The Apple Watch Series 8 is reduced at Walmart, and it's the most feature-packed model yet.
We often highlight tech like the best laptops for students, but there's something to be said for a piece of fitness tech that helps with timekeeping, too. We're talking, of course, about the Apple Watch, a product line which has become a consistent feature of our best fitness trackers list.
In fact, sitting top of that very list right now is the Apple Watch Series 8, and it's earned that right through a bevvy of features and refinements. Better yet, you can save some money on it right now.
That's because Walmart, Best Buy, & Target have all snipped the price of the Apple Watch Series 8 to $329 - that's $70 off of the MSRP. With that saving, you could grab yourself a nice new strap or two.
The Series 8 is Apple's latest Apple Watch, launched alongside the also excellent Apple Watch Ultra.
We will concede that there's not much that's truly new here - the display is the same, there's no new button like with the Ultra, and the two new features (automatic crash detection and temperature sensors for ovulation) are situational.
And yet, if you're not using an Apple Watch but have an iPhone, the Series 8 will open up a whole new realm of possibilities, with many of the apps you know and love available on the wrist-mounted computer right from the jump.
You'd be surprised how fun it is to challenge yourself to "close your rings" with Apple Fitness, or scroll through your messages or email without needing to pull out your phone, or keep your task list on your wrist.
in our four-and-a-half-star Apple Watch Seires 8 review, we said: "While the Apple Watch Series 8 gets more serious about workouts, it may have limited appeal for those who own a Series 6 or Series 7. For everyone else, it's a great buy."
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Lloyd Coombes freelance tech and fitness writer for Live Science. He's an expert in all things Apple as well as in computer and gaming tech, with previous works published on TopTenReviews, Space.com, Dexerto and TechRadar. You'll find him regularly testing the latest MacBook or iPhone, but he spends most of his time writing about video games as Editor in Chief at GGRecon.com. He also covers board games and virtual reality, just to round out the nerdy pursuits.