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Smartwatches & Fitness bands from MI, Apple, Fitbit, Garmin and more

GQ 2019-03-13 11:00:39

Whether you like to go for a morning run or sweat it out at the gym, it can be hard to stay true to your fitness routine without seeing tangible results at the end of every day. While you may be getting fitter with every minute you spend working out, it might be weeks or even months before you see a significant difference in the mirror. This is where fitness trackers come in – they enable you to track your progress by measuring your workout and body stats. The reins to your fitness goals are in your hands – more specifically, tied to your wrist.

If you’re looking to invest in a fitness tracker, we’ve made a list of the top 10 fitness watches and bands of 2019 for every budget.

1. Apple watch series 4

The Series 4 is the newest generation of the hugely popular Apple smartwatches. It comes with a variety of advanced features including fall detection, a better heart rate sensor, and a much larger display screen. You can utilize the watch’s GPS to track your runs as well as swims.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹40,900 onwards

2. Fitbit Versa

If you’re looking for a gift for a fitness conscious woman in your life, you just hit bull’s eye. This compact and stylish fitness tracker is equipped with Fitbit’s new female health tracking app, which helps in menstrual cycle monitoring. Its other features, including step counter, sleep tracker and heart rate monitor, can benefit anyone and everyone.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹17,890

3. Garmin Forerunner 235

Whether you’re a casual runner or a serious athlete, the features of this watch will benefit you greatly. You can measure your pace and distance while running along with monitoring your heart rate, steps and calorie intake. The 235 also displays notifications from your smartphone and can be worn in water. You can also gain access to Garmin’s third-party app store, Connect IQ.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹22,990

4. Mi Band 3

If you’re not specifically looking for an extremely complex (and expensive) fitness tracker, it might be a good idea to go for this simple, pocket-friendly band by Xiaomi. This water-resistant wrist band can keep a count of your steps, calories, and can monitor your sleep as well as heart rate.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹1,999

5. Suunto Fitness 3

If you want to track your fitness levels based on the sport you play, you’re in luck. Fitness 3 by Suunto tracks 70 different types of sports, including hiking, running, cycling, gym training, golf, and snowboarding. It helps you balance your activity and rest periods, and also offers adaptive training guidance with a 7-day training plan.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹19,599

6. Fitbit Alta HR

As the name suggests, the Alta HR comes with an advanced heart rate scanner, powered by PurePulse technology. The sleek, lightweight device allows you to monitor your heart rate better. You can also measure your step count and calorie intake with it.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹11,490

7. Garmin Fenix 5x Plus

The Garmin Fenix 5x Plus is the most advanced watch on this list – and it comes at quite a cost. But if you can get past the price tag, this watch is any fitness lover’s dream come true. With accurate coloured road maps, advanced performance metrics and running dynamics, sports profiles and customizable apps and watch faces, this watch lets you control and monitor every little aspect of your fitness.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹79,990

8. Moov Now

Slap this fitness tracker and audio coach on your wrist or ankle to monitor your movements. It indicates your fitness levels, keeps a track of your calorie count and sleep cycle, and also offers real time coaching.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹9,357 onwards

9. Fitbit Charge 3

With a 40% larger screen than its predecessor, the Charge 3 is more than just a good-looking tracker that allows you to swap different coloured bands. You can meet your sleep goals using the tracker’s daily sleep insight. It comes with a hi-res OLED touchscreen and is effective and functional.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹13,999

10. Garmin Vivofit 4

The best thing about this tracker is its minimal design and size – it is comfortable to wear and occupies very little space on your wrist. Rather than a touchscreen that gives you live updates while working out, it sends all the data to your phone. Garmin claims that its battery will last for over a year without charging it, even if you use it 24*7.

Where you can find it: Amazon.in
Price: ₹5,490