With just under a week until Christmas arrives, we’re starting to see the final round of discounts go live on Apple’s latest releases that’ll arrive in time to wrap up under the tree. The latest of these enters as the brand’s most rugged wearable, the Apple Watch Ultra which drops down to $749 shipped in several styles. Marking one of the first discounts still, you’ll be able to save on all three band designs in several colorways each. Normally fetching $799, this $50 discount is the second-best we’ve seen at within $10 of the all-time low from Thanksgiving Week.
Apple Watch Ultra arrives as the most capable wearable ever from Apple with an even more rugged design that the usual Series 8 offerings, or any of its predecessors for that matter. Everything about that improved feature set is packed into a titanium case that encircles the larger 49mm screen that’s the brightest Always-On Retina display yet. A more distinct side module encompasses the Digital Crown and customizable action button, rounding out the form-factor change with 100-meter water-resistance. Then there’s all the actual features like 36-hour battery like, dual-frequency GPS, and everything else you can read about over at 9to5Mac.
Apple Watch Ultra models on sale:
For some alternatives, our roundup of the best Apple Watch bands is packed with plenty of offerings for decking out your wearable with some more affordable options. Apple’s in-house Watch bands have long been a sore subject when it comes to pricing, so going with a third-party alternative is a great idea with styles starting from $5. All of our favorite brands have made the cut, giving you plenty of different ideas to refresh the look of your wearable.
Apple Watch Ultra features:
Rugged and capable, built to meet the demands of endurance athletes, outdoor adventurers, and water sports enthusiasts — with a specialized band for each. Up to 36 hours of battery life, plus all the Apple Watch features that help you stay healthy, safe, and connected. 49mm corrosion-resistant titanium case. Larger Digital Crown and more accessible buttons. 100m water resistance. Customizable Action button for instant physical control over a variety of functions.
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