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Pre-orders are now open for Wyze Band and Scale (Updated)

Wyze, the company known for making affordable smart home products, was rumored to be working on a fitness tracking band and a smart scale. The company confirmed this information and released further details on their availability last month, hinting these devices were almost ready to hit the market. We now know they will be available for early access buyers on Tuesday.

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Monday deals: Save big on a new Pixel 4, Fire TV Stick 4K, wireless earbuds, and more

Hey there! It's only the start of another week, but we've already rounded up some deals that you're going to want to check out. Kicking off the final Monday of January 2020, we have discounts on a new Google Pixel 4 ($199 off), 4K Amazon Fire TV Stick ($15 off), wireless earbuds (up to $20 off), and more. Let's dive in!

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Get the eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 15C for $200 and snag a Smart Scale C1 for free ($110 savings)

The first thing a smart home needs is a robot vacuum cleaner. Somewhere behind that in importance is a smart scale. Eufy sells both products, which you can currently get together for $200—that's $80 off the vacuum and the scale for free, a total savings of $110. Though neither the scale nor vacuum has the motivational option of insulting and screaming at you, their smart integrations make up for the missing feature.

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Track your body stats on the cheap with a Eufy Smart Scale for just $30 ($15 off)

If you're looking to lose weight, visualizing data is a great advantage; seeing that, despite daily fluctuations, you're still on track can be highly motivating. Smart scales save you the hassle of manually tracking numbers and creating your own graphs. That may not seem like a luxury worth paying much money for, but Eufy's Smart Scale is pretty much an impulse buy at its current sale price.

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[Update: Plug confirmed] Wyze Scale leaks at FCC with full photos and manual, Wi-Fi smart plug may be in the works

Based on the details of an FCC exhibits listing, Wyze may soon have a smart bathroom scale to add to its smart home gadget lineup of security cameras, sensors, and lights. The "Wyze Scale" will run off of 4 AAA batteries, connect to the Wyze app over Bluetooth, and measure both weight and body fat percentage. According to a report by Zatz Not Funny!, a Wi-Fi smart plug may also be in the works.

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[Deal Alert] Save 20-30% on Anker's Eufy smart lights, Genie Alexa smart speaker, and connected scale

Anker's sub-brand Eufy makes some really interesting home products, a few of which happen to be smart and compatible with our Android-connected lives. Today, three of these are on discount: a connected body scale, a smart tunable white light, and a pack of 2 tunable white lights with a smart speaker. Without further ado, here are the deals.

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Fitbit announces its first smartwatch, the Ionic, along with new wireless earbuds and a smart scale

Back in December of last year, Fitbit paid $40 million for Pebble. Considering Pebble's entire future product lineup was cancelled as a result of the buyout, many hoped that Fitbit would at least offer a similar product in the future. The company's new smartwatch is finally here - the Ionic - as well as two other new fitness products.

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[Deal Alert] Withings Body Cardio smart scale down to $135 on Amazon (25% off)

When I reviewed the Withings Body Cardio scale just this past Saturday, I came away impressed by most things it could do, but rather let down by its price. At $179.95, I didn't think there were enough reasons to get the Body Cardio instead of the regular Body scale, which cost $129.95. I found the heart rate monitoring rather pointless while standing up and the Pulse Wave Velocity measure an interesting feature but with limited usefulness and accuracy.

My last sentences of the post were, and I quote, "Withings smart scales do drop their prices sometimes, so if you happen to find the Body Cardio around the same price as the regular Body, go for it.

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Withings Body Cardio review: A gorgeous smart scale that worries about your cardiac health

My arsenal of smart health and activity trackers has been missing a body composition weight scale. The Fitbit Aria always looked appealing to me because I've been wearing a Fitbit for more than 3 years, but it's getting a little outdated. Several months ago, I was looking at the Polar Balance Scale, the Withings WS-50, the Garmin Index Smart Scale, and a few others. Eventually, I settled on the QardioBase because I already had a good experience with the QardioArm and liked the company's no-nonsense approach to design and health. However, I was unlucky enough to get the first generation, which turned out to be a complete failure from the get-go.

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