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Top fitness wearables with SpO2 monitor under 5,000

The Realme Watch costs 3,999, while the Honor 5i Band and Huawei Band 4 cost 2,999 and 1,999 respectively in India.

The Realme Watch comes with a 1.4-inch display and it is protected by IP68 dust and water resistant technology.
The Realme Watch comes with a 1.4-inch display and it is protected by IP68 dust and water resistant technology. (Realme)

Fitness wearables, be it the fitness tracking bands or smartwatches, have witnessed significant changes in the past couple of years. Technological breakthroughs over the years have allowed low-budget fitness wearables to get features such as SpO2 sensors that were once available only in the premium budget devices.

To give you a brief about SpO2 sensor, it helps a witness wearable to track the oxygen levels in blood. A normal person has a blood oxygen saturation level of 95%. However, in conditions associated with shortness of breath, the blood oxygen levels tend to fall below this level. And so, constantly witnessing SpO2 levels that are below this mark could be a sign of an ailment.

So, here is a list of the top budget-friendly fitness wearables that come with a SpO2 sensor:

Realme Watch

It comes with a 1.4-inch display and it is protected by IP68 dust and water resistant technology. Apart from an SpO2 sensor, the Realme Watch offers 14 different sports modes, music and camera controls, real-time heart rate monitor and smart notifications among other things. It costs 3,999 in India.

Honor 5i Band

It comes with a 0.96-inch HD display with full touch screen controls. Apart from the SpO2 sensor, it comes with a heart rate monitor, music controls, smart notification and sleep tracker among others. It is priced at 2,999 and is available in India in Meteorite Black, Olive Green and Coral Pink colour variants.

Huawei Band 4

It comes with a 0.96-inch display and a 91mAh battery that can last up to 9 days. In addition to the SpO2 sensor, it comes with a sleep mode detector and a heart rate monitor among other things. Priced at 1,999, the band is available in Sakura Pink, Amber Sunrise and Graphite Black colour variants.