July 15, 2024


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Bargains on bands and smartwatches for 2021

Some of the best cheap fitness trackers are no-frills, scaled-back fitness bands that still pack highly advanced fitness tracking features. You don’t have to drop hundreds of dollars on a fancy fitness smartwatch in order to accurately map your fitness journey. 

a man holding a suitcase: Fitbit Inspire, one of the best cheap fitness tracker deals

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Fitbit Inspire, one of the best cheap fitness tracker deals

Often the best Fitbit, Garmin or other fitness tracker for is the one that’s got money off right now. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best fitness tracker and running watch deals for you to peruse. The price widgets you’ll see update automatically, showing you the best offers wherever you are in the world.

There are oodles of cheap fitness trackers on the market, so getting fit doesn’t mean you have to do battle with your finances to get one. We’ve compiled a guide to some of the best cheap fitness trackers you can buy right now, and all without breaking the bank. Despite the cheap prices you’ll find that bargain-basement fitness trackers can still pack in plenty of tech. 

Many come with GPS to track runs, bike rides and more, heart rate monitors, sleep tracking and more besides. And, as you’ll see from our cheap deals list, there are styles to suit all kinds of wrist, from the low-key though to more showy designs that look like they cost more than they actually did.

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Best fitness tracker deals by retailer

The best cheap fitness tracker deals to buy right now

Fitbit Inspire HR

Granted, it might not (usually) be the cheapest fitness tracker you can find, but it is one of the best. There’s a premium design, great screen, heart rate monitoring, workout options and activity tracking and it’s also compatible with Android and iOS. You get full waterproof credentials and a battery life of around 5 days. Simple styling and a lightweight construction makes it suitable for all sorts of wrists. No GPS though.

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Huawei Band 3 Pro

Bag a cheap deal on the Huawei Band 3 Pro and you’ll be able to enjoy a host of features. The screen looks a treat, there’s on-board GPS along with a pinpoint accurate heart rate tracker, activity tracking and a battery life of 14 days standby. It’ll work in harmony with Android and iOS, while the overall design and feel is one of understated quality.

Honor Band 5

This is a bona fide bargain-basement fitness tracker, which for small change comes packed with quite a lot of decent tech. The design and build is fine, but the likes of a quality screen, heart rate tracker, activity monitoring and waterproof to 5 metres capability means you can use it for swim tracking too. Step and sleep tracking add to the appeal while there’s 14 days or so of low use battery power, which makes it hugely practical.

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

Another cheap-as-chips fitness tracker that comes with a solid AMOLED screen along with battery life of up to 20 days, Bluetooth, compatibility with iOS and Android plus the ability to fend off water. The device is reasonably good on the eyes, it’s very light and allows you to check your fitness levels using a variety of workout options.

Garmin Vivofit 4

Garmin’s glorious little Vivofit 4 boasts an always-on colour display and despite that the battery life is one whole year. The slimline design is compatible with iOS and Android plus there’s Bluetooth. Features-wise you can keep track of steps, distance, calories and sleep too. There’s no heart rate tracking or GPS, but the price reflects any minor shortcomings. Amazingly, it’s still swim-proof too.

Honor Band 5 Sport

If you’re a runner on a budget then chase down the Honor Band 5 Sport. There’s a simple screen and, although you don’t get heart rate monitoring or GPS, it is possible to keep tabs on run and step tracking while enjoying battery life of up to two weeks. It’s a no frills affair, but the little Honor makes perfect sense as a secondary activity tracking device.

Amazfit Bip

This is a great deal if you want pseudo Apple Watch looks combined with excellent value. It’s got a few of the usual fitness tracking capabilities and also sports battery life of around a month on one charge. The budget wearable also delivers push notifications, has Bluetooth and offers decent though limited workout tracking. Ideal for anyone wanting an Apple Watch, but who can’t afford one.

Samsung Galaxy Fit e

Samsung has done a good job with this, the Galaxy Fit e as it’s definitely cheap, but still manages to squeeze accurate activity tracking, heart rate monitoring and a week’s worth of battery life inside the Android and iOS compatible design. The looks are clean and simple plus it’s waterproof too, even though GPS is not a part of the package unfortunately.

Samsung Galaxy Fit

Spend a little bit more and you can bag yourself a bargain on the Samsung Galaxy Fit. This model features a neat looking screen, has a heart rate tracker and can keep you up to date on your activities too. It’s also waterproof, has a battery life of just over a week and works happily with Android or iOS. The lack of GPS is a downside, but there’s still tracking for the likes of running, swimming and cycling. Get a decent deal on it and the Samsung Galaxy Fit is a bit of a steal.

Withings Move

If you like the look of conventional watches with analogue faces then the Withings Move is a great idea. It’s got traditional styling but packs in sleep tracking and basic fitness tracking too, plus connected GPS if you want to take your phone on a run for company. Battery life is up to 18 months, which is staggering and it’s also waterproof to 50 metres.

Fossil Sport

Fossil has done a great job with the design and build of the Sport. It looks cool, is lightweight but still manages to feature an awesome AMOLED touchscreen. You get heart rate monitoring, GPS, sleep tracking and smartphone notifications. Battery life is a not bad 24 hours or so and there’s even Google Pay. On top of all that it’s water resistant to a very precise 164 feet. So do NOT descend to 165 feet, whatever you do.

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