Best Buy Selling Apple Watch At $49, But With A Catch

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Best Buy Selling Apple Watch At $49, But With A Catch
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Apple is having trouble in selling the iPhone in China, which is no secret, but now the Cupertino-based firm is having a problem with U.S. buyers as well. Sales of the Apple Watch are not as good as expected expected, so to increase sales, Best Buy has put together an offer that both the iPhone maker and the giant retailer hope customers cannot refuse.

Apple Watch at $49, but with a catch

Best Buy is currently offering the watch at $250 off the list price with the purchase of an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus with a monthly installment plan, lease or two-year contract for Sprint, Verizon or AT&T. This means buyers can now get a $349 Sport 42mm Gold aluminum-cased Watch (MLC72LL/A) for $99 or a $299 Sport 38mm rose gold aluminum-cased Watch (MLCH2LL/A) for $49. The only caveat to get this offer is that consumers will have to purchase a new iPhone.

The offer started Sunday morning, and the date of the end of the offer is still not clear. Last week, the Silicon Valley giant announced an upgraded operating system (WatchOS 3) at its Worldwide Developers Conference. WatchOS 3 will