Every year, a new, more stylish, stronger and more feature packed fitness tracker launches with promise to help you live a more active, healthier lifestyle. But are they worth your hard earned cash? We put people on the test, spent hours on the treadmill, running, biking, swimming - even sleeping - and found that Fitbit Charge 2 ($ 147) was the best option for that amount. .
Charge 2 is comfortable enough to wear all day, has a large screen and interchangeable strap, constantly monitors your heart rate and automatically tracks your sleep without having to lift your finger. . However, you may want to stop buying a Charge 2, because Fitbit only fetches the good end of the Charge 3 upgrade, resists swimming with touch screen and longer battery life than its predecessor. A $ 149.95 fee is available for pre-order and is due for sale in October. Stay tuned for our full review.
Those on a budget should consider watching Fitbit Flex 2 like ($ 60), track your steps, sleep, and calories, and maybe even automatically recognize certain types of exercises. We chose this device after evaluating a dozen cheap exercise trackers. The Fitbit Flex 2 lacks a heart rate monitor and display, but its sleek, versatile design and powerful smartphone app make it perfect for new fitness trackers.
What Is the Best Fitbit for you?
For no more money, you can get a tracker that gives you smartphone notifications that appear as text on your device. And if you're willing to spend $ 200 or more, other fitness trackers have special features like GPS (great for runners wanting to know their speed and distance). We also evaluated the latest running meter.
To help you choose the right activity tracker for your needs, we've evaluated all the latest models based on design, performance, and ease of use. Here are our top choices - both high end and budget - for each category.