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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) and the South Korean company has another fitness device up its sleeve in the form of the Gear Fit2... 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 to VentureBeat's Evan Blass. Reported features include water resistance up to 165 feet, which is... 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 to suggest the South Korean tech giant will unveil a new Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker too. Samsung... 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 the MZ-50, with the main differences being in the overall design and operation when in use.... 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. The company has also allegedly halted plans for a new Bandit 2 action camera, because of lack of demand.... Read more

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Best UK fitness tracker and smartwatch deals
Amazon Prime Day 2017: Best UK fitness tracker and smartwatch deals By Cam Bunton

Amazon Prime Day 2017 is here and it's chock-full of great products at ridiculously low prices. Whether you're into fashion, art or tech, there's something for everyone. One arena that's seen a host of generous price-slashing is the fitness tracker segment.... 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 with Nokia branding have now been released. Nokia fitness trackers coming 2017 as Withings brand... Read more

Getting fit with the Huawei Watch 2: Phone-free fitness, direct from your wrist
Getting fit with the Huawei Watch 2: Phone-free fitness, direct from your wrist By Pocket-lint Promotion

Whether you're hitting the pavement, working it in the gym or going for a cycle, tracking your exercise sessions allows you to monitor your progressing fitness levels and gives you serious, irrefutable bragging rights over your mates when you break their... Read more

The best TomTom Sports devices: Spark, Touch, Golfer and Adventurer compared
The best TomTom Sports devices: Spark, Touch, Golfer and Adventurer compared By Pocket-lint Promotion

TomTom has turned its expertise in GPS tracking in a new direction, splitting out into a full range of sports devices for all occasions, whether that's tracking your steps, your round on the golf course or your daily training.TomTom sports watches offer... Read more

Misfit now lets you fully customise your wearable before you buy it
Misfit now lets you fully customise your wearable before you buy it By Elyse Betters

Remember Moto Maker? Well, Misfit has a similar tool for its devices.Motorola launched an online tool in 2013 that allowed customers to customise the look of their Moto X phones. We reviewed it and loved the experience. Now, taking a page from Motorola's... 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 devices, that removes the need for a chest strap, making it appealing to a wider range of athletes.That's... Read more

Acer Leap Ware fitness watch offers plenty of features and sensors for a reasonable €139
Acer Leap Ware fitness watch offers plenty of features and sensors for a reasonable €139 By Rik Henderson

Acer has announced a smart fitness watch that is packed with tracking sensors yet looks more like a standard wristwatch.The Acer Leap Ware has a circular 1.6-inch screen covered in Corning Gorilla Glass SR+. It is also IPX7 water resistant, which will... Read more

5 reasons to buy the awesome Garmin Fenix 5
5 reasons to buy the awesome Garmin Fenix 5 By Pocket-lint Promotion

There’s a reason Garmin watches are so popular among sports and outdoor enthusiasts. Their devices are tailor-made for the active people on the planet. The ones who climb mountains, run marathons, swim across lakes and snowboard down slopes.The company’s... 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 it missed out on a couple of features, stopping it achieving excellence.The HR, however, aims to... 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 devices, from the original Swiss-Made Activité to the Activité Steel, but it adds heart-rate tracking... 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? Are your morning runs more important to you than your weekend round of golf, or would you rather... 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, the company's reputation for building the best sports-tracking wearables has grown.With the Fenix... Read more

Misfit Flare is another basic fitness tracker, but it's also dirt cheap
Misfit Flare is another basic fitness tracker, but it's also dirt cheap By Elyse Betters

Misfit has launched yet another affordable activity tracker.It's called the Misfit Flare, and it sells for $59.99 (about £50). It can track the steps you’ve taken, how far you’ve gone and the calories you’ve burned, and it can track your sleeping.... Read more

Garmin Forerunner 935 is do-it-all activity tracker that will get the most out of your training
Garmin Forerunner 935 is do-it-all activity tracker that will get the most out of your training By Max Langridge

Garmin has introduced the Forerunner 935 as a top-of-the-range, do-it-all fitness and activity tracker. It's been designed to be the only companion you need when training for events such as triathlons, as it caters for running, cycling and swimming exercises.... Read more

Suunto's first HR sports watch claims to be the most accurate
Suunto's first HR sports watch claims to be the most accurate By Elyse Betters

A Finland-based sports watch maker has launched a new device that it claimed delivers "superior accuracy".Dubbed the Spartan Sport Wrist HR, the watch, which is made by Suunto, features a patented biometric measurement technology. Valencell, the US biometric... 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 past couple of years, pairing timeless, classic designs with all the steps and run-tracking credentials... 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 additional outdoor activity tracking abilities.TomTom is clearly looking to cement its place in sport... Read more

Garmin Vivosmart 3 shows up in pictures, there's life in fitness trackers yet
Garmin Vivosmart 3 shows up in pictures, there's life in fitness trackers yet By Rik Henderson

Garmin is planning to update its Vivosmart fitness tracker, if leaked pictures are anything to go by.Wareable claims to have got its hands on an image showing a Garmin Vivosmart 3 in three different poses. And as one of them shows the name on the rear,... Read more

Fitbit Alta HR vs Alta vs Flex 2: What's the difference?
Fitbit Alta HR vs Alta vs Flex 2: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the Alta HR, adding to its already strong line-up of activity trackers. The new device sits into the company's "Everyday" category, alongside the original Alta and the Flex 2.If you want to know which Fitbit is right for you, our... Read more

Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package
Fitbit announces Alta HR for heart rate tracking in slim, stylish package By Britta O'Boyle

Fitbit has announced the Alta HR, bringing heart rate monitoring to last year's slim and stylish Alta fitness tracker.The new device introduces a slimmer and more compact version of the PurePulse technology found on the company's larger devices, such... Read more

Nokia fitness trackers coming summer 2017 as Withings brand is replaced
Nokia fitness trackers coming summer 2017 as Withings brand is replaced By Rik Henderson

Withings' fitness and health tech will be released under the Nokia brand from now on.Nokia bought the French technology firm last year and while it will continue to release fitness trackers and other health products, it will adopt the Finnish parent's... 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 2, however, is something different. Not just from what Samsung has on offer, but different from the... Read more

Adidas miCoach merges with Runtastic's app, no longer accepting memberships
Adidas miCoach merges with Runtastic's app, no longer accepting memberships By Max Langridge

Sports giant Adidas bought mobile fitness startup Runtastic in August 2015 in a deal worth a reported $220 million (£153 million). At the time, Runtastic said nothing would happen to its own app and services. Today, that promise has been confirmed as... Read more

Polar M600 will update to Android Wear 2.0, add indoor swimming metrics this spring
Polar M600 will update to Android Wear 2.0, add indoor swimming metrics this spring By Elyse Betters

Polar is updating its M600 to the newly released Android Wear 2.0.As part of the update, the smartwatch will add indoor swimming metrics such as distance, pace, strokes per minute, and strokes per pool length. The watch can also determine if you're swimming... Read more

TomTom Touch Cardio is an entry-level fitness tracker that covers the basics
TomTom Touch Cardio is an entry-level fitness tracker that covers the basics By Max Langridge

TomTom Sports has announced its second fitness wearable, the Touch Cardio, it joins the TomTom Touch with Body Composition. This new model has been designed and priced to make it more accessible to more people and to encourage healthy lifestyles.  TomTom... 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 steps counters are now available for less than £30, and dedicated running watches, such as the new... 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 a selfie stick, well, anywhere. Without even a barebones bit of wrist tech, how else can you compare... 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 wish list.Getting the right one can be the difference between hitting that 10k personal best,... 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 Group-owned company, which is known for making low-power wearables, showed off Vapor at this year's... 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 so the Timex IQ+ Move: this is one elegant looking proper watch.The concept is simple: take a well-made,... 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 its fitness trackers and heart-rate sensors, is basically taking wearables to a whole new level. It's... Read more

Slip into bed with Tom Brady, thanks to Under Armour's new sports recovery pajamas
Slip into bed with Tom Brady, thanks to Under Armour's new sports recovery pajamas By Chris Hall

Never one to be caught napping, Under Armour is turning its attention to sleep and recovery, an important part of any athlete's training schedule.Announced at CES 2017, the new Under Armour Athlete Recovery Sleepwear contain a bit of Tom Brady's input... Read more

Polar fitness watches and GoPro cameras will now play nicely together
Polar fitness watches and GoPro cameras will now play nicely together By Max Langridge

Polar has already announced a wearable vest with heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking built in to it, but that's not the only big announcement the company has for CES 2017.  CES 2017: What is it and what to expect Polar's other big announcement is... Read more

Garmin Fenix 5 brings fitness finesse in smaller sizes
Garmin Fenix 5 brings fitness finesse in smaller sizes By Cam Bunton

Garmin has unveiled a new range of three Fenix smartwatches. For the first time, the Fenix 5 series offers three unique styles and sizes without compromising on the tech and capabilities. The Fenix 5 has a 47mm case, but a new design that makes it more... Read more

Polar gives a new meaning to wearables with Team Pro Shirt
Polar gives a new meaning to wearables with Team Pro Shirt By Max Langridge

Fitness tracking expert Polar has used CES 2017 to unveil a new kind of wearable in the Team Pro Shirt. The Team Pro Shirt is, as the name suggests, a piece of clothing but has a heart rate monitor embedded into the fabric by way of two thin heart rate... 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 wrist-worn design.It isn't as feature-rich as the company's Charge 2 or Blaze, it doesn't have... 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. Say hello to the TomTom Touch.The Touch was unveiled when Fitbit launched the Charge 2 and Withings... Read more

Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million
Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million By Max Langridge

The Information has reported that smartwatch and fitness tracking specialist Fitbit is in the midst of a $40 million takeover of smartwatch maker Pebble. If the deal goes through, then Fitbit is said to receive all of Pebble's intellectual property and... Read more

Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17
Fitbit steps in the real world can step up your performance in NBA 2K17 By Max Langridge

Fitbit and 2K Games have announced a collaboration that will provide in-game rewards in NBA 2K17 for a healthy lifestyle when wearing a Fitbit fitness tracker. Which Fitbit is right for me? Gamers who manage to walk 10,000 steps a day will be rewarded... Read more

The Timex IQ+ Move is a basic fitness tracker in a sleek analogue watch body
The Timex IQ+ Move is a basic fitness tracker in a sleek analogue watch body By Max Langridge

American watchmaker Timex has launched the IQ+ Move fitness tracker, disguised as a regular watch. It can only carry out basic tracking functions, such as distance travelled, number of steps taken and calories burned, and can also track your sleep. Timex... Read more

Huawei Fit delivers heart-rate monitor in a watch-style fitness tracker
Huawei Fit delivers heart-rate monitor in a watch-style fitness tracker By Max Langridge

Huawei has revealed a new fitness tracker, the appropriately named Huawei Fit. This tracker - which we caught a glimpse of at the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Design launch - pairs a watch-style design with heart-rate monitor and various bright band... Read more

Moov HR uses your head for accurate heart rate monitoring
Moov HR uses your head for accurate heart rate monitoring By Max Langridge

Moov has produced the HR to help better motivate you to complete workouts and gets you to perform exercises in a target heart rate zone. To make sure the heart rate monitor knows exactly what your heart rate is and better tailor the workout programme,... Read more

Misfit Phase is the company's first smartwatch; records fitness and delivers notifications
Misfit Phase is the company's first smartwatch; records fitness and delivers notifications By Max Langridge

Fitness and sleep tracking expert Misfit has launched its first smartwatch, the Phase. On the face of it, it looks like a regular analogue watch but there's a whole load of technology hiding underneath. Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands... 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 of the sports device market. Offering a lighter and simpler approach than more established sports... 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 choosing a new device. Polar is an established name in fitness devices, one of the oldest, perhaps,... Read more