Apple Watch 8 is $50 off at Amazon ahead of the holidays

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Update: As of Dec. 13 the Apple Watch 8 is $349, which is $50 off and its lowest price. 

If you didn't snag an Apple Watch last month, we've just spotted two of the best Apple Watch deals of the season. 

For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 8 (GPS/41mm) on sale for $349.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab). That's its lowest price ever. Likewise, you can get the Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/40mm) on sale for $219.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab). That's one of the best Christmas deals we've seen this week. 

Apple Watch 8 (41mm/GPS): was $399 now $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple Watch 8 (41mm/GPS): was $399 now $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Apple Watch 8 sports a new skin temperature sensor to monitor sleep tracking and cycle tracking. It also comes with new advanced safety features like Crash Detection, which can sense when you've been in a car crash. In our Apple Watch 8 review, we called it the best smartwatch hands down. 

Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/40mm): was $249 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/40mm): was $249 now $219 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The new Apple Watch SE sports a modern processor (S8), Crash Detection capability, and watchOS 9. It's also priced from $249, which is $30 cheaper than last year's model. In our Apple Watch SE 2022 review, we called it the best Apple Watch value you'll find. 

Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/44mm): was $279 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple Watch SE 2022 (GPS/44mm): was $279 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Want a bigger size? The 44mm model is also on sale for $249 at Amazon.

If you're on a budget, we consider the Apple Watch SE (2022) to be one of the best smartwatches you can buy. It offers the perfect mix of affordability and useful features. Much like the pricier Apple Watch Series 8, the Apple Watch SE supports a huge library of third-party apps, works well as an activity tracker, and offers zippy performance.  

Apple's latest entry-level wearable is an extremely well-rounded device. As you might expect its cheaper price tag comes with some sacrifices — you don't get ECG and Blood Oxygen monitoring — but it remains the ideal pick for first-time smartwatch buyers. It also works with Family Setup, a feature that lets you manage an Apple Watch for someone without an iPhone, such as a child or older parent. This is great for keeping track of their location, health data, calls and more.

Make sure to follow our best Apple deals guide for more last-minute deals on our favorite Apple tech. 

As deals editor at Tom’s Guide, Louis is constantly looking for ways to avoid paying full price for the latest gadgets. With over 10 years of deals-hunting experience, Louis price checks against multiple retailers and searches high and low for the best deals to bring readers. A born-and-bred New Yorker, Louis is also an avid swimmer and marathoner. His work has appeared on Gizmodo, CNET, and Time Out New York.