7 Wearable Fitness Trackers Better Than FitBit

Since getting fit and tracking and sharing your results has become more popular, the market’s been saturated with tonnes of awesome technology to help you with your fitness goals - but which fitness tracker is best for you?

We’ve compiled a list of some of the top fitness trackers on the market today to help you make a decision on your next purchase. Keep in mind however, this list only includes the top fitness trackers - not smartwatches! The list also goes from cheapest to most expensive, but don’t let that determine their quality!

 
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  1. Xiaomi Mi Band 3

The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 is definitely one of the cheaper fitness tracker on the market, but don’t let that deter you. This band comes equipped with a screen, the ability to track your heart-rate, steps, sleep and more, all for an affordable price tag. The only downside to this one is that there’s no GPS tracking, so if you like to keep an eye on your location while moving, this may not be the best option for you.

Features
Screen: Yes
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: Yes
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: No
Battery life: Around a month
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: $44.89 CAD

 
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2. Moov Now

If you’re someone who finds themselves using technology to the point where you’re charging it multiple times a day - the Moov Now will be for you. With a phenomenal 6 month battery life and a low price, this fitness tracker has everything you’d need in one small package. Although it doesn’t have a GPS or screen, this tracker boasts boxing and rep-based training, as well as a swimming mode and sleep monitoring.

Features
Screen: No
Heart Rate Tracker: No
Waterproof: Yes
Activity Tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes, through connected mobile
Battery Life: Six months
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: From $59.99 CAD

 
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3. Huawei Band 2 Pro

If you’re just getting started with your fitness tracking and are looking for something with a great price tag, this tracker may be for you. Following the slim and sleek design of a FitBit, the Huawei Band 2 Pro includes GPS tracking and is even waterproof. With a  long-lasting battery life at a bit of a higher price, this tracker looks fashionable and is functional.


Features
Screen: Yes
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: Yes
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes
Battery life: 21 days standby
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: $93.95 CAD

 
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4. Amazfit Bip

If you’re looking for more of a watch-style with all the benefits of a fitness tracker, the Amazfit Bip may be the one for you. Inspired by the Apple Watch, this tracker features a GPS, accurate heart rate tracker, multi-sport tracking, sleep tracking and more. For the low price, this tracker seems to hit everything on the mark and will last you up to a month in battery life depending on your usage.


Features
Screen: Yes, black and white
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: Yes
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes
Battery life: 1 month
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: $109.94 CAD

 
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5. Fitbit Charge 2

Still not convinced with any of the alternatives above and looking for something in the FitBit line? The FitBit Charge 2 is probably the best option money can buy without spending a fortune. Sleek and stylish with a great screen, this tracker connects to your mobile device and can track almost anything from GPS to heart-rate.

Features
Screen: Yes
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: No
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes, through phone
Battery life: 4 days
Compatibility: Android/iOS/Windows
Price: $169.00 CAD

 
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6. Garmin Vivosport

Looking similar to the FitBit line, but maybe not quite as sleek, the Garmin Vivosport is a great cheaper alternative. Providing GPS tracking, heart-rate tracking and a seven day battery life, this tracker is also beneficial for tracking cycling and jogging.

Features
Screen: Yes, color touchscreen
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: Water-resistant
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes
Battery life: 7 days
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: $219.99 CAD

 
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7. TomTom Spark 3

Don’t let the price tag of this tracker deter you! It is well worth the money. On top of the GPS tracking, heart rate monitor and a screen, this tracker can have music uploaded to it so you don’t need to take your phone out on a run. Waterproof and with a two-week battery life, this tracker is one to keep your eye on.


Features
Screen: Yes, Monochrome
Heart rate tracker: Yes
Waterproof: Yes
Activity tracking: Yes
GPS: Yes
Battery life: Two weeks
Compatibility: Android/iOS
Price: $249.99 CAD