Updated – 02/July/2020 – Health and Fitness is something that everyone is looking forward to work on in 2020. Smart Bands or Fitness bands are a new rage, and everyone wants to get one.
From people who want to be serious about their fitness regime and others who want to count calories.
Fitness bands can help you keep track of the amount of exercise you are doing.
Also, Smart bands can pair with your Android or Apple smartphone to track the live data (using Apps) and help you take corrective action to improve health.
Let’s Check out 10 Best Fitness Bands in India.
Xiaomi Mi Band 3 (Affordable & Best)
Xiaomi has recently launched the Mi Band 3 in India, and it is available to purchase from Amazon India as well as Mi official website.
The new Mi Band 3 comes with several improvements over the Mi Band 2. The new Smart Band costs Rs. 1999 or $30 and offers features that are usually present in high-end health bands.
The Mi Band 3 comes with 0.78 Inch display with 128*80 pixels. It is made of polyplastic and comes with 110 mAH capacity battery that has an astonishing battery life of 20 days.
You can use the Mi Band 3 with any smartphone, having Android version 5.0 or iOS 9 or higher. Moreover, you don’t need a Xiaomi phone to use the Mi Band 3, phones from all other brands work seamlessly with the fitness band.
The highlight feature is Heart Rate Monitor, apart from having a step counter, sleep monitor, Idle Alert, and calorie counter.
Furthermore, the Mi Band 3 can show time, weather forecast, Goals, Messages and notifications. Lastly, the Mi Band 3 is water and dustproof and you can go swimming with it without any worries.
Key Specs for Xiaomi Mi Band 3
- Display – 0.78 Inch With 128*80 pixels
- Upto 50 meters water-resistant.
- Compatible with both iPhone and Android phones.
- Battery Life up to 20 days.
- Weight – 20 grams
- Find My Phone Feature, Can ring your phone.
- Can Measure – Steps, Calories, Sleep tracking, heart rate
- Excellent Value for Money
- Price Rs. 1999
Lenovo HX06 Active Snartband (New Addition)
Lenovo has launched its HX06 Active Smartband exclusively on Flipkart at a price of Rs. 1,299 on 2nd July 2018.
Talking about its features, the new fitness band features a 0.87-inch OLED display with 128 x 32 pixels resolution.
It is important to note that the Lenovo HX06 is IP67 certified water-resistant, which is a great feature at this price range.
The smart band is compatible with the iOS device running on iOS 8.0 and above, and Android device running on Android 4.4 and above.
Also, it has Bluetooth 4.2 and weighs 20 grams.
Also, the band has a sedentary reminder feature. This feature makes the fitness band remind the user to get up and be physically active, once a set time is reached.
Further, the band comes displays notifications and phone calls by vibrating gently. The Lenovo HX06 even has an alarm clock featuring five different types of alarms.
The fitness band is equipped with anti-sleep mode as well as a sleep monitor. Anti-sleep mode makes the band vibrate during night shifts or late night drives in order to keep the user stay focused.
Whereas, the sleep monitor keeps track of sleep quality and helps in improving the quality of sleep.
For charging the Lenovo HX06 band, USB Direct Charging makes use of the standard in-built USB port to directly connect the band to a USB charger or a computer.
Notably, this fitness band supports the Lenovo Smart Bracelet app. The app can be used by registering as a new user, or log in through third-party apps like Facebook, Twitter, WeChat and other apps to share the fitness data with friends.
Key Specs for Lenovo HX06
- .87 inch (128 x 32 pixels) OLED display
- Supports Android 4.4 and iOS 8 devices
- IP67 Certified Water resistant
- Sleep tracking
- Steps, distance, and calorie tracking
- Gyro sensor, pedometer
- Call notifications
- Activity tracking
- 8 days of battery life
Xiaomi Mi Band 4
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 comes with brand new design and has colored AMOLED touch display, where you can view call, text and App notifications.
The Mi Band 3 is probably one of the highest sold fitness bands, and the Mi Band 4 makes things even better.
The fitness band is not yet available in India, but will likely launch in July 2019 for a price tag of Rs. 1999.
The biggest upgrade in comparison to the Mi Band 3 is the AMOLED display with 2.5D curved glass. Also, it is less prone to scratches than the previous iteration.
The Mi Band 4 can track fitness work out, running, swimming, cycling, quality of your sleep, and measures heart rate at all times.
You can sync the Mi Band 4 with the Mi-Fit App to know more about your health and fitness.
Also, there is an improved pedometer algorithm in the Mi Band 4 which measures the steps more accurately and filter out the unnecessary movements.
It comes with a 3-axis accelerometer and even has the 3-axis gyroscope to ensure better movement tracking.
One of the highlight features of the Mi Band 4 is the long battery life of about 20 days. You can check the time, steps and heart rate on the OLED Display of the fitness band.
Further, the Mi-Fit APP which is used to display all the information on your smartphone and is paired with the Mi band using Bluetooth.
The tracker module is rated IP67 allowing to monitor your calories while swimming. Also, you don’t need to worry about the water damage to the MI Band 4.
The band strap is claimed to be made of, an antimicrobial material, ensuring hygiene and suits well for allergic skin.
Overall, it is one of the best fitness bands in the price range and a solid deal for the price.
Supported Function and Specs for Xiaomi MI BAND 4
- 0.95 Inch AMOLED Display With 120 x 240 RGB.
- 2.5D Curved Glass and anti-fingerprint coating.
- Maximum Brightness – 400 Nits
- Heart Rate Monitor.
- Steps Counter.
- Sleep pattern Analysis.
- Vibration alert.
- DND Mode.
- The codeless phone unlock.
- IP 67 certified.
- Compatible with Android 4.4 and iPhone 9 and above.
- 20 days battery back up.
- Charging time – 1 hour and 55 minutes
- Weighs 22.1 grams.
Also, Note Xiaomi has recently launched the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 (on June 1, 2018. However, it is only available in China currently, we will update as soon as it gets launched in India.
Xiaomi Mi Band HRX Edition Price Rs. 1299
Mi Band HRX edition Specs and Key Features
The new Mi Band comes with an OLED display, shows time, steps walked, calories burnt and distance covered.
Furthermore, the fitness band comes with improved accuracy when counting steps and also alerts you when you have been sitting idle for a long time. Also, it reminds taking short walks and drink water regularly.
There is a splash-proof design but it is not waterproof so you actually can’t take it swimming. For connectivity, it has Bluetooth 4.0 and can easily pair with any Android phone.
It can even show notifications on your mobile.
Notably, the Xiaomi Mi Band HRX Edition comes with 23 days of rated battery life. However, we can easily expect it to work for more than 2 weeks with ease.
It is similar to the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 that is available for Rs. 1,999. But One important feature, the heart rate sensor is missing in the HRX edition.
2). Intex FitRiSt Pulzz Price Rs 1799
It’s one of the first wearables from the Indian smartphone vendor Intex. The Intex FitRiSt Pulzz is priced at an attractive Rs 1799 and is a top-selling fitness band in India. A tiny display adds little value to the Intex FitRiSt Pulzz; it seems like a better option than MI band. The band is available for purchase on Flipkart India.
The Intex FitRiSt Pulzz band works with the Intex App which is quite intuitive and comes with lots of features and visual graphs to check your daily progress and sleep patterns. The app is available on Google play store for free and can be used with any smartphone. The Battery life is about 5 to 7 days, and it takes 2 hours to charge the Fitness Band.
There were some inaccuracies as reported by the users, but the app has a feature which can help you calibrate it more accurately by using the Fitrist Pulzz Application and adding details like Weight, height in user profile precisely. Secondly can also Set the Stride accurate in the user profile to get more accurate data.
Supported Functions Intex FitRiSt Pulzz
- Step Count and Calorie Count
- Distance Covered, Running
- Heart Rate Monitoring
- Sleep Monitor
- OLED Display
- Compatibility- Android and iOS
- Water protection – IP 67 Rating
- Built material – Silicon
- weighs 28.6 grams
- 6 Months Warranty
3). Lenovo Smart Band Cardio 2 (New Addition)
Lenovo has launched the new Lenovo Smart Band Cardio 2 on 4th July 2019 in India for a price tag of Rs.1499. The key high light of the band is 20 days battery life and continuous heart rate monitoring.
Notably, the Smart Band Cardio 2 is offering almost the same features as the Mi Band 3 for Rs. 500 less. The Cardio 2 is already available for purchase on Amazon India for the above-mentioned price.
The band comes with a rectangular display, with 0.87 Inch screen. The Fit band comes with water resistance upto 50m and you can take it swimming and need not worry about the water damage.
Furthermore, it can count steps, workout, running, swimming, calories and walking distance. Also, there is a sedentary alarm which reminds you to move if you have been sitting for very long.
Also, it analyzes sleep pattern and provides data about sleep quality.
The fitness band has a USB charging port and you can pair it with any mobile running on iOS 9 or Android 5.0 or higher. Lastly, there is a Lenovo Life App which you can download to check long term workout and fitness trends.
Supported Functions Lenovo Smart Band Cardio 2
- Rectangular 0.8 OLED Inch display.
- Walking, Running, Swimming and Workout Tracking
- Live Heart Rate Tracking
- Sedentary Alarm
- Sleep pattern analysis.
- 1-year Warranty.
- Compatible with Android 5 or iOS 9 or higher.
- 20 days battery back up.
- Affordable Price of Rs. 1499.
4). Noise color fit 2
Noice colorfit2 is a new age smart wear band that keeps track of all your activities and much more and flaunts a large rectangular display. The display is composed of 0.96″ colored LCD making it easy to monitor the activities. It comes in Midnight Black, Dust Pink, and Twilight Blue colors.
The Noise trace can be controlled by double-tapping the screen, moving through info requires tapping the screen multiple times. Along with tracking your heart rate, sleep patterns, calorie intake, distance, yoga, bike rides, etc, it also gives an optional inbuilt period tracker for women.
You can choose 3 out of 14 sports modes at a given time. The device uses 3 Axis accelerometer as a tracking sensor; it also comes with several useful features like ring alarm when the smartphone goes out of Bluetooth coverage, camera control, call on smartphone alert, etc. The Noise Trace fitness band is priced at Rs. 1699
Supported Functions Noise Trace
- Find My Device for the smartphone.
- Built-in USB Charge Port.
- Call, SMS notification.
- Sleep time recording.
- Calorie count.
- IP68 Water-Resistant
- Compatible With Android and IOS.
- 27.2 grams of weight
- 5 Days of battery life.
- 1-year Warranty.
5. Lenovo HW01 Fitness Band (Newly Added)
10 Best Fitness Band India 2019 – Lenovo’s HW01 is competing with the likes of Mi Band, Fitbit, and Intex fitness tracker and is priced at Rs. 1,999 available to purchase from Flipkart.
It looks modern with a rectangular curved shape and comes with a black silicone band for more breathability while working out. It manages to fit in a 0.9 inch OLED touch display and comes with the Bluetooth v4.2 support. Also, it has an accelerometer and pedometer.
Ruggedness is kept in mind as it does retain the IP65 rating and is also dust resistant. It’s compatible with Android v4.4 KitKat and higher and even with iOS.The Lenovo HW01 comes with 90 mAh battery endurance up to 5-7 days.
Like most of the Smart bands, it also focuses on tracking your, “Calories burned, Activity-inactivity, distance traveled, sleep quality, heart rate, step counter and more.”
The Lenovo Smart-band also can show third-party notifications, calls, and messages.
Overall it seems to be powerful enough to compete with other brands out there. At a price tag of Rs 1,999; it competes with the Mi Band 2.
Supported functions Lenovo HW01
- 0.9 inch 128 x 32 pixels, 147ppi
- Sleep pattern analysis
- Dynamic Heart Rate Monitor
- Pedometer, Calories & Sleep Monitoring
- Liquid Splash & Dustproof
- 1 yr warranty.
- Compatible with Android and iOS.
- 5-6 days of battery life
Fastrack Reflex Beat with Active Heart Rate Monitor is one of the first fitness band to come with National Health Academy Certification. The fitness band looks futuristic as well more premium than its price tag of Rs. 2195.
The Reflex Beat is aesthetically modern and attractive compared to other same looking devices. It has a monochrome OLED display with a TPU Build.
Unfortunately, for a smart-band, it misses out on significant features aka IP rating. Unlike the Mi band which is IP67 rated; the Reflex is only IPX6 rated and cannot be used while swimming or other water activities.
It can easily track your sleep, steps, heart rate and can also notify the alerts, messages, alarms, third-party Apps, calls with the Caller ID feature as well and is both iOS and Android compatible.
Supported functions of Reflex
- Great Build
- 1yr warranty
- Compatible with Android and iOS
- Touch Enabled
- Phone Finder
- Camera control
- 5 Day Battery Life
- Vibrating Alarm
6). Mi Band 3i
Xiaomi had released the successor of Mi Band 3, called Mi Band 3i in November 2019 priced at Rs, 1,299. Unlike the older version, it doesn’t sport a heart rate monitor.
The Mi Band3i comes with a 0.78 inch AMOLED 128*80pixel resolution touch display. The anti-fingerprint surface with up to 300 nits will give you a very clear and precise display.
The fitness band comes in black color and is available for purchase from Flipkart, Mi.com and Amazon India.
It flaunts an oval dial with monochrome white display color. Phone compatibility is with Android 4.4 or iOS 9.0 or higher.
The Activewear can track your activities like walking, running, cycling, treadmill, distance traveled, sleep pattern analysis, calorie intake count.
The Fitness band can show up to 30 features coming together under one place like incoming calls and messages, unlock the phone, vibrating alarm, event reminder, Bluetooth connectivity, etc.
The Mi band 3i Actiwear is compatible with both Android as well as iOS devices.
The fitness band comes with a 5ATM IP rating, you can keep you can take it along in your swimming pool. The Smart band comes with 110mAH battery capacity and can work for 20 days on a single charge.
Key Specs for Mi Band 3i
- Supports Android and IOS Phones
- 5ATM IP rating – Water-resistant
- Sleep tracking
- Calorie and activity tracking
- 20 days of battery life
- AMOLED display
8. Samsung Galaxy Fit-E Smartband
Samsung Galaxy Fit e Smartband is one of the popular fitness brands in the affordable segment and comes with standard features like activity and sleep tracking. It has an Auto workout feature that helps to detect 3 activities based on walking, running and dynamic workout. Also, it has a Mobile Samsung health app, which receives activity tracker information and measures your fitness activity level.
It comes in Black, white and yellow colors with PMOLED Display.
It is featherweight and yet is backed up by an efficient battery to keep your activities going on without any hindrance. Don’t bother rain or a swim session as it comes with 5ATM water resistance.
The fitness band is available on Flipkart and is currently priced at Rs. 2490.
Key Specs for Samsung Galaxy Fit-E
- Calorie and activity tracking.
- 6 days of battery life.
- Auto Workout Feature.
- PMOLED display.
- 5ATM Water-resistant
- Sleep tracking
9). Realme Smartband
Realme Fitness Band is the latest addition to this list and was launched on 5th March 2020, with a sale following between 2 pm to 4 pm. The Chinese AIoT domain has now debuted in the world of fitness bands that obviously have a smartwatch along with tracker for calories, activity and sleep patterns to name some.
It comes with a 0.96″ curved and colored display and is compatible with all Android smartphones. It is believed to be available in three different colors: Yellow, Black and green. The Realme Smartband is available for just Rs. 1499 and is a steal deal.
It is going to give a competition to MiBand4 and Honor Band5. The fitness band can track running, walking, climbing, biking, hiking, yoga, fitness, spinning, and even cricket.
Also, it comes with the IP68 Water resistance certificate.
Key Specs and Features for Realme Band
- Tracks Run and Walk, Cycling, Swimming, and Cardio.
- Even can track cricket
- Sleep Tracking
- Active Heart Rate Monitor (Real-Time)
- Smart Notifications for Apps, Calls, and SMS.
- Idle alert and even inform you to drink water at regular intervals.
- Lift Wrist to Wake Up.
- The USB direct charge allows you to charge it by plugging to a usb port without any cables.
- Realme Link Smart App helps you track more stats on Your phone.
- Personalized Dial Face
- Weight – 20 grams
- Available in Black, Yellow, and Green.
10) Fitbit Flex Activity Tracker Fitness Band
Fitbit Flex is quite similar to the Garmin Vivofit costs Rs 6999. The Fitbit Flex comes with basic activity tracking sensors and can monitor sleep as well as walking/running. Further, the activity tracker comes with an LED display to show the level of activity but does not display time or any other information.
The Fitbit website UI and user experience is one of the best when compared to the competition and offers easy information which helps you measure your goals and achievement.
The Fitbit Flex is waterproof and you can wear it all the time without the worry of getting damaged.
Key Features of Fitbit Flex Activity Tracker
- Good User Interface and User Experience
- It is mostly Accurate
- Better Build Quality
- Basic Fitness tracking
- Sleep Analysis
- Dormant notification.
11. Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro
Recently, Samsung has launched the new premium fitness band – Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, in the market. The band arrives with a 1.5 inch AMOLED (216*432) display.
This smart band tracks your fitness data along with all-day activity accurately. Furthermore, it can measure calorie burnt, continuous heart rate monitoring, and steps.
You can use the band underwater up to 50meters as it has a water resistant capacity of 5ATM allowing you to wear it while swimming.
You can download music and play it using it.
Furthermore, you can set alarm and reminders. Also, the notifications from social media apps, text messages, incoming calls, and weather are available.
The band is compatible with iOS and Android and it comes in black color.
- 5 days of battery life.
- Continuous heart rate monitoring.
- Tracks all-day activity.
- 5ATM water-resistant.
- Weighs nearly 34g.
- AMOLED touch display with a rectangular curved shape.
- Available on Amazon at a price of INR 12,625.
12. Honor Band 5
The Honor Band 5 is one of the best sellers in the affordable smart fitness bands category; rivaling the Mi Band.
This low-cost band comes with many new and fantastic features for a low price tag of Rs. 1999.
The beautiful band comes with 0.95 inches AMOLED touchscreen display and adjustable screen brightness. The band is compatible with Android 4.4+ and iOS 9.0+ and the Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. It offers a long battery life of almost 14 days.
Further, It allows you to control music with a single touch. The TruScan monitors the heart rate 24/7 and is accurate too. Also, it gives warnings when the heart rate count is unusual.
The TruSleep monitors the sleep patterns by examining the collected sleep data. The SpO2 monitors trace the oxygen levels in the bloodstream.
It offers multiple watch faces. The band has a special feature of remote control camera (only works with Huawei and Honor devices). Notifies for various reminders and social media apps.
The band supports various sports modes likewise, running, walking, cycling, pool swimming, and several exercises. It possesses water resistance of 5 ATM with swimming posture identification which records speed, distance, number of turns, burnt calories, and SWOLF.
Key Specifications :
- 14 days of battery life.
- All-day tracking of step count, burnt calories, and distance.
- 5 ATM water-resistant.
- Accurate in heart rate counting.
- Low budget band with various alluring and effective features.
13. Honor Band 5i
The Honor brand offers Band 5i at an affordable rate of INR 1,799 with 6 days of battery life. It comes with 0.96 inches TFT touchscreen display and adjustable brightness. It’s compatible with Android 4.4 and iOS 9.0. The band has Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity.
The TruSeen continuously monitors the heart rate while the TruSleep tracks various sleep patterns. The multiple sports mode includes Indoor / Outdoor running and cycling and tracks different daily exercises.
The smart band allows notification from phones and can set alarm and reminders. It offers 5 ATM water resistivity with which you can swim up to 50 meters underwater.
- 6-days long battery life.
- 24/7 heart rate monitoring.
- Track various sleep patterns.
- 5 ATM water resistant.
Here is an initial list of best Smart bands that you can choose from based on your need and the features you want. We will add more Fitness bands to the list post some more careful analysis. If you wish to add your experience in the comments below, please feel free to do so.
Also recently Xiaomi has launched the HRX Edition Fitness Band in India which I will soon add to this list. Also, you can read about the 10 Best Earphones to purchase in India.