By Matt Evans
The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is one of the best fitness watches on the market right now. As well as being a top-notch smartwatch in its own right, with all the third-party apps and notifications you'd expect, Samsung's amazing suite of recorded metrics and fitness features has netted it the title of "Best Fitness Watch", earning a Fit&Well award. The Active 2 beat out contenders such as the Fitbit Sense and Apple Watch to get there, so you know it's got serious chops.
Right now, you can get it for less. Best Buy have slashed the Apple Watch's price down by a cool $50 to just $199.99. Check out the deal in full below:
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 deal: Get it here
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 | was $249.99 | now $199.99 at Best Buy
Save $50 on the best fitness watch out there right now. The award-winning watch offers advanced health monitoring and "actionable insights" on running cadence, sleep and heart health. Connect via Bluetooth to your apps and make good use of the sleek design and digital bezel.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 deal: what's so good about it?
In our Fit&Well awards announcement, we said "The best fitness watches don't just have the most features: in our style-conscious times, t's increasingly important that it looks good on your wrist, too.
"Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 does this with aplomb - we particularly love the digital bezel incorporated into the outer ring. But it's not a case of all style and no substance; those good looks are backed up by a host of downloadable apps and all the notification functionality you might expect from a top-tier smartwatch."
The Active 2 contains a built in sleep tracker and electrocardiogram that also monitors your stress levels. It counts calories expended, offers VO2 max and heart-rate monitoring and even allows you to send an alert from your watch if you experience a nasty fall during a workout. GPS is also enabled.
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 deal: Cheaper option
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active | was $199.99 | now $159.99 at Best Buy
Save $40 on the original Active watch in Aluminium and Rose Gold. it's missing some of the features and latest technology of the latest model – there's no electrocardiogram for starters – but it's still a fantastic fitness watch, and head-and-shoulders over many competitors.
Matt Evans is an experienced health and fitness journalist and Channel Editor at Fit&Well. He's previously written for titles like Men's Health and Red Bull, and covers all things exercise and nutrition on the Fit&Well website.
Matt originally discovered exercise through martial arts: he holds a black belt in Karate and remains a keen kickboxer and runner. His top fitness tip? Stretch.
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