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.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
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.
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.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
Withings Activité Pop
The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps that are available on Android devices, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
Withings Activité Pop
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 device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
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.
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
4.4MB (Larklife App)
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