What are the best smart fitness trackers?

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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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    Beatriz Barragán
    Written on March 15, 2018
    "I needed a watch for my work as a meteorologist as well as my personal life, and this one has been acceptable. I like that it records barometric pressure- it's useful when having to write reports. That said, I wish it contained a thermometer as well. If it did, it would do my job for me!"
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    #2Polar V800

    Polar V800
    Polar V800 is a GPS sports watch that allows you to track your ride, run or hike and get guidance to meet your goals. You can create profiles for different sports to get the data you need for each one. It integrates GPS and barometer.
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    Alexander Oliver
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "The Polar V800 really helped me reach my fitness goals. I used the tracker whenever I went out on my bicycle and it really helped. It kept track of how long I had been riding and seeing my process gave me the confidence to continue riding. I was able to ride up steep hills because of this and always gave my best effort. The GPS was very useful when I wanted to find a distinct route and the tracker never gave me any problems. It is one of the best smart fitness trackers out."
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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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    Emma McDonald
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "I am a person who gets bored with diet and exercise. I need something to track and keep obsessed about. I bought the Fitbit Ionic on a black friday sale.So I have had my Ionic for two weeks. My first impressions: easy to set up, clear and easy to use app, large watch but it is light weight I almost forget I am wearing it, very accurate steps, HR, etc., brilliant screen, many different faces, waterproof, long battery life, GPS. It will not be every for everybody but it is close. I highly reccomend it"
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    #4Fitbit 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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    Israel Jaramillo
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "I bought this watch and have had only one complaint. The band is a bit uncomfortable and took some getting used to. Other than that it does everything I need. I like the bar code scanning feature that gives me all the nutrition data from foods when I am shopping. "
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    #5Polar A360

    Polar A360
    Polar A360 is a fitness tracker which lets you track your daily activity and get guidance and motivation to keep you active. The device allows you to get notifications from your smartphone, has a calorie counter and is waterproof. Available in different colors.
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    Patricia Lopez
    Written on March 26, 2018
    "The Polar A360 is a fitness tracker which also includes a wrist heart rate monitor. The activity tracker tracks your workouts, steps, distance, calories burned and sleep quality 24/7. It is waterproof and has a nice look, comes in different colors."
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    #6Fitbit 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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    Paul Kelly
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "Looking for a heart rate tracker while still having style? Look no further than the Fitbit Charge 2. Innovative, clean, simple, and available in different colors. Highly recommend!"
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    #7Garmin 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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    Johnny Weber
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Garmin Forerunner does everything that you can possibly expect from a fitness tracker but it has two disadvantages. First, it is not very stylish; it has bold borders and the square shape is not good. Second, the price; you can possibly find OK fitness trackers with half amount of that money."
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    #8Polar M600

    Polar M600

    Polar M600 is a sports smartwatch which allows a user to monitor the heart rate with personalized fitness training. Also features GPS technology to keep track of distance. Compatible with iOs and Android.

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    Alicia Peña
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "I liked using this as a fitness tracker. It has some powerful and easy to use features."
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    #9Garmin 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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    Jordan Carter
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "The Garmin Vívoactive HR seems to have a terrible bluetooth connection. It is constantly cutting in and out and definitely wasn't worth the purchase. I had to return it."
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    #10Polar A370

    Polar A370
    Polar A370 is a fitness tracker which lets you track your activity and sleep routines. You can connect it to your smartphone's GPS to track speed, distance and route. The device allows you to get notifications for calls, messages and social media activity. Available in different colors.
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    Teresa Douglas
    Written on March 25, 2018
    "This smart fitness device, is very high quality and the price for it is fair compared to competitors and for the features it has. I am very satisfied with it. "
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    #11Polar M400

    Polar M400
    Polar M400 is a smart fitness tracker developed for runners who want a comfortable and durable running watch with advanced GPS and features. It can track running and other exercises, monitor a user's performance.
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    Howard King
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "A decent fitness tracker that's not too expensive and does what claims to do. I've been using mine for about two months and gave no complaints. Except maybe for the GPS which is a little off at times. "
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    #12Garmin 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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    Daniel Fox
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "Accessible and affordable watch with high quality features. High reliability and durability. "
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    #13Samsung Gear 2

    Samsung Gear 2
    The original Galaxy Gear gets a much needed update to the Gear 2. Although this time it's not powered by Android but by Samsung's own Tizen OS. The price is unannounced but we know the Gear 2 will come in black, orange, and brown.
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    Patrick Morales
    Written on March 27, 2018
    "Same goes for this one. You can use the watch in some sort of activistic sense like negating "not" having what you want, but since "I" don't have one a bad rating is the best medicine for getting what we want.. an actually practical watch."

Summary

Best What are the best smart fitness trackers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Garmin Fenix 5XElectronics 14 Paid
2Polar V800Electronics 12 Paid
3Fitbit IonicElectronics 11 Paid
4Fitbit SurgeElectronics 11 Paid
5Polar A360Electronics 9 Paid
6Fitbit Charge 2Electronics 7 Paid
7Garmin Forerunner 920XTElectronics 6 Paid
8Polar M600Electronics 5 Paid
9Garmin Vívoactive HRElectronics 4 Paid
10Polar A370Electronics 3 Paid
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