Cyber Monday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: Free Apple Watch 4, Samsung Galaxy Watch for $260, Gear Sport for $180

Cyber Monday 2018 smartwatch and fitness tracker deals: Free Apple Watch 4, Samsung Galaxy Watch for $260, Gear Sport for $180
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Cyber Monday sales make this the perfect time to swap your old analog watch for something fresh and digital, such as the Apple Watch, Fitbit Charge 3 or Garmin Vivosmart 4 — or to buy a holiday gift at a great price. Bookmark this page and check back for updated Cyber Monday deals that save you some bucks off the full retail price.

Before you start looking for deals, it’s important to figure out what you need in a wearable or you may end up spending more on features you don’t need. Designated fitness bands such as Fitbit’s Charge 3 and Alta, or Garmin’s Vivofit tend to be cheaper options. You get basic activity tracking, watch features and notifications, but you’re limited by a smaller screen.

Smartwatches such as the Apple Watch, Fitbit Versa or Samsung Gear for example, will still have a lot of the same fitness tracking functionality as the previous trackers, but they have more controls on the screen and can even become a secondary phone. The downside is they do tend to be bulkier and more expensive.

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Just keep in mind:

  • Terms of the deal vary, so where possible we’ve listed when and where to get the sale price from each retailer.
  • The deals below are current as of Nov. 25 and we’ll update if we find more, or if they sell out.
  • CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.
  • We linked to the current listing at the retailer’s website when one was available.

With that out of the way, let’s get you started on some bargain hunting.

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Free Apple Watch 4 or Apple Watch Free (T-Mobile)

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T-Mobile customers can get their hands on an Apple Watch (or an iPad!) when they activate a new account with a voice line and add a line of data. Make sure you know all the terms and conditions before signing on. For example, taxes will apply, and you’ll receive your discount in the form of bill credits. And there is that matter of buying a new phone first.

  • Apple Watch Series 3
  • Apple Watch Series 4 (up to $530 off)
  • iPad 2018 (32GB)
  • iPad 2018 (128 GB) (up to $530 off)
  • This offer starts Nov. 26.

    See at T-Mobile

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    Fitbit Charge 3, $120 (Save $30)

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    Fitbit’s latest tracker is almost a category of its own. It’s not quite a fully fledged smartwatch, but it’s not just a fitness band either. The design is also a nice middle ground between bulky and sleek, and has some tactile functionality on the screen. 

    Available: Now

    Fitbit.com: In stock

    Best Buy: In stock

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