Prime Day 2023 smartwatch deals: recap

Best Amazon Prime Day smartwatch deals 2023: Deals are now live!
Now that Amazon Prime Day in October is a thing of the past and all the Prime Day smartwatch deals are long gone, it's time to make a recap of the event.

Deal hunters with Prime membership had many, and we mean many opportunities to snatch an awesome smartwatch for less, from Apple watches and Samsung Galaxy Watches to Garmin's fancy multisport wearables and even Amazfit's budget-friendly timepieces. Prime Day indeed brought a plethora of incredible smartwatch deals. So, let's take a look at what we saw during the event.

Also, don't miss out on checking our Amazon Spring Sale 2024 expectations. We have a strong feeling that Amazon will most likely launch a Spring Sale event this year.

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Apple Watch Prime Day discounts

Apple's smartwatches don't usually receive big discounts, even at shopping events; however, during Amazon Prime Day, we saw a significant price cut on the Apple Watch Series 8. The wearable was discounted by a whopping $200. The Apple Watch SE (2nd Gen) was also available with a sweet $69 discount. So we can say that this Prime Day was the perfect time to be an Apple user in the market for a new Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Series 8 (41mm)

Apple Watch Series 8 (41mm)

The Good

  • Beautiful look, premium feel
  • Smooth performance
  • Tons of bands available - 1st and 3rd party
  • Water-resistant
  • Huge amount of fitness tracking options, plus custom programs (available with watchOS 9)
  • Sleep stages (available with watchOS 9)

The Bad

  • Temperature sensor is underused
  • Some may be getting tired with the design
  • Only pairs and activates with iPhone (sorry, iPad users)

Prime Day deals on Galaxy Watches

Amazon Prime Day was the perfect time to be a Samsung user on the hunt for a new Galaxy Watch as well. The Galaxy Watch for gym rats and mountain climbers, the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro LTE, was available with a sweet $105 discount, while the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic was discounted by a modest $30.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic (43mm)

Samsung Galaxy Watch 6 Classic (43mm)

The Good

  • Superb design with a rotating bezel
  • Large and bright display
  • Very decent battery life
  • Excellent value
  • Lots of features and functionalities

The Bad

  • Some of its best features are limited to Galaxy devices
  • New latch mechanism is too stiff, bands are a bit hard to swap
  • A bit too big and heavy, not comfortable to wear at night

However, the biggest bang for the deal hunter's buck was the Galaxy Watch 4 Classic. This old but gold smartwatch was available with a mesmerizing $165 discount.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (42mm)

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic (42mm)

The Good

  • Stylish and functional design
  • Bright and vivid display
  • Excellent health monitoring capabilities
  • You can make phone calls on it
  • Wear OS enriches the ecosystem
  • Great haptic feedback

The Bad

  • Single-day battery life
  • The wristband makes you sweat
  • No Google Assistant support, who needs Bixby?

Prime Day Garmin deals

Apple's smartwatches and Samsung's Galaxy Watches may be great wearables full of features; however, a real outdoor aficionado will always go for a Garmin smartwatch, and fortunately for outdoor enthusiasts, Amazon Prime Day had a few sweet deals on Garmin's wearables as well.

The Garmin Epix Gen 2, an amazing smartwatch with a hefty $799.99 price tag, was available for $549.99, which is $250 below sticker. Another nice Garmin smartwatch that received some of the Prime Day love was the Garmin Vivoactive 4, which was discounted by $85 and was available for $244.99.

Running enthusiasts were also able to snatch the Music variant of the awesome Garmin Forerunner 245 for $249.95 — a nice $100 below the usual $349.99 sticker price.

Prime Day Amazfit deals

Amazfit's smartwatches may be more on the budget side, but they also received sweet discounts during Amazon Prime Day in October. For instance, the Amazfit T-Rex Ultra was discounted by $60, while the Amazfit GTR 3 Pro and Cheetah Pro were available with sweet $50 price cuts.

Can I expect deals on popular smartwatch brands like Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin during Prime Day 2024?

Yes, you can be 100% sure that Amazon will offer deals on smartwatches from Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Garmin during this year's Amazon Prime Day. After all, these companies make some of the best smartwatches currently on the market and, of course, people are mostly searching for wearables from these companies.

Which watch to buy on Prime Day?

If you are an Apple user/outdoor enthusiast, go for the Apple Watch Ultra 2 with no hesitation. After all, Apple created the Apple Watch Ultra 2 for iPhone users with active lifestyles. If you don't lead an active lifestyle, get an Apple Watch Series 9.

It's the same thing if you want to buy a Galaxy Watch. People with active lifestyles wanting a Galaxy Watch should go for the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and those who aren't outdoor enthusiasts for the Galaxy Watch 6, Galaxy Watch 6 Classic, or Galaxy Watch 5.

In case you are sport-oriented and like to spend your free time climbing mountains or diving underwater and need a smartwatch with amazing battery life, then you should definitely buy a Garmin smartwatch.
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