What are the best new activity bands?

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    #1Polar M430

    Polar M430

    The Polar M430 GPS Running Watch is a wearable fitness tracking device with an integrated GPS and 24/7 sleep and activity tracker. It also has indoor running metrics and a wrist-based heart-rate monitor.

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    Sunny Wu
    Written on May 27, 2018
    "I bought my polar 430 directly from polar but love my tracker. I use it for every type of workout from weight training to cardio to hiking. The gps is great worked in the mountains for our last hike and the battery life was awesome"
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    #2Fitbit Zip Activity Tracker

    Fitbit Zip Activity Tracker
    The Fitbit Zip Wireless Activity Tracker is a wearable fitness tracking device. It can monitor the user's steps, distance, calories burned, and quality of sleep. It can sync stats wirelessly and automatically to the user's computer or smartphone.
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    Ishan Kapoor
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This is a very small choice for trackers for people who might already have a smart watch or other type of jewelry on their wrists."
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    #3Fitbit Ionic

    Fitbit Ionic

    The Fitbit Ionic is a watch and fitness tracker that helps you reach your goals with dynamic personal coaching, built-in GPS, and continuous heart rate monitoring. It allows you to play more than 300 songs.

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    Howard Banks
    Written on May 22, 2018
    "This is a customizable new Fitbit product that is more stylish and interactive than other models of Fitbits. It's definitely worth it's value for a Fitbit or activity band enthusiast, but it's a little less economically sound than other Fitbit models. It does allow you to play music and have coaching in addition to the usual features though."
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    #4Fitbit Flex 2

    Fitbit Flex 2

    The Fitbit Flex 2 is an ultra-thin fitness tracker that lets you track steps, distance, calories burned and active minutes. It comes with both small and large bands, and you can remove the tracker and hide it in bands, pendants, and bangles.

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    Shirley Lopez
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "I've always kept up with the release of new Fitbit bands but this one wasn't so great. I feel like it lacks some of the innovation of other bands. "
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    #5Garmin Vivosmart 3

    Garmin Vivosmart 3

    Garmin Vivosmart 3 is a smart fitness tracker that sports an activity tracker and a heart rate monitor. It also has a display that gives users smart notifications and lets them access detailed fitness monitoring tools.

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    Pamela Cooper
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "Overall very happy with my Garmin thus far. Have had it a few months now. Pros - Great features, fully waterproof, battery life is excellent. Lots of features and metrics available to track. Love all the plot available. App offers far more than the competition. I've also found the step count to be far more accurate than my prior tracker."
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    #6Fitbit Versa

    Fitbit Versa

    Fitbit Versa is a smartwatch with fitness tracking function. It monitors the user's activities as well as the heart-rate and the sleep stages. Available in different colors, it can store up to 300 songs and it has more than 15 exercise modes.

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    Katherine Wilson
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "The Fitbit Versa was gifted to me by a friend. It is a new and improved Fitbit, which has the same high quality and dependability as older models. Fitbit has improved on their well known and trusted software and use with this new tracker. "
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    #7Garmin 010-01503-00

    Garmin 010-01503-00

    The Garmin 010-01503-00 is a smartwatch with a fitness tracking function. It has an auto-sync function that allows the device to be paired with 3 mobile devices at strategic times and can be paired with a heart-rate monitor chest strap.

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    Joseph Burton
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I was shocked at how good the Vivofit 2 was considering the price. Yes It doesn't have a heart rate monitor and it's tracking methods are a bit hit or miss but it pretty much has everything else including decent water resistance. Plus the battery is rated to last a year, that's pretty much awesome."
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    #8Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2

    Fitbit Charge 2 is a smart fitness tracker that sports an OLED display that can show notifications, time, and daily stats. It can track heart rate, workouts, distance, burned calories, and more. The tracker is available in different colors.

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    Bruce Hudson
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "My old Fitbit was pretty beat up so I got myself a Charge 2. I didn't think they could improve on the design but they knocked this one out of the park. I am so thrilled with it that I already lost an extra 2 pounds."
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    #9Fitbit Flex

    Fitbit Flex
    Fitbit Flex is a lightweight rubber fitness tracker that syncs automatically and wirelessly to tablets, computers and 150+ iOS, Android and Windows smartphones. It gives you call notifications, tracks steps, distance, calories burned and active minutes, and it's sweat, rain and splash proof.
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    Anthony Williamson
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "Finally a big brand fitness tracker that's actually cheaper than a video game. This is a good buy."
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    #10Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple Watch Series 3

    Apple Watch Series 3 is a waterproof smartwatch that allows a user to still be connected to his or her phone while being away from it. This smartwatch requires iPhone 6 or later with iOs 11 version or later.

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    $279.99

    Ofelia Cázares
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "This watch is beautifully designed. The watch is made of aluminum casing and I love that it is wterproofed without making it chunky. The features packed in the watch are awesome too.. "
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    #11Fitbit Flex 2 (US Version)

    Fitbit Flex 2 (US Version)

    The Fitbit Flex 2 (US Version) is a wearable device for tracking steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes. It is a swim-proof for tracking swimming, and life-proof for wear in the ocean, shower, and pools.

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    Roy Mills
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "So this solution is perfect for me because I live by the fitbit. It has changed my life. I lost almost 80 pounds just by walking. Wearing the fitbit, it constantly gives me little "challenges" that are 1-5 minutes long. I take 50 steps and so on. This activity bit is like my best friend so I agree, its the BEST out there. "
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    #12Withings Activité Pop

    Withings Activité Pop

    Withings Activité Pop is capable of time and activity tracking. It automatically syncs with your smartphone and tracks steps, distance, calories and sleep. It also features realtime coaching.

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    Steven Wheeler
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "Withings is known for its minimalistic style and this watch is no exception. It's sleek and modern and includes an 8 month battery life. It's also waterproof!"
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    #13Fitbit Blaze

    Fitbit Blaze

    Fitbit Blaze is a fitness tracker that lets the user track the distance walked or ran, calories burned, heart rate, and many more. It also features call, text and calendar alerts. The Fitbit application displays fitness stats.

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    Abhinav Subramanium
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I have had great experiences with this device as far as tracking information and being accurate. My only issues which is a major one os that it does not seems to sync to music so if music is a big part of your workout, you seen to sync multiple things which can be cumbersome. Customer service was great in helping me with a workaround, but this is still an issue that i hope they fic fix with an update or future products."
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    #14Fitbit Alta HR

    Fitbit Alta HR

    The Fitbit Alta HR (US Version) is a wearable fitness tracking device. It can monitor the user's heart-rate, calories burned, and quality of sleep.

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    Victoria Payne
    Written on May 15, 2018
    "This is a slimmer fit bit. It will blend in with an outfit. Not only does it monitor activity it monitors you sleep. "
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    #15Moov Now

    Moov Now
    Moov Now measures your exact movement and analyzes it in order to coach you. The free MOOV app offers free guided programs in sports including running, cycling, swimming, body weight training, and cardio boxing. 
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    Rishika Patel
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Up to 6 months battery life and waterproof. Band is lightweight and breathable.Wear it on your wrist for swimming, on your ankle for running and cycling, or wear two for cardio boxing Moov's Omni Motion sensor uses 3 times the sensors used in basic fitness trackers and provides real-time accuracy Colorful and Insightful Data in your Moov App"

Summary

Best What are the best new activity bands
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Polar M430Electronics 23 Paid
2Fitbit Zip Activity TrackerElectronics 19 Paid
3Fitbit IonicElectronics 17 Paid
4Fitbit Flex 2Electronics 13 Paid
5Garmin Vivosmart 3Electronics 13 Paid
6Fitbit VersaElectronics 11 Paid
7Garmin 010-01503-00Electronics 9 Paid
8Fitbit Charge 2Electronics 5 Paid
9Fitbit FlexElectronics 3 Paid
10Apple Watch Series 3Electronics 0 Paid
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