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Best smartwatch and fitness tracker Black Friday deals 2021: Cheap wearables from Apple, Fitbit, Garmin and more

Matt Reed
16 Nov 2021
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Find the perfect fitness companion for you with the best smartwatch and fitness tracker deals during Black Friday

Finding the best smartwatch and fitness trackers deals can be difficult with so many options currently available. To save you the trouble, we've looked around all the top UK retailers to find you the best discounts ahead of Black Friday and the upcoming holiday season.

In the last few years, smartwatches and fitness trackers have seen more advancements than smartphones in terms of features. Apart from daily step count and sleep cycles, many wearables now let you monitor your heart rate, swimming strokes, VO2 max, make contactless payments and even track your precise location using GPS.

Regardless of whether you’re looking for something casual that you can keep on your wrist 24/7, or a tracker for a particular activity – such as running, cycling, hiking or swimming – we’ve got you covered.

You’ll be pleased to know that all the top wearable brands have discounts on some of their best products this month. Read on to find out our best fitness tracker and smartwatch deals.

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Best smartwatch and fitness tracker Black Friday deals 2021

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 (was £307; now £208)


Last year's Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 is now available at a bargain price, making it our best smartwatch and fitness tracker deal ahead of Black Friday. Packing smartwatch features in a classic watch body, Samsung's Galaxy Watch 3 tracks steps, heart rate and sleep, as well as allowing you to receive texts and WhatsApp notifications directly from your wrist. The AMOLED display is protected by sturdy Gorilla Glass to keep your screen safe all year round, while using a physical bezel of a traditional watch adds a nice touch of sophistication. With double the storage of the popular Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 at 8GB, this deal is too good to miss.

Buy now from Amazon


The best smartwatch and fitness tracker Black Friday deals

1. Fitbit Versa 2 (was £200; now £135)


It may have been surpassed by the Versa 3, but the second Fitbit iteration still packs a punch for a great price. Now discounted at Amazon, this sleek watch is our best smartwatch and fitness tracker deal this month. One thing that is sure to entice, besides its attractive appearance, is the slew of fitness features and battery life, giving you six days on a single charge. Alexa is built-in, too, for hands-free navigation and music control.

Buy now from Amazon


2. Xiaomi Mi Band 5 (was £31; now £24)


Our best budget fitness tracker is now available at an even lower price. Apart from its dynamic colour display, we love its 24/7 heart rate and sleep tracking features. It also has 11 sports modes and 50m water resistance putting it right on par with other trackers from other bands that cost much more.

Buy now from Amazon


3. Apple Watch Series 6 GPS (RRP £409; now £309)


Apple is well-known for its first-class consumer tech and when it comes to smartwatches the quality is no different. With the release of the Series 7 in September, that can only mean good things for customers looking for a bargain on the previous model. The Series 6 uses the latest sleep-tracking and blood-oxygen measurements while continuing support for Apple Pay, GPS, ECG heart rate monitoring and fitness tracking.

Buy now from Amazon


4. Fossil Gen 5E smartwatch (was £199; now £139)


This smartwatch is available in six different metal finishes, all of which are nondescript enough to allow this watch to pass as a normal analogue watch. It uses Google's operating system and offers contactless payment, a heart rate monitor, gyroscope, accelerometer and more. With this deal, it's hard to go wrong if you're looking for a subtle smartwatch that's built to last.

Buy now from Fossil


5. Garmin Vivosmart 4 (was £95; now £69)

Garmin’s Vivosmart 4 does everything you could ask a fitness tracker to do. It will track any activity your body is experiencing, including sleep and stress, to build a detailed picture of your overall fitness and health. While this watch may not have GPS level precision, by providing statistics in bite-sized form through its Body Battery score, you'll get to know your body better in no time and get fit doing it. If you can forgo a few extra metres of extra accuracy, this watch is a front runner at a budget price.

Buy now from Amazon


6. Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 (was £310; now £163)


Thin and lightweight, but still durable, Samsung's Active Smartwatch tracks your steps and automatically detects when you're working out. Link to your devices to receive messages and notifications, as well as control your music, right from your wrist. In our full review, we said this watch was "simply an excellent wearable, period." At this discounted price on Amazon, there's never been a better time to buy.

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7. Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro (was £202; now £175)


If you’re looking for a smartwatch with a premium design and a long-lasting battery life then the GT 2 Pro is worth looking into. What’s most impressive is the 100 workout modes that cover everything from golfing, running, skiing and more. Better still, is how you can get 10 hours' charge from just five minutes plugged in.

Buy now from Amazon


8. Emporio Armani Art 5023 (RRP £369; now £219)


If you’re in the market for something stylish and functional, you'll be hard-pressed to find a bigger designer name in smart tech than Armani. Looks aside, there is everything here that you would expect out of a high-end smartwatch, with the best thing being its weeklong battery life.

Buy now from Currys


9. Garmin Venu Smartwatch (was £330; now £219)


With a battery life of up to six hours in GPS and music mode and up to five days in smartwatch mode, the Garmin Venu won't die on you easily. Download your favourite songs and connect a pair of wireless earbuds via Bluetooth, and you can listen to music, even when you don't have your phone on you.

Buy now from Amazon


10. Huawei Watch 3 Active (was £349; now £280)


If you're after the latest smartwatch technology, the Huawei Watch 3 could be the choice for you. It is the first smartwatch to run their HarmonyOS which offers smooth performance on a sharp AMOLED display. The watch comes with a range of pre-installed workout tools ranging from triathlon mode to track swimming and a 14-day battery life, so you don't have to worry about charging it often.

Buy now from Currys


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