What are the best GPS smart sports watches with heart rate monitor?

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    #1Garmin 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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    Russell Peters
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Stay on pace for your next personal record with Forerunner 235, the GPS running watch with Elevate wrist heart rate technology and smart features. Includes activity tracking and connected features like automatic uploads to Garmin Connect, smart notifications and audio prompts, as well as customizable widgets, applications and watch faces from the Connect IQ store."
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    #2TomTom Spark 3

    TomTom Spark 3

    The TomTom Spark 3 is a water-proof, GPS-equipped fitness watch that provides users workout metrics in real-time. It is compatible with iPhones with iOS 8 and above and devices with Android 4.4.

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    Joseph Gonzales
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "When you need it, this one is a good solution. I think it is the best one out there."
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    #3Fitbit Surge

    Fitbit Surge

    The Fitbit Surge is a smartwatch that features GPS tracker, continuous heartbeat rate and simplified heart rate zones. Also, it tracks your sleep and allows you to program silent wake alarm 

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    Evelyn McDonald
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "I've always struggled from sleeping problems. I have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. This watch has helped me see my sleeping patterns and see if anything changes when I drink something different from one night to the next or the food I eat. It really has shown me how to fix my sleep. It's also a great watch for exercising but I really liked the sleeping program on it so if you suffer from this too I would highly recommend."
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    #4Garmin Vívoactive HR

    Garmin Vívoactive HR
    Garmin Vívoactive HR is a GPS smartwatch with wrist-based heart rate. It has a sunlight-readable, high-resolution and colored touchscreen with built-in sports apps perfect for running, biking, swimming and more. 
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    Carol Watson
    Written on May 19, 2018
    "Compared to other smart watches, this one was really priced nicely. Unfortunately, this one seemed really glitchy, unreliable, and not very durable. If you want something more consistent that lasts longer, you're going to need to invest in a different watch that may cost more money."
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    #5TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio

    TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio

    This TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio is a multi-sport activity tracker that can monitor heart rates and distance during different cardio activities like running, cycling, and swimming. It has a GPS tracker and a green backlight.

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    Virginia Chen
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I am very disappointed in this product. The clasp is terrible, I end up having to stop what I'm doing several times throughout my workout to re-attach it. Secondly, the heart rate monitor is very unreliable. These major cons have outweighed the pros for me."
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    #6Garmin 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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    Raúl Ramos
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Perfectly matches what the request was looking for"
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    #7Fitbit Ionic

    Fitbit Ionic

    The Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch is a wearable device with fitness tracking function. It has a built-in GPS/GLONASS to track pace, distance, and routes of the user. It can also monitor the heart-rate of the user.

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    Ashley McDonald
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I found this to be on of the best watches with the heart rate monitor I needed. I have to be very careful in my workouts to get enough but not too much heart rate increase. Because of my heath issues I can still work out and be healthy with this smart watch."
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    #8Garmin Forerunner 935

    Garmin Forerunner 935

    The Garmin Forerunner 935 Running GPS Unit (Black) is a premium smartwatch which can be used in everyday running and even in triathlons. It has advanced running and multisport features in a comfortable and durable watch you can wear all day.

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    Terry Wagner
    Written on May 25, 2018
    "This is a good smart sports watch that can be worn to check heart rate. It also offers GPS features and has high reviews. It would be a perfect product for the topic."
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    #9Nokia Steel

    Nokia Steel
    Nokia Steel is an activity and sleep tracking watch that wants you to feel, move and rest better. It automatically tracks everything and syncs to the Nokia Health Mate app to give you useful metrics and personal coaching. 
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    Fabiola Medina
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This looks like a very understated and minimalistic watch. It looks good too. However, it does lag a bit."

Summary

Best What are the best GPS smart sports watches with heart rate monitor
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Garmin Forerunner 235Electronics 13 Paid
2TomTom Spark 3Electronics 13 Paid
3Fitbit SurgeElectronics 11 Paid
4Garmin Vívoactive HRElectronics 10 Paid
5TomTom Multi-Sport CardioElectronics 10 Paid
6Garmin Forerunner 735XTElectronics 7 Paid
7Fitbit IonicElectronics 6 Paid
8Garmin Forerunner 935Electronics 5 Paid
9Nokia SteelElectronics 4 Paid
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