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SAVE $120: Amazon and Walmart have the Apple Watch Series 7 (GPS, 41mm) on sale for its all-time low price of $279 as of Aug. 2. That’s 30% off its $399 MSRP.

Several major retailers seem to be clearing out their inventories ahead of this fall’s new Apple Watch (Pro? Series 8?) release.

As of Aug. 2, the 41mm Apple Watch Series 7 with GPS has made a quick return to its all-time low Prime Day price at Amazon and Walmart. (Hope you like the green case/clover sport band combo, because that’s the only colorway they’ve discounted to this degree.) Apple usually sells it for $399, so you’ll pocket a 30% savings.

A quick aside in case you’re in the market for a new pair of wireless earbuds, too: Amazon was randomly giving customers 20% off last year’s Beats Studio Buds or Beats Fit Pro with an Apple Watch Series 7 purchase at the time of writing. Both are winners of our Mashable’s Choice Award, so you can’t go wrong.

Apple’s most notable upgrades to last year’s Series 7 were primarily cosmetic. Compared to the Series 6 from 2020, it’s got a bigger, curvier, and more durable watch face screen, with room for a full keyboard, more text, and larger buttons. Its 18-hour battery life carried over from the previous generation, though it did get new USB-C “charging architecture” that allows it to juice up 33 percent faster.

Features-wise, increased workout support for biking and e-biking (including fall detection) joined the Series 7’s suite of health tools. That further includes a Mindfulness app, a heart sensor, a blood oxygen sensor, an always-on altimeter, and an Emergency SOS function.


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