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Last updated: 20 April 2021
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Fitness trackers and smartwatches make it possible to learn about your activity, sleep or eating habits with nothing but a swift glance at a smartphone or your wrist. Our test covers fitness bands and smartwatches that work with iOS and Android smartphones.

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Our expert testers give each tracker and watch a thorough workout to help you find the models that:

  • are the most accurate for fitness tracking
  • help you to keep track of your heart rate, food intake and burned calories
  • are water-resistant and have GPS.

Our Recommended list will help you quickly see which models come out on top.

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List of brands we tested in this review.

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    Smartwatch

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    Most of the products on test have fitness as the main design focus. However smartwatches also deliver much of the functionality of a fitness tracker with additional features and functions such as live notifications, the ability to accept a mobile call and support for third party apps.

      Heart rate monitor

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      Heart rate monitors are a useful barometer of effort for some people and can act as a way to measure your fitness regime more precisely.

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        • Ready to buy
        • Recommended
        • Ease of use score
        • Comfort score
        • Step count score
        • Distance accuracy score
        • Resting heart rate accuracy
        • Active heart rate accuracy
        • Satisfaction
        • Reliability
        • Good points
        • Bad points
        • Price
        • Availability
        • Brand
        • Model
        • Type
        • Waterproof or resistant
        • Smartwatch
        • Notifications
        • Android app
        • iOS app
        • Windows phone app
        • Webpage tracker
        • Screen
        • Digital clock
        • Alarm
        • GPS
        • GLONASS
        • Floor counter
        • Heart rate monitor
        • Sleep tracker
        • Session tracker
        • Food tracker
        • Milestones
        • Shares results via social media
        • Weight (g)
        • Claimed battery life (days)
        • Bluetooth
        • Warranty (yr)
        • Contact

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