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'Wildly impressive' smartwatch is an Amazon Canada hidden gem — and it's 40% off

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Until July 7 shoppers can save up to 52 per cent on select UMIDIGI smartwatch devices (Photos via Amazon)

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While some pandemic fitness trends have fallen by the wayside (RIP online workout classes), others, like fitness tracking devices, are clearly here to stay.

If you missed the initial buying bandwagon but have remained curious about whether a smartwatch is right for you, Amazon Canada's latest batch of early Prime Day deals might be worth checking out.

Until tomorrow (July 7), shoppers can save up to 52 per cent on select UMIDIGI smartwatches, including the brand's best-selling Uwatch 5. To learn why shoppers call the smartwatch a "must-have" fitness tracker, scroll below.

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Save $40: UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 Smartwatch

UMIDIGI Smart Watch Uwatch 5 (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Smart Watch Uwatch 5 (Photo via Amazon)

$60 $100 at Amazon

The details

The UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 is a waterproof, GPS-enabled fitness tracker that allows you to keep tabs on your heart rate, calories burned, sleep cycles, and more.

The device features Bluetooth technology so users can receive call, text, and social media notifications, plus control their music, without having to reach for their phones.

A must-have device for anyone looking to keep tabs on their health metrics, the smartwatch comes with 19 sport modes, including indoor/outdoor cycling, yoga, running, and swimming, measures blood oxygen levels, and even tracks a woman's menstrual cycle.

What people are saying

The UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 has collected more than 2,500 reviews and a solid average rating of four stars.

Amazon shoppers give the device top marks for accuracy, battery life, and value, and praise its wide variety of features.

According to one reviewer, the smartwatch has "loads of great features" that "honestly work better" than similar "dramatically more expensive devices."

It's "wildly impressive," they write. "Such a cool device!"

There "isn't a single feature" on costlier smartwatches that "[you] can't find on this," echos another.

woman sleeping in bed wearing UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)

$60 $100 at Amazon

The UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 has "great" tracking features, is "comfortable enough" to wear at night, and has an "awesome" battery life, they add.

A third shopper says the device is a "must-have" for fitness and health junkies. It's a "great" fitness watch if you want "reliable stats and accurate GPS tracking," they say, adding that you can't argue the "bang for your buck" with the Uwatch 5 — it's "amazing."

Despite a myriad of five-star reviews, some shoppers note they "don't like" that you have to "manually start a run or walk session" for the watch to track your location and other metrics.

The verdict

Dubbed a "must-have" fitness tracker by Amazon shoppers, the UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 Smartwatch has earned praise for its features, battery life, and value. However, some shoppers note you have to manually start fitness sessions for the watch to track your stats, something to keep in mind when placing your order.

Save 40 per cent on the UMIDIGI Uwatch 5 Smartwatch until July 7, when it goes back up to its regular price of $100. To shop more UMIDIGI smartwatches on sale, scroll below.

Save $15: UMIDIGI Smartwatch Urun

UMIDIGI Smartwatch Urun (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Smartwatch Urun (Photo via Amazon)

$42 $57 at Amazon

Save $19: UMIDIGI Uwatch 2S Smartwatch

UMIDIGI Uwatch 2S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Uwatch 2S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)

$30 $49 at Amazon

Save $13: UMIDIGI Urun S Smartwatch

UMIDIGI Urun S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Urun S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)

$37 $50 at Amazon

Save $35: UMIDIGI Uwatch 3S Smartwatch

UMIDIGI Uwatch 3S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)
UMIDIGI Uwatch 3S Smartwatch (Photo via Amazon)

$32 $67 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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