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Best Fitness Trackers for 2017 – Top 5 List

So I have waited for late 2017 to give you the best fitness trackers on the market, and here is a top 5 list of the best you can get for this year, and also for the beginning of the next one.


Samsung Gear Fit 2

Despite its 1 year age, the Gear Fit 2 is still a solid device, it can be recognized from the crowd with its AMOLED display, which is the best on any fitness tracker, also, Tizen OS is the best user friendly you can find on any wearable.

The device comes with a built in GPS for runners, a HRM, and auto tracking to automatically recognize your activities including sleeping, and if training in the rain, the Gear Fit 2 is water resistant for 30 min under 5 feets.

beside of smartphone notifications, you can store your own music on the device, or connect to Spotify without the need of your smartphone. Battery life is just OK, it last between 4 and 5 days, but with GPS use, you only get 9 hours, it is not the best batter you can get, but than can be explained with the big AMOLED display.

Samsung Gear Fit 2

Fits 155mm - 210mm wrist Keeping your fitness on track with precision and ease

$127.99 $189.99

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Withings Steel HR

If you’re looking for style and a normal watch like device, this is your one, the Withings Steel HR is a classy device that comes with all the basic fitness tracking metrics, its design is a combination of an analogue watch, and a digital small screen to display your data.

Actually on the feature department, the previous Gear Fit 2 is packed with way better and diverse ones,  but for a combination of style and basic feature seekers, this is the best to get.

As it names indicate, the Steel HR comes with a heart rate monitor that measure continuous heart rate for workouts and daily activities. And if you’re wondering about battery, this is just the best, with 25 days on a single charge! that’s impressive.

The device is also waterproof so you can take it for your swimming sessions, the Steel HR can automatically detect and track your different activities and upload your data to its simple user friendly app. This is definitely not for hardcore trainers but for more in depth metrics, here is number 3.

Withings Steel HR

Steel HR is a fully-featured activity tracker (walk, run, swim & sleep) with heart rate monitoring


Fitbit Alta HR

This is a good looking device, that comes with plenty of features, the smart track can automatically detect certain workouts, along with automatic sleep tracking. Alta HR comes with a HRM that can continuously measure the metric, and estimate your different sleeping stages.

The device is water resistant to some splashes and sweat, while the battery can take you to up to 7 days, if you need GPS, there not a built in one here, but with Fitbit, you definitely get the best fitness app on the market.

Fitbit Alta HR

Move to the beat of you with Fitbit Alta HR!


Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

This is definitely a High end fitness tracker from Garmin, since it comes with the whole package, the device can surely track the usual basic activities, but along with that, you get a built in GPS if you’re a serious runner, the device can continuously measure your heart rate when resting or working out.

The Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus is also waterproof for up to 50 meters so it can track your swimming sessions

You get also smartphone notifications, and the ability to control music from the display, the design is discrete and comfortable, but the upcoming Fitbit charge 2 on the list has a slightly sleeker look.

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

Turn your steps into strides with vívosmart HR+!

$169.99 $199.99

Fitbit Charge 2

This is probably the most popular fitness trackers in the world, on the design department this is a discrete device that can be worn anywhere like at work, it comes with an OLED display that beside showing fitness data, it brings you smartphone notifications and calendar alerts.

On the fitness side, the device can track the usual activities, but adds an automatic detection to them, like workout and sleep automatic detection. the connected GPS feature will also borrow  your smartphone’s GPS to track and record your running routes, while the HRM will track your Gym workouts. the device will estimate your VO2 max, which is a rare feature on regular fitness trackers, this feature is waht makes this device a special fitbit one.

The battery life can take you on a 5 days journey, but the only downside is that this is not waterproof, but it can only take some water splashes.

Fitbit Charge 2

Make every beat count with Fitbit Charge 2!


So this was my list on the best fitness trackers you can get for this year, have sometihng to add, feel free to do it on the comment section below.