3 reasons you should buy the 2-year-old Apple Watch Series 3 over the new Series 5
- The Apple Watch Series 3 is a smart buy for iPhone owners looking for a basic smartwatch that can monitor health metrics and deliver notifications to your wrist.
- That's because it supports many of the same features as the Series 5 for half the price.
- There are several benefits that come with the more expensive Series 5, such as an always-on screen, but the Series 3 offers a largely similar experience.
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Apple just launched the $400 Apple Watch Series 5 in September, which features an always-on display, support for international emergency calling, and the option to purchase it in a new titanium finish.
But if you're in the market for an Apple Watch, you might want to consider checking out the Series 3 model Apple launched in 2017. That's because it's available for less than half the price of a Series 5 on Black Friday and offers many of the same features as Apple's latest smartwatch.Here's a closer look at why it may be worth choosing the 2-year-old Series 3 over the Series 5.