When wearables first became available, several features such as heart rate monitoring were exclusive to the premium devices. Today, this has changed with affordable wearables that offer premium features. One of these features is heart rate monitoring. As the name suggests, heart rate monitoring tracks your heartbeat and gives users vital information. Here’s a look at some affordable wearables that pack a heart rate monitor.
Mi has garnered a reputation for manufacturing affordable fitness bands with a number of features to help you reach your fitness goals, and this one is not a different story! Apart from its real-time heart rate monitor, the Mi Smart Band 5 is also equipped with PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) that keeps track of all your physical activities. Its 1.1-inch AMOLED display can be used to check notifications and track your daily activities. The smart band is water-resistant up to 5 ATM, and you can wear it while swimming. Mi claims that the band can go on for 14 days after a full charge and can be charged using the magnetic charger that comes with the device. The smart band comes with 11 professional sports mode that can track activities ranging from yoga to jumping rope and even freestyle workout without any hassle.
If you are looking for a smartwatch that doubles up as a heart rate monitor, then you will love the Amazfit Neo Smart Watch. You can track your sleep and heartbeat 24/7 and optimise your daily routine for a healthy heart. This retro-styled watch has a 1.2-inch always-on digital display with four physical buttons to help you navigate its various modes. It has a water resistance of 5 ATM (up to a depth of 50m) making it a good choice for swimmers. Amazfit claims that the battery packed inside this smartwatch can power it for 28 days. It can sync all your important apps like Facebook, Instagram, Messages, etc., and alert you when there’s a notification. You can download the Amazfit Neo App from Google Play Store or iOS store to keep track of all your physical activities.
The Honor Band 5 is available in three color options, so users can choose the one that best suits their style. The wearable also offers an AMOLED display that ensures vibrant colours and deeper blacks. The heart rate tracker offers users the option to track their heart rate all day and learn their average heart rate. It can also track their heart rate during a workout and give them additional information. The band is water-proof for added convenience while swimming. It also features sleep tracking as well as step tracking. Honor claims the band has a battery life of up to 14 days.
If you aren’t entirely sold on the idea of wearable, why not check out the NoiseFit Fusion Hybrid Smartwatch? As the name suggests, the device works as a regular watch as well as a wearable, offering you the best of both worlds. The 1.22-inch display shows mechanical hands ticking around the watch’s face, while the touchscreen lets you access apps and read your text messages. The NoiseFit Fusion Hybrid SmartWatch offers complete health tracking, including monitoring your heart rate, footsteps and sleep cycle.