With the holidays just around the corner,deals are available for those looking for a smartwatch upgrade. Apple's latest wearable is now readily available to pick up at a variety of retailers and discounts are coming thick and fast with the gifting season upon us.
The new Apple Watch variant is the first model to come with a temperature sensor, which will be used to bring new ovulation-tracking features to the Apple Watch. Apple also added car-crash detection to the Series 8 so that emergency services and contacts can be notified in the event of an accident.
An enhanced low-power mode can temporarily disable features like the always-on display and auto-workout detection to preserve battery life if you need to eke out a little bit more power without taking too much away from the overall experience. That feature is not Series 8-exclusive, though, and will be available on the Series 4 and later models.
The Apple Watch Series 8 starts at $399 for the GPS-only model, with the GPS and cellular version going for $499 and up. If the Series 8 is not for you, be sure to peruse our list of thefor discounts across all models.
Best Apple Watch Series 8 deals
Apple Watch Series 8 deals start at just $349 at Walmart right now -- $50 of the regular price for the entry-level model and a match for the lowest we've seen the device go since its fall launch.
Amazon is listing the Apple Watch Series 8 from $350. That's a $49 discount on the entry-level 41mm Wi-Fi model, and other configurations, like cellular-enabled stainless steel models, are also discounted there.
Target is also selling the Apple Watch Series 8 in various configurations from $350 -- a $49 saving. Better yet, if you are a Target RedCard holder then you can get a further 5% off your purchase which is good for $17.50 off the entry-level variant and more off the more expensive models.
Best Buy isn't currently discounting Apple Watch Series 8 models outright but you can get up to $175 when you trade in your old smartwatch, dropping prices down as low as $250. You'll also score four free months of Apple Fitness Plus there, which is a month more than Apple gives new Apple Watch owners, and four months of Apple News Plus for new or returning subscribers.
Go straight to the source for your Apple Watch Series 8 order and score three months of Apple Fitness Plus. If you've got an old Apple Watch to trade in, you could get as much as $155 off your Apple Watch Series 8 purchase.