Amazon’s Prime Day offers event is just a day away, with early access offers beginning today. For Walmart, nevertheless, the Prime Day sales event has already begun in full. The retail giant dropped its massive sale just this morning, and we’ve already seen some great iPad offers and early 4K TV discounts. Although many deals from Amazon have yet to drop, if you’ve had your heart set on a fancy new smartwatch, lots of these savings are already live.
We’ve been monitoring Prime Day smartwatch offers over the last week or so, and lots of the most attractive sales appear to be on fitness watches. Apple and Fitbit, mainly, are providing discounts on the Versa and Series 3 models. With price cuts up to $80, right now is a superb time to save big.
Fitness trackers have gotten more and more like fully functional smartwatches, with wearables just like the Fitbit Versa offering color displays and extra connectivity. It’s probably more accurate to call the Versa a fitness smartwatch than simply an activity tracker — particularly considering the similarities to the Apple Watch Series 3. It gives a full set of tracking capabilities in addition to a heart rate monitor and might provide coaching, real-time activity readouts, and helpful data to push you toward your goals.
This wearable additionally delivers smartphone messages and app notifications to your wrist. You can stream music with Pandora or store up to 300 songs for once you don’t have your phone with you. I must be noted, nevertheless, that this model doesn’t include built-in GPS like Fitbit Ionic. The Versa fitness smartwatch is on sale for as low as $169 after a $30 discount.