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The Apple Watch Series 8 is $70 off in all configurations

Heart rate zone screen in the Series 8’s Workout App
It’s hard to beat the Apple Watch for versatility and value if you own an iPhone and you can get one on sale. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

I don’t know if there’s something in the water or if it’s all somehow linked to the buildup to the Super Bowl, but man, there are a lot of deals going on right now.

Starting off with arguably the best one on offer today, all configurations of the Apple Watch Series 8 are discounted by $70 at multiple retailers. The base 41mm model with GPS is selling for $329 at Best Buy, Walmart, and Target. And the larger 45mm version is equally discounted, making it $359 at Best Buy, Walmart, and Target. Both sizes have the standard aluminum case and come in four colors (midnight, starlight, white, and red).

The Series 8 is not the most exciting upgrade over the Series 7 from 2021. But in addition to its table stakes of iPhone-accompanying features,…

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