What are the best Garmin fitness trackers?

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    #1Garmin Forerunner 630

    Garmin Forerunner 630
    This Garmin Forerunner 630 is a second-generation fitness tracker that can calculate 6 advanced running dynamics. It logs advanced physiological measurements and has a rechargeable Li-ion battery. 
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    Angélica Félix
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This device is good, but, not great. There are issues using it in the cold weather. The interface can be a bit clunky."
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    #2Garmin Vivosmart HR+

    Garmin Vivosmart HR+

    Garmin Vivosmart HR+ is a waterproof smart activity tracker that features a wrist-based heart rate sensor and a GPS tracker. It has a touchscreen display that shows a users stats and a tracker to measure calories, floors climbed, etc.

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    Ann Mills
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "The Vivosmart is the best of the Garmin line of trackers! It not only has the basic functions of step counting and calories burnt, it also has GPS functionality. This allows the tracker to see how far and how fast you have gone, great for running or hiking. It also has a vibrating alarm to remind me to get up and be active, which I love because I sometimes lose track of time while working on the computer. "
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    #3Garmin Forerunner 920XT

    Garmin Forerunner 920XT

    This Garmin Forerunner 920XT is a smartwatch that can track numerous activities and fitness, from heart rate and cadence to pace, stroke count in swimming, and ground contact time in running. It also has Virb Elite action camera4 for recording.

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    Jeffrey Morris
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I recently bought a Garmin Forerunner 920XT, and I'm really enjoying using it when I go to the gym. The watch keeps track of my heart rate, steps, and also the stroke count when I go swimming. A precious ally for your training, I suggest it to everyone!"
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    #4Garmin Forerunner 735XT

    Garmin Forerunner 735XT

    This Garmin Forerunner 735XT is a smartwatch and a fitness tracker that has a lightweight casing and soft silicone bands. It tracks stats for running, cycling, swimming, and other sports, and has a 24/7 heart rate monitor.

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    Sandra Lira
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "Not sure why these cost so much, as it does as much as any other fitness tracker out there. It's nice, the look is nice, but I honestly didn't think it was worth the extra money it costs for this one over a Fitbit."
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    #5Garmin Forerunner 235

    Garmin Forerunner 235
    Garmin Forerunner 235 is a GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate tracking. It can receive audio prompts from a connected smartphone, show new email, text messages, call alerts, calendar reminders and more.

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    Dolores Rivas
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "A solid entry in the Garmin line up of fitness tracker watches. It still has lots of features in comparison to other brands. However in comparison to the Garmin watches it is an older model. Newer better features are on the latest releases of Garmin fitness trackers. "
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    #6Garmin Forerunner 230

    Garmin Forerunner 230
    Garmin Forerunner 230 is a smartwatch specially designed for runners. Track your activity in an easy way: count steps, calories and distance throughout the day. You can receive notifications about incoming emails, texts messages, call alerts and calendar reminders.
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    Jeffrey Watkins
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "The Garmin Forerunner is a great fitness tracker, and is a watch designed with a runner in mind. It tracks several things such as steps, calories, distance and more. It has much more functionality, and is a must have for any fitness fanatic."
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    #7Garmin Fenix 5X

    Garmin Fenix 5X

    This Garmin Fenix 5X is a fitness-tracking smartwatch with built-in GPS and GLONASS capability, along with a 3-axis compass, gyroscope and barometric altimeter. It tracks activity statistics and can be connected to Garmin Connect.

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    Melissa Hunter
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is definitely the best Garmin fitness tracker on the market right now. It has a lot of features and it is surprisingly accurate! It has a really long battery life, which is convenient...and it tells me a lot of interesting information. I don't know why I need this information, but it's fascinating. "
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    #8Garmin Forerunner 15

    Garmin Forerunner 15

    Garmin Forerunner 15 is a perfect smartwatch in monitoring heart rate, calorie intake, and steps. It includes auto lap function notification in completing every mile. 

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    Thomas Tran
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "It's okay for a budget fitness watch. There's no frills here with the watch. It does the basics and does them well for the most part. It does take a minute for the GPS to find you, but that's the only real flaw."
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    #9Garmin Vivosport

    Garmin Vivosport

    The Garmin Vivosport is a wearable smart activity tracker with a built-in GPS. It is equipped with fitness monitoring tools such as the Vo2 Max, and a display size of 0.38 x 0.76 inches. It also features an all-day stress tracker. 

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    Mark Lane
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "During run will vibrate every few seconds, indicating "Time", very annoying, haven't been able to get that issue fixed. For running, free phone apps are better. Purchased for heart rate monitor but it will not stay on the monitor screen, to read heart rate I need to unlock then scroll to get heart rate, which is a pain to do when running, nearly impossible now with the "Time" warning which needs to be deleted first to scroll. It can be hard to read and scroll, especially during exercise For the money there are better products. Was hoping to get an offer to return, but am not able to. Wife has a different brand, same brand as her phone not an Apple, and it is far better than the Garmin. Wish I had purchased what she has. "

Summary

Best What are the best Garmin fitness trackers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Garmin Forerunner 630Electronics 20 Paid
2Garmin Vivosmart HR+Electronics 16 Paid
3Garmin Forerunner 920XTElectronics 14 Paid
4Garmin Forerunner 735XTElectronics 13 Paid
5Garmin Forerunner 235Electronics 10 Paid
6Garmin Forerunner 230Electronics 10 Paid
7Garmin Fenix 5XElectronics 6 Paid
8Garmin Forerunner 15Electronics 6 Paid
9Garmin VivosportElectronics 3 Paid
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