Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
Runtastic Moment Elite
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sapphire crystal glass is an extremely durable material, which is surpassed only by diamond in terms of hardness. A sapphire crystal display is stronger and more scratch resistant than toughened glass such as Corning Gorilla Glass.
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 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.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
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 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.
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)
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
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.
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.
58.5MB (Withings Health Mate)
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.
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.
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
3.5 (Withings Health Mate)
The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.
Fitbit Charge 3
It utilises the M7 co-processor on compatible iOS devices such as the iPhone 5s. This is a small processor dedicated to collecting your steps taken throughout the day without having an impact on battery life.