With so many wearables on the market today, choosing the right one can be difficult. But whether you’re looking for a simple pedometer, a sleep tracker or a smart scale, there’s something for everyone. Some of these gadgets can be quite pricey, though.
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Here’s our pick of the best that’s currently on offer. The highlight this weekend are discounts on Apple Watch Series 3 and 4; Fitbit’s most popular devices and savings across pretty much the entire Garmin Forerunner range.
Now is the time to buy an Apple Watch if you’ve been saving for one. Both the Series 3 and Series 4 device (click here to compare technical specs) are being heavily discounted. It’s unlikely these savings will last very much beyond this weekend so if you’re interested we suggest you act quick.
The San Francisco outfit is one of the most recognized names in the fitness tracker game. Its wearables sell well for a reason. They are simple to use, reliable, look smart, provide great vitals statistics and have an excellent app behind them.
For the average person who is interested in tracking their activity and does the occasional run here and there, any Fitbit fitness tracker will do the trick. If you are a swimmer and are after something more sophisticated Versa is the way to go.
Garmin was an early mover and pioneer in the wearables market. For those who are very serious about tracking their athletic pursuits, the company sells a range of sports watches.
Garmin’s strategy is centered on purpose-built devices for consumers who are interested running, cycling, swimming, golfing and more. For those who are simply looking to be more active, there is also an ever increasing selection of fitness trackers.
Samsung is a global conglomerate that operates multiple subsidiaries in a wide range of industries. Headquartered in South Korea, the company operates in over 75 countries. In the wearables market, Samsung offers a number of smartwatches and activity trackers, as well as their Tizen open-source operating system.
Fossil Group has an incredible range of over 300 wearables under its belt. This includes devices across a number of its brands such as Adidas, Emporio Armani, Karl Lagerfeld, Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Burberry, DKNY, Diesel, Armani Exchange and others.
After developing the first wireless heart rate monitor, Polar has continued to grow in the wearables market through innovating on heart rate monitor devices and developing a line of acivity trackers.
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