In previous years, Apple simply kept around an older Apple Watch model to serve as an affordable option. This year, however, Apple has launched an all-new device to serve that purpose in the Apple Watch SE. It eschews certain higher-end features of the Series 6 in favor of keeping the price low, while still packing plenty of advanced tech so you don't feel like you have a several years old device strapped to your wrist.
That being said, Apple is keeping the Apple Watch Series 3 in production as an entry-level device for those just getting started with their first wearable or wanting the absolute cheapest option.
Though the Apple Watch SE sits in between the Series 3 and the new Series 6 in the product lineup, it actually looks a lot more like the top-end device. It comes in the same 40mm and 44mm sizes as well as GPS and GPS + Cellular configurations. Internally, it is also similar in terms of specifications to 2019's Series 5 with its S5 system-in-package, though it lacks some of the improvements that the Series 6 includes like the faster processor, always-on altimeter, new case finishes, ECG, and blood oxygen sensor.
Since the Apple Watch SE was only recently announced, discounts aren't huge. That being said, Black Friday sale is just around the corner so we'll hopefully see some bigger discounts. We're tracking all of the best Apple Black Friday deals so you'll be the first to know of any savings.
Best Cheap Apple Watch SE Deals
Even though the Apple Watch Series SE is a recent release, there are currently some stellar deals on the entry-level device at a variety of retailers. We'll continue to update our list of the best Apple Watch SE deals as more become available so be sure to check back regularly.
- : Apple Watch SE | From $229.99 at Amazon
- : Apple Watch SE | From $218.49 at Target
- : Apple Watch SE | From $279 at Apple
- : Apple Watch SE | From $229.99 at Walmart
- : Apple Watch SE | From $269 at B&H
- : Apple Watch SE | From $259 at Best Buy
- : Apple Watch SE | Buy one, get $250 off another at Verizon
- : Apple Watch SE | Buy one, get $200 off another at AT&T
You can order the Apple Watch SE at Amazon with some models seeing a near-$50 discount. Various case finishes and band styles are available with speedy shipping time frames. There's also close to $50 off GPS + Cellular models.
The Apple Watch SE is also available at Target in the style of your preference. Better yet, it's down to $229.99 there with an extra 5% off for RedCard holders. That drops it down to just $218.
You can grab the Apple Watch SE directly from Apple, of course, though you won't get a direct discount there. However, ordering at Apple lets you use Apple Watch Studio to choose your preferred case and band combination and you can even pay in installments with your Apple Card.
Walmart is listing the Apple Watch SE with 2-day delivery is available on most models listed there with some being available next day. Select models are discounted there by up to $49.
B&H has the Apple Watch SE available in various styles with some models being discounted by $10. You can save on the sales tax if you use B&H's Payboo credit card.
Best Buy is currently offering a $20 direct price drop on the Apple Watch SE and you can get six months of free Apple's upcoming Fitness+ service for free with your purchase in a Best Buy exclusive offer. You can also check in-store availability if you want to get your hands on the SE as soon as possible.
You can get yourself a pair of cellular Apple Watch SE devices via Verizon and save $250 via bill credits. Alternatively, if you buy one with an iPhone you get an extra $100 off or save $100 when you trade in your old smartwatch.
Place your order for cellular Apple Watch SE models via AT&T from just $11 per month and get $200 off a second via bill credits.
Learn more about the Apple Watch SE
Not sure which Apple Watch is the right device for you? Take a look at our Apple Watch SE coverage for all you need to know about the new model. If it's not the right watch for you, take a look at our list of the best Apple Watch deals for more great offers on all Apple Watch models.
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