Not long left to grab one of the best Prime Day deals - the Apple Watch 8 is just $279

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We're counting down to midnight, meaning there's not long left to grab what is hands-down the best Prime Day deal this year; the Apple Watch 8 for $279. While there are hundreds of impressive offers on day one of Amazon's Prime Day sale, this record-low discount knocks them out of the park, and sees the Apple Watch 8 down to $279 (was $399).

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It's not only the best deal we've ever seen for Apple's latest and greatest smartwatch, but it's also a fantastic price for any Apple Watch that's packing features like fall detection, a temperature sensor, and a beautiful and durable Always-On display.

Take note, though – Prime Day Apple Watch deals are some of the most popular deals during Amazon Prime Day, and we predict that this record-low price on the Apple Watch 8 won't stick around for long. If you want to grab Apple's latest smartwatch at the lowest price possible, we highly recommend this Prime Day deal.

The best Prime Day deal – Apple Watch 8 for $299

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm): was $399$279.99 at Amazon
The best Prime Day deal is the Apple Watch 8 on sale for $279 - the lowest price we've ever seen. The Apple Watch 8 is one of the best smartwatches you can buy, thanks to its impressive display and new safety and health features, such as fall detection and Emergency SOS. Today's price from Amazon is a new record-low for the Apple Watch 8, and we don't expect this deal will stick around for long.
Price check:

Apple Watch 8 (GPS, 41mm): <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=8428&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FApple-Watch-Midnight-Aluminum-Always%2Fdp%2FB0BDJBG74R%2Fref%3Dsr_1_1_sspa%3Fth%3D1%26tag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">was $399 now $279.99 at Amazon
The best Prime Day deal is the Apple Watch 8 on sale for $279 - the lowest price we've ever seen. The <a href="https://www.techradar.com/reviews/apple-watch-8" data-link-merchant="techradar.com"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"">Apple Watch 8 is one of the best smartwatches you can buy, thanks to its impressive display and new safety and health features, such as fall detection and Emergency SOS. Today's price from Amazon is a new record-low for the Apple Watch 8, and we don't expect this deal will stick around for long.
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The Apple Watch 8 was released last year, and is one of the best smartwatches you can buy, thanks to new health and safety features such as crash and fall detection, and a temperature sensor that provides invaluable insights into your health. You're also getting all the fantastic Apple Watch features from the Series 7, including the Always-On display, activity and sleep tracking, an ECG app, and all-day battery life.

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Mackenzie Frazier

Mackenzie Frazier is the deals editor in the US for TechRadar at Future plc. She's been sharing deal advice for Future for the past three years and loves to find products that the consumer wants at the best possible price. She's had eight years of experience working in the e-commerce space and loves being a mom to her baby boy.