Latest fitness tracker news

Fitbit Charge 2 slashed to only £75 for one of the best fitness trackers around
Fitbit Charge 2 slashed to only £75 for one of the best fitness trackers around By Chris Hall

The Fitbit Charge 2 has been slashed to £74.99 in this Black Friday deal of the day... Read more

Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3
Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3 By Chris Hall

Withings has a new fitness tracker offering automatic activity tracking, heart rate and sleep monitioring... Read more

Best fitness tracker deals for Black Friday 2018: Fitbit, Garmin, Samsung and more
Best fitness tracker deals for Black Friday 2018: Fitbit, Garmin, Samsung and more By Chris Hall

Black Friday is a great time to get your hands on a new fitness tracker or sports watch with top UK offers on Garmin, Fitbit, Samsung and others. Read more

Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60
Honor Band 4 fitness tracker with colour display to launch in UK for £60 By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand is announcing a price for its newest fitness device, the Honor Band 4, and has said it'll launch soon.... Read more

It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches
It's about time! Garmin adds full Spotify integration to sports watches By Maggie Tillman

Garmin is finally adding support for one of the world's most popular music streaming services: Spotify.... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge, Versa and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Alta, Flex, Charge, Blaze, Surge, Versa and Ionic trackers By Britta O'Boyle

A comprehensive guide to all the tips and tricks of the Fitbit app to help you get the most out of your Fitbit fitness tracker.... Read more

Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport
Withings is back on the pulse with Steel HR Sport By Britta O'Boyle

Withings has announced the Steel HR Sport as the first activity tracker following its reacquisition from Nokia.... Read more

Polar goes after Garmin with Vantage V and M multisport watches
Polar goes after Garmin with Vantage V and M multisport watches By Maggie Tillman

Polar has announced a couple new multisport smartwatches, called the Vantage V and the Vantage M. You can pre-order them both now.... Read more

Garmin Vivosmart 4 tells you when to recharge your "body battery"
Garmin Vivosmart 4 tells you when to recharge your "body battery" By Rik Henderson

If you were wondering how much charge you have left in your body battery each day, wonder no more. The Garmin Vivosmart 4 comes with a body battery energy... Read more

Fitbit's new Charge 3 adds waterproofing, a touch display and will last a week
Fitbit's new Charge 3 adds waterproofing, a touch display and will last a week By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has introduced the successor to its popular Charge 2 fitness tracker in the Charge 3. The new device refines the design of the 2016 model, whilst... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 and its new touchscreen revealed in leaked pics
Fitbit Charge 3 and its new touchscreen revealed in leaked pics By Maggie Tillman

The images show the wearable’s redesign, which includes a new touchscreen display.... Read more

Fitbit Charge 3 leaked images show new straps and a fresh design
Fitbit Charge 3 leaked images show new straps and a fresh design By Adrian Willings

Possible leaked images of the Fitbit Charge 3 fitness tracker show new straps and a design similar to the Fitbit Versa and Fitbit Iconic.... Read more

Strava Premium is now Strava Summit and there are three separate subscription packs
Strava Premium is now Strava Summit and there are three separate subscription packs By Dan Grabham

Connected fitness network Strava has rebranded its premium tier as Strava Summit and changed how you pay for it.... Read more

Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July
Huawei will unveil its TalkBand B5 fitness wearable on 18 July By Maggie Tillman

The poster shows an outline of a device that looks like the TalkBand B3, the previous TalkBand model released in 2016.... Read more

It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon
It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon By Maggie Tillman

Pictures of Huawei’s upcoming TalkBand B5 have surfaced via respected leaker Evan Blass on Twitter.... Read more

Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay
Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay By Max Langridge

Garmin has launched three new Garmin Fenix 5 Plus watches, with Garmin Pay, bloody oxygen monitor, onboard music storage and built-in map data... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds offline music to Garmin's sporty smartwatch
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds offline music to Garmin's sporty smartwatch By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced the Vivoactive 3 Music, which as the name suggests, adds music to the sporty smartwatch experience that the Vivoactive offers.Like... Read more

Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available
Got a kid? Fitbit's Ace fitness tracker for children is now available By Maggie Tillman

Remember the Ace?Fitbit announced its first fitness band designed just children ages eight and up in March. It's basically a version of the Fitbit Alta... Read more

Suunto 9 is an accomplished sports tracker with 5 day battery life
Suunto 9 is an accomplished sports tracker with 5 day battery life By Max Langridge

Finnish sports wearable manufacturer Suunto has announced the Suunto 9 multi-sport GPS watch with a rather impressive five day battery life. That might... Read more

Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance
Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi has updated its Mi Band line of fitness trackers.The latest addition, the Mi Band 3, is an ultra low-priced wearable. It has a bigger, higher resolution... Read more

MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals
MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals By Max Langridge

MyZone, the fitness tracking platform that rewards you for effort rather than calories burned, has brought one of its biggest features to the smartphone... Read more

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay. All these mobile payment systems work with... Read more

Peloton smart exercise bike coming to the UK, huge screen and live workout classes to follow at home
Peloton smart exercise bike coming to the UK, huge screen and live workout classes to follow at home By Rik Henderson

Peloton is bringing its all-singing, all-dancing smart exercise bike to the UK and Canada.Already available in the US, the Peloton Bike has a 21.5-inch... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.Originally launched... Read more

Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app
Fitbit is adding women's health-tracking features to its app By Elyse Betters

Fitbit, a maker of popular activity trackers and the Ionic smartwatch, has introduced a number of new products, as well as revealed it will add women's... Read more

Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking
Fitbit Versa is an affordable sporty smartwatch for complete lifestyle tracking By Chris Hall

Fitbit has a new sportswatch, the Fitbit Versa. Adding to the company's line-up of sporty smartwatches, the new Fitbit Verso very much evolves what the... Read more

Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun
Fitbit Ace fitness tracker lets children track activity, opens the door for Fitbit family fun By Chris Hall

Fitbit has officially announced a fitness tracker for kids called the Fitbit Ace. The new tracker looks and acts like the Fitbit Alta, but in a smaller... Read more

Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing
Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced a GPS golf band that is discrete and comfortable yet includes data for more than 41,000 courses around the world.The Garmin Approach... Read more

Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox
Fitbit has made home workouts easier with the Coach App for Xbox By Max Langridge

Fitbit, known for its vast range of activity trackers, will later today be launching a new Coach app for the Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs and laptops... Read more

Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs
Suunto 3 Fitness activity tracker gives you bespoke training programs By Max Langridge

Finnish fitness tracking company Suunto has launched the 3 Fitness sports watch, which not only acts as a smartwatch and basic activity tracker, but it... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: Offline music and Garmin Pay make this a potent sports watch
Garmin Forerunner 645 Music: Offline music and Garmin Pay make this a potent sports watch By Chris Hall

Garmin has had a music-shaped hole in its line-up of sports devices for some time. While rivals like TomTom have been offering the ability to take your... Read more

Garmin Vivofit 4 has a year-long battery life, always-on colour display
Garmin Vivofit 4 has a year-long battery life, always-on colour display By Elyse Betters

There are so many activity trackers available, it's hard to figure out which one to buy. Here's a hint: Go for the one with the better battery.No one wants... Read more

10 reasons to buy the Garmin Vivoactive 3
10 reasons to buy the Garmin Vivoactive 3 By Pocket-lint Promotion

Garmin - once a sat nav brand - is now a name synonymous with fitness and health focussed wearables. One of its latest products, the Vivoactive 3, seeks... Read more

Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch
Fitbit Ionic price reduction to £249 remains, save £50 on this smart fitness watch By Chris Hall

Fitbit's second attempt at a smartwatch - the Fitbit Ionic - had a Black Friday deal price of £249 - and that price has stayed now that the sales are... Read more

Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release
Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release By Elyse Betters

Misfit has revealed when you can finally get the Vapor.Misfit announced Vapor, its first touchscreen smartwatch, at CES 2017. The wearable is the company's... Read more

TomTom putting a halt on new wearables to focus on sat-nav
TomTom putting a halt on new wearables to focus on sat-nav By Max Langridge

TomTom has released a press statement to say it will focus on its leading position in the "navigation technologies" sector, and will "provide location... Read more

Smart tattoos could fully replace health and fitness wearables in the future
Smart tattoos could fully replace health and fitness wearables in the future By Max Langridge

Scientists at Harvard and MIT have developed smart tattoos as a way to potentially replace health trackers and fitness wearables one day. The tattoos wouldn't... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 30 is a cheap GPS smartwatch made for runners
Garmin Forerunner 30 is a cheap GPS smartwatch made for runners By Elyse Betters

Garmin has announced a new Forerunner-branded watch.Earlier this year, we reviewed the Forerunner 35, a GPS smartwatch that we described as perfect if... Read more

Garmin rounds out Vivo wearable line with Vivosport and Vivomove HR
Garmin rounds out Vivo wearable line with Vivosport and Vivomove HR By Elyse Betters

Garmin didn't just announce the Vivoactive 3 at IFA 2017; it introduced two other Vivo-branded wearables.First up is the new Vivosport activity-tracking... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 fitness watch debuts with Garmin Pay and more
Garmin Vivoactive 3 fitness watch debuts with Garmin Pay and more By Elyse Betters

Garmin is known for making great fitness smartwatches, but they command a high premium when compared to watches from Apple, Samsung, and Fitbit. But its... Read more

TomTom update introduces Fitness Points and better workout planning
TomTom update introduces Fitness Points and better workout planning By Chris Hall

Lots of people have accepted the measure of 10,000 steps as gospel: walk 10,000 steps a day and you'll be doing yourself some good. It's an arbitrary figure... Read more

It's official: Samsung announces the Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker
It's official: Samsung announces the Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker By Elyse Betters

An upgraded version of the Samsung Gear Fit 2 has arrived.After weeks of leaks, Samsung has announced the Gear Fit 2 Pro. The most stand-out features with... Read more

Polar OH1 is an optical heart rate accessory you can wear instead of a chest strap
Polar OH1 is an optical heart rate accessory you can wear instead of a chest strap By Chris Hall

Polar has an innovative solution for fitness fans in the OH1, a optical heart rate sensor accessory, that will be welcome news for those who don't like... Read more

Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2
Fitbit redesigns its Wi-Fi smart scales, say hello to Aria 2 By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has redesigned its Aria Wi-Fi scales, introducing the Aria 2 scales that bring improved accuracy, an improved display and easier setup.The Aria... Read more

Samsung reveals Gear Fit 2 Pro features like water resistance, GPS
Samsung reveals Gear Fit 2 Pro features like water resistance, GPS By Elyse Betters

Samsung made a new fitness-tracking wearable.Called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, it completely leaked online right before Samsung's Unpacked event. A listing on... Read more

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know
Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced the Gear Fit2 in June 2016, bringing GPS tracking and a new design to the original Gear Fit model. Fast forward one year (and a bit)... Read more

Samsung might also announce this $199 Gear Fit 2 Pro on 23 August
Samsung might also announce this $199 Gear Fit 2 Pro on 23 August By Elyse Betters

Samsung has developed a new fitness band.Called the Gear Fit 2 Pro, it will likely be unveiled during the company's Unpacked event on 23 August, according... Read more

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro leak reveals swim tracking and offline Spotify support
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro leak reveals swim tracking and offline Spotify support By Max Langridge

Samsung is said to be unveiling more than just the Galaxy Note 8 at its 23 August event in New York. Reliable leaker Evan Blass has obtained information... Read more

MyZone MZ-60 gives you clear feedback during workouts
MyZone MZ-60 gives you clear feedback during workouts By Max Langridge

Fitness company MyZone has announced the MZ-60 watch as the latest product to join its range of effort-rewarding health tracking wearables. The MZ-60 replaces... Read more

TomTom may exit the wearables market following poor sales
TomTom may exit the wearables market following poor sales By Max Langridge

Wareable has learned that TomTom could soon exit the wearables market following poor sales of its products, and several key staff walking out the door.... Read more

Nokia introduces new connected health products following Withings takeover
Nokia introduces new connected health products following Withings takeover By Max Langridge

Following the news that Finnish smartphone company Nokia had taken over the health product company Withings at the beginning of 2017, the first new products... Read more

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