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Fitness Tracker Ratings Summary

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Score Product Price Our Take
73
$150
Best Buy Award
Fantastic fitness tracker for the price, but is hydrophobic with a shorter battery life
72
$200
Editors' Choice Award
A fashionable yet still very functional tracker without built-in GPS
72
$200
This sleek and stylish product is the perfect option for someone who wants their tracker to make a style statement
72
$250
Top Pick Award
The Vivoactive HR is our Top Pick for Outdoor Activities with its wide variety of activity profiles and its rugged and waterproof design
67
$150
While it did improve on the Alta, the Alta HR still left some things to be desired
66
$250
Lacks the notification features of other models, but great for solo outdoors
66
$300
One of the newer models from Garmin, the Vivoactive 3 this model has a great display but just can't quite compete with the top models
65
$200
Delivering a wholly unremarkable performance, the Vivosport wasn't our favorite and failed to distinguish itself
62
$130
A straight forward tracker with a more minimalist design and no HR monitor
61
$140
Falling a little flat, the Vivosmart 3 can't quite hold up to the Fitbit Charge 2 as a fitness tracker for daily wear, though it is waterproof to 5 ATM
61
$80
This tracker is a great option to encourage kids and teens to get up and get active
59
$80
A budget model that tracks activities a little better than a stop watch, with good battery life and is waterproof
59
$100
A minimalist tracker in features and profile, but can be used for swim tracking with an in app purchase
59
$60
Top Pick Award
By far the most discreet way to count step, the Fitbit Zip is our absolute favorite when it comes to clip-on trackers
51
$70
Searching for a budget fitness tracker? The Huawei Band 2 Pro is one of the cheapest products with a built-in GPS, but falls a little short overall
45
$100
Not a case where you get what you pay for, you get much less