Best Prime Day Smartwatch Deals 2021: What to expect

Prime Day deals are just around the corner and that means we’re anticipating some fantastic Prime Day smartwatch sales. Technology is often one of the focal points of the Prime Day sales so it’s highly likely we’ll see big discounts on some of the most popular smartwatches out there. Read on as we look at what to expect in the Prime Day smartwatch sales and discuss whether you should buy a new smartwatch in the during the discount days.

What Prime Day smartwatch deals to expect

The biggest name in smartwatches right now is the Apple Watch and we strongly expect to see discounts on the latest Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE with price cuts on the older Apple Watch Series 3 highly likely.

Elsewhere, one of the best Android smartwatches — the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 is also very likely to enjoy itself during the Prime Day smartwatch sales with discounts highly likely.

If you’re looking for something a little different, don’t be surprised to see more fashion-conscious items like the Skagen Falster 3 or the Moto 360 also on sale during this time. Running watches from Garmin are also very likely to be a big part of the Prime Day smartwatch deals too.

What Prime Day smartwatch deals we saw last year

Last year, we saw modest discounts on the Apple Watch range along with bigger price cuts for the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 and the Garmin running watch range. The more budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy Watch Active also enjoyed a hefty price cut as part of the Prime Day smartwatch sales going on.

The Fitbit Versa 2 also had its price cut significantly, in part due to it being replaced by the superior Fitbit Sense further down the line. Smartwatches like the Fossil Gen 5 were also part of the Prime Day smartwatch deals keen to lure customers in.

Should you buy a new smartwatch on Prime Day?

Technology is always one of Prime Day’s strongest areas when it comes to great discounts. It’s often one of the best times of year to buy gadgets, besides Black Friday. Buying a smartwatch as part of Prime Day is great timing as it means you can enjoy your wearable across the summer months knowing you’ve saved yourself plenty of cash.

As always, know your budget and stick to it. Also, consult our guide to the best smartwatches and the best running watches so you know exactly what you’re looking for.

Keep an eye out for some sneaky discounts too. With so many discounts as part of the Prime Day smartwatch sales, not all are huge. Some are simply incremental so you may not need to worry about rushing into a purchase unless you know you’re set on that particular smartwatch.

The best smartwatch deals happening now

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Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS + Cellular, 40mm)

$459 $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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Fitbit Versa 2, Stone/Mist Grey

$177 $266
Ready to get fit? The Versa 2 tracks your heart rate, sleep, and workouts, with a streamlined interface and built-in Amazon Alexa. You can set it up to send you personalized fitness reminders, too.
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Garmin Vivoactive 4S, White/Rose Gold

$270 $350
This is the perfect watch for keeping track of your runs and workouts. It features GPS tracking, music, energy monitoring, and more than 20 preloaded GPS and indoor sports apps.
WITH ELIGIBLE TRADE-IN
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Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 Titanium (45mm, Bluetooth)

$290 $600
Rock the first ever titanium Galaxy watch, with fitness tracking and watch features combined, for those looking to trade in. It's got Wi-Fi, a cool rotating bezel, and decent battery life too.
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Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Sapphire Edition GPS Smartwatch

$350 $750
The Garmin Fenix 5 Plus Sapphire Edition GPS Smartwatch is a flagship model that boasts a rugged design for any adventure seeker. It also features health tracking to help you achieve your fitness goal
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