Fitbit Charge 3
Garmin Vivomove HR
97 facts in comparison
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
Huawei Band 2 Pro
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Huawei Band 3e
The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.
Microsoft Band (2015)
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
BodyMedia FIT Link Armband
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.
Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
RunKeeper is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
When your paired smartphone is running low on battery, the smartwatch will notify you.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.