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.
The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
Runtastic Moment Elite
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 can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
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.
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.
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
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.
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.
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.