A good smartwatch can be life changing: They’re absurdly convenient, and can transform your health and exercise routines. This winter, staying static is not only inadvisable, it’s not an option, so get moving with help from these smartwatch deals. Or head to Amazon, where you can get this GPS-equipped Garmin Forerunner Watch for Right now, it’s down to $249, from its regular price of $500. That’s more than half off!
If you’re looking for a sports smartwatch that can do more than just send you alerts about emails and can in fact keep track of your health, the GPS-equipped Garmin Forerunner could be the one for you. This is an incredibly compact watch for all that if offers, and it can resist water up to 5 ATMs. If you’re looking for something that can monitor your heart while it tracks your fitness, and keep you notified with strong vibrations — you can stop looking.
We love the size of the Garmin Forerunner 935, which is smaller and more subtle than the Fenix 5X. Designed as a sports watch, this can also be worn when you’re not training (the strap is replaceable), a huge bonus. And that’s before we even get to the features.
Health tracking has reached a new level with this Forerunner. It boasts a built-in optical heart rate monitor, barometric altimeter, compass, gyroscope, accelerometer, and thermometer. Just try to find another watch of this size that can boast all those elements, and can also connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth, as well an external sensors by ANT+, and of course by Wi-Fi. There are also a large number of apps, already set up, for tracking sports like running and cycling, and also some sports we didn’t expect, like skiing, golf, snowboarding, stand-up paddling, rowing, and even hiking. The Garmin Connect app is brilliant at organizing, storing, and presenting your metrics, as well as making you custom training programs. And of course it will measure things like steps, calories, intensity, distance traveled, sleep time, and heart rate. On top of all of this, there’s a Live Tracking feature which lets you share location, as well as things like speed and performance to a web page for your your family or training group.
Like all the best smartwatches, it’s designed so you can receive notifications of calls, texts, as well as alerts from your calendar. And there’s music playback control, too. Maybe best of all, it can help you find a lost phone — and the battery lasts 15 days.
The Garmin Forerunner 935 is not just a fantastic sports watch, but a fantastic overall smartwatch, and right now you can score it for half off at Amazon. It’s down to $249, which isits regular price of $500. That’s quite a deal.
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