Apple officially launched the Apple Watch 5 at its September Special Event on Tuesday 10 September (where it also launched the new iPhone 11 range – watch the recording here). The Watch 5 can now be ordered directly from Apple.
The upgrade features an Always-On Retina display, built-in compass, and International Emergency Calling. We have a dedicated guide for everything there is to know about the Apple Watch 5 so far, including new features and specs.
Below we're rounding up all the information you'll need to pick up the Watch 5 now, plus any deals and offers from national retailers once those start trickling in, so keep your eyes peeled.
The Apple Watch 5 price
The Apple Watch 5 is now available to order from Apple and starts shipping 20 September.
Prices on models with GPS starts at £399/US$399 while GPS and Cellular models start at £499/US$499.
The upgrade replaces the Watch Series 4, which is no longer available separately. You can pick up the Watch 4 from other retailers however, where it's currently seeing steep discounts.
The remaining Series 3 has been knocked to a cheaper price of £199/US$199 for the model with GPS, and £299/US$299 for GPS and Cellular.
Where to buy the Apple Watch 5
Apart from Apple, we expect the following retailers to carry the Apple Watch 5 soon, as they currently stock other models:
We will be updating this article with any deals and offers as soon as they become available.
Cellular models will be available from Vodafone, which has confirmed it will begin pre-orders soon.
Best Apple Watch deals now
You can also browse through the best Apple Watch deals of the month below on existing models:
1. Apple Watch Series 5 (40mm, cellular)
Now: £27 per month
You can get the cellular version of the brand new Series 5 Apple Watch from Vodafone for £27 per month, with an upfront payment of only £29. This is the smaller 40mm version. There's also a Series 3 variant available for £20 per month with the same upfront cost if that's of more interest.
2. Apple Watch Series 5 (40mm)
Now: £99 (£300 off)
You can get the (smaller) Series 5 for £99 upfront when you sign up with Vitality Life Insurance, and if you hit your activity goals you won't have to pay anything further. (The 24 monthly payments will be anywhere from £0 to £12.50 depending on your performance.)
Vitality is also offering the 44mm model for £129, and you can opt for cellular variants too.
3. Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm)
From: John Lewis
Now: £229 (£80 off)
Undercutting even Apple's own Refurb Store prices, this is an amazing deal on the larger 42mm variant of the aluminium Apple Watch Series 3. It's not refurbished, either!
4. Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, cellular, refurbished)
From: Apple Refurbished Store
Now: £249 (£50 off)
If cellular connectivity is appealing, this is a good price for the Space Grey/black version of the Series 3, although it's worth bearing in mind that you'll have to pay a monthly cost for mobile connectivity.
5. Apple Watch Series 4 (40mm)
Now: £349 (£50 off)
6. Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm, refurbished, cellular)
From: Apple Refurbished Store
Now: £279 (£50 off)
As usual with the Refurbished Store, this is a great price on the larger version of the Series 3 with cellular connectivity.
7. Simpeak Stainless Steel Strap for Apple Watch Series 1 to 4 (42/44mm)
Now: £14.08 (22% off)
A much cheaper alternative to Apple's own stainless steel strap.