Apple Discontinues Apple Watch Series 6 as Series 7 Pre-Orders Begin

The Apple Watch Series 6, introduced by Apple in September of last year, has been discontinued following the launch of the new Apple Watch Series 7.

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Following pre-orders of the Apple Watch Series 7 opening up earlier today, Apple has removed the Series 6 from its website, no longer offering it to purchase for customers. The Apple Watch Series 7 replaces the Series 6 and now leaves the Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Series 3, and Series 7 in the lineup.

Apple announced the Series 7 earlier last month but declined to offer availability dates until earlier this week. Between the Series 7's announcement and pre-orders, Apple kept the Apple Watch Series 6 available for purchase on its website, but many models were unavailable and out of stock.

The Series 7 is Apple's most high-end Apple Watch model, featuring advanced health features and display technology. The Series 7 starts at $399, with the most expensive configuration having a $1499 price tag.

The ‌Apple Watch SE‌ is the mid-level Apple Watch model; starting at $279, the SE offers customers basic Apple Watch features without advanced functionality, such as a blood oxygen sensor. The Apple Watch Series 3, introduced five years ago, remarkably remains in the Apple Watch lineup and starts at just $199.

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Top Rated Comments

sniffies Avatar
34 months ago
Correction: Apple Discontinues Apple Watch Series 6 as Series 6.1 Pre-Orders Begin
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pugxiwawa Avatar
34 months ago

Why? If you don’t want to buy it then don’t buy it.
Absolutely no reason anyone should buy a Series 3 at this point. That watch should've been discontinued 2+ years ago when it couldn't even be updated due to storage issue. It's just purely criminal to still sell that garbage.
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JFK1979 Avatar
34 months ago
Of course there is no need to sell the same watch twice
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
HeavenDynamic Avatar
34 months ago
An honest move would've been to discontinue it right after the announcement.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
haruhiko Avatar
34 months ago
Apple discontinues the Apple Watch 6 and released an Apple Watch [S]6 [/S] It’s 7. It’s a seven. Yes it’s a seven.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
matttarantino Avatar
34 months ago
DROP THE SERIES 3!!!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)