Prime Day starts next week, but there are already some notable sales on wearables.
approaches: it’s arriving next week, on . Like always, Amazon’s massive sale will offer … but it’ll mean other retailers like Walmart, Target and eBay matching or beating deals, too.
But what if you can’t wait until Prime Day starts? Indeed, there are plenty of deals already available, maybe looped into an extended, or maybe for an early back-to-school sale. So, as we wait for Prime Day proper, we’re already pulling together the best deals we’ve seen on top trackers and watches we already love.
Now, to be clear: We won’t know the Prime Day deals until they actually arrive, and they may well beat some or all of the prices listed here. And we expect ato arrive as soon as September. But here are the best deals in the meantime.
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Fitbit Charge 3 $120 (save $30)
Thecame out a year ago, and some users have reported problems on Amazon’s customer reviews. It’s still the best overall non-smartwatch fitness tracker, and has more features than the recent . It lacks GPS, but has stair climbing and swim tracking. Or, you might just want to wait it out for an inevitable wave of other Fitbit products on sale for Prime Day.
Fitbit Versa $169 (save $31)
The recently releasedcosts less, at $160, but the slightly more fully featured original is currently on sale for what amounts to a $9 upsell. Why get it? Onboard music storage (which is annoying to load on), swim tracking, on-watch workout coaching, and stair climbing stats. Clearly, you should step up to get this one (but upcoming Prime Day deals may offer even better sales, so you may want to wait).
Fitbit Ionic $200 (save $50)
Fitbit’s only GPS-enabled fitness watch is getting a little long in the tooth, but the on Fitbit’s site.is Fitbit’s most fully featured watch. It has GPS, music storage, payments, and gets the same apps and watch faces as the — and now it costs as much as the original Versa did. This offer is also
Apple Watch S3, 38mm $199 (save $80)
It’s technically a year-and-a-half old, but $80 off isn’t bad at all, and Apple doesn’t offer any discount on the S3 in its own store… and theis still good. It just lacks the EKG of the newest .
Apple Watch S3, 42mm $229 (save $80)
The same $80 savings applies to the larger size. The closer-to-$200 price is a lot more reasonable.
Amazfit Bip, $79.69 (save $20)
The Pebble-likewas one of my favorite low-cost smartwatches last year. It’s easy, always-on and has great battery life. The $79.69 sale makes it nearly an impulse purchase.
Originally published earlier. Updated to verify that sales are still ongoing.