Deals: Apple Watch Sales Hit Series 3 and Series 5 Models at Up to $100 Off

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Deals have emerged this week on the previous generation Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 5, following Apple's announcement of Series 6 and SE models of the wearable device.

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Starting with the Apple Watch Series 3, Amazon is offering the 38mm GPS model for $169.00, down from $199.00. Likewise, the 42mm GPS model is $30 off, priced at $199.00, down from $229.00. These match previous low prices on Series 3 models, and are a great entry point for the Apple Watch.

If you're shopping for the Apple Watch Series 5, Amazon has the 44mm GPS Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sport Band for $329.00, down from $429.00. At $100 off, this is an Amazon all-time-low price. This is the only Series 5 model on sale on Amazon this week.

Head to our full Deals Roundup to get caught up with all of the latest deals and discounts that we've been tracking over the past week.

Related Roundup: Apple Watch Series 6
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Top Rated Comments

edwrap Avatar
19 weeks ago
I could maybe understand still buying the Series 6 for an extra $100, but why would anyone buy the SE at $280 instead of the Series 5 at $300?
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OriginalMacRat Avatar
19 weeks ago



Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

If you're shopping for the Apple Watch Series 5, Amazon has the 44mm GPS Gold Aluminum Case with Pink Sport Band for $329.00 ('https://www.amazon.com/Apple-Watch-GPS-44mm-Aluminum/dp/B07XRBF5ZP/ref=sr_1_1_sspa'), down from $429.00. At $100 off, this is an Amazon all-time-low price. This is the only Series 5 model on sale on Amazon this week.

Apple Watch Series 5 For $329.00 ($100 OFF) ('https://www.amazon.com/Apple-Watch-GPS-44mm-Aluminum/dp/B07XRBF5ZP/ref=sr_1_1_sspa')

You can buy the Series 5 for this price directly from Apple.. But of course, MacRumors doesn't get a kickback if you do that.

https://www.apple.com/shop/refurbished/watch/apple-watch-series-5
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OriginalMacRat Avatar
19 weeks ago


True about the "kickback" which is minor and pretty standard practice. But it is kind of disingenuous of you not to mention that the unit you are comparing to from Apple is a refurb. I have purchased a bunch of refurbs from apple and they were all great. But still a refurb and that is an important distinction.

You're very naive.

When Apple discontinues a product. Any inventory in the chain goes back to the warehouses and is sold at discount via the "refurb" section of the online store.

It is the same boxed product that was sitting on the shelves.
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pers0n Avatar
19 weeks ago


I need to decide if I should upgrade to 5 or 6 from 3. Is there really any big deal in 6? I’ll wait for Black Friday deals as well.

Black Friday will probably be a week or month long event mostly online because of COVID, some stores won’t have it this year in physical stores
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robertpetry Avatar
19 weeks ago


You can buy the Series 5 for this price directly from Apple.. But of course, MacRumors doesn't get a kickback if you do that.

https://www.apple.com/shop/refurbished/watch/apple-watch-series-5

True about the "kickback" which is minor and pretty standard practice. But it is kind of disingenuous of you not to mention that the unit you are comparing to from Apple is a refurb. I have purchased a bunch of refurbs from apple and they were all great. But still a refurb and that is an important distinction.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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