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Amazon is celebrating the new year with some seriously great deals—the retailer just dropped the price of the Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm) in silver aluminum with a white sport band from $429 to down just $329—$100 off, the lowest price we’ve ever seen.
And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
The world on your wrist
The Apple Series 5 is still one of the best smartwatches available thanks to its brilliant GPS features and ability to track heartbeat, heart rate and calories burned.
Take calls, respond to texts, sync up to music streaming services like Spotify or Apple Music and track steps and workout goals. It seamlessly pairs with the iPhone, too. Use Siri for up-to-the-minute news, weather reports and more. Just hold down the watch’s digital crown to bring up the voice assistant or simply say ‘Hey Siri’ for instant access.
“My first smartwatch and I’m very happy with it,” wrote a five-star reviewer. “Easy to configure. Bought it for walking tracking but using it for so much more, from viewing messages and notifications without picking up the phone to wallet paying with phone in the pocket. Still don’t know what took me so long to make the investment.”
Apple introduced the Apple Watch Series 5 with some big differences from previous models. The Series 5 is the first Apple Watch to have an always-on watch face, instead of having to tap or turn your wrist to see the screen.
Meanwhile, it’s also the first to have a compass and EKG sensor (Electrocardiography for heartbeat rhythm) built-in, as well as a speedier processor that’s faster than the Series 4 and Series 3 too. The smartwatch has more on-board storage at 32GB—compared to 16GB from previous models. It even boasts an 18-hour battery life per charge.
This reviewer is grateful for the watch’s close monitoring. “This watch is great,” raved a delighted Amazon shopper. “I’m only 31 years old and recently went into AFIB. My Apple Watch alerted me and I went to the Emergency department. It was accurate. The 12 lead EKG confirmed I was in AFIB and I was able to get the treatment I needed. Be reminded, the watch does not check for heart attacks though. It also has many other great features for exercise, weather, reminders, etc. I wouldn’t wear any other watch.”
At $329 (was $429), the Apple Watch Series 5 is perfect for iPhone users who want the benefits of notifications and quick info at a glance. And shoppers vouch for its personalization features too.
“What’s not to love?!” shared another fan. “This is my first Apple Watch and I am blown away by the usability, ease of use and many functions. I especially love that you can customize so many watch faces allowing each one to project different information. The customization is seriously endless!”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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