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[Samsung] Samsung Galaxy Watch Active - $199

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[Samsung] Samsung Galaxy Watch Active - $199

I was looking for a good android watch and came across the discounted Samsung Galaxy Watch Active. This is the first generation but the difference from the Active 2 is insignificant to me, especially after the new updates that brings a lot of the features from Active 2 over.

While $199 is still more expensive than the recently discounted fossil watches, I feel the Tizen OS has a better performance than Wear OS.
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Nice. If you got SPC Card. It cost $179.99
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Dec 7, 2016
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Not bad. The Galaxy Gear Sport was discounted to 160 something this time last year when it was being phased out for the Active (this watch) . I'm sure this could go for much lesser than 200 before tax.
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Dec 22, 2016
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These also tend to be around that price at shoppers. There is also a points event going on.
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It depnds on what you are looking for, but I think there are a few significant differences between Active 1 and Active 2.

Active 2 has a speaker, which means you can use the phone to take phone calls. And this feature is surprisingly useful when I'm at home but my phone is not right beside me when a call comes in. I can take a quick call without having to go find my phone before the call goes to voicemail.

Other improvements are probably insignificant ... longer battery life, bigger screen ... I can't remember if Active 1 supports Samsung pay. Actie 2 also supposedly supports ECG but everyone is still waiting for the software upgrade to support that feature, so it's a moot point.
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About to pull the trigger here for a Mother’s Day gift. My wife uses a Samsung phone so I assume this will be a good match. Would this be better than the $130 Fitbit? Does anyone have any promo codes for Samsung? Thanks RFDers.
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tddoucette wrote: About to pull the trigger here for a Mother’s Day gift. My wife uses a Samsung phone so I assume this will be a good match. Would this be better than the $130 Fitbit? Does anyone have any promo codes for Samsung? Thanks RFDers.
Yes. SPC Card (don't need to be a student) Samsung and SPC have wild deals on any item. If your curious about the Price of a Samsung watch (any model)
I can check for you before you buy the SPC Card.
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The open box one from Best Buy for $150 seems decent. Likely in perfect condition.

Even the ~$100 ones from their liquidation site are in near flawless condition.
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chilli604 wrote: Yes. SPC Card (don't need to be a student) Samsung and SPC have wild deals on any item. If your curious about the Price of a Samsung watch (any model)
I can check for you before you buy the SPC Card.
Thanks. I actually just got a SPC cards for this deal to save 20%. Just read if you submit your order and cancel it, they will send you a 10% off coupon to use.

Think I’ll go new at 180 vs refurbished at 150.
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rugerty100 wrote: The open box one from Best Buy for $150 seems decent. Likely in perfect condition.

Even the ~$100 ones from their liquidation site are in near flawless condition.
Link?

Only ones I can see are around 180
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@alphyc @tddoucette

Best Buy's liquidation is 2ndturn Canada, but it's an auction site. The winning bid is usually around the ~$100 mark (but sometimes as low as $80 and as high as $125).

Sometimes it's missing the charger, the small/large wristband, or just the box is damaged. It's stated in the description though.

I picked up one with a missing charger for $88, and one with a missing large band for $105.
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chilli604 wrote: Yes. SPC Card (don't need to be a student) Samsung and SPC have wild deals on any item. If your curious about the Price of a Samsung watch (any model)
I can check for you before you buy the SPC Card.
Can you please tell me how much the regular (not Active) Galaxy watch 42 mm would be with the SPC card? It's currently $269 at Samsung.ca. TIA!
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jazzcafe wrote: Can you please tell me how much the regular (not Active) Galaxy watch 42 mm would be with the SPC card? It's currently $269 at Samsung.ca. TIA!
Of course Slightly Smiling Face. Are these the ones below?
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I've been happy with my first gen active. Gps locks in within seconds and the mileage for running is as accurate as my phone was. The screen is very sharp as well. Tons of watch faces available The only downside is pretty much having to charge it every day which doesn't bother me.

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