The entry-level Apple Watch SE is a gateway smartwatch if there ever was one. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
Editor’s note: Apple was recently banned from selling the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 due to a patent dispute with medical device maker Masimo. A federal appeals court recently stayed the resulting import ban, however, forcing Apple to begin selling both models without blood oxygen measuring features. Read more about the ban here.
In September, Apple launched its latest batch of smartwatches, introducing the Apple Watch Ultra 2 ($799) alongside the new Apple Watch Series 9 ($399). Each wearable has its own pros and cons, as does the second-gen Apple Watch SE ($249), but the introduction of the new wearables also means there are now more Apple Watch models on the market than ever before — and a lot more deals to be had.
But with all…