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Prime Day Apple Watch Price Predictions 2020: Series 3 and Series 5

Are you itching to buy an Apple Watch but stuck between taking advantage of one of the several Apple Watch deals available today or waiting to see what discounts Prime Day 2020 brings to the table? If that’s you, this post can help. We have looked back at the pricing for the APple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 5 during Black Friday 2019, Prime Day 2019, and more recent sales to make some Prime Day Apple Watch price predictions at Amazon for 2020.

Please note our predictions aren’t based on insider pricing or leaks, nor are these set in stone. They may change as the months pass and we inch closer to Prime Day 2020. As such, we’ll continue to track Apple Watch pricing on Amazon and elsewhere. Analyzing past pricing and sales events, current prices, and recent trends generally result in reasonably accurate price range predictions.  We may tighten the ranges as we get closer to October’s (rumored) major event.

RRP
Prime Day 2019
Black Friday 2019
Best Price 2020
Today’s Price
Prime Day 2020 (Prediction)
Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, GPS)
$199
$169
 $199
$169
$169
$149 – $169
Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm, GPS)
$229
$199
$228
$199
$199
$169 – $199
Apple Watch Series 5 (40mm, GPS)
$399
N/A
$380
$299
$344
$270 – $380
Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm, GPS)
$429
N/A
$405
$329
$413
$319 – $414

These predictions are only for the base GPS model of the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 5. That’s because these versions of the Apple Watch are by far the most popular and are, therefore, the watches buyers wait to go on sale before pulling the trigger. There likely will be discounts on the Cellular + GPS variants too, but it’s safe to say their prices won’t drop as low as their GPS counterparts.

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Should you wait until Prime Day 2020 to buy an Apple Watch?

At this time of year, your strategy depends on which Apple Watch series you want and how urgently you need it. Based on the price data, if you’re interested in an Apple Watch Series 3, chances are today’s $169 for the 38mm model and $199 for the 42mm variant are about as good as they’ll get for Prime Day 2020. On the other hand, if you want an Apple Watch Series 5, the outlook is good that you can save if you wait until Prime Day in October. Of course, for the Apple Watch Series 5, if you must have the watch as soon as possible because of your plans, today’s deals shave a bit off list price so you still can take satisfaction that you didn’t pay full retail price.

Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 40mm)




$385 $399


Expires soon

Apple’s latest and greatest smartwatch is “close to perfection” according to our reviewer. This is the standard-sized 40mm model with built-in GPS, always-on retina display and 30% larger screen.

Buy Now

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) 38mm




$187 $200


Expires soon

This Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS) 38mm comes with a space gray aluminum case and black sport band.

Buy at ABT

Apple Watch Nike Series 5 (GPS) 40mm with Pure Platinum/Black Nike Sport Band




$384 $399


Expires soon

Apple Watch Nike Series 5 lets you track your workouts and listen to Audio Guided Runs with the Nike Run Club app and the Always-On Retina display.

Buy at ABT

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 42mm)




$200


Expires soon

The larger Apple Watch Series 3 which, at 42mm, is still a bit smaller than the sized-up Series 4 and Series 5.

Buy at Target

Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS + Cellular) 40mm with Black Sport Band




$485 $499


Expires soon

Apple Watch Series 5 has a display that’s always on and helps you navigate with the built-in compass. It also lets you check on your heart and track your workouts.

Buy Now

Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm, GPS)




$413 $429


Expires soon

Featuring GPS, always-on retina display, 30% larger screen, ECG app, electrical and optical heart sensors, a built-in compass, and is swimproof.

Buy at ABT

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.Digital Trends may earn commission on products purchased through our links, which supports the work we do for our readers.

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