What are the best new GPS tracking smartwatches?

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    #1Garmin 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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    Amy Burton
    Written on May 21, 2018
    "This is a great competitive product that can rival that of the apple offerings. It has a lot of gizmos and gadgets, and it has a great look to it. I had some issues with connecting to other devices, but I would still recommend it to others."
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    #2Huawei Watch 2

    Huawei Watch 2

    Huawei Watch 2 is a water-resistant smartwatch and fitness tracker manufactured by Huawei. It has a built-in GPS, an offline music player, a NFC, and google assistant. This smartwatch also has customizable battery settings.

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    Rachel Ruiz
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "The Huawei Watch 2 Sport Smartwatch is pricy but so, so worth it. I have not found a better smartwatch for fitness purposes. The most useful feature about this watch, for me, is its heart rate monitor. I love it."
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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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    Debra Bates
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Fitbit ionic is probably one of the most popular name brand smartwatches that tracks fitness and has gps tracking. It watches your heart rae, steps, and allows you to play more than 300 songs and the battery is pretty well lasted."
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    #4Garmin vívoactive 3

    Garmin vívoactive 3
    Garmin vívoactive 3 is a smartwatch that is suitable for users with an active life. Users can track their activity, create their own custom workouts, make contactless payments, and stay connected with their friends and colleagues. 
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    Jeffrey Warren
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This watch is the high end garmin device that will not break or crash on you this seems like a very good device that you can't really screw up making."
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    #5Garmin Fenix 3 HR

    Garmin Fenix 3 HR

    Garmin Fenix 3 HR is a smartwatch designed with heart rate monitor for activity tracking accuracy. This smartwatch offers a 1.2" high-resolution display and it can automatically sync to your data via Wi-Fi technology.

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    Helen Smith
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "In terms of GPS tracking you will not find a better watch on the market. The software is accurate, easy to use and has helped me track my workouts at an entirely new level. I’m also a large male so I don’t mind the huge size at all. My wife would look very silly wearing it, but since we train together she can get a lot of the same GPS benefits. This is a training tool more than just a glorified step counter."
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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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    Danielle Reyes
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "I bought my Fitbit because of the GPS tracking so I didn't have to get another gadget when I went hiking. Now I don't get lost and I track my fitness. It even has my songs on it so yet another plus. Really like it as it is comfortable as well."
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    #7Garmin 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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    Martha Vargas
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "This watch has also been a favorite of mine. I actually borrowed this watch from a friend to try out because I have a Forerunner one and I can't see too many differences. This one does just a good of job as mine so I would recommend this one as well if you can find a better deal on it :)"
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    #8Fitbit 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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    Lilia May
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I'm going to be honest. I was hesitant to give the Fitbit Alta HR a whirl due to some hiccups with their earlier (extremely pricey) fitness trackers. I will say this, the Alta is the one that Fitbit should have waited for! This thing is not just a fitness tracker, it's a smartwatch, it's an all in one, it's what every single tracking smartwatch should aim to be."

Summary

Best What are the best new GPS tracking smartwatches
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Garmin Fenix 5XElectronics 18 Paid
2Huawei Watch 2Electronics 16 Paid
3Fitbit IonicElectronics 16 Paid
4Garmin vívoactive 3Electronics 12 Paid
5Garmin Fenix 3 HRElectronics 10 Paid
6Fitbit VersaElectronics 8 Paid
7Garmin Vívoactive HRElectronics 6 Paid
8Fitbit Alta HRElectronics 4 Paid
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