The Pokemon GO Plus is a wearable accessory to help you play the popular Pokemon mobile game and show off your love for the franchise.

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If you’re still unsure whether you want to buy the Pokemon GO Plus for yourself, then maybe these 5 reasons could convince you.


Unlike most wearables like the expensive Apple Watch or the Fitbit Blaze, the Pokemon GO Plus is relatively affordable. Coming in at just over R600, it’s a great gift for all ages at a lower price.

Cool Accessory

Although the Pokemon GO Plus device is considerably cheaper than most wearables, it still looks and feels good. The device doesn’t look like its worth less than R1 000 and is a cool accessory for fans to wear. The Pokemon GO Plus fits securely and snugly on your wrist, without being too heavy or in your way.

Step Tracker

Originally, the Pokemon GO Plus wasn’t supposed to be able to track Trainers’ steps, but to our delight, it was released with a step-tracking function. It works wonderfully with the new Buddy System, which lets Trainers choose a Buddy Pokemon to take for walks to earn Candies.

Less Distracting



Because of its basic functionality, the Pokemon GO Plus lets you pay more attention to your surroundings. When you’re using the accessory to play the popular Pokemon mobile game you aren’t staring down your smartphone screen the entire time. All you need to do is push a button on your Pokemon GO Plus device and you’re able to either collect items from a Pokestop or attempt to catch nearby Pokemon.

Catch More Pokemon

In a way the Pokemon GO Plus lets you catch more Pokemon as you can keep the Pokemon GO app open and be able to catch all nearby Pokemon, all the time. Because you don’t have to constantly stare down at your device thanks to the Pokemon GO Plus lighting up and vibrating when a Pokemon is in range, you end up catching more Pokemon, while being able to be more aware of your surroundings.

Be sure to visit our Pokemon GO hub for everything you need on the popular Pokemon mobile game.

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