Apple Watch Series 8 get its very first discount


Apple Watch 8 is great. But it's not necessarily great enough to upgrade, given its minimal improvements.
Save up to $50 on the Apple Watch Series 8.
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The Apple Watch Series 8 is already available with a sweet $50 discount on Amazon. Take advantage of the offer, and you can get Apple’s latest smartwatch for as low as $349.

Apple products are rarely discounted within a month of their release. And this is the first time the Apple Watch Series 8 is seeing a discount after its launch.

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Apple Watch Series 8 is a tick upgrade

The Apple Watch Series 8 is a minor upgrade over its predecessor. It looks and feels a lot like the Apple Watch Series 7, with some minor improvements. This includes a brighter display, improved sensors, and a temperature sensor. Thanks to the improved gyroscope and accelerometer, the Apple Watch Series 8 can automatically detect when you are in a car crash.

Unlike a traditional thermometer, you can’t use the temperature sensor on the Apple Watch Series 8 to measure your temperature. Instead, Apple uses it for female-centric health features like cycle tracking related to ovulation.

Sadly, the Apple Watch Series 8 does not last longer than the previous models. Apple still rates its battery life at 18 hours. You can extend this further by using the new low-power mode. But you will have to give up on some features for the longer runtime. As our Apple Watch Series 8 review roundup notes, the best smartwatch is only getting a tick better this year.

Save 13% on the Apple Watch Series 8

The 41mm Apple Watch Series 8 retails for $399. Amazon has discounted selected variants of this casing size by $50, bringing its price down to $349. The deal is available on the Starlight Aluminium Case with Starlight Sport Band and (Product)Red Aluminium casings. The Gold Stainless Steel Case with cellular connectivity is available with a $40 discount, dropping its price to $659.

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If you have bigger wrists, you can opt for the 45mm Apple Watch Series 8. It carries an MSRP of $429, but like its smaller sibling, specific models are discounted by $50 to $379.

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