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Best Labor Day Smartwatch Deals 2020: Apple and Samsung

The smartwatch sits at that happy halfway point between a necessary fashion accessory and a digital one — and right now we’re seeing some great Labor Day smartwatch deals. While these handy gadgets used to be all about convenience (“I don’t have to pull out my phone” was the popular refrain), now they are loaded with all kinds of features that can help with everything from health, to exercise, to managing your smart home. Around this time of year, we see some amazing Labor Day sales as a matter of course, but if you’re in the market for a smartphone, you might want to keep these smartwatch deals in mind. Check your watch: it’s time to save!

Today’s Best Labor Day Smartwatch Deals

  • Apple Watch Series 3 (38mm, GPS)$169, was $199
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active (40mm, GPS)$180, was $200
  • Apple Watch Series 3 (42mm, GPS) — $199, was $229
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (40mm, GPS)$229, was $250
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (44mm, GPS)$249, was $270
  • Garmin Vivioactive 4 (45mm, GPS)$290, was $350
  • Apple Watch Series 5 (44mm, GPS) with AppleCare+$493, was $508

Michael Kors Access Runway Smartwatch Powered with Wear OS by Google

$140 $295
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Stay connected on the go and flaunt sheer style with the Michael Kors Access Runway smartwatch on sale on Amazon.

Amazfit Bip Lite Heart Rate and Activity Tracker

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The Bip Series of Amazfit smartwatches is one of the most affordable smartwatches packed with impressive features like its 45-day battery life.

Fossil Women's Gen 4 Venture HR Stainless Steel Smartwatch

$195 $220
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Today's smartwatches are no longer the boxy, techie devices they once were. They have now evolved to look more stylish. A great chic option for women is the Fossil Gen 4 Venture HR.

Garmin vívosmart HR Activity Tracker Regular Fit - Midnight Blue

$80 $130
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Looking for a lightweight yet feature-rich tracker to accompany you in your workouts and outdoor activities Garmin Visosmart HR is one of the best multisport smartwatches in the market.

Samsung Gear Sport Smartwatch - Black

$208 $280
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If you're looking for a smartwatch to pair with your Samsung or any other Android phone, check out the Samsung Gear Sport. It offers a solid mix of connectivity and fitness tracking capabilities.

Ticwatch Smartwatch, E Shadow

$100 $160
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Everyone in the family can enjoy the solid connectivity and fitness tracking functionalities of the Ticwatch at this affordable price. Enjoy having Google Assistant always on hand -- or wrist.

Apple Watch Series 5 (GPS, 44mm)

$378 $429
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The larger 44mm variant of the new Apple Watch Series 5 with GPS, an aluminum case, and a silicone sport band.

Fitbit - Inspire HR Activity Tracker

$80 $100
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Fitness bands are perfect if you want a more subtle way to track your health. The Fitbit Inspire HR tracks your steps, heart rate, calories burned, and it's all you need for a range of activities.

Fossil Women's Sport Metal and Silicone Touchscreen Smartwatch

$170 $275
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Strike a balance between function and flair with the Fossil Gen 4 Sport women's smartwatches. Powered by Google's WearOS, it has 24-hour battery life and weighs up to 40% less than other models.

Garmin Forerunner 935 Running GPS Unit (Black)

$400 $500
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The Garmin Forerunner 935 is a great GPS multisport smartwatch with a perfect 5-star rating in our review. It provides advanced dynamics for running, cycling and swimming, and more.

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

$249 $300
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This smart wearable has enhanced sleep tracking analysis, auto workout tracking, and pace coaching. (44mm, GPS, Bluetooth)

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active - 40mm, International Version

$164 $180
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With the Galaxy Watch Active, Samsung stripped down the flagship Galaxy Watch and put the focus on health tracking and wellness.

Fossil Men's Gen 4 Explorist HR Touchscreen Smartwatch

$235 $275
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Not all smartwatches have to look "techie." This Fossil watch combines a sleek style with powerful Wear OS capabilities to track heart rate, get smartphone notifications, control music, and much more

Garmin Vivoactive 4

$300 $350
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This smartwatch has GPS, plays your music, and has body energy Monitoring. Also features animated workouts and Pulse Ox Sensors.

Garmin Instinct Smartwatch with GPS

$250 $300
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A true outdoors-focused smartwatch, the Garmin Instinct sports a rugged profile and a durable build.

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 42mm)

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The larger Apple Watch Series 3 which, at 42mm, is still a bit smaller than the sized-up Series 4 and Series 5.

Garmin fēnix 5, Premium and Rugged Multisport GPS Smartwatch, Slate Gray

$330 $500
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The Garmin Fenix 5 is an older model that is still a great fitness partner for athletes with built-in activity profiles, performance metrics, and smart notifications.

Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Running Watch

$97 $170
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Easy-to-use GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate monitor, smart notifications, live tracking, music controls, step counter, calorie counter, and more.

Garmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch

$130 $137
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The Garmin Vivoactive 3 is a GPS smartwatch that handles activity tracking as well as contactless payments. Preloaded with 15 GPS and indoor sports apps, including yoga, running, swimming and more.

Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS, 38mm)

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Get the Apple Watch Series 3 with GPS for $30 off, available at select stores for pickup. Monitor your heart rate, share activities with friends, and get personalized coaching all from your wrist.

Michael Kors Access Sofie Touchscreen Smartwatch

$327 $375
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Thanks to countless designers, there are several smartwatches that would look right at home on female wrists. A solid option is the Michael Kors Access Sofie, and it is discounted on Amazon right now.

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ - Purple

$105 $180
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If you want a fitness tracker that's rich in fitness functionalities but also friendly on the pocket, the Garmin Vivosmart HR+ might just be what you’re looking for: even friendlier while now on sale!

How to Choose A New Smartwatch

Selecting a new smartwatch, or a first smartwatch, can be a little tricky, because there are a ton out there (from Fitbit to the Apple Watch) and they offer really different features and applications.

Ask yourself what you most want your smartwatch for, aka how will you use it? Is it for everyday use, like checking your emails on incoming calls during meetings, or for while you’re out running errands? Or do you need something that’s more of a fitness and health monitor to help you count your steps, or laps, or burned calories, or monitor your heart rate? Also, we need to consider our other tech. In an ideal world, everything would just work with everything, and companies are making strides to make sure their tech lines up with others’. But frankly, this is not the same as buying a soundbar to go with a TV.

For example, if you’re an iPhone user, you are going to want to look for an Apple Watch. There are just too many consistencies to ignore. Then again, if your smartphone uses Android, there are tons more options for you, including Google Wear OS, or a Samsung device like the Samsung Galaxy Watch (consistently the best rated for Android users). These Android-compatible smartwatches have some fantastic fitness-tracking capabilities, but something to keep in mind is exactly what kind of workouts you do. If you’re a swimmer, make sure that your new watch is built both to resist water, and to count your laps. Are you a Barry’s Bootcamp person? See that it can count pushups. Make sure you’re getting the right watch for you.

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