The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
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.
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.
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.
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.
It tracks how far you travel.
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
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.
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.
Huawei Band 2 Pro
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.
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.
Garmin Vivofit 3
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
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.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
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.
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.
30.1MB (Microsoft Health)
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.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.