The next gadget that comes after purchase of smartphone is probably a smartwatch or fitness tracker. To purchase that, you need not necessarily shell out tens of thousands of rupees. Yes, that’s right! There are various fitness bands that come with a budget-friendly price tag and perform all fitness tracking functions.
Today, we are taking a look at such fitness bands and smartwatches that are decently priced. You can get for few thousands rupees and keep a check on your fitness activities performed. Let’s check them out:
Timex, a renowned watch brand, has also entered the smartwatch industry owing to the increasing demand for such devices. Timex Helix Gusto is an affordable fitness band and makes a good option for all those looking to buy a simple band. It comes with basic app notifications support. It is capable of tracking various outdoor activities, sleep tracking, calorie tracking, distance and step monitoring as well as waterproof capabilities.
Pros: Great Value For Money; Looks Beautiful; Easy Connection; Warranty By Renowned Timex; Good Battery Life.
Cons: No Heart Rate Monitor.
BlitzWolf BW-HL1 Smartwatch flaunts a stunning large IPS color display and lets you see statistics clearly. The screen conveniently activates on raising the hand. The touch controls are highly intuitive. It comes with advanced built-in sports modes for the gym, pool and outdoor sports. It also offers real-time heart rate monitoring, blood pressure and blood oxygen measuring. The band comes with intelligent sleep tracking as well.
Pros: Looks Premium, Good Battery Life, Built-In Sports Mode, Great Interface, Affordable.
Cons: Record Sleep Only Between 8:00 pm To 9:00 am.
Samsung Galaxy Fit e allows you to view your activity data on a 0.95-inch AMOLED display. It is capable of tracking your activities using an array of sensors including accelerometer, heart rate monitor and gyroscope. With Samsung Health app, you can customize activities from collection of more than 90 workouts. It also offers you notifications about new messages and voice calls as well.
Pros: Affordable Price, Decent Tracking; Comfortable; Accurate Tracking; Lightweight.
Cons: Screen Does Not Look Good, May Not Fit All Wrists.
Here’s comes one of the most popular fitness bands and it is called Mi Smart Band 4. Xiaomi introduced color display and swim tracking features to this latest iteration of the famous Mi Band series. It is claimed to offer long battery life of about 20 days. It features a simple yet attractive design. This lightweight band is comfortable to wear for long hours.
Pros: Bright Display; Great Comfort; Accurate Tracking; Value For Money; Swim Tracking.
Cons: Does Not Fit To The Charger Conveniently; No Built-In GPS.
Huami Amazfit Bip Lite is a feature-filled smartwatch featuring a square shape display with a transflective screen. The build quality is impressive and features matte finish on the frame. The soft silicone wrist band is very comfortable to wear even for long durations. Despite low price, the band is waterproof as well.
Pros: Always-On Display; Long Battery Life; Continuous Heart Rate Tracking; Receive Incoming Calls; Comfortable To Use.
Cons: No Remote Camera Function; No Music Controls; No Third Party App Support; Can’t Reply To Notifications.
Now, we include a big screen smart bracelet in our assortment of budget fitness bands. In addition to the regular tracking features included, it is also capable of taking pictures with just shake of the watch. You can view multiple sports data in real time. In terms of battery life, it runs for 30 long days. The feature that surprised is being fitness band waterproof and dustproof.
Pros: Value For Money; Looks Good; Premium Case; Long Battery Life; Good Tracking Features.
Cons: No Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring; No GPS; Notification Text Can be Bigger.
Honor Band 5 is a slim fitness tracker and looks very similar to Honor Band 4. It features an attractive display and offers good fitness tracking. It comes with high-quality silicone strap and is comfortable to wear. You just need to tap on the face showing you device’s connection status, battery level and current weather.
Pros: Decent Looks; Value For Money; Water Resistant; Feature Filled; Sleep Monitor.
Cons: Fierce Competition.
Last but definitely not the least; here we include Lenovo Carme smartwatch in our compilation of top fitness bands. The band comes preloaded with a list of health and fitness features. There’s sports mode as well that works with activities like basketball, cycling, football, walking, swimming and more. It is touted to deliver up to seven days of battery life on a single charge.
Pros: Value For Money; 24 Hours Heart Rate Monitoring; Sports Mode; Notifications; Water Resistant.
Cons: No Full Touch Screen.
We hope that you liked our compilation of the best fitness bands available in the country for the price tag of below ₹5,000/-. These are affordable ones and perform almost all functions without burning a hole in your pocket.
Do you use any of the above smartwatch? What has been your experience of using it? Or do we miss out your favorite fitness band? Let us know your views in the comments section below.