The Apple Watch Ultra 2 is arguably the best smartwatch out there, but it isn't for everyone. If you fall into that category you should definitely check out the Gramin Epix Gen 2, a wearable that is now yours for just $649.99.
That price makes this cheaper than the Apple Watch thanks to a massive 28% discount that is worth $250. It's all thanks to the current Amazon Prime Day deals that are running, but act fast — they won't hang around for long.
Garmin Epix Gen 2 — a discounted Apple Watch Ultra alternative
This Apple Watch Ultra 2 alternative comes with a 1.3-inch always-on AMOLED display and a ton of sensors. It can monitor your elevation and distance while GPS and Bluetooth are also included. There's also a massive 16 days of battery life on offer when it's needed, too.
The usual array of fitness tracking and health monitoring features are present as well, including a sleep monitor and a whole lot more.
Heading out into the wilderness? The multi-band GNSS technology ensures you'll get pinpoint location data even in the most challenging of environments.
This model also supports CourseView maps for advanced golfing features for more than 42,000 courses while SkiView maps include coverage of around 2,000 worldwide resorts.
Still not convinced? Garmin's smartwatch includes 24/7 health and wellness monitoring including heart rate, Pulse Ox, and respiration checks while stress monitoring is also an option for those who want to know everything about their bodies.
This deal is only available to Amazon Prime members of course, and we'd suggest ordering your new watch soon to make sure you don't miss out. We don't know when Amazon will call time on this particular deal.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.