Choosing the right kind of activity tracker for you needs means you will keep using it and get the full benefits. Here is how we found the best value products in South Africa, for different kinds of users.
Fitbit’s most basic tracker, the Inspire, still manages to cram a lot of useful data on to the small monochrome screen.
For such a tiny band, the vívosmart 4 collects a huge amount of useful data.
In the past year or two, it has become apparent that step counting – the way most trackers do it – is strictly amateur hour when compared with the accuracy of built-in GPS, which measures exact distances you ride, walk or run. Continuous heart monitoring is non-negotiable, of course, but waterproofing is still surprisingly rare […]
Probably the best choice for the health-conscious fashionista, the slim and stylish Alta tracker could easily pass for a regular fashion accessory. Need more guidance? Read our guide How to buy a health tracker in South Africa and see our line up of Top 5 health trackers in South Africa. The original Alta has now been upgraded […]
Pitched above entry level, this competes with Fitbit’s Alta HR and the Charge 2 and, while it falls short in the looks department, its tech and feature set exceed that offered by both these competitors. Need more guidance? Read our guide How to buy a health tracker in South Africa and see our line up of Top […]
The original Versa brought Fitbit back to winning ways, and the new Lite version feels like another well-finished product. It looks identical to the original, and for R1 000 less, you still get a lot of watch for your money. Need more guidance? Read our guide How to buy a health tracker in South Africa and see […]
This is the top of Garmin’s wide range of trackers, and it is one of the most complete fitness watches we’ve ever used. It tracks a variety of activities, including swimming, gym and even yoga, but it stops short of being a full, professional-grade triathlete piece of kit. Need more guidance? Read our guide How to […]
It’s taken us 10 years, but we finally have a true GoPro competitor. This product matches the iconic GoPro on practically every count. It equals the video quality of the HERO5 Black, GoPro’s top-ofthe-line camera, and includes a 1.75” LCD touchscreen on the back of the unit. In its waterproof shell, it’s almost exactly the […]