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(Pocket-lint) - If you're looking to take the smartwatch plunge and the Apple Watch is the model you've decided is the best one for you and your iPhone, there's no better time to buy than during the Black Friday sales.

It's rare to find Apple devices discounted throughout the year but there is normally a small percentage off Apple Watch during the Black Friday sales, and let's face it, any money saved is better than none.

We're following all the Apple Watch deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this month right here to make sure you get the best price possible.

What Apple Watch deals are we expecting?

There have been some great deals on the Apple Watch over the last few years around Black Friday. Typically these deals have been for the last generation, which this year is the Apple Watch Series 6. That said, there are sometimes deals on the current models too, like the Apple Watch SE.

We're expecting the same for 2021, and we expect that the stainless steel GPS & Cellular models will see the biggest discounts, though we wouldn't be surprised to see deals on the standard aluminium GPS models either, even if it's on the less popular colours.

The discounts have started, and our best picks are below.

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Best UK Black Friday deals 2021

The retailers below offer some great deals on Apple Watch so you can tap straight on the links to see what is on offer and how much the discounts are or you have have a look at our top picks below.

Apple Watch SE Cellular 44mm - save £160
Apple Watch Series 6 44mm GPS - save £100
Apple Watch Series 6 40mm Cellular - save £70
Apple Watch Series 6 GPS 44mm - save £60
Apple Watch SE GPS 40mm - save £50
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm - save £30

Best US Black Friday deals 2021

There's a number of retailers offering discounts on Apple Watch and tapping on the links below will take you directly to the Apple Watch deals at each respective retailer, or you can have a look at our top picks below.

Apple Watch Series 5 Cellular 40mm - save $290
Apple Watch Nike Series 5 40mm Cellular - save $120
Apple Watch SE - save $60
Apple Watch Series 6 GPS 44mm - save $50
Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm - save $90

When are the Black Friday sales?

Black Friday takes place every year the day after Thanksgiving, which is on a Thursday. For 2021, that places it on Friday 26 November, with Cyber Monday then taking place on 29 November. It's not just Black Friday itself and the weekend following it that you need to be watching out for deals on though.

Typically, deals start to appear in the middle of November and the week running up to Black Friday so there are bargains to be had before the big day. It's worth paying attention a couple of weeks before Black Friday to make sure you don't miss any of the early deals. 

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Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published on 14 October 2021.