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The Bip is back: $ 67.49 for this versatile Apple Watch alternative



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This is the Amazfit Bip under the sunlight. The reflective color screen is lovely and easy to read.

Photo by Rick Broida / CNET

About a year ago, I came across the Amazfit Bip, which at $ 80 (less than $ 100) seemed too good to be true. A screen always on, a heart rate monitor, a built-in GPS and a battery that last for weeks, not days? Yes please.

Since then, I've shared numerous offers, the lowest is around $ 61. I even caught the attention of CNET smart watch expert, Scott Stein, who revised the beep and found it "the best casual low-profile smart watch".

Today, and for a limited time, Amazon has the Amazfit Bip on your choice of colors for $ 67.49. Obviously, that's not the best deal of all time I've seen, but it's close, and it's excellent.

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Read Stein's review if you want more information about the product. I will simply add, and reiterate, that even if you do not use any of the other functions, only the notifications make it worthwhile. See who's calling, read incoming texts, receive calendar alerts and more, all without touching your phone.

I will also point out that Walmart currently has the Bip for $ 67.99, which I mention only because of the return option: if you decide that you do not like the Bip, it may be easier for you to return to a retail store than to the cashier. and the ship.


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