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

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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