The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
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.
It tracks how far you travel.
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.
This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.
After exercising, you can add details about your workout (e.g., jogging, swimming, cycling). This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.
Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.