Apple Watch LTE to Xiaomi Mi Band: 5 top value-for-money fitness wearables in India
Looking for an accessory that can help meet your fitness goals? Here are the top value-for-money fitness wearables you can consider.
With people becoming increasingly health conscious by the day, the health and fitness market has evolved drastically in the past few years. Consumers have a lot to choose from now, with multiple personal health and fitness tracking devices entering the market.
Today, fitness bands are among the most common gadgets in the market - available at price tags ranging from anywhere between ₹700 and ₹30,000. They measure the vitals, quality of sleep, calorie intake and step count of users constantly, providing them with a better understanding of their bodies. While brands like Apple and Samsung dominate the segment with their premium wearables, there's also a big demand for budget fitness bands like Xiaomi's Mi Band.
Here are the top 5 fitness bands for tracking your daily fitness regime:
Apple Watch Series 3 LTE
Available at a starting price of ₹39,080, the Apple Watch LTE is the best fitness smartwatch available in the market. The LTE support ensures cellular connectivity, making it independent of the smartphone - a first for the Indian market. Powered by a dual-core processor, the Apple Watch Series 3 LTE runs on the latest watchOS. It supports Siri and comes with water-resistance of up to 50 metres under the ISO standard 22810:2010
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro
Priced at ₹13,450, the Gear Fit 2 Pro has a striking design - making it an uber-cool accessory on your wrist. It works on both iOS and Android, and has a commendable AMOLED display. It comes with a bunch of sensors such as heart-rate monitor, accelerometer, barometer and gyro sensor. It also has 5ATM water-resistance, which means it can survive up to 50 metres underwater.
Xiaomi Mi Band 2
Arguably the best entry-level fitness band in the country, Xiaomi's Mi Band 2 has a 0.42-inch OLED display, 70mAh battery and is compatible with iOS and Android devices. It also comes with a heart rate sensor. The device is available for ₹1,799. Those who don't want the heart rate monitor can consider the Mi Band HRX edition, which is available for 1,299. Xiaomi is also expected to launch Mi Band 3 in India soon.
Huawei Band 2 Pro
Available online for ₹5,500, the Huawei Band 2 Pro is packed with a string of features, including heart-rate monitoring, VO2 max, GPS and sleep tracking. The battery life of the band is also quite impressive. So, if you are looking for a reasonably priced and accurate fitness tracker, Huawei Band 2 Pro is worth considering.
Garmin Vivosmart 3
The Garmin Vivosmart 3 is a device that targets gym-going fitness freaks. With its high-end fitness tracking, decent battery life and water resistance, it is an ideal choice those who like to pump iron. The wearable is available for around ₹6,000 online.
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