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5 fitness trackers that are both functional and beautiful

Remember when wearing a fitness tracker meant sporting a clunky and utterly unstylish item on your wrist? 

It would clash with any and every outfit, and it really did not blend well at all with our day-to-day lives. 

If you’re on the hunt for fitness trackers that not only look good, but do good — you’re in luck! From tracking sleep to heart rate, oxygen levels and compatible with most phones on the market, these smartwatches are sleek, stylish and functional. With endless options out there, we’ve chosen six standouts to don your wrist with.

[Hero and Featured Image Credit: Fitbit via Facebook]

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Hong Kong

A heavyweight in the high-end smartwatch industry, Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 is an elegant, everyday accessory. Available in two styles, the thickest a 45mm silver version, the Galaxy 3 boasts wireless charging and features LTE connectivity and an intuitive screen.

Key features include fitness tracking and heart rate monitoring, as well as daily assistance and compatibility from third-party apps like Strava and Spotify — perfect for runners.

Find it at Samsung Thailand.

THB 14,900

Unique in its design, the Garmin fēnix 6X Pro Solar features a huge display screen that harnesses energy from the sun for an ultimate boost of power (hence the ‘solar’ branding!). Alongside its 21 day battery life, the smart watch has GPS, military-grade resistance to water, shock and temperature, and an array of fitness features to boot. You’ll be able to track your heart rate alongside pulse ox, acclimatisation, sleep readings and advanced training functions such as pace advice and estimated VO2 efforts.

Find it at Garmin Thailand..

THB 32,990

A front-winner for iPhone users when it comes to choosing a smartwatch, Apple has elevated a classic choice with an iconic collaboration. An elegant, new collection joins the ranks with a range of classic and fashion-forward watch bands and exclusive watch faces, now more customisable and intuitive than before. To compliment your choice of Hermès leather and sports bands, the water resistant Series 6 gives you access to GPS and Cellular features, blood oxygen and ECG apps, as well as heart rate monitoring and irregular heart rhythm notifications. Essentially, the Apple Watch Hermès is the ultimate union of heritage and innovation.

Find it at Apple and selected Hermès stores.

from THB 39,900

A classic choice when it comes to fitness trackers, Fitbit continues to elevate its game with the Versa 3. The newest version of the much-loved watch comes with built-in Alexa and GPS functions, advanced sleep scoring and insights, is compatible with Spotify and displays 24/7 heart rate monitoring and phone notifications for Android users out there. An all-rounded choice for fitness fanatics who prefer the focus to be on health rather than day-to-day phone admin.

Find it at Central.

THB 9190

Pulse oximeters — the latest trend in fitness trackers — are an ideal way to keep an eye on respiratory and blood oxygen levels, helping you to recover from workouts faster and can even help uncover health conditions such as sleep apnea. This new addition to the ScanWatch from Withings makes it one of the top options for O2 monitors in the market, with ECG functions to boot. Stylish and functional, the ScanWatch does it all.

Find it at Withings. 

Approx. THB 10,133

Lexi Davey

Managing Editor

A typical ‘third culture’ kid, Lexi spent the best part of her life between Hong Kong and Malaysia. A self-confessed heliophile with a thirst for travel and adventure, she moved home to foster a career in digital editing and lifestyle copywriting. Loves include: commas, nervous laughter and her rescue pup, Wella

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