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Apple Watch Series 7 is back on sale: What you need to know (and where to find the best deal)

Apple Watch Series 7 is back on sale: What you need to know (and where to find the best deal)

The Apple Watch Series 7 is Apple’s latest smartwatch, and it comes with features like an improved build and a bigger, better display

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With updates like a bigger screen, faster charging capability, and better construction, the Apple Watch Series 7 is a handy upgrade for many Apple Watch owners. the smart watch has unsurprisingly racked up rave reviews from users. And although this is the latest iteration of Apple’s Watch, it’s $50 off both Amazon and walmart currently following the Apple Spring Event.


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Best Apple Watch deal: Apple Watch Series 7 GPS (41mm), $350 (reduced from $400)

Best Apple Watch with Cellular Deal: Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + Cellular (41mm), $449 (reduced from $499)

Premium Apple Watch strap: Apple Watch Milanese band, $99


the Apple Watch Series 7, which starts at $399 if you buy directly from Apple, is more of an iterative update. But it does have those marquee features that many users will find appealing. With narrower bezels compared to older models, it comes with a 20% larger OLED display than the Apple Watch Series 6 and 50% larger than on the Apple Watch Series 3. This larger, always-on display is also 70% brighter when your wrist is lowered and now features a crack-resistant front crystal that’s over 50% thicker than the Series 6.

The Series 7 also offers 33% faster charging and IP6X certification, which means it’s not only water resistant but also dust resistant. Of course, it also inherits many vital features from the Series 6, including a blood oxygen sensor and electrode pads that can take an ECG on demand and provide alerts when it detects an irregular heartbeat.

Apple Watch Series 7: $349

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The Apple Watch Series 7 in new colors midnight, starlight, green, a new blue and (PRODUCT)RED.

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Apple Watch Series 7 comes in new case finishes: midnight, starlight, green, a new blue, and Product Red. Whichever one you go with, you’ll probably find a good match with the new apple watch bands and watch faces available.

The base model, which connects to the internet through your iPhone, sells for as little as $349 right now on Amazon and at Walmart, the best price available right now. You can upgrade to a model with cellular service for as low as $449. Additional monthly charges from your wireless service provider may apply.

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS (41mm), $349 (reduced from $399)

Apple Watch Series 7 GPS + Cellular (41mm), $449 (reduced from $499)

The best deals on older Apple Watch models

If the Apple Watch Series 7 is a little too expensive for you, consider one of the older models, still available: the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple WatchSE Where Apple Watch Series 6.

Apple Watch Series 3: $169 and up

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS

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If only the basics are enough, get the GPS enabled Apple Watch Series 3. It’s water resistant to 30 meters, monitors heart rate, sends irregular heartbeat notifications and has an altimeter. It also has an Emergency SOS option to alert your emergency contacts if needed.

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS (38mm), $169 (was $279)

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS (42mm), $199 (was $229)


Apple Watch SE: $249 and up

Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular

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The water resistant Apple WatchSE connects to cellular (requires activation and monthly fee) which means you can use it to make calls, send texts, stream music and more, even without your phone nearby. Its Retina display is 30% larger than that of the Series 3. It also has a fall detection system (ideal for the elderly) and many other additional features.

Apple Watch SE GPS (40mm), $249 (reduced from $279)

Apple Watch SE GPS + Cellular (40mm), $299 (reduced from $329)


Apple Watch Series 6 GPS (Refurbished): $259 and up

Apple Watch Series 6 GPS

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In addition to the features of the SE, the Series 6 comes in a ton of colors, as well as a choice between aluminum, stainless steel, or titanium construction. It also has a built-in blood oxygen sensor for on-demand or background readings and electrodes that can take an ECG at any time and warn of heart rhythm irregularities. Its always-on display is brighter than that of the cheaper Apple Watch 3.

Apple no longer sells the Apple Watch Series 6 itself, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find a cheaper new model than you’ll find the original. Apple Watch Series 7 new on Amazon. That said, if you’re willing to settle for a refurbished watch, you can find a few Apple Watch Series 6 deals on Amazon.

Prices for refurbished Apple Watches vary by color. The best refurbished Apple Watch Series 6 deal on Amazon is for the silver aluminum color (GPS version) – it’s just $259 right now. If you want to add cellular functionality, space gray color with a black sport band can be refurbished for $299while the Apple Watch Series 6 in silver aluminum with a white sport band is refurbished for $305.

Apple Watch Series 6 (Refurbished), $259 and up (reduced from $340)

Don’t forget to get extra Apple Watch bands

Apple Watch Bands

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Apple Watches are very versatile. In terms of appearance, not only can you swap the Apple Watch faces to suit your mood, outfit, and activity, but you can also change the bands. These Apple Watch straps allow you to keep your Apple Watch looking fresh and appropriate with their different colors, styles and materials. Plus, swapping them out is a snap – literally.

(For more options, see our picks for the best Apple Watch bands.)

Nomadic Apple Watch bracelet in stainless steel

Apple Watch Nomad Stainless Steel Strap

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Upgrade your watch strap with this scratch resistant stainless steel bracelet. It has a buckle closure and is available in silver and graphite for the Apple Watch 7 and earlier.

Stainless Steel Nomad Apple Watch Band (Black), $120

Stainless Steel Nomad Apple Watch Band (scratch-resistant stainless steel), $250


Coach Floral Mesh Apple Watch Strap

Coach Floral Mesh Apple Watch Strap

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Make your Apple Watch more formal with this mesh band from Coach, which has an eye-catching two-tone floral appliqué and a safety clasp closure. Coach also has a wide variety of Apple Watch straps for more options.

Coach Floral Mesh Apple Watch Band, $125


Milanese strap for Apple Watch

Apple Watch strap Apple Milanese Loop

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Fully magnetic and fully adjustable, Apple’s Milan Loop band is a luxurious Apple Watch strap option that is woven on specialized Italian machines. It is compatible with 42mm, 44mm and 45mm models.

Apple Watch Milanese band, $99


Apple Watch Sport Loop

Apple Sport Loop Apple Watch Strap

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You need a soft, lightweight and breathable Apple Watch band for working out. For this, the Apple Sport Loop Band may be the ticket with its dense and durable loop nylon weave. It snaps easily onto 38mm, 40mm and 41mm models.

Apple Watch Sport Loop Band, $49


Apple Watch Leather Link Band

Leather Apple Watch band with Apple leather link

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Looking for an Apple Watch band for casual business meetings? the Apple Watch Leather Link Band might do the trick. It’s made with handcrafted Venezia leather in Italy and hidden magnets for quick and easy adjustments. It is compatible with 38mm, 40mm and 41mm models.

Apple Watch Leather Link Band, $99


Apple Watch Oyodss bands (set of 5)

Oyodss Apple Watch Bands

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Grab a five pack these ultra-affordable silicone Apple Watch straps to change your look at any time. They are available in four sizes, to match the watch you own, as well as seven colors.

Oyodss Apple Watch bands (5-pack), $11 after coupon (discounted from $20)


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