Top 5 Stylish Fitness Bands You Can Buy Under Rs 5,000
A fitness tracking band isn’t a niche product anymore. But the weirdest bit is that the ones who aren’t even that much into fitness are seen wearing one occasionally.
And, what does that tell you?
I think people are done with conventional watches and understand that they need to move on with what’s trending; especially when ‘what’s trending’ is within budget.
There are plenty of options in the market to pick from, but you’d want to go for something which not only tracks your fitness but also looks swanky on your wrist. Right?
Here’s a look at the top 5 good-looking and stylish fitness trackers you can buy under Rs 5,000.
Perhaps the ‘smartest’ option to go for on this list, the Smartron t.band comes loaded with a bevy of features. It sports a very sophisticated design with multiple strap options. The strap quality isn’t the best so there is a bit of a compromise.
It doesn’t come with any buttons, rather a just touch-sensitive panel with a PM-OLED display that is clear even under bright sunlight.
As for the tech, the band does the usual work of tracking your steps, calories burned and also running pace. What’s the icing on the cake here is that it is also capable of tracking your blood pressure, stress and even ECG! (that’s what the box reads). It’s both water and dust resistant.
It comes with a 100mAh battery that gave me 2-3 days of usage time. I really don’t like the charging mechanism as it comes with a very small magnetic charging clip that can get lost very easily. The t.band will cost you Rs 4,999.
Overall, it’s a good looking fitness tracker that does a good job of looking sexy as well.
Huawei Band 2
The Huawei Band 2 comes with a very ergonomic design and also fits well on your wrists. It can easily be mistaken for the Fitbit Alta, which costs around Rs 13,000. Not the most innovative design, I’d say.
The Huawei Band 2 is an excellent value-for-money product that which comes bundled with features like excellent battery life, waterproofing, GPS and can track multiple sporting activities.
The control panel is a bit clunky, which means navigation is going to be a bother. Though the original price of the band is more than Rs 5,000, you can easily spot it on multiple websites for as low as Rs 4,590.
One usually doesn’t associate the Timex brand with fitness tracking gizmos but it sure does know what customers want wrapped around their wrists. The Timex Blink is a subtle combination of fashion and fitness.
At the helm is a curved stainless steel body that comes with replaceable straps. The LCD touch isn’t a touch panel, rather it comes with a button on the bottom of the screen.
The screen displays basic information ie: time, date and the battery status. To dig deeper, you can tap the aforementioned button to view the number of steps taken, distance traveled, and calories burned.
It’s running on a 90mAh battery that can again give the user 2-3 days of charge with average use. The band also offers an SOS feature and can be purchased online for as low as Rs 4,245.
Portronics Yogg HR
Portronics doesn’t really ring a bell when it comes to fitness trackers but it sure has a strong foothold in the consumer electronics business in India. Carrying that experience forward, it has introduced the Portronics Yogg HR at Rs 2,999.
It comes bundled with a heart-rate sensor and also tracks activity levels with a check on sleep quality monitoring. Inside is a 3-axis accelerometer sensor and is also rated IP67 waterproof. Displays most of the notifications like calls, texts, emails and more. To synchronise daily data, the band must be paired with its app.
It covers all the basics like calories burned, distance and you can also click pictures on your phone using you band. Nothing extraordinary, just a bit extra.
Lenovo HS03F Spectra
Lenovo recently ventured into the fitness band space with the launch of the Lenovo HX03F Spectra. Not as exquisite as the above two, the Spectra is more of a sporty option here and one that can also look good if you’re wearing formals.
It comes with a very attractive OLED display and a capacitive touch button that helps you toggle through the menu. A long press on the button takes you deeper into more options in the interface.
The HX03F Spectra comes with a detachable strap, one side of which houses the USB port to charge the device.
What I really liked is that the HX03F Spectra offers IP68 waterproof and in this price bracket, this is almost gold dust. The band offers you the option to change between multiple watch faces and tracks multiple fitness activities, like various sports, and even tracks sleep.
A great bargain for Rs 2,299.