If you don’t mind the original Apple Watch, Amazon has the 38mm Stainless Steel model w/ Classic Buckle for $280 (Orig. $649)

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Mango Wireless (97% positive feedback from over 15,500) via Amazon offers the first generation Apple Watch 38mm Stainless Steel with Classic Buckle for $279.99 shipped. For comparison, it has a list price of $649 which Best Buy is still somehow charging. Here’s the deal, this is the first generation model so the technology has improved over the last two years, no doubt. But if you have someone on your list that wants the smaller model (or for yourself) it’s worth checking out.


  • 1.5-inch AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 340 x 272 pixels + Sapphire Crystal Glass
  • Operating System: watchOS 2, Chipset: Apple S1, Processor: 520 MHz, GPU: PowerVR SGX543
  • Internal Memory: 8GB, 512MB RAM
  • Heart Rate Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Ambient Light Sensor
  • Up to 18 Hours of All-Day Battery Life, Up to 3 hours Talk Time; About 1.5 hours to 80% Charge Time, About 2.5 hours to 100% Charge Time

Of course, you’ll want to outfit your watch with a new stylish band. Go with a this third-party option over at Amazon for $22.99 Prime shipped.

You, At a glance – Because it’s on your wrist, Apple Watch lets you receive notifications immediately and conveniently. The moment the people or apps you care about have something to say, you’ll feel a gentle tap. Throughout the day, Apple Watch measures your workouts, tracks your activity, and helps encourage healthy routines. We designed Apple Watch to reflect a wide range of tastes and styles. And you can make it even more personal by switching bands and changing watch faces, anytime you want. From the way it works to the way it looks, Apple Watch isn’t just something you wear. It’s an essential part of who you are.

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