If you're looking for a quality fitness tracker for yourself, or a family member, this Amazon Prime Day, we've found a great Fitbit Charge 5 deal for you. Amazon has knocked a generous 33% off the retail price, bringing this Fitbit down to $99.95, which is its cheapest ever price.
We've tested this model extensively, and you can read our Fitbit Charge 5 review to get a better understanding of what it's all about. If you just want to know if it's any good... well, it is listed in our guide to the best fitness trackers — and for good reason. The Fitbit model comes with full GPS, an ECG feature, and it's one of the few Fitbits that has a clever EDA sensor, which can measure stress. The only other models that offer this are the more high-end trackers in Fitbit's range, like the Versa and the Sense, which right now cost around $100 more.
If you're not convinced whether you want a Charge 5 or a different Fitbit altogether, we've done some handy comparisons to help you decide: Fitbit Charge 4 vs Charge 5 and Fitbit Inspire 3 vs Fitbit Charge 5.
Fitbit Charge 5 |
Was $149.95, Now $99.95 at Amazon
Save 33% on one of our favorite Fitbits: the Charge 5. Optimize your workout routine with a Daily Readiness Score that reveals if you’re ready to exercise or should focus on recovery. This great fitness tracker tops our guide to the Best Fitbit
Our favorite features of this model are the sleep tracking options, the heart rate monitor, built-in GPS, and the handy stress management sensor.
Plus, if you do take the plunge but decide that the Fitbit Charge 5 isn't right for you (or your loved one), you can always return the wearable, as long as it hasn't been used.
So we speak from experience when we say that the Charge 5 is one of the best models for anyone looking to pick up their first fitness tracker. It has all the features you need to really hone both your fitness and wellness routine, without breaking the bank. The band comes in three different colors: graphite black, lunar white and steel blue, so it'll suit most workout outfits.
We appreciate some of the enhanced personal safety features too, like the GPS, which allows for phone-free route tracking; and the ECG sensor which analyses your heart rhythm to check for abnormalities. But if we're honest, it's the impressive EDA stress sensor that Fitbit introduced into the watch that makes it stand out from the crowd. Who wouldn't want to track and stay on top of their stress levels?
It does also come with blood oxygenation readings and fitness plans. If you pay the $99.95 price tag today you'll need to pay an extra $9.99 a month thereafter to access these features.
If Fitbit isn't your brand, we've put together a guide to the best prime day fitness tracker deals which we will be updating throughout the event. Also, check out guide to the best Amazon Prime Day health and fitness deals 2023
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Lou Mudge is a health writer based in Bath, United Kingdom for Future PLC. She holds an undergraduate degree in creative writing from Bath Spa University, and her work has appeared in Live Science, Tom's Guide, Fit & Well, Coach, T3, and Tech Radar, among others. She regularly writes about health and fitness-related topics such as air quality, gut health, diet and nutrition and the impacts these things have on our lives.
She has worked for the University of Bath on a chemistry research project and produced a short book in collaboration with the department of education at Bath Spa University.