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Apple Watch Cyber Monday deals 2021: what we can expect

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Those of you looking for the best Apple Watch Cyber Monday deals have come to the right place. Although the offers aren't coming until November 29 this year (the Monday after the Black Friday deals event), we're getting prepared nice and early. On this page, we'll talk you through what Apple Watch offers we expect to see, as well as our picks for the top retailers to follow and a round up of the best bargains from last year. 

A new version of the popular smartwatch has been launched every year since 2015, so Cyber Monday 2021 should be a great opportunity to pick one up for a low price. We often see discounts of around $100/£100 on some of the more recent models - and you can usually save more with trade-in and gift card bonuses too. 

The Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE could both be due some big discounts now that they've been on the market for a year. The Apple Watch 7 will be released later this month which means deeper price cuts on older models and possibly a first-time price cut on Apple's latest smartwatch at this year's Black Friday sale.  

It comes as no surprise that Apple was one of the most popular technology brands to purchase throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday last year. And it's clear that whichever model you go for, Apple Watch deals are going to be amongst some of the most sought after again in 2021. Cyber Monday exceeded $10billion in revenue from online sales last year (Abode), so the appetite for a holiday bargain is still very much alive, even after the main event the Friday before. 

Of course, you can pick up a whole host of Apple Watch deals throughout the year as well, and we've rounded up all the best ones to find you the biggest saving. Or if you want to wait for the Apple Watch Cyber Monday deals, bookmark this page because we'll be keeping it updated with all the best bargains when they start rolling in come November. 

Cyber Monday Apple Watch Deals: FAQ

When will the best Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals start in 2021?

Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals start on Monday, November 29 this year, so keep a close eye on this date.

Like with many big sales events, you'll likely be able to find offers the weekend before the day itself too. In the past, we have seen Apple Watch Black Friday deals simply repeated on Monday, or retailers have launched completely new deals for Cyber Monday itself. However, we have also seen some discounts reduced after the sales event on Friday, leaving not such great deals for the online event on the Monday after - it really could go either way.

Our advice is to snap up any particularly strong Black Friday Apple deals over the weekend while you can, and if you do miss out, there will still be many opportunities to find a bargain again on Cyber Monday.

Where will you find the best Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals?

As soon as the day gets underway, we’ll be updating this page with all the top Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals. Until then, we’ve picked out a few retailers that we predict to have the best offers. Take a look to get a general idea of the prices available right now so you can gauge just how good a deal is come November. 

Top US retailers
Amazon:
often has the best prices for the Apple Watch
Apple: regular offers cashback, gift cards or includes freebies
Best Buy: discounts of up to $100 and 6 months free Apple Fitness+
Walmart: excellent and regular price cuts on all models

Top UK retailers
Amazon:
large discounts of up to £250 on older Apple Watch models
Apple: buy direct for trade-in discounts and free Apple Fitness+
Argos: trade in your old Apple Watch to get money off
Currys: free delivery and loads of extra Apple freebies
Very: regular deals on the Series 3, Series 6 and SE watches

What Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals do we expect in 2021?

We expect the biggest savings to be on the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE in this year's Apple Watch Cyber Monday deals. Both launched in 2020 and saw price drops during the holiday sales last year, so we should see more significant discounts now that we're 12 months on from their release. 

We're days away from the official release of the Apple Watch 7, which means we could see a first-time price cut on the smartwatch at this year's Cyber Monday sale.

Today's best Apple Watch deals

Today's best Apple Watch deals

Last year's best Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals

Here's a small snapshot of the best Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals we saw last year. We'll keep these in mind when the offers start popping up in 2021 so there's something to compare them to and ensure you're getting the best price.

Last year's Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals in the US

Apple Watch Series 6 40mm GPS

Apple Watch Series 6 (40mm, GPS): $399 $349.99 at Amazon
The all-new Apple Watch Series 6 got a massive $49 price cut at Amazon in this great deal. The all-new 40mm smartwatch features a new S6 processor, blood oxygen monitoring, an ECG app, and elevation tracking.

Apple Watch Series 6 44mm GPS

Apple Watch Series 6 (44mm, GPS): $429 $409 at Amazon
If you wanted the larger variant, you could also get $20 off the smartwatch. This wasn't the best deal we saw – with some previously offering this smartwatch for $50 less – but it was the best we saw throughout the Cyber Monday period.

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$25 gift card with Apple Watch 3 at Apple
Do you prefer to buy your gadgets directly from Apple? If you do, you could have got up to a $25 gift card last year. The deal was due to finish at the end of Cyber Monday but was actually still available in the days after.

Last year's Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals in the UK

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Apple Watch 5 (44mm, GPS): £429 £359 at Amazon
Last year's flagship Apple Watch was at a knockdown price at Amazon last year. Even though it's a little older now, the Series 5 is still a really powerful smartwatch that will be furnished with the latest software updates for years to come.

Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3, GPS-only, 38mm: £279 £179 at Currys
The Series 3 version of the Apple Watch is something of a sweet spot for value and performance, and this deal saw it equal its lowest ever price. It packs in a heart-rate monitor, GPS and an 18-hour battery life. This deal was also available for the silver/white version.

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£20 gift card with Apple Watch 3 at Apple
When bought directly from Apple you could get a £20 gift card last Cyber Monday. That's a similar discount to what we saw from retailers.

Hopefully, we've given you all the information you could possibly need to be in the best position when this year's Cyber Monday Apple Watch deals go live. Be sure to check in on this page regularly as we approach November and stick with TechRadar for all the best bargains during this year's annual mega-sales event.