Top 10 Best Fitness Bands in India 2022:
Redmi SmartBand Pro – Price Rs. 3499 (Large AMOLED Display)
Xiaomi has introduced the most exotic smart band (Sports Watch) to compete with many smartwatches in the sub 5k price range.
The Smartband Pro looks more like a smartwatch with the large 3.78 cm, Always On AMOLED display.
The display has automatic brightness control depending on ambient light that most other bands lack. The display is accurate and offers a 100% NTSC color gamut with a 238 PPI pixel density.
For health tracking, the band comes with 110 sports modes, SPO2 tracker, stress measurement, 24/7 heart rate tracking, and women’s menstrual health tracking. This health band can track your sleep and improve sleep quality.
The band comes with a magnetic charger and fast charging support, and the brand claims it can last 14 days on a single charge. Further, the SmartBand Pro has 5 ATM water resistance and a LiFEQ Health algorithm.
Lastly, the Band is available for Rs. 3499, and considering the price, it is an amazing offering by the brand.
Key Specs For Redmi SmartBand Pro
- 1.47 inches Large AMOLED display
- 5ATM Water Resistant
- 110 Sports Modes
- Battery Life up to 14 days.
- Can Measure – Steps, Calories, Sleep tracking, SPO2, heart rate, women’s health data
- Price Rs. 3499
- Lightweight with comfortable wear
- More prominent display than Mi Band 6
- Easy to use music control with a one swipe
- Connectivity issues with iPhone
Notably, the Xiaomi Mi band 6 is also available for a similar price and has almost the same features but a smaller display.
Fitbit Inspire (Black) – Price Rs. 4,999
The Fitbit Inspire fitness band tracks your all-day activities efficiently. It can track step count, distance, hourly activity, active minutes, and calories burned.
It automatically records walking, swimming, and bike ride data. The 7 days of detailed data have been saved and last for 30 days.
With this band, one can trace their sleep pattern and can also set up a wake-up alarm. Moreover, it allows receiving calls and notifications from SMS, calendar, and smartphone apps.
On a single charge, it will run up to 5 days. The 5 ATM water resistivity makes it swim-proof and one can shower wearing the band.
The device weighs 98 grams and is compatible with iPhone 4S, Android 5, Windows 10, iPad 3rd gen, and later OS updates.
It is available in black color on Amazon India at a discounted price.
Key Specs For Fitbit Inspire Health And Fitness Tracker
- Good User Interface and User Experience
- It is mostly Accurate
- Better Build Quality
- All-day Fitness tracking
- Sleep Analysis
- Up to 6 m range
- Bluetooth 4.0V connectivity
- Price Rs. 4999
- The band has water resistivity; very less Fitbit bands are water resistance
- Long-lasting battery life
- Touchscreen display with a brighter screen
- Lacks connected GPS
Fitness bands can help you keep track of your daily exercise, and when you track something, you tend to improve it over time.
Fitbit Inspire 2 (Health Band) – Price Rs. 6499 (Best Premium Band)
The Fitbit Inspire 2 fitness is one of the most premium health bands that you can purchase. It is more expensive than many smartwatches.
It comes with personalized guidance, insights, and motivation, which helps achieve goals via the Fitbit Premium 1-year trial. This free-trial service should be activated within 60 days of device activation.
The smart band has 20+ exercise modes (more than any other band) to track activities like distance, calories burned, steps count, etc. It monitors heart rate 24*7.
The band tracks your time in light, deep, and REM sleep to get a sleep score to understand sleep quality every night.
The ten days of battery life provide you with constant enjoyable all-day wear. You can take a shower or swim with your band on your wrist as it features 5 ATM water resistivity. It allows notifications from calls, texts, calendars, and mobile apps.
Key Specs For Fitbit Inspire 2
- Walking, Running, Swimming, and Workout Tracking
- Live Heart Rate Tracking (24*7)
- Very Comfortable to Wear
- 5 ATM water resistance
- Track all-day activity
- Sleep pattern analysis.
- Menstrual Cycle Tracking
- Compatible with Android 5 or iOS 9 or higher.
- 15 days battery back up.
- Durable and Robustly built
- Price – Rs. 6499
- A slim and classic look for all-day wear
- Accurately tracks heart rate and sleep
- Give daily move reminders
- Lacks built-in GPS and altimeter
Fitbit Charge 4 (Premium) – Price Rs. 7999
The Fitbit Charge 4 fitness activity tracker has built-in GPS to view pace and distance on screen.
Additionally, the fitness band has up to 7 days of battery backup on a single charge and up to 5 hours when GPS is enabled.
The Active Zone Minute gives alerts on personalized fat burn, cardio, and peak heart rates. The wearable measures the heart rate continuously, which is 24/7.
It tracks sleep patterns and provides a review of in-app Sleep scores so that you can track your sleep easily.
Further, the band allows notifications from calls, texts, and smartphone apps. Also, you can quickly reply to texts from the band. The Fitbit Charge 4 activity tracker and fitness band cost Rs. 7999.
Key Specs For Fitbit Charge 4:
- 24/7 heart rate monitoring
- Active Zone minutes
- Workout intensity map
- Built-in GPS
- Tracks Sleep patterns
- Allows notifications from text and calls
- Up to 7 days of battery backup
- Weight – 100 grams
- Sleep tracking is extraordinary
- Built-in GPS to track distance
- The intensity map, a newly added feature, can show a heart map of activities.
- Limited smart features
Fitbit Charge 5 – Price Rs. 14,999 (With GPS Tracking)
Fitbit Charge 5 has been launched globally with a sleek design and brighter Always-On display. It has a long seven days battery backup.
The newly revealed fitness band will be available in India starting this fall (after September), and the price starts at INR 14,999.
The pricing of the band in the USA is $ 179.5 (roughly INR 13,300), in Europe – EUR 179.95 (roughly INR 15,600), and in Australia – AUD 269.95 (roughly INR 14,500).
It will be available in colors of Graphite/Black, Platinum/Steel Blue, and Soft Gold/Lunar White. Further, the band has 1.04 inches color AMOLED touchscreen display with 450 nits brightness and no buttons.
As per the company, Fitbit 5 is 10% thinner and 2X brighter than its predecessor. Moreover, it sports 20 attractive colorful watch faces. It has a built-in GPS+GLONASS, SpO2 sensor, skin temperature sensor, NFC, and an optical heart rate monitor.
The seven days long battery backup charges up fully in 2 hours. It has up to 5 meters of water resistance. Also, the wearable notifies for calls and emails, and you can quickly reply (this feature is limited to Android users). It features Do not disturb mode, a Smart Wake alarm, and Fitbit contactless payments.
The company has introduced a new and advanced feature – Daily Readiness Score (only for Fitbit Premium users).
This trait will help to know, whether you require to focus on recovery or has to do an intense workout. The data is measured for three days of sleep, level of activity, and heart rate variation.
It includes – 20 goal-setting exercise modes, a real-time active zone, automatic exercise recognition, and sleep monitoring.
Key Specs For Fitbit Charge 5
- 1.04 inches screen
- Always-On AMOLED display
- 450 nits peak brightness
- up to 7 days battery life
- Built-in GPS
- Skin temperature sensor
- 5 ATM water resistivity
- Compatibility – Android 8.0 or iOS 1.2 and above
- Always-on color OLED touch display
- Built-in GPS for accurate pace and distance tracking
- Monitors skin temperature variations
- The company should improve the band with the altimeter to elevate the tracking.
Concluding Thoughts – Best Fitness Bands in India
Here is a final list of the best Smart bands you can choose based on your need and the features you want.
We will add more Fitness bands to the list after careful analyses. We did a comparison of best-selling affordable watches and also wrote about the best watches for (2K to 5K) budget that you can explore.
If you think the fitness tracker will help you improve your health, it is a worthy investment. Also, if you find it difficult to form the habit of regular exercise, I suggest you read the book Atomic Habits; it has helped me a lot.