(Pocket-lint) - The Black Friday sales are almost here and with them will likely come plenty of smartwatch bargains, including big names like Apple, Garmin, Samsung and Fossil.

Whether you're shopping for a smartwatch as a gift for Christmas or as a treat for yourself, this page has the best smartwatch deals we've found in it.

Below are some quick links to help you navigate straight to US or UK sections making it quicker to find your perfect deal.

Best US smartwatch Black Friday deals | Best UK smartwatch Black Friday deals

Best Black Friday deals US quick links

If you're looking for Black Friday deals from the biggest retailers in the US, then hit one of the links below and you'll go straight there.

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Apple Watch deals

Apple discounts aren't typically as dramatic as others, but it's possible to achieve a nice saving over Black Friday.

Apple Watch SE GPS 44mm save $20, now $289.99 (was $309.99): Get the bigger of the Apple Watch SE models for a discount rate this Black Friday, picking up most of the latest features in a great design. See the deal on Amazon.

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS & Cellular 38mm save $20, now $179 (was $199): This deal is for the smaller Series 3 Apple Watch with GPS. Not the newest model but plenty of great features. See the deal on Best Buy.

Apple Watch Series 3 GPS 38mm save $60, now $119 (was $179): This deal will go live on 25 November until 28 November. See the deal on Walmart.

Fossil smartwatch deals

Fossil offers a number of different smartwatches in its portfolio, from Michael Kors and Kate Spade to Diesel and Emporio Armani, as well as Misfit.

Fossil Gen 5, now $179, save $116 (was $295): The Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch runs Wear OS and works with Android and iPhone devices. It has built in heart rate, NFC and a speaker. View the deal on Amazon.

• Kate Spade Scallop 2, now $225 (was $298): The Kate Spade Scallop 2 smartwatch has aheart rate monitor, NFC for mobile payments and GPS in a great design. View the deal on Amazon

• Michael Kors Access Sofie, now $195 (was $395): The Michael Kors Access Sofie smartwatch is a great combination of smart and sparkly. View the deal on Amazon

• Michael Kors MKGO, now $139.95 (was $295): The MKGO smartwatch is a slightly sportier model of the Michael Kors smartwatches, offering many of the same great features. View the deal on Amazon.

Garmin smartwatch deals

Garmin has some great sports watches that offer plenty of smart functionality, making them the best of both worlds for runners in particular.

Garmin Vivoactive 4, now $245.92, was $349.99 (save $104.07): A little more lifestyle than some of Garmin's Forerunner devices, but just as capable. See the deal on Amazon.

Garmin Instinct Solar, now $297, was $399.99 (save $102.99): Designed for the great outdoors, and boosted by solar charging. See the offer on Amazon.

Fitbit smartwatch deals

Fitbit's smartwatches don't do as much as Apple's or Fossil's options, but they are great devices for those that want to stay on the Fitbit platform, whilst having some smartwatch functionality.

Fitbit Versa 2, save $50, now $129 (was $179): The Versa 2 isn't the newest Versa smartwatch but it offers built-in Alexa, a lovely design and some great Fitbit features. See the deal on Walmart from 25-28 November.

• Fitbit Charge 4 Special Edition, now $119.95 (was $169.95): The Charge 4 Special Edition is the all-singing, all-dancing activity tracker from Fitbit, offering a slim design and built-in GPS. View the offer at Fitbit

• Fitbit Charge 4, now $99.95 (was $149.95): The Charge 4 activity tracker offers many of the same features as the Charge 4 Special Edition but in slightly different finish options. View the offer at Amazon US

• Fitbit Inspire, now $49.99 (was $59.99): The Fitbit Inspire doesn't have as many features as the other Fitbit devices, but it's great as a basic activity tracker. View the offer at Verizon.

Samsung smartwatch deals

Here are some of the Samsung smartwatch deals available already.

Samsung Galaxy Active 2 40mm, save $70, now $179.99 (was $249.99): The Samsung Galaxy Active 2 has a touch bezel around the display, a lovely design and features like fall detection and the ability to take an ECG from your wrist. See the deal on Best Buy.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 45mm Mystic Black, save $60, now $369.99 (was $429.99): This deal is for the latest model of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 in Mystic Black with Bluetooth connectivity and a great rotating bezel. See the deal on Best Buy.

Polar smartwatch deals

Here are the deals on Polar devices in the US.

Polar Ignite, save $45.99, now $183.96 (was $229.95): The Polar Ignite is waterproof, features heart rate tracking and offers built-in GPS. See the deal on Amazon.

Best Black Friday UK deals

Below are quick links straight to the Black Friday deals pages for the top UK retailers, just in case you're looking for something that we haven't covered. 

Apple Watch deals

Apple discounts are few and far between, but the Black Friday sales do offer some money off. You'll find all the best Apple smartwatch deals below.

• Apple Watch Series 5 44mm GPS & Cellular, now £399.99 (save £129.01): Last-gen Watch Series 5 offers pretty much everything you need, now at a lower price. View the offer on Amazon UK.

• Apple Watch Series 5 40mm GPS & Cellular, now £386.10 (save £112.90): The smaller version of the Watch 5, but still a great Apple Watch. View the deal on Amazon UK.

Fossil smartwatch deals

Fossil offers a huge number of smartwatches, with several fashion brands under its umbrella, including Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Diesel. There are normally plenty of bargains to be had over Black Friday. The deals will be listed here when they arrive.

• Fossil Gen 5, now £149, save £130 (was £279): The Fossil Gen 5 smartwatch runs Wear OS and works with Android and iPhone devices. It has built in heart rate, NFC and a speaker. View the deal on Amazon

• Michael Kors Access Bradshaw, now £299.99, save £89.01 (was £339): The Michael Kors Access Bradshaw smartwatch is a great device for those after a fashionable and stylish watch that does more than tell the time. View the deal on Amazon

• Michael Kors Access Lexington, now £205 (was £389): The Michael Kors Access Lexington is a great smartwatch with a speaker, built-in GPS, a heart rate monitor and a lovely Kors design. View the deal on Amazon

Samsung smartwatch deals

Samsung has several smartwatches in its portfolio, all of which run Tizen OS, which is compatible with iOS and Android devices. Here are some of the deals already available.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, save £70, now £129 (was £199): The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is a smaller, sportier and older model of the Galaxy Watch 3. It has waterproofing, a lovely design and some great fitness features on board. View the offer on Amazon.

Huawei smartwatch deals

Huawei has some good smartwatches in its portfolio. Any Huawei deals will be listed below when they appear. There are some Honor - the sub-brand of Huawei - deals too.

Honor MagicWatch 2 46mm, save £32, now £127.99 (was £159.99): The Honor MagicWatch 2 has heart rate and activity tracking, along with a built-in microphone and speaker. See the offer on Amazon.

Garmin smartwatch deals

Garmin devices tend to be more sports watches than smartwatches, but, for those after something that can do both, they're well worth considering. Here are some of the deals already available.

Garmin Venu, now £229 (save £100): The Garmin Venu tracks heart rate, offers GPS built-in and has Garmin Pay. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices. See this deal on Currys.

• Garmin Forerunner 245, now £232.89 (save £17.10): One of Garmin's newest devices, a great watch for runners. See the deal at Amazon.

• Garmin Instinct, now £209, was £269.99 (save £60.99): A Garmin sports watch designed for the active outdoors - in a range of colours. View offer at Amazon.

• Garmin Fenix 6 Pro, now £449.99 (save £50): A rugged Garmin at the top of the spec list, offering advanced multi-sport features. See offer from John Lewis.

Fitbit smartwatch deals

Fitbit's smartwatches don't do as much as Apple's or Fossil's options, but they are great devices for those that want to stay on the Fitbit platform, whilst having some smartwatch functionality. All the UK Fitbit deals will be listed here as they appear. 

Fitbit Charge 4, now £99.99, save £30 (was £129.99): The Charge 4 is the all-singing, all-dancing activity tracker from Fitbit, offering a slim design and built-in GPS. View the offer at Amazon UK

Fitbit Inspire HR, now £69.99, save £20 (was £89.99): The Inspire HR is a great little activity tracker from Fitbit, offering heart rate tracking, sleep tracking and activity tracking in a slim design. View the offer at Currys

• Fitbit Inspire, now £49.98, save £20.01 (was £69.99): The Fitbit Inspire doesn't have as many features as the other Fitbit devices, but it's great as a basic activity tracker. View the offer at Amazon UK

Fitbit Versa 2 Special Edition, now £179.99, save £40 (was £219.99): The Versa 2 Special Edition has built-in Amazon Alexa, a solid design and good activity tracking. View the offer at Currys

Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition, now £179.99 (was £219.99): The Fitbit Ionic Adidas Edition isn't Fitbit's latest sportswatch but it offers plenty of great features, inlcluding built-in GPS. View the offer at Currys

Fitbit Versa 2, now £149, save £20 (was £169): The Versa 2 isn't the newest Versa smartwatch but it offers built-in Alexa, a lovely design and some great Fitbit features. View the offer at Currys

Polar smartwatch deals

When it comes to dedicated sports watches, Polar is Garmin's biggest rival - and its most recent crop are all excellent options for seasoned exercisers. The deals on Polar devices are detailed below.

Polar Vantage M, now £159.99 (save £35): The Polar Vantage M is lightweight and waterproof, offering heart rate tracking and good data. See offer from Amazon.

Polar Vantage V with H10 HR monitor, now £299.99, was £405.44 (save £105.45): The Vantage V is waterproof, has GPS built-in and this deal is for the H10 heart rate chest strap too. See offer from Amazon.

Polar Ignite, now £129.99 (save £44): The Polar Ignite is waterproof, features heart rate tracking and offers built-in GPS. See offer from Amazon.

Writing by Britta O'Boyle.