Update December 16, 1:52 p.m. ET: Amazon also has the Apple Watch 6 (opens in new tab) on sale for $349 ($50 off).
The Apple Watch SE is one of the best smartwatches to buy. It's also the more affordable sibling of the Apple Watch 6.
For a limited time, the base model Apple Watch SE (opens in new tab) is on sale for $249 at Amazon. This is the lowest price we've ever seen for this smartwatch and one of the best Apple deals available right now.
Apple Watch SE deal
Apple Watch SE (GPS/44mm): was $309 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $59 off, the Apple Watch SE is Apple's latest mid-tier smartwatch. It boasts the same CPU found in the Apple Watch 5 and a display that's 30% brighter than the Apple Watch 3. This smartwatch supports emergency calls, fall detection, and features a built-in compass and always-on altimeter. The 40mm Apple Watch SE (opens in new tab)is on sale for the same price ($29 off).
Apple Watch 6 40mm: was $399 now $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
One of the best Apple Cyber Monday deals right now takes $49 off the Apple Watch 6. This smartwatch now features a brighter display, new S6 CPU, and built-in blood oxygen sensors that support Apple's new Blood Oxygen app. If you want it before Christmas Day, Best Buy (opens in new tab) also has it in stock for $379 ($20 off) and will match Amazon's price.
The Apple Watch SE is one of the mobile tech industry's best wearables.
It's powered by the same CPU found in the Apple Watch 5. Over the Apple Watch 3, the Watch SE's display is 30% brighter and it supports emergency calling, and fall detection, and noise monitoring. Rounding out the Apple Watch SE's specs is 50-meter water resistance, a built-in compass, and an always-on altimeter.
Although we didn't test this smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series is praised for its comprehensive health and fitness tracking functionality. The watch's seamless Apple device connectivity and MacBook unlocking capabilities make it the best smartwatch for most Apple users.
Now at its lowest price ever, the Apple Watch SE is a no brainer if you're looking for an affordable smartwatch.