Latest fitness tracker reviews

Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker
4.5 stars Fitbit Charge 3 review: A stand-out smart fitness tracker By Britta O'Boyle

The latest fitness tracker to join Fitbit's eight-strong line-up of devices is the Charge 3. Here is our full review.... Read more

Suunto 9 review: Big on battery life, brilliant for triathletes
4.0 stars Suunto 9 review: Big on battery life, brilliant for triathletes By Mike Lowe

This smart multi-sport watch - which caters running, cycling, swimming and more - has an ultra-long battery life, which is ideal for triathletes.... Read more

Best Garmin watch: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared
Best Garmin watch: Fenix, Forerunner and Vivo compared By Chris Hall

Choosing the right Garmin watch can be confusing, but we're here to help you pick the right device for your own personal needs. Specs, features and more. Read more

Fitbit Ace review: Doing it for the kids
4.0 stars Fitbit Ace review: Doing it for the kids By Chris Hall

A fitness tracker specifically for children. Will your kids want this Fitbit? Should you allow them to have one? We think it's a good idea.... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music review: On the beat?
4.0 stars Garmin Forerunner 645 Music review: On the beat? By Chris Hall

The Forerunner 645 Music adds music to activity tracking and mobile payments in Garmin's latest watch. But is this fitness tracker worth the purchase?... Read more

Fitbit Ionic review: Bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch
4.0 stars Fitbit Ionic review: Bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch By Lee Bell

The Fitbit Ionic brings mobile payments, apps and smartwatch functions into a fitness tracking package. Is it the ultimate sporty smartwatch?... Read more

Fitbit Versa review: Lacks GPS, but comes loaded with other features
4.0 stars Fitbit Versa review: Lacks GPS, but comes loaded with other features By Chris Hall

The second Fitbit smartwatch - following the 2017 launch of the Fitbit Ionic - is a smaller, softer model that comes in at a cheaper price point.It's designed... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 935 review: The sports watch of champions
5.0 stars Garmin Forerunner 935 review: The sports watch of champions By Chris Hall

The top-end Garmin Forerunner model has always been something of a chunky monkey, stretching all the way back to the heady days of the Forerunner 101 in... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive 3 review: Serious multi-sport tracking at a sensible price point
4.5 stars Garmin Vivoactive 3 review: Serious multi-sport tracking at a sensible price point By Cam Bunton

Garmin is well known for producing highly regarded wearables, specifically those for tracking sports activities. Whether you're a runner, cyclist or general... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 735XT review: Putting in the multisport miles
4.5 stars Garmin Forerunner 735XT review: Putting in the multisport miles By Chris Hall

The Garmin Forerunner family has always been a firm favourite with those who are a little more serious about their sport. Often the device of choice for... Read more

Garmin Vivomove HR preview: Hybrid smartwatch with hidden touchscreen and heart rate monitoring
Garmin Vivomove HR preview: Hybrid smartwatch with hidden touchscreen and heart rate monitoring By Britta O'Boyle

Garmin announced several devices at consumer electronic show IFA in Berlin, including the Vivomove HR.On first glance, the Vivomove HR looks like any... Read more

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro preview: Specced for swimmers
Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro preview: Specced for swimmers By Mike Lowe

Earlier this year the second-gen Samsung Gear Fit landed, focusing on fitness fans. At IFA 2017 - the largest European tech show in the  calendar - the... Read more

Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR review: Great multi-sport watch misses a beat
3.5 stars Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist HR review: Great multi-sport watch misses a beat By Chris Hall

The biggest claim with the Spartan Sport Wrist HR is that it's the first watch with heart-rate that Suunto has produced. While it joins a family of capable... Read more

Fitbit Alta HR review: The best everyday fitness tracker?
4.5 stars Fitbit Alta HR review: The best everyday fitness tracker? By Britta O'Boyle

The Fitbit Alta HR brings heart-rate tracking to its slim and stylish fitness tracker, the Alta. The earlier device was fabulous for basic tracking but... Read more

Withings Activite Steel HR review: Nokia has its finger on the pulse
4.0 stars Withings Activite Steel HR review: Nokia has its finger on the pulse By Britta O'Boyle

The Withings Activité Steel HR is the first device from the company since it was taken over by Nokia. It joins the plethora of beautifully designed... Read more

Garmin Vivoactive HR review: Multi-sports master, just not much of a looker
4.0 stars Garmin Vivoactive HR review: Multi-sports master, just not much of a looker By Luke Johnson

If you're a general fitness fan rather than someone with a specialist hobby, deciding which wearable is right for you is tough. What sport do you prioritise?... Read more

Garmin Fenix 5 review: Smart sports watches don't come better than this
5.0 stars Garmin Fenix 5 review: Smart sports watches don't come better than this By Cam Bunton

If you're an avid runner or cyclist, there's a good chance that either you or someone you know well is sporting a Garmin watch. Over the past few years,... Read more

Garmin Vivomove review: As good-looking as activity trackers get
4.0 stars Garmin Vivomove review: As good-looking as activity trackers get By Luke Johnson

Activity trackers don't have to be bland slabs of plastic and rubber that scream "look at me". A number of analogue smartwatches have dropped over the... Read more

TomTom Adventurer review: Great for the great outdoors
4.0 stars TomTom Adventurer review: Great for the great outdoors By Chris Hall

The TomTom Adventurer takes the company's existing sports watch line-up - as familiar in the Runner or Spark - with the added twist of a barometer for... Read more

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Fit Up, Look Sharp
4.0 stars Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Fit Up, Look Sharp By Luke Johnson

Between the Gear S3 Frontier and the Gear IconX smart headphones Samsung already has a healthy collection of wearable tech to hand. The Samsung Gear Fit... Read more

Polar M200 review: A running all-rounder that’s nice to your wallet
3.5 stars Polar M200 review: A running all-rounder that’s nice to your wallet By Luke Johnson

It used to be that the only wearable tech you could pick up for around the £100 marker was a barebones step tracker. Prices have tumbled though. Those... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 35 review: An affordable, effective running watch
4.0 stars Garmin Forerunner 35 review: An affordable, effective running watch By Luke Johnson

We've almost reached the point where not owning a fitness tracker is as taboo as loudly answering your phone in a train's quiet carriage or breaking out... Read more

Huawei Fit review: A fitness watch you’ll want to run away from
2.5 stars Huawei Fit review: A fitness watch you’ll want to run away from By Luke Johnson

If, like many, you're thinking along the lines of "new year, new you" then a decent fitness tracker such as the Huawei Fit is probably atop your 2017 gadget... Read more

Misfit Vapor preview: Designer touchscreen watch in a waterproof package
Misfit Vapor preview: Designer touchscreen watch in a waterproof package By Elyse Betters

Misfit has unveiled a designer touchscreen smartwatch with a round screen and waterproofing. But, best of all, it doesn't have a "flat tyre".The Fossil... Read more

Timex IQ+ Move preview: Mensa about motion
Timex IQ+ Move preview: Mensa about motion By Mike Lowe

When it comes to fitness trackers there are shed loads on the market. A bunch of them are plasticky wrist-worn bands that, well, don't look all that. Not... Read more

Polar Team Pro Shirt preview: A heart-rate tracking shirt for serious athletes only
Polar Team Pro Shirt preview: A heart-rate tracking shirt for serious athletes only By Elyse Betters

Polar is at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showing off its first foray into the smart apparel market.The company, which is known for... Read more

Fitbit Flex 2 review: Simple, stylish tracking
4.0 stars Fitbit Flex 2 review: Simple, stylish tracking By Britta O'Boyle

The Flex 2 is the sequel to the Fitbit's original all-day activity-tracker. It brings together fitness-tracking and sleep-tracking into a simple yet stylish... Read more

TomTom Touch review: Out of touch
3.0 stars TomTom Touch review: Out of touch By Britta O'Boyle

Behold the fitness tracker that will not only tell you how many steps you've taken and how high your heart rate is, but also your body's fat percentage.... Read more

Garmin Vivosmart HR+ review: A fully-packed fitness tracker
4.5 stars Garmin Vivosmart HR+ review: A fully-packed fitness tracker By Chris Hall

There's no shortage of fitness trackers on the market. Since the launch of the Nike FuelBand, just about everyone has had a crack at this lifestyle end... Read more

Polar M600 review: Top-notch smartwatch and fitness tracker fusion
4.5 stars Polar M600 review: Top-notch smartwatch and fitness tracker fusion By Chris Hall

The explosion of smartwatches and fitness trackers has thrown up some real gems and thrown down some real turds, leaving us all to step carefully when... Read more

Fitbit Charge 2 review: Taking charge
4.5 stars Fitbit Charge 2 review: Taking charge By Britta O'Boyle

The Fitbit Charge HR was the fitness tracker to beat in 2015. It wasn't only one of the best from the company - which also makes the Ionic, Blaze and Alta... Read more

TomTom Spark 3 review: Getting better with age
4.0 stars TomTom Spark 3 review: Getting better with age By Chris Hall

Waking early in the city offers plenty of unique advantages to the urban runner. It's a chance to run as the local population is wiping the sleep from... Read more

Withings Go review: Tracking on a budget
3.5 stars Withings Go review: Tracking on a budget By Britta O'Boyle

French company Withings has been central to the activity tracking and health markets for some time. It might not be as well known as the likes of Fitbit,... Read more

Fitbit Alta review: High praise for low-level fitness tracking
4.0 stars Fitbit Alta review: High praise for low-level fitness tracking By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is arguably one of the most well-known companies when it comes to activity tracking, monopolising around 70 per cent of the market. It not only... Read more

Misfit Ray review: Design over delivery
3.5 stars Misfit Ray review: Design over delivery By Britta O'Boyle

Misfit has long understood that an activity tracker doesn't have to look like a wrist-worn rubber band. With some of its products worn in a trainer or... Read more

Under Armour HealthBox review: Under Whelming
3.5 stars Under Armour HealthBox review: Under Whelming By Elyse Betters

Under Armour has partnered with HTC to give us something that only the freakishly active will probably consider: UA HealthBox.This setup (which, yes, does... Read more

Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure?
4.0 stars Fitbit Blaze review: Trailblazer or fitness failure? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit is well known in the activity tracking field. In fact, with claims of almost 80 per cent of this market, it is probably the company most people... Read more

TomTom Golfer 2 preview: Hole in one, or golf GPS watch that's par for the course?
TomTom Golfer 2 preview: Hole in one, or golf GPS watch that's par for the course? By Chris Hall

TomTom has released a new version of its golf GPS wearable, appropriately called the Golfer 2, looking to put all the information you could want onto your... Read more

Garmin Epix review: Life-saving reliability
5.0 stars Garmin Epix review: Life-saving reliability By Luke Edwards

When you venture out into the wild, even if that's just a walk in the not-so-local woods, you want a GPS device you can rely on. Garmin, with years of... Read more

TomTom Spark Cardio + Music review: Feature-packed for fitness fun
4.0 stars TomTom Spark Cardio + Music review: Feature-packed for fitness fun By Chris Hall

TomTom has diverged from personal navigation, seeing the company embrace sports devices in recent years. After an initial partnership with Nike, it stepped... Read more

Withings Activite Steel review: Step-tracking with style
4.0 stars Withings Activite Steel review: Step-tracking with style By Britta O'Boyle

Withings is no stranger to beautiful design. Its original Activité fitness tracker was one of the most wearable wearables of 2015, which is probably why... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 630 review: Deep dynamics set a new pace
4.0 stars Garmin Forerunner 630 review: Deep dynamics set a new pace By Luke Edwards

When it comes to GPS running watches the Garmin Forerunner range has been leading the race for wrists for years.In 2013 the Forerunner 620 was a big jump... Read more

Microsoft Band 2 review: Function over form
3.5 stars Microsoft Band 2 review: Function over form By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft introduced the original Band in October 2014, bringing a device that combined an array of fitness tracking features with a few smartwatch-like... Read more

Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker
4.0 stars Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker By Stuart Miles

Mondaine, the famous Swiss watch maker, has entered the world of smartwatches with the Helvetica 1 Smart, a device that offers a smart yet fully analogue... Read more

Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form
3.5 stars Polar Activity Loop 2 review: Function over form By Britta O'Boyle

Polar has been on the fitness tracking scene for a while - like 40 years - creating devices for those who take their activity monitoring a little more... Read more

Sony SmartBand 2 review: Life tracking that misses a beat
3.5 stars Sony SmartBand 2 review: Life tracking that misses a beat By Chris Hall

The latest addition to Sony's SmartWear range is the SmartBand 2, a fitness tracking band with an updated Sony Core unit - the main heart of the device... Read more

Withings Aura Total Sleep System review: Dreams can come true
4.0 stars Withings Aura Total Sleep System review: Dreams can come true By Britta O'Boyle

Tracking sleep is always something we have been a little sceptical about. Firstly, it's almost impossible to determine how accurate a device is at monitoring... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 25: Running down the price (hands-on)
Garmin Forerunner 25: Running down the price (hands-on) By Mike Lowe

Running watches are a common companion for many, but for newbies looking to get from sofa to 5K the idea of spending a small fortune on a fitness companion... Read more

Asus VivoWatch review: Pretty but not perfect
3.5 stars Asus VivoWatch review: Pretty but not perfect By Britta O'Boyle

Asus is no stranger to good design. Its ZenWatch was greeted with showers of praise when it launched last year and many have high expectations for its... Read more

Sony Smart-B Trainer first run: Your Walkman sports coach
Sony Smart-B Trainer first run: Your Walkman sports coach By Britta O'Boyle

Sony is no stranger to the wearable or music markets, it's been a player in both for years and its new device combines the two in a bid to help runners... Read more

Jawbone UP3 review: Up there with the best of them?
4.0 stars Jawbone UP3 review: Up there with the best of them? By Britta O'Boyle

There are plenty of fitness tracking devices available these days and Jawbone's Up series has been one of our go-to favourites. Now in its third generation,... Read more

LOAD MORE