Latest fitness tracker news

Garmin Vivoactive 4 offers animated workout guides and increased health tracking options
Garmin Vivoactive 4 offers animated workout guides and increased health tracking options By Chris Hall

Garmin has refreshed the Vivoactive - its lifestyle sports watch - bringing it into version 4 with new health tracking features and workout options. One... Read more

Garmin Venu has a luscious AMOLED display to help fend off the Apple Watch's advances
Garmin Venu has a luscious AMOLED display to help fend off the Apple Watch's advances By Chris Hall

Garmin has launched a new watch, equipped for the first time with an AMOLED display... Read more

What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free?
What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free? By Stuart Miles

Pocket-lint daily is a new daily tech newsletter curated by Stuart Miles, Pocket-lint's founder. Find out how to get it every morning. Read more

Asus VivoWatch SP will not only track your exercise, but your vital statistics too
Asus VivoWatch SP will not only track your exercise, but your vital statistics too By Chris Hall

Asus has used its IFA 2019 press conference to announce the Asus VivoWatch SP, a new wearable that will track not only your exercise, but a range of vital... 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 Maggie Tillman

Updated Here's everything you need to know about Fitbit Pay, including which banks are supported and how it works.... Read more

What is Fitbit Premium, what does it offer and how much does it cost?
What is Fitbit Premium, what does it offer and how much does it cost? By Britta O'Boyle

This feature explains what Fitbit Premium offers, how much it costs and what extra features you get compared to the standard Fitbit experience.... Read more

Garmin Fenix 6 series models leak, including at least seven variants
Garmin Fenix 6 series models leak, including at least seven variants By Cam Bunton

A leak with details has emerged suggesting that - for its Fenix 6 series - Garmin is launching seven models.... Read more

The Garmin Forerunner 235 has been slashed to £129, saving £70
The Garmin Forerunner 235 has been slashed to £129, saving £70 By Chris Hall

There are lots of great deals in the end of summer sale, and one that caught our eye is the Garmin Forerunner 235 - reduced to just £129.99... Read more

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Electric bicycles aren't cheating
Sir Bradley Wiggins: Electric bicycles aren't cheating By Stuart Miles

Sir Bradley doesn't think e-bikes are "cheating" when it comes to getting out on your bike and in fact they are a good thing.... Read more

Six new Garmin watches have leaked, showing an entire new lineup
Six new Garmin watches have leaked, showing an entire new lineup By Cam Bunton

Garmin has dominated the sport-tracking fitness watch market, and if leaks are accurate, that dominance won't end any time soon... Read more

Garmin Fenix 6X pops up briefly on Amazon prior to 29 Aug launch
Garmin Fenix 6X pops up briefly on Amazon prior to 29 Aug launch By Cam Bunton

A pre-order page appeared on Amazon prematurely, revealing the 6X Sapphire and Sapphire Solar.... Read more

Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Inspire, Charge, Versa and Ionic trackers
Fitbit tips and tricks: Get more from your Inspire, Charge, 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

Swing: The Apple Watch tennis app that will track your shots around court
Swing: The Apple Watch tennis app that will track your shots around court By Stuart Miles

Swing is an Apple Watch app that uses machine learning to track how you hit a ball on the tennis court.... Read more

Polar Ignite will adjust your training programme based on your sleep recovery
Polar Ignite will adjust your training programme based on your sleep recovery By Chris Hall

Polar is looking to boost its mid-range with a new device... Read more

Xiaomi's new Mi Smart Band 4 activity tracker costs just £35 in the UK
Xiaomi's new Mi Smart Band 4 activity tracker costs just £35 in the UK By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi is launching a new smart fitness tracker in the UK. It's called the Mi Smart Band 4.... Read more

Garmin Marq in pictures: Captain, Aviator, Driver, Expedition and Athlete watches explored
Garmin Marq in pictures: Captain, Aviator, Driver, Expedition and Athlete watches explored By Mike Lowe

Garmin's extra top-end series, Marq, comes in five forms. Here's what they look like in reality, how they differ and why you'd buy one...... Read more

Suunto 5 smartwatch offers training intelligence in a compact design
Suunto 5 smartwatch offers training intelligence in a compact design By Cam Bunton

Suunto has launched its latest smart sports watch, and it's seemingly designed to tackle Garmin head-on.... Read more

Fitbit Ace 2 swim-proof fitness tracker with screen protection now out for kids
Fitbit Ace 2 swim-proof fitness tracker with screen protection now out for kids By Britta O'Boyle

The kid-friendly activity tracker is now available and is listed at $69.95 in the US on Amazon.... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 945 adds music, payments and colour maps to flagship sports watch
Garmin Forerunner 945 adds music, payments and colour maps to flagship sports watch By Chris Hall

The Garmin Forerunner 945 adds a range of new features to the flagship sports watch from Garmin, with the addition of Spotify music, Garmin Pay and colour... Read more

Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines
Fitbit launches Inspire and Inspire HR fitness trackers, retires Alta and Flex lines By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has consolidated its fitness tracking range into two new devices: Inspire and Inspire HR. Going forward, the Inspire trackers will replace the popular... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit
Samsung Galaxy Fit and Fit e are fitness trackers to rival Fitbit By Chris Hall

Samsung has announced new wearables and fitness trackers... Read more

Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker
Fitbit aiming at even younger kids with leaked fitness tracker By Rik Henderson

Fitbit seems to aiming at even younger kids to those served by the Ace, with an unnamed device that has leaked online.... Read more

Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories?
Does it really matter if fitness trackers overestimate calories? By Britta O'Boyle

Researchers have claimed some fitness trackers overestimate the number of calories burned while walking by more than 50 per cent but does it matter?... Read more

Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control
Nike Adapt BB proves that technology is worth it: Power lacing and smart app for total comfort control By Chris Hall

Some people snort at technology, dismissing the advances made to progress simple things towards a better experience.The idea of power lacing on shoes isn't... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music adds LTE for phone-free connectivity By Chris Hall

Garmin has announced an LTE version of the Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music sports watch. Powered by Verizon, the new watch will compete with the likes of the... Read more

Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way
Fitbit's latest FCC filing suggests a Fitbit Alta 2 is on the way By Maggie Tillman

The main piece of information we have on the new devices is that they're described as a “wireless activity tracker” in the filing.... 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

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

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

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

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