Best cheap Apple Watch deals for May 2021

Apple fans don’t question about which smart watch they want: The best wearable to pair with the iPhone in your pocket is the Apple Watch. But, like all Apple products, they don’t come cheap. We rounded up the best Apple Watch deals available right now so you can put one of these sought-after smartwatches on your wrist without having to remortgage your house to cover the cost.

Today’s Best Apple Watch Deals

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Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm)

$314 $329
Available in Space Gray or Plum, the Apple Watch SE is a well-rounded tool with a processor that's up to two times faster than the Series 3. It'll even notify you when your heart rate's low or high.
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Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 44mm)

$379 $429
The Apple Watch Series 6 is arguably the most advanced smartwatch to date, capable of making anyone's life loaded to the brim with the most convenient features that rival phones thrice its price.
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Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 44mm)

$337 $359
Despite its size (and incredible price), the Apple Watch SE is an excellent, well-rounded tool that provides both casual and power users alike a means to gain full control over their lifestyles.
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Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular, 44mm (Refurbished), Space Gray

$324 $400
The options are limitless with a smart watch that has GPS and cellular. The 44mm version of the SE is lightweight and swim-proof.
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Milanese Loop for Apple Watch 44mm

$93 $99
This Milanese band for your favorite smart device is stainless steel and fully magnetic, making it infinitely adjustable.
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Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm)

$514 $529
If you want the biggest and baddest that Apple Watches have to offer, this Series 6 is exactly what you're looking for, capable of making life an absolute breeze thanks to its convenient features.
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Apple Watch Nike Series 6 (GPS, 40mm)

$375 $399
No athlete worth their salt is complete without the Apple Watch Nike Series 6 at their side. With enough functionality to make even the most arduous of workouts look easy, this watch is a real winner.
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Apple Watch SE (GPS, 40mm)

$314 $329
Offering the functionalities of a standard Apple Watch at a more affordable price, this Apple Watch SE with a built-in GPS is a great buy for anyone who wants it at a commercially accessible price.
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Belkin PowerHouse Charging Dock

$30 $100
The Belkin PowerHouse charging dock combines the power of both an iPhone and Apple Watch charger into one sleek device, allowing you to save on both cable management and cash.
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Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm)

$430 $499
The Apple Watch Series 6 is undoubtedly one of the best smartwatches Apple has come up with to date, so if you want to upgrade your lifestyle the best way possible, this watch can do it all and more.
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Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) - 42mm

$199 $229
The Series 3 is the Apple Watch to buy if you're looking for a budget option and don't need the most bleeding-edge (and most expensive) model -- and this is the lowest price we've ever seen for it.
REFURBISHED
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Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular, 42mm), Renewed

$199 $229
With its silver aluminum case and white sport band, this watch tracks your heart rate, has GPS for your runs, features cellular connectivity, and looks great, so you can leave your phone at home.
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Apple Watch SE (GPS, 44mm)

$270 $300
Save on this less costly version of Apple's latest smartwatch. Track your daily activity and monitor your heart rate.
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Flexible Extended Warranty for Less

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Protect your new tech with an extended warranty that covers accidental damage, power failures, screen burn-in, and more (depending on the category). Better yet, pay in installments and save a ton!
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Apple Watch Nike Series 6 (GPS, 44mm)

$379 $429
For the professional athlete who wouldn't be caught dead without a state-of-the-art smartwatch to keep track of stats and timestamps, the Apple Watch Nike Series 6 is the ultimate workout companion.
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Apple Watch Series 4 (GPS + Cellular, 44mm) with Milanese Loop

$792 $894
This Apple Watch has all the functionalities of a standard Series 4 smartwatch but with the added benefit of stylish pizzazz thanks to its Milanese loop.
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Apple Watch SE (GPS + Cellular, 40mm)

$319 $329
If you're looking for an Apple Watch, 2020's SE with GPS and cellular connectivity is a great option, complete with everything you know and love about Apple and the convenience that comes with it.
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6-pack Screen Protector for Apple Watch 38mm

$7 $10
This six-pack of screen protectors works for Series 1, 2, and 3. Each protector has 99.9% high-definition transparency and high sensitivity.
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Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS, 40mm)

$350 $400
Experience the world on your wrist with the Apple Watch Series 6, with GPS for on- and off-road excursions. Boasting incredible health monitoring features, this is a must-have.
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Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm) with Milanese Loop

$539 $649
Add a sophisticated flair to any outfit with this Apple Watch Series 5, designed with a stylish stainless steel Milanese loop for that luxurious look that screams fashion.

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Apple Watch Series 6

Apple announced the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6 at its annual September event. The newest Apple Watch starts at $399 and has a new feature allowing you to measure your blood oxygen levels directly through your watch. This is groundbreaking, considering monitoring blood-oxygen levels can be extremely helpful for mild COVID-19 patients while they stay quarantined at home.

Other new features include a brighter screen when used outside and new, fun watch faces like an Animoji face. The Apple Watch Series 6 even includes family set up so now your kids can have their own Apple Watch numbers and you can track their location if you need to. The Series 6 uses Apple’s latest A13 chip to make your smartwatch 20% faster than previous models.

Apple Watch SE

The Apple Watch SE is a successor to the Apple Watch Series 3. The device retails starting at $279.

The Apple Watch SE has many of the same features from its predecessor including sleep tracking, family setup, fall detection, and being waterproof amongst many others. This version features Apple’s S5 processor making it faster and more powerful than any of its older versions. This affordable smartwatch also runs the latest OS7.

Apple Watch Series 5

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Given the unprecedented success of the original Apple Watch, it’s not really a shock to see that the company kept its popular smart wearable updated each year to keep its enormous lead over the lagging competition. Throughout 2019, we saw the release of a whole bunch of new iOS gadgets, and Apple also revealed the fifth series (which is, somewhat confusingly, actually a sixth-gen refresh) of the Apple Watch at its annual end-of-summer launch event last September.

Although the new iPhone 11 was the biggest start of that Apple showing, smartwatch fans were understandably excited to see the awesome new Apple Watch Series 5 — even if only because the rollout of new devices meant you could expect price cuts on last-gen models like the Series 3 and Series 4 (which are still pretty awesome).

Apple Watch Series 4

Apple Watch Series 4
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The fourth series of the Apple Watch is still available for purchase with plenty of sweet deals to be found, and the internet is always abuzz with news about the latest and greatest tech. Our own in-house Apple enthusiasts have spent lots of time with the Apple Watch Series 4 and have lots of great things to say about it, but here’s a quick run-down to get you up to speed:

The Apple Watch Series 4 runs on WatchOS 5 firmware, which features improved fitness- and health-tracking options, a walkie-talkie function, and a podcast app. Both the 44mm and 40mm Apple Watch Series 4 also have an increased screen resolution compared to the Series 3, and the fourth-gen wearable runs on an upgraded Apple S4 chip. The Apple Watch 4 is available from most online retailers, so if you see a Series 4 in your future, the release of the Series 5 and Series 6 make today the perfect time to snatch one up at a discount.

Apple Watch Series 3

Cheap Apple Watch Series 1

The cheapest version of the iOS watch (that you can still easily find new, that is) is the Apple Watch Series 3, which just so happens to pair very nicely with the iPhone X. Released in 2017, the third-gen Apple Watch 3 runs on the then newest S3 chip, which is 70% faster than the S2 and S1P inside previous models. The Apple Watch Series 3 GPS system also works great, and a built-in barometric altimeter adds to the extensive suite of Apple Watch fitness-tracking functions — with everything supported by fantastic battery life. With a heart rate monitor and a myriad of different apps, this watch also doubles as a superb fitness-tracking device comparable or superior to Fitbits.

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Aside from its variety of different case and wrist strap options, the Series 3 is available in two basic configurations: the standard watch version and one which is capable of cellular network connectivity. This LTE functionality essentially lets you turn your smartwatch into a mini smartphone or iPhone, allowing you to send and receive calls and texts right from your wrist with no synced iPhone needed. The cellular LTE model comes with a boosted 16GB of storage as well. There’s also a whole host of Apple Watch Sport Bands from Nike, stylish leather and metal straps, and other accessories out there that you won’t find at any Apple Store, like the Fog Sport Band, Pink Sand Sport Band, Sport Loop Band, and more.

It used to start at $329 for the non-cellular model and at $399 for the LTE-equipped cellular version, but you can find the Apple Watch Series 3 for much less today, making it easily the best iOS smartwatch for budget-minded Apple fans. They come in Space Gray, Rose Gold, and White, but bear in mind that sometimes the cheapest ones are only available in one color.

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