Fitness smartwatches are used as a means to stay active and healthy by keeping record of the healthy aspect of your daily life. The best thing about them is that they can be paired with your smartphones. Here are 10 best fitness smartwatches to look out for in 2017:
1) Apple Watch Nike+
The latest edition to the Apple-Nike collaboration provides users with a way to connect to their running companions- through the Nike+ Run Club. This platform is available through iTunes and can be used to record and track your runs in an accurate manner. It has all the features of Apple Watch Sport 2 with the addition of Nike+ Run Club. With an anodized aluminum case, this watch is available in space grey and silver, while its Nike Sport Band is available in 7 assorted colors.
The price of the Apple Watch Nike+ starts at only $369.
2) LG Watch Sport:
With the introduction of one of the best fitness smartwatches of 2017- the LG Watch Sport, Google introduced its new Android Wear 2.0 software. It features GPS to track your runs. Using 4G LTE wireless connectivity, the watch allows you to make calls, send texts and browse freely through “Ok Google”. Other features include Android Pay and music streaming. The 1.38″ full circle P-OLED display and stainless-steel case bring a stylish touch. Moreover, it is dust and water resistant.
The LG Watch Sport is available for $250.
3) FitBit Alta HR:
Based on the original Alta, the Alta HR combines the heart rate tracker and automatic sleep tracking features found in Charge 2 and Blaze to create one of the best fitness smartwatches of 2017. The Alta HR also supports FitBit’ssleep stages feature, which records how long each stage of your sleep lasted. The long battery life and all-day activity recording allow the watch to track your day’s activity. This smartwatch is available in 6 distinct colors, including 2 special edition bands.
The Alta HR costs only $149.95.
4) Polar M600:
The Polar M600 packs all the features of the best fitness smartwatches of 2017, including compatibility with both iOS and Android devices and Polar’s very own coaching and tracking software. The Smart Coaching created by Polar turns your recorded activity into useful insights to assist you in your workouts. The Polar M600 features Android Wear 2.0 software, which provides access to all the apps on the Google Play Store. The watch also connects to Google Assistant, so you can respond to messages on the go. The silicone strap creates maximum comfort while the chunky square watch has a touchscreen display and a button on the side, which activates the tracking app.
The Polar M600 costs $329.95.
5) Garmin Forerunner 735XT:
Among the best fitness smartwatches of 2017 is Garmin’s Forerunner 735XT, that records in-depth data while you exercise and provides you with advanced metrics to help push yourself. This watch can be used in multiple activities including running, swimming, cycling, cross-country, skiing, paddle sports, trail running, hiking and strength training. You can switch sports with the push of a button and even create your own custom workouts or download them for free from Garmin Connect. Other salient features comprise of a heart rate tracker, LiveTrack (which allows your family and friends to track your location), compatibility with Varia cycling awareness devices and so on.
The Garmin Forerunner 735XT can be yours for $400.
6) TomTom Spark 3:
One of the best fitness smartwatches the money can buy, the Spark 3 has a built-in GPS that tracks your runs very accurately and also guides you back to your starting point in case you ever get lost. Furthermore, the Spark 3 features an optical heart rate monitor. Its four-way control pad is user friendly and the monochrome display is easy to read. Other prominent features consist of a built-in compass and synchronization with Stravain order to share routes.
The TomTom Spark 3 costs $250.
7) Withings Steel HR:
The Withings Steel HR takes a minimalist perspective on fitness smartwatches by providing an analogue watch and a digital screen, which records your heart rate. Everything can be viewed at a glance.This watch is ideal for runners who prefer no distractions. The watch connects to Withings smartphone apps and provides you with a custom report of your overall performance. It also has a sleep monitor and a personal assistant to get various alerts. The battery of the Withings Steel HR can last up to 25 days and is water resistant.
The Withings Steel HR will be available in the fall of 2017 for $199.99.
8) Casio WSD-F10:
Thanks tothe US Military certification MIL-STD-810, its above average ability to forebear extreme temperatures, vibration and shock, the Casio WSD-F10 is one of the best fitness smartwatches of 2017. Thesmartwatch has various pre-installed Casio developed apps, and can automatically sense which sport you are playing. The WSD-F10 is compatible with both iOS and Android devices and provides users with a very smooth experience. It features an aluminum case with a TFT LCD display that sits below a semi-transparent monochrome LCD screen and has a 320 x 300 pixels resolution.
This smartwatch is priced at $399.
9) Samsung Gear S3 Frontier:
The feature filled Samsung Gear S3 is among the best fitness smartwatches featuring a built in GPS, a heart rate monitor, a built-in speaker and microphone which facilitate hands-free phone calls, and support for Samsung Pay. The Gear S3 can withstand dust, water, extreme temperatures and falls. The turning bezel allows for easy access to apps, and it is compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
Dole out $349.99 and get the Gear S3 Frontier.
10) Moto 360 Sport:
Motorola’s first smartwatch is undeniably among the best fitness smartwatches rendering a very neat ‘AnyLight’ screen display and maximum comfort with an aluminum case covered with a silicone layer. The Moto 360 Sport boasts several sensors including an optical heart rate sensor, an accelerometer, a gyroscope and GPS. It is compatible with its own apps i.e.FitBit, MapMyRun and Under Armor Record apps as well. The Moto 360 Sport can be used with both iOS and Android devices.
The price of the Moto 360 Sport is $143.75.
Buy any of these best fitness smartwatches of 2017 and you won’t be disappointed at all. They have everything you need in a smartwatch.