Kickstart Your Active Lifestyle with These Fitness Trackers for Every Budget
Mar 12, 2020   •   Kyzia Maramara
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Mar 12, 2020   •   Kyzia Maramara
There’s a difference between a smartwatch and a fitness tracker — although they might look the same strapped on anyone’s arm. A smartwatch is a combination of a wristwatch, a smartphone, and a fitness tracker. It’s basically the most advanced wearable tech. Fitness trackers are standalone devices that are made for monitoring/tracking a person’s health and send the data on an app.
If you’re an active person or you’re planning on focusing on your fitness, you should definitely get your hands on a fitness tracker. Fitness trackers can guide you on the path to a healthy and active life since it’s packed with features like heart rate monitors, sleep trackers, and are built to specifically analyze your movements while performing different exercises.
There might be an overwhelming number of fitness trackers out there but we’re here to help you find the best fitness tracker for your budget.
Sleek and simple, the Samsung Galaxy Fit is wearable anytime, anywhere, and not just during your morning run. A turn of the wrist gives you the screen in Full-Color AMOLED Display and at high-resolution too. What’s great about the Galaxy Fit is that its battery allows you to use it for as long as a week of active usage without charging. It has a water resistance of 5ATM so you won’t have to worry about jogging through the rain.
The Galaxy Fit features a heart rate, sleep, and stress tracker you can sync with the Samsung Health app for a more detailed analysis. More than being a fitness tracker, it also keeps you informed by letting you reply with preset messages for incoming texts.
The Galaxy Fit is available in silver and black straps.
The Galaxy Fit is available in Samsung stores nationwide and online at Samsung’s official Lazada store.
You won’t need to busy yourself with cables for this fitness tracker. The Huawei Band 4 has a built-in USB plug that fits in general USB ports for easier charging. A single charge lets you use the device for as long as 6 days. The tracker is equipped with a heart rate monitor and a sleep quality analyzer. The Band 4 lets you choose exercises and track your workouts – running, walking, cycling, rowing, and more. It can also receive messages and notifications and track your phone through Find My Phone.
The Huawei Band 4 comes in two color options for the strap: Graphite Black and Sakura Pink.
This fitness tracker might be on the pricier side but it’s an over-all functional fitness tracker and smartwatch. Charge 3 lets you know your body better through its 24/7 heart rate tracking, calorie burn monitor, sleep tracking, and even a female health tracker to record periods, ovulation, and fertility windows. Once you connect it to your Fitbit App, you’re immediately given snapshots of your health and fitness. Additional features that make this particular device amazing include it’s personalized guided breathing, automatic exercise recognition, and smartwatch capabilities. Get to know its features more.
The Fitbit Charge 3 has various strap designs to choose from Black/Graphite, Blue-grey + Rose-gold tracker, Frost White Sport Band + Graphite tracker, and Lavender Woven Band + Rose Gold tracker.
The Fitbit Charge 3 is available online at the official Fitbit Lazada store.
The Garmin Vivofit 4 does not need charging since its battery is guaranteed to give you a year’s worth of fitness tracking. It’s also replaceable too if you’re worried about that. This tracker is safe for swimming and showering which essentially means you have an excuse to not take it off. You can track your steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and your sleep. It also features the Garmin Move IQ which automatically detects exercise activity and stores the gathered data on the app, Garmin Connect.
Easily one of the best fitness trackers out there, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 does more than your entry-level heart rate monitoring feature. It identifies 6 workout modes including treadmill and cycling and notifies you on the changes in your fitness charts. It’s also a useful smartwatch that you can use to set an alarm and view phone notifications. A single charge can also last you up to 20 days.
The Mi Band 4 is available in Xiaomi stores nationwide and online at Lazada.
Tagged by Honor as the “ultimate fitness band,” the Honor Band 5 will give you clear AMOLED touch display and switchable watch faces depending on your mood. Aside from the entry-level heart-rate trackers and sleep monitors, this device has an SpO2 Monitor which tracks oxygen saturation levels in the bloodstream so you can see how your body reacts during high-intensity workouts and altitudes. It’s also water-resistant up to 50M so you can take it out swimming, its six-axis sensor will recognize your swim strokes.
The Honor Band 4 is available online at Lazada.
A single charge on the Amazfit Bip will let you have up to 45 days of battery life. The display is in full color and gets brighter and clearer the stronger the outdoor light. It functions well as a fitness tracker and it even has a built-in GPS and compass. It lets you run, cycle, walk and even run with other people through the Mi Fit 3.0 app. Lightweight and fun-looking, the Amazfit Bip will look great on your wrist no matter where you are.
It has 4 colors to choose from: Onyx Black, White Cloud, Kokoda Green, Cinnabar Red.
The Amazfit Bip is available online at Lazada.
More than Huawei Band 4’s features, the Pro version has GPS tracker so you can comfortably leave your phone at home and exercise outdoors. It also features even more fun options for the watch face such as styles in cartoons and sports. The Band 4 Pro connects to the FIRSTBEAT app which gives you professional sports guidance based on your heart rate and other data. It also features Find your phone, controls music playback, sets an alarm, and gives notifications on messages and calls.
Colors to choose from are Graphite Black, Pink Gold, and Cinnabar Red.
Which fitness tracker are you getting?
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