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Smartwatch Extraordinaire for a Fraction of the Cost

  KORE 2.0  A Futuristic Smartwatch Extraordinaire for a Fraction of the Cost of similar Smartwatches that Monitors your Vital Signs 24/7 and Much, Much More.  It also Bluetooth’s to your Android or Apple iPhone.     Kore 2.0 Fitness Tracker is the latest smartwatch from Kore Health Trak products. This 3rd generation smartwatch takes the best of the previous models and the latest technology and packs it into the Kore 2.0 smartwatch. It is smaller in size, easier to use, and the battery last up to a week on a single charge.       The bands are made of a sleek slinky silicone that doesn’t have to be removed during charging like it’s predecessors.  The charger is now magnetized and simply clips to the charger port on the back interior of the watch. The screen has an ultra bright led screen that is scratch resistant. You simply swipe and tap to select the different menu options. Even though you cannot submerge it into water it is splash proof.       Now let’s talk about what the Kore 2.0 s
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