During Black Friday 2018 we saw the Apple Watch Series 3 drop below $200 for the first time, and after nearly a year of the price jumping around Apple made the discount official. Since its release, $199 was the best price we had seen on the great device, until now. Amazon currently has the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $189, which is $10 less than the previous low.
When Apple announced the Series 5 Apple Watch it discontinued the Series 4, but continued to offer the Series 3 for purchase. It comes in both a 38mm and 42mm option, but right now only the smaller size in silver is on sale. This watch comes with a white sports band, and unlike with the Series 5, you can't customize which band it comes with. Luckily, Amazon sells a ton of Apple Watch bands, so you can grab one of them with some of the extra cash you're saving on the Watch itself.
As for the Series 3, it's already running the latest version of watchOS, and will likely continue to get updates for a few more years. It's water resistant, swim proof, and has a built-in optical heart sensor. Our very own Rene Ritchie just took another look at the Series 3 Watch in 2019 and concluded that:
Be sure to grab one now, before the price drop disappears.
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Jared started off writing about mobile phones back when BlackBerry ruled the market, and Windows Mobile was kinda cool. Now, with a family, mortgage and other responsibilities he has no choice but to look for the best deals, and he's here to share them with you.