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Looking for a high-tech watch on the cheap? The Pebble SmartWatch has always been among the most frugal options around, aside from being my personal favorite wearable. I have been using it for over a year and am still in love with it. You could be in luck today, as online reports claim the original Pebble is getting heavy discounts from Target and AT&T.

The catch? You can’t just go into the website and purchase the product. Yes… you will have to straight up walk into a store and see if the deal is available, considering they still have some units in stock. The Reddit community has been all over these deals today, showing proof of purchase and all. By the way: yes, this is for the original Pebble, not the Pebble Time.

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Target is said to be offering the Pebble SmartWatch for only $50 (proof of purchase). It’s still unsure whether all stores are doing this or not, but the original Reddit posterĀ mentioned he lives in Southwest Florida. It’s a bit of a hit or miss, and you have to see how things look at your local stores.

Those who had no luck with Target can also check with AT&T stores within their vicinity. The carrier actually has a better deal too, as they are offering the Pebble SmartWatch for $40 and the Pebble Steel for $75 (proof of purchase). It’s the same story; the deals are not available online and you will have to do things the old-fashioned way.

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Want in? I am actually considering getting another one, myself. Some will say Pebble SmartWatches are not as “advanced” as other devices, but I believe a good wearable doesn’t have to offer shiny screens and fancy features. The Pebble takes care of notifications, music controls and some other basic functions, and it does so very well. It’s a great mediator between you and your smartphone. I must also mention it only needs to be charged about once a week. What other “advanced” smart watch can tout such great battery life? Yeah… not many. Oh, and you will have no trouble viewing this E-Ink screen in direct sunlight.

What are you guys waiting for? Go see if your local Target or AT&T stores have these clearance deals on the Pebble! And don’t forget to come back and let us know how things went. We would love to learn about more experiences from successful (and unsuccessful) customers.

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Edgar Cervantes
Edgar Cervantes has over 5 years of experience in tech journalism. Exploring the latest gadgets and constantly studying the industry are part of is daily drive. Regardless of what he is working on, you can be sure he is always trying his best to bring you the best content. He will be dead honest and will bend to nothing.