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Last Chance: The Apple Watch SE is still available for its lowest price of $179 following Cyber Monday
You can still swipe up Apple's latest base model watch for $70 off its regular price at major retailers like Amazon and Walmart -- even following the end of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Grab this deal while you can.
Apple's newest Apple Watch Series 9 saw its second price drop following its release in September last week, and now you can grab Apple's most current base model, the Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen), for its lowest price ever in this lingering Cyber Monday deal.
The Apple Watch SE remains on sale for $179 at Walmart following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a savings of $70 off the wearable's regular price of $249.
If you're not looking for advanced features offered in the newer Series 8, 9, or Ultra and Ultra 2 models, the watch SE is a great buy with all the essentials, and you'd be surprised how well this model stack up to Apple's other contenders.
The SE is available in a 40 or 44mm display size and offers users up to 18 hours of battery life and 32GB of internal storage.
The Apple Watch SE (2nd gen) does offer some of the same health and safety features as the Series 8 and the Ultra, though it doesn't track blood oxygen, do ECG heart checks, or check your temperature.
ZDNET Editor in Chief Jason Hiner noted that the SE (2nd Gen) makes a great smartwatch to give to someone who doesn't have an iPhone, such as a child or an elderly family member, using Apple's Family Setup.
"If you are new to Apple Watch, giving it a try for the first time, and not sure you need all the latest health sensors, then the Apple Watch SE is a great place to get started," Hiner says.