Sometimes, products hit the market like an explosion. When Apple unleashed the iPhone back in 2007, it was an immediate smash, selling up to 700,000 units on its first weekend, generating $250 million in revenue.
Other times, growth takes time. By comparison, the Apple Watch has been a slow build since its 2015 debut. Scrapping to make its way into the competitive watch market, the wearable tech has only recently started to make serious headway, with 75 percent of all Apple Watch buyers last holiday season trying the device for the first time.
Now that the Apple Watch is taking root, you can join the movement and try out the latest model, the Apple Watch Series 5, right now with this limited time offer.
CNET recently called the Apple Watch 5 “the most feature-filled, well-performing wearable in existence” — and it isn’t hard to see why fan support for the device is building with each new model.
While all Apple products add and tweak features for each new annual product launch, the biggest excitement around the latest Apple Watch 5 might be the relatively simple, yet much-requested addition of an always-on mode. Armed with this new feature, the Apple Watch face with the time and other vital stats is always illuminated. So finally, all those weird arm flips and elbow wags to wake your Apple Watch up are no longer needed.
Among the other new innovations, the Series 5 features Apple Watch’s first-ever built-in compass to chart map directions just like iPhones and iPads. It’s also the first Apple Watch with an emergency SOS trigger that can call authorities for assistance and alert loved ones when you run into a serious emergency situation.
Of course, the real advantage of the Apple Watch is having instant access to much of your iPhone-related information right there on your wrist. With the Apple Watch synced to your iPhone, you can send and receive texts and emails, make phone calls, get notifications and do a host of other activities right on the watch, all without ever taking your phone out of your pocket.
The Apple Watch is also connected to the sprawling Apple Music library, which gives you access to more to 60 million songs, podcasts, and audiobooks.
While Apple doesn’t often do sales, the Apple Watch Series 5 is available now at up to $20 off the regular price. The black, white and pink sand versions of its more compact 40mm size are now $379.99 (regularly $399.99); with the same black, white, and pink sand color schemes also on sale in the larger 44mm variety as well. It’s $413.99, a $16 savings.
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