Garmin's mainstream Apple Watch rival is on sale at a new all-time low price of $150 and up

Garmin's mainstream Apple Watch rival is on sale at a new all-time low price of $150 and up
Instead of announcing a new low-cost alternative for the market-leading Apple Watch to directly take on the likes of the Fitbit Versa 2, Garmin took the wraps off the pricey Fenix 6 series with professional athlete-friendly features and ultra-robust designs ahead of the 2019 IFA trade show in Berlin.

Of course, that might be because the US company already sells a pretty great Apple Watch contender for folks on tight budgets, which you can currently purchase at an all-time high discount from BuyDig in brand-new condition with a standard manufacturer's warranty included. Typically available starting at $250, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 is up for grabs at the time of this writing in exchange for as little as $149.99.


Technically, a coupon code is involved, but you simply need to add the Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch to your cart to claim the special (and no doubt limited-time) $40 discount applied on top of an already generous $60 price reduction. The Vivoactive 3 will cost 150 bucks in your choice of black & stainless or white & stainless combinations of colors and build materials, while the slightly more premium black/gunmetal variant can be yours at a slightly steeper $179.99 after a $100 markdown of its own.

These are non-Music models, mind you, which means you won't be able to download your favourite tunes to your wrist and listen on the move without your phone nearby. Otherwise, though, the "regular" Garmin Vivoactive 3 is quite a feature-packed wearable device, supporting everything from standalone GPS functionality to heart rate monitoring, contactless payments, activity tracking across multiple sports, and even menstrual cycle supervision, all with a battery life of up to 7 days, a sharp 1.2-inch display boasting a resolution of 120 x 120 pixels, and a swim-proof design.

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2 Comments

1. oldskool50 unregistered

Apple Watch rival? Lol. Looks more like a Gear to me. Maybe you're to obsessed with Apple you think everything is suppose to compete with them. Lol Considering that Apple was late to the game. Apple doesn't have a round watch so o see it as less competitive vs Apple and more towards Samsung.

3. TBomb

Posts: 1549; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

don't take it personally. I think the author chose Apple Watch because it has a higher marketshare than the Samsung Gear,

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