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Apple Black Friday 2020: Best Apple Watch Deals [Updated]

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Black Friday sales have begun on a variety of products, including the Apple Watch. There are quite a few deals across the Apple Watch lineup this year, including one of the lowest price we've ever seen the Apple Watch Series 3.

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Apple Watch Series 3


Update: These deals are no longer available.

Amazon is offering the 38mm GPS Apple Watch Series 3 for just $119.99, down from $179.00. You can also get the 42mm GPS model from Amazon, down from $209.00. Both of these sales represent the lowest prices we've ever seen for the Apple Watch Series 3, and the 2017 model of the Apple Watch makes a solid holiday gift for someone looking to get into Apple's wearable family.

  • [strike]38mm GPS - $119.99 at Amazon down from $179.00[/strike]
  • [strike]42mm GPS - $149.99 at Amazon. down from $209.00, but currently showing January availability[/strike]

As a note, stock is very limited for these models and retailers appear to be running out fast. Make your purchases soon if you're interested.

Apple Watch SE


For a step up, Apple also offers the Apple Watch SE, which offers many of the latest features but at a value price. Sport band GPS models are discounted by $20 at Amazon, priced at $259.00 for 40mm and $289.00 for 44mm.

Cellular models of the Apple Watch SE are also on sale, with most models similarly discounted by $20 to $309.00 for 40mm and $339.00 for 44mm. There is, however, one 44mm model in silver with a Deep Navy Sport Loop available for $309.99, a $49 savings.

  • 40mm GPS - $259.00, down from $279.00, but currently showing January availability
  • 44mm GPS - $289.00, down from $309.00
  • 40mm Cellular - $309.00, down from $329.00, but currently showing January availability
  • 44mm Cellular - $309.99, down from $359.00

Apple Watch Series 6


If you're looking for the most advanced Apple Watch, Amazon also has a few notable deals on those. The 40mm GPS Apple Watch Series 6 (PRODUCT)RED is $329.98 this week, a $69 discount from the regular price $399.00. Other 40mm models are priced at $379.

For the 44mm GPS models, Amazon is currently showing all of them at $379.99 after a coupon is automatically applied at checkout, down from $429.00. Across the board, these are the best prices available online so far this week.

You can save even more (up to $120) if you're interested in a cellular model, with 40mm stainless steel Milanese Loop models priced at $699.00 and stainless steel sport band models priced at $659.00. Discounts and availability on 44mm cellular models are more limited, with with a few models available for $479.99 after a $29.01 checkout discount.

Most of these sales are the best deals we've tracked to date on the Apple Watch Series 6, which sports ways to measure your heart rhythm and blood oxygen levels. In terms of deep discounts, the Apple Watch Series 6 and Series 3 are the only notable models getting marked down at the major retailers this Black Friday.

Be sure to visit our full Black Friday Roundup to shop for even more Apple-related products and accessories on sale this week.

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myrtlebee

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They keep saying these will be in stock at a certain time and when that time comes and I put it in my cart they say out of stock. Don’t advertise an item you don’t have enough to sell. (I am talking about Walmart and the Series 3 AW).

Update: They're playing some kind of game. Every 15 minutes they'll say it's back in stock for a split second. I was able to get 2 of them because I acted lightning fast. When I went back 30 seconds later it says it's out of stock for another 15 minutes.
 
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benh911f

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yea, the 44 was $309 on amazon. i watched it for several days and you know what - it jumped back up to $339, the damned thing!

Yeah I was going to buy today or tomorrow, figured the deal would last through Friday.
 
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Relentless Power

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Honestly, if somebody want to just basic functionality without the latest health sensors, and wasn’t overly concerned with future watchOS updates, the Series 3 at $119 is actually a pretty good price. Even when the watchOS updates are no longer offered, that watch will still perform perfectly fine.
 
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rosegoldoli

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amazon really heavily discounting the new apple watch. bought mine through target with their sale but got it price matched so thank you amazon!
 
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roland.g

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Except that the 398 price for the series 6 40mm cellular on Amazon is only for the red color.
 
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alexandr

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Yeah I was going to buy today or tomorrow, figured the deal would last through Friday.
you'd think, right? i'm kinda hoping it might drop again. you know, after black friday there's cyber monday and all... i've been on the fence about getting one of these watches, but as i'm in florida for the winter i think it might be super useful for going into the ocean, yet being able to monitor what's going on life/workwise)
 
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Sounder206

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I’m still seeing the Watch S3 at $179 (38mm) and $214 (42mm) on Amazon. I asked my local Best Buy and Target stores if they could price match Walmart’s deal and they won’t do it, per company policy of not price matching the week-of, or day before Black Friday or so they said.
 
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Relentless Power

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I’m still seeing the Watch S3 at $179 (38mm) and $214 (42mm) on Amazon. I asked my local Best Buy and Target stores if they could price match Walmart’s deal and they won’t do it, per company policy of not price matching the week-of, or day before Black Friday or so they said.

Plus, some of those stores actually require the model to be in stock physically in store in order for it to be ‘priced matched’. It can’t just be price matched from online competitors, at least I believe thats how Walmart does it, Target will price match both online and in store, but the item has to be in stock in that exact color configuration/model.
 
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SirAnthonyHopkins

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I don't think there's really such a thing as a good deal on a S3. It's such a dated device at this point.
 
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