It's always smart to shop during the sales. Smarter than that is buying a smartwatch right now because some of the best are up to 69 per cent off – if you know where to look.
Big-name brands like Samsung, Apple, SoundPEATS and Fossil have slashed the prices of their smartest smartwatches so if you're in the market for an upgrade or looking for a healthy helping hand, or just wanting to keep up with the top tech, here are some of the best smartwatches and fitness trackers you can buy for a bargain today.
NOTE: Prices are accurate at time of publishing.
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The Ticwatch GTH is able to monitor skin temperature, blood oxygen levels, respiration rate, heart rate and sleep cycles. It also has guided breathing exercises to help you calm down and relax. You can choose from 14 workout modes to help you get moving including running, cycling, yoga, soccer, basketball and swimming. It is also water-resistant, has up to 10 days of battery life and can be personalised with a customisable watch face.
Save a huge 69 per cent on Amazon, with the Ticwatch GTH now selling for just $35.99.
Both the Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic have a 40-hour battery life and personalised customisation, letting you choose between an analog or digital watch face as well as different backgrounds, colours and fonts. For the fitness-focussed, these watches can measure body composition including body fat percentage, water, and muscle mass. It also tracks up to 90 different exercises, counts steps, measures kilojoules burned and provides reports on your workouts.
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 range takes health tracking up a notch. Not only can it measure health and fitness statistics and data, but also tracks your heart rate and blood oxygen levels. It can also detect if you have had a sudden fall and will alert your contacts. These smartwatches are built with sleep-tracking technology.
Additionally, the Watch 5 Pro is built with scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass and a titanium case to prevent any damage from accidental drops and bumps. Get the Watch 5 Small for $319, the Watch 5 Large for $393.98, and the Watch 5 Profor $599.
Made for the busy traveller, outdoor enthusiast or someone always on the go, the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 LTE comes with up to 80 hours of battery life on a single charge. This smartwatch has built-in navigational sensors to track your location as well as the Track Back feature so you never get lost. It will also monitor your blood oxygen levels, body composition and heart rate and record details and data from up to 120 different exercises.
Save 24 per cent on the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 LTE on Amazon today.
Using the Apple Watch SE, you will be able to call, text and email even if you don't have your iPhone handy. Focussed on your health, it's able to monitor your heart rate and will send you notifications if something is off. It's also able to track your running, swimming, yoga and tai chi. This Apple Watch is currently 15 per cent off.
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Now on sale for 53 per cent off, the Fitbit Versa 3's most prominent fitness feature is Active Zone Minutes. This is a setting that tracks your heart rate when resting, so when you begin exercising, it can determine the intensity of your workout. It also monitors your heart rate constantly as well as tracks your sleep stages and calories burned. The Fitbit Versa 3 has a built-in GPS that tracks your pace and distance when exercising, has a six-day battery life, and is compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa.
Currently both 25 per cent off, the Fossil Gen 6 range is a great buy if you're already running a smart home. These watches are compatible with both iPhones and Android phones and can connect to Alexa and Google Assistant. It can also track your heart rate, blood oxygen measurements, calories burned and fitness activities using Google Fit.
On top of these features, the Wellness Edition can provide you with details about your sleep schedule and the quality of sleep you are getting each night. It also automatically detects when you've started to exercise and will begin a workout for you so you don't miss any data collection.
The SoundPEATS Smart Watch can measure blood oxygen levels, heart rate and sleep cycles. You can choose between 12 sports to track distance travelled and kilojoules burned. It also has a seven-day battery life, customisable watch faces and adjustable brightness settings.
This smartwatch is now on sale for the bargain price of $62.99 and has a $10 Amazon coupon available at checkout. To learn more about using Amazon coupons and seeing what else you can save on, click here!
Extremely intuitive, the Garmin Vivomove 3S can track your daily fitness activities like steps taken and floors climbed, as well as your heart rate, stress levels, sleep routine and menstrual cycle. It is also able to track your body's overall energy levels so you know when your body is ready for activity or for resting. It has up to five days of battery life and has an old-school watch charm with real watch hands under the touchscreen (these will hide away when you interact with the touchscreen display). The Garmin Vivomove 3S
One of the largest smartwatches on the market, the HUAWEI Watch FIT 2 has a 1.74-inch display and up to 10 days of battery life. It is able to monitor your blood oxygen levels, heart rate, stress levels, and sleep routine and also comes with voice-guided workouts with animations for you to follow if you need that extra bit of help to get exercising. You can also set custom daily tasks and reminders using the HUAWEI Health App for activities like keeping hydrated or going to bed on time. You can save $50 on Amazon with the HUAWEI Watch FIT 2 now available for $249.