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Some of Garmin's best smartwatches and activity trackers are on sale at hefty discounts

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Some of Garmin's best smartwatches and activity trackers are on sale at hefty discounts
Just like Asus, Garmin is turning 30 this year, which obviously warrants some kind of a celebration. But instead of releasing a special edition device of some sort with a premium design and extravagant price tag, the increasingly successful smartwatch vendor is running a massive birthday sale on a bunch of existing products for 30 hours only.

Naturally, the newly unveiled Fenix 6 series, Venu, Vivomove 3 family, Vivoactive 4 and 4S are not included, with the list of heavily discounted wearable devices instead headlined by popular oldies like the Vivoactive 3, Fenix 5 series, and Vivomove HR.

Starting at the bottom of the totem pole, three kid-friendly Vivofit Jr. 2 models inspired by cartoon, comic book, and Star Wars characters are up for grabs at $39.99 a pop after discounts of $30 offered across the board, while the original Vivofit Jr. activity tracker with a more "standard" design currently costs $44.99 instead of $69.99. Next up, adults can get the Garmin Vivofit 4 at $49.99 (down from a $79.99 list price) to monitor their basic health indicators with the help of an always-on color display and 1+ year battery life.

Not quite a full-fledged smartwatch, the Forerunner 35 is marketed as an "easy-to-use GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate" technology, fetching an incredibly affordable $99.99 at the time of this writing after a massive $70 price cut. Alternatively, you can score the Garmin Vivosport "smart fitness tracker" for the same 100 bucks, with standalone GPS functionality, a built-in heart rate monitor, and a small color display in tow.

Before the Garmin Venu entered the scene at the IFA trade show, the Vivoactive 3 was the closest thing the brand had to a "mainstream" rival for the likes of the Apple Watch and Samsung Galaxy Watch. After the Vivoactive 4 introduction, the previous-gen model is available at a killer price of $174.99, down from a $250 MSRP.

For exactly $244.99, you can get a "premium" version of the stylish hybrid Vivomove HR smartwatch or an "advanced" Forerunner 735XT GPS running watch with "multisport features." The Forerunner 645 is just 35 bucks costlier with a more elegant design and Garmin Pay support, while the Fenix 5 "premium multisport GPS watch" starts at $349.99 instead of a $499.99 regular price. Talk about a selection of wearable devices fitting every need and preference under the sun.

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