VALENTINE’S GIFT GUIDE Thinking of buying the ‘perfect’ gift for your significant other this Valentines’ Day? Don’t go spending sleepless nights cracking your head over it, as our Gift Guide has plenty of wonderful gift suggestions that would certainly
4 It most certainly looks like round is the new square, as the Samsung Gear S2 is yet another wearable to bear a circular display – a 1.2-inch (360 x 360) Super AMOLED one, no less. The Tizen-running Gear S2 is just as much of a smartwatch as it is a fitness tracker, as connoted by the multitude of sensors that are packed into it, including an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, ambient light sensor, and the obligatory heart rate monitor.
5 If your Valentine doesn’t fancy roundfaced smartwatches all that much, you can always consider getting him or her the ZenWatch 2 instead, which looks equally just as suave as its rounder counterparts, if not more. Hardware-wise, the ZenWatch 2 is outfitted with a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of eMMC flash. The display of the IP67 water-resistant ZenWatch 2 is available in two sizes: 1.63-inch and 1.45-inch – both sharing the same 320 x 320 AMOLED touch display.
6 Take charge of your flexible fitness regimes with the Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Flex. They look rather similar to one another, and they share pretty similar core functions as well, including the ability to track your steps, the distance you’ve traveled, the calories you’ve burnt, the time you’ve spent active, and the quality of your sleep. The Fitbit Charge has one or two additional features up its sleeves though, such as the ability to track the number of floors you’ve climbed, caller ID, and a clock. Yes, the Flex doesn’t come with a clock.
7 The vivosmart HR is equipped with all the essential fitness tracker features that were regrettably omitted from the original vivosmart – which includes a heart rate monitor. Garmin has since fitted the vivosmart HR with a heart rate monitor that works around the clock to provide a more accurate indication of your overall well-being. Apart from being able to keep track of your steps, calories, and distance, the vivosmart HR is also able to monitor the amount of steps that you’ve climbed, thanks to its integrated barometric altimeter.
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