Smartwatches are a great way of keeping yourself motivated for an active lifestyle. They are quite versatile in what can be recorded - you can swim, cycle, play sports, workout in the gym, do yoga, or even go hiking or mountain climbing - all can be recorded. However, these trackers only make sense when the logs are accurate. Here are some smartwatches that you can rely on for accurate activity tracking.
If your activities includes going out into the world and exploring the next adventure, this smartwatch is a must have. It has a fully rubber exterior, which is a good fit on the wrist and also seals the internals, making it shockproof, dustproof, and fit to face the environment. It has inbuilt GPS, altitude tracking, heart rate monitoring as well as a well-built 3-way compass. It is waterproof up to 100 meters under the surface, and is always connected to satellites, ensuring you’re never lost out in the wilderness. The buttons at the side make for quick and easy operation. As for tracking, there are preloaded activity profiles for running, biking, swimming, hiking and more.
The Apple Watch SE is a competent smartwatch to go along with your iPhone. It has a stylish design, well built components and a comfortable fit. The watch is lightweight and manages to have a large Retina OLED panel which can be easily viewed even out in the sun. The watch can show your body vitals at a glance, and can also track your activities such as steps, workouts, yoga sessions, swimming laps and even a few sports. It also comes with fall detection which calls a hospital if it detects a hard fall.
If you’re planning on using a smartwatch along with an Android phone and need it to function as an extension of your smartphone, this is the pick to go for. It has a bright and detailed display, a rich set of customization options not just visually, but functionally as well. You can reply to messages and calls straight from the watch. As for tracking, it comes with BIA measurement, a sleep cycle tracker and more. It can record workouts, daily steps, altitude, distance travelled and all kinds of other activities, and give you a comprehensive view of data on your smartphone.
If you’re on a budget and looking for a smartwatch that does a great job of tracking activities, this is a good pick. Apart from tracking workouts, gym sessions, runs, hiking, bicycling, sports and even swimming, it can track body vitals too. The square display is a 1.6-inch AMOLED panel which makes for rich as well as dynamic visualizations of data. Through various watch complications, you can get the most data out of a single screen. It comes with support for Alexa and also GPS and GLONASS positioning capabilities. Incidentally, you can even store 3GB of music or voice data.