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Wearable technology is becoming more advanced by the day, but the space is getting crowded. There is a lot of crossover between new tech, simple tech, and something that can actually give you helpful data about yourself—which is the gold mine of innovation we are looking for. As competition gets stiff, the better, more accurate, and quicker these devices get.
To help narrow in on WTF you should buy, we’ve rounded up 11 fitness trackers that are doing it the best right now. They each have their own speciality focus with mechanisms that might more accurately track something like steps, heart rate, or sleep cycles.
To find the one for you, zero in on what your goal is. You might do better with, say, a Whoop band if you’re focused on optimal recovery, but better with a Garmin if you’re training for a marathon. If you just care about getting steps in, maybe it’s a FitBit for you. And if you want more of a smartwatch with activity tracking built right in, the Apple Watch and Google Pixel watch reign supreme.
Series 9 Smartwatch
The Apple Watch is still the best in the game when it comes to a smartwatch with excellent activity tracking capabilities. This Series 9 one is the latest version with GPS and cellular connectivity are quick and precise. It’ll measure your fitness along with blood oxygen and ECG levels, too.
Pixel Watch 2
Another option for a smartwatch with fitness capabilities is the Google Pixel Watch 2, the most recent iteration. Google acquired FitBit, so the tracking in here is elite: