Smart Watch Stories May 2, 2016

expiredSave up to $150 on Huawei Watch for iOS/Android, prices start at $299 shipped: Mesh Band $300 (Reg. $400), more

Amazon is currently offering up to $150 off Huawei Watch with prices starting at $299.99 shipped. Select models also available at Best Buy and Newegg. Today’s deal is the strongest discount we’ve seen across each model, outside of a one-day Gold Box that yielded $130 off the black stainless steel version.

Here’s a look at the full selection of discounted prices on this iOS and Android timepiece:

The Huawei Watch features a 1.4-inch AMOLED display with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal display and stainless steel body. It is iOS and Android compatible, so you’ll be able to get all the latest notifications from your device. Aside from over 4,000 Android Wear apps that are available for this watch, you’ll have access to fitness tracking with built-in heart rate monitoring. We positively reviewed the Huawei Watch when it was released year, calling it the “new standard for Android Wear.” Rated 4.4/5 stars by 592 Amazon customers.

Smart Watch Stories March 7, 2016

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Amazon offers the Pebble Time Round 20mm Smartwatch for Apple and Android devices in Black or Silver/Stone for $179.99 shipped. Also available at Best Buy via eBay or B&H. For a pricing comparison, this timepiece originally retailed for $250 and recently received a price drop to $200. Today’s deal is the lowest price that we’ve tracked.

Dubbed “the thinnest and lightest smartwatch in the world”, the Pebble Time Round is 7.5mm thin and weighs in at 28 grams. Features include access to the full Pebble suite of apps like Health with built-in sleep and activity tracking. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices so you’ll receive notifications from either ecosystem. Battery life is slated to last up to two days. Rated 3.9/5 stars by 129 Amazon customers.

With your savings, outfit your new Pebble Time Round with an extra band like this leather option for $25 Prime shipped.

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Amazon also has the Samsung Gear S2 Smartwatch for Android in dark gray or silver for $249 shipped. That’s a savings of $50 off the original listing, within $10 of the lowest that Amazon has sold it for direct and the best price available. The Samsung Gear S2 has a 1.2-inch display, is compatible with Android 4.4 or later, and offers full access to notifications, apps, and more. Rated 3.9/5 stars.

If you’re not interested in smartphone connectivity, Amazon has dropped the Casio Men’s Tough Solar Watch in black down to $17.48 Prime shipped (Reg. $25+). That’s the lowest price they’ve ever sold it for and the best currently available. Rated 4.4/5 stars.

You’ll find additional deals in today’s Amazon Gold Box, which includes 50% or more off Men’s and Women’s Watches with prices starting at $16.99 Prime shipped.

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Smart Watch Stories March 2, 2016

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We first told you about What? Watch back in November as it released a new take on smartphone-connected timepieces. Now, four months later, What? has jumped on Kickstarter with its Calendar Watch in hopes of raising $100,000. That goal was easily surpassed within a few days.

Why so much interest? The Calendar Watch has a built-in display behind the face that visually blocks out busy sections of your day. For example, have a business lunch at noon? That piece of the pie on your display will be color coordinated to reflect your unavailability. Add an event later this evening? It will update automatically and show those changes. On top of it all, it’s a pretty good looking watch…

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Smart Watch Stories January 25, 2016

Sports/Fitness: BlenderBottles from $5 (Reg. $8+), more

Amazon is offering the 28-Ounce BlenderBottle Classic Loop Top Shaker Bottle in blue for $5 and in black for $5.99. Both ship free for Prime members or in orders over $35. That’s as much as $10 below some listings, the lowest Amazon has ever directly offered either color for and the best prices we can find.

These are very popular bottles with a 4.6/5 star rating from nearly 12,000 Amazon customers. They are also the very best selling travel mugs on Amazon. The BlenderBottles are great for protein shakes, smoothies and more using a “316 surgical-grade stainless steel BlenderBall.” They have a loop top, tapered spout, BPA-free materials and more. You’ll also find some the clear/black 20-ounce on for just over $5 Prime shipped.

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering the Howard Leight by Honeywell R-01902 Impact Pro Sound Amplification Electronic Earmuffs in black for $44.99 shipped. That’s $30 below the original $75 price tag and the best price we can find.

Perfect for the shooting range or while hunting, these earmuffs allow low-level sounds through like talking, but will remove harmful noise over 82dB. They have an auto shut-off feature and you can route audio from your phone or MP3 player to the ear cups. Rated 4.6/5 stars from over 760 Amazon customers.

Before you head below for the rest of today’s best sports/fitness deals be sure to hit up Amazon’s Gold Box Deal with up to 60% off BSN Top Sellers including Syntha-6 Protein Powder for $30 Prime shipped (Reg. $44).

Smart Watch Stories December 7, 2015

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We’ve been inundated with smartwatches and wearables over the last year. Now, 2015 is coming to a close with one more new release. This morning, the Omate Rise Standalone Smartwatch for iOS and Android launched on Indiegogo. In just a few hours it has doubled its initial goal and is beginning to sell out of inventory.

You see, Omate differs from many crowdfunding projects that go on for weeks and even months at a time. This campaign is set to conclude before the end of the week with just over 1,000 units available. With a $199 price tag, it’s no surprise that backers are snatching Omate up while the campaign is still live. More details below.

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Smart Watch Stories October 13, 2015

The BLOCKS modular smartwatch hit Kickstarter today and in just a few short hours it has flown past its initial $250,000 goal. There was a lot of hype initially surrounding its launch, which has proven to be well deserved.

BLOCKS was first teased back at CES with a promise of hitting the crowdfunding circuit this summer. The build-your-own watch offers a unique alternative to Apple Watch and Android Wear examples that are largely limited in function by their software capabilities. Although it took a little more time than originally expected, today’s response has been through the roof. Head below for more details.

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