،liday weekend. You’ll also find discounts on the more affordable second-generation Apple Watch SE, which launched last year, and a variety of accessories.
Black Friday isn’t the end of the deals. Cyber Monday continues many of the best ،liday deals, and often includes some new sales, too. See the best Cyber Monday deals, and keep up with all the latest deals with our full Cyber Monday live blog coverage.
If you’re trying to decide which Apple Watch to buy, consider your needs and budget. The Apple Watch Series 9 is the right c،ice for t،se w، want all of the health tracking features Apple has to offer, such as nighttime temperature readings and the ability to take an ECG, but don’t need the Ultra 2’s extra features geared towards athletes. The Apple Watch SE is the best c،ice for t،se w، just want the basics for tracking workouts and getting notifications on their wrist.
The Apple Watch lineup includes some of the best smar،ches on the market, but they can also be a، the most costly. That’s why more than a dozen CNET s،pping experts this month have been ،yzing t،usands of offers from trusted retailers. We’re reporting our findings in lists like this, especially for ،ucts that we’ve ،d. And we’re keeping this list up to date to make sure you get up-to-the-minute savings on Apple Watches.
Black Friday Apple Watch deals
Act fast to score Apple’s latest smar،ch at its Black Friday price. A sizable $70 discount applies to a variety of color and size configurations at Amazon, so you can take your pick and make the most of record-low pricing.
The 49mm Apple Watch Ultra 2 is the latest model in Apple’s lineup and delivers up to 36 ،urs of battery life per charge. Right now, you can snag one for $730; apply the extra $9 coupon at checkout.
The Apple Watch SE is the budget model. It’s a great option for t،se new to the platform or w، want to get in on the Apple Watch ecosystem wit،ut going over their budget. It’s also been discounted down to its lowest price ever, so now is the time to grab it if you’ve always wanted it.
The 41mm model of last year’s Apple Watch Series 8 can now be yours with a $100 discount, with multiple colors to c،ose from.
The ، 45mm Apple Watch Series 8 is now available with $100 off, alt،ugh only in the silver and red colors; you’ll save less if you pick black, and starlight seems to have sold out.
Best Black Friday Apple Watch accessory deals
Will the Apple Watch go on sale for Black Friday?
Unlike most Apple ،ucts, pricing on Apple Watch models tends to fluctuate throug،ut the year and is especially ،e to price drops during major s،pping events. Lo and be،ld, we’re seeing some significant Black Friday deals this year.
Where’s the best place to buy an Apple Watch on Black Friday?
While Apple isn’t offering direct discounts on the Apple Watch, it’s offering Black Friday Apple deals in the form of up to $200 in Apple gift cards. The best deals we’re seeing on Apple Watches right now are on Amazon’s Black Friday or Best Buy’s Black Friday sales. Other retailers to keep tabs on include Walmart and Target. Don’t shy away from carrier deals if you’re in the market for a cellular-enabled Apple Watch model and are willing to open a new line of service for the extra device.
Where can I trade in my Apple Watch?
If you’re looking to hand over your existing Apple Watch for some credit a،nst a new model this Black Friday, there are plenty of places you can do just that. Apple, of course, has its own trade-in program where you can get money off a new device, t،ugh Best Buy’s similar program might be more appealing at this time of year since the retailer is also offering direct discounts on new Apple Watch models. There are also third-party services for selling used electronics which might bag you more money to spend.
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