Apple Watch alternative at Amazon for a top price

As part of the summer offers, Amazon is currently selling the Fitbit Versa 2 at a particularly low price. The smartwatch is considered one of the best alternatives to the Apple Watch, but only costs a fraction of it.

Fitbit Versa 2 in price decline: Smartwatch on Amazon for just 152.99 euros

Smartwatches and fitness trackers are all the rage and prices are also falling. After the successful batch series, has market leader Fitbit hit another hit with the Versa Smartwatch. The Versa 2 brings sensible improvements compared to the previous model, such as an AMOLED display and Alexa integration. Unfortunately, GPS is still missing, but if that doesn’t bother you, you can make a great deal on Amazon. There is that affordable alternative to the Apple Watch just for just now 152.99 euros instead of 199.95 RRP.

Since the market launch, the Versa 2 price has been slowly but steadily falling. Compared to the non-binding sales price of around 200 euros, the price has fallen by almost 25 percent or 50 euros:

Fitbit Versa 2 price history last year. (Source: idealo.de)

Fitbit Versa 2: what can the Apple Watch alternative do?

With the Versa series, Fitbit is venturing into the field of smartwatches and the US company is doing it surprisingly well. The Versa 2 is not only reminiscent of the design of the Apple Watch, also in terms of functionality, the smartwatch does not have to hide from its Cupertino model. It has numerous fitness functions, creates a sleep index based on heart rate, sleep duration and movement, has integrated Amazon Alexa, informs the wearer of messages, calls and app notifications, and also has cycle tracking on board, which means women have their periods can keep an eye on.

Thanks to NFC, Versa 2 can be used to make contactless payments via Fitbit Pay; a list of the banks involved can be found on the Fitbit homepage. Music streaming from Deezer is also supported, the Spotify app can only be controlled. The Versa 2 is compatible with both Android smartphones from OS 7.0 and Apple iPhones from iOS 12.2.

Fitbit Versa 2 falling in price: strike now or wait?

The Amazon offer is quite tempting and definitely worth it for anyone who does not yet have a smartwatch and is looking for a cheap alternative to the Apple Watch. Those who insist on GPS and can do without smartwatch bells and whistles prefer to go for Charge 4 or wait for the Versa 3, which could appear this autumn.

Monika Mackowiak
Monika Mackowiak, GIGA expert.

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