Top fitness trackers you can buy in 2017

Fitness trackers have come a long way since their early days. Not only do they pack features such as 24/7 heart rate monitoring, steps, and sleep tracking. But they’re also big on style, and some of them even notify you about incoming calls and messages. Finding the right fitness tracker depends on your individual requirement and lifestyle. Some of us like to keep an eye on our daily routine, so just counting steps and reliable sleep tracking should do the trick. Others would want their fitness trackers to pack advanced features such as GPS, advanced heart rate monitoring, along with VO2 max data. Hence, we’ve compiled a list of some of the top fitness trackers currently available in the market, to help you find something that suits your needs.

Garmin Vivosmart HR+

The Vivosmart HR+ combines the best of features and performance in one package. It’s packed with the latest tech, offers up to 50m water resistance, and delivers around a week of battery life. Key features on the Garmin VivosmartHR+ include Steps, sleep monitoring, GPS, continuous heart rate monitoring.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017

Interested users can buy it on or Amazon for $199.99.

 Moov Now

The Moov Now is tailor-made for professionals or for someone who follows a rigorous training program. Just pair it with a smartphone, strap it around your leg, and it’ll help you take your game to the next level. You’ll get all the necessary data at your fingerprints whether you’re running, swimming, or cycling.


Key features on the Moov Now include standard sleep and step tracking capabilities. Also, it offers advanced sports coaching, along with run/cycling tracking. And you get all the above at just $59.99. You can buy it on Amazon or

Fitbit Charge 2

The new FitBit Charge 2 features all the shenanigans such as steps and sleep tracking, along with continuous heart rate monitoring. Though what sets it apart is V02 Max, another fitness parameter that measures how efficiently your heart, lungs, and muscle use oxygen during exercise.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017

While its not really meant for athletes and professionals, but it’s certainly the best you can find if you’d like to keep a tab on your daily activities. Key features on the Fitbit Charge 2 include Steps, sleep monitoring, continuous heart rate monitoring, VO2 Max, and breathing training.

FitBit Charge 2 currently available on Amazon at $129.98. You can also buy it through the company’s official website.

MisFit Ray

We love the Misfit Ray for its simple, minimalist look. Besides, it also gives you a decent collection of strap options which you can wrap around your wrist as a pendant. It’s close to what we’d call a no-frills fitness tracker. It offers steps and sleep tracking, and also alerts users about calls and messages with their paired smartphone.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017

Misfit Ray is available on the company’s official website and Amazon for $99.99.

Jawbone Up 3

The new firmware has certainly injected new life in the JawBone 3. With automatic sleep tracking, the JawBone Up 3 offers in-depth sleep tracking by monitoring your bpm, body temperature, respiration rate, and galvanic skin responses. Besides, it is said to offer 7 days of battery life on single charge.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017

You can pick it up on Amazon or for just over $40.

Samsung Gear Fit2

Samsung Gear Fit 2 packs a vibrant 1.5-inch AMOLED screen with a 432×216 pixel resolution. It’s something aimed offering the best of both worlds – as it’s neither an out-n-out fitness tracker, nor a full-fledged smartwatch and falls somewhere in the middle. In terms of fitness, the Gear Fit 2 comes with a built-in GPS and tracks steps, sleep, along with optical heart rate monitor. It also offers smartphone notifications alerts which include text, calls, calendar, and emails.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017

You can buy it on Amazon or via Samsung’s official website for $179.99.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 is another value-packed offering from the company. Priced under $40, the new Mi Band 2 now gets an OLED display. Besides, it offers heart rate tracking, steps, sleep, along with incoming call alerts. The company has already sold over a million of these in China alone.

top fitness trackers to buy in 2017


Now with their availability outside of China, you can buy it on Amazon or at just $39.29.


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