SAMSUNG GEAR FIT2
www.samsung.com PRICE $289 The Fit2 is a game-changing fitness tracker. It looks ace, with a colour touchscreen, but here’s the best bit: it has activity tracker and sportwatch abilities, bypassing the need to have a phone on you altogether. T3 SAYS The first true smart fitness tracker.
MICROSOFT BAND 2
www.microsoft.com PRICE $289.99 Packed with high-end features for activity and sleep tracking, with an optical HR monitor, 11 sensors – including GPS and a barometer – and a brilliant AMOLED screen. T3 SAYS The ultimate couch-to-5Kfinishing-line fitness band.
www.jawbone.com PRICE FROM $116 Discreet design, battery life that will almost get you through a week, and smart coaching that gently prompts you to better yourself without being annoying. T3 SAYS Easy-to-use tracker that’s comfortable and affordable.
www.garmin.com/en-au PRICE FROM $199 Pairing classic looks with fitness-tracking credentials, the Vivomove will suit you for work and gym, with a dial for steps and subtle white bar for progress notifications. T3 SAYS No phone notifications but you get great looks and basic fitness tracking.
GARMIN FENIX 3HR
www.garmin.com/en-au PRICE FROM $698 Activity tracker, smartwatch, GPS watch: the Fenix 3 does it all, with rugged and classy looks. The clear, colour screen is also sublime, and battery life is spectacular. T3 SAYS This is a lot of money, but you’re getting the best GPS sports watch there is.
www.fitbit.com/au PRICE $329.95 Though it’s lacking GPS, Fitbit’s latest ‘smart fitness watch’ is feature-packed and attractive, while having a great screen and a smartwatch-busting five-day battery. T3 SAYS A great wearable that straddles the smartwatch/fitness-tracker divide.