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.tech Updated: Jun 21, 2018 15:50 IST
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 Rs 700 and Rs 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 Rs 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 Rs 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 Rs 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 Rs 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 Rs 6,000 online.
First Published: Jun 21, 2018 15:49 IST