Starting at $399, I wouldn't call the Apple Watch 5 cheap, despite being one of the cheapest things you can buy from Apple. It's a lot to drop on a watch, especially if it's something that you mostly just glance at to get the time.
So, if you are mulling over getting a smartwatch, and you're not really a watch person, then spending under $100 might be easier to stomach.
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- 1.3-inch TFT-LCD 240 x 240 pixels 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display
- Call and SMS reminders
- All-day heart monitor
- Waterproof to 5ATMs
- 10-day battery (45 days in basic mode)
- NRF52832 CPU
- 64KB flash
- 512KB ROM
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 260mAh lithium polymer battery (charging time about 2 hours)
- 9 sports mode
- Black, Pink, Silver, Gold
- Compatible with iOS 9.0 & higher and Android 6.0 & higher
It's an all-round nice, albeit basic smartwatch. It doesn't have the app ecosystem or the advanced features of something like the Apple Watch, but this is a fraction of the price. If you're someone who doesn't feel like overspending on a watch, this is a great way to get into smartwatches. It's also great for those looking for a low-cost fitness tracker for the gym or outdoor pursuits that damage a more expensive timepiece.