A fitness tracker with Stiftung Warentest: Garmin and Apple to convince | health

fitness bracelets as a cheap Alternative to the Smartwatch are not available. However, Foundation is not a test comes to the conclusion: Many deliver what they

A fitness tracker with Stiftung Warentest: Garmin and Apple to convince | health

fitness bracelets as a cheap Alternative to the Smartwatch are not available. However, Foundation is not a test comes to the conclusion: Many deliver what they promise.

fitness trackers are of the size comparable to a wrist watch. They are worn like this on the wrist and recorded by the various Sensors and micro-processors the activity. Steps to count the pulse while Jogging measure, the sleep analyze: A fitness tracker should be more to a sport and a healthier Lifestyle motivate. However, there are large differences in quality among the various models - most of them are not able to convince in the Test.

The sobering result of the German consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest: were the Only two out of 25 tested fitness could trackers the carrier on the measured values of leave . In the case of the other watches, the tracked data, such as pulse rate, calorie consumption or distance travelled were sometimes extremely inaccurate. "Deviations in the two digit percent range are not uncommon, some of them are also about 50 percent," according to Stiftung Warentest.

"... to grab the two good, but expensive Smartwatches

the focus of the Tests was in addition to the accuracy of the data to the fitness data on the handling and battery life. < / strong> was So> with the help of a high-quality heart rate chest strap

The disappointing conclusion of the Stiftung Warentest: "Who always get accurate readings, should but access to the two good, but expensive Smartwatches. the they come from Apple and Garmin, and cost around 500 or 330 Euro . However, there are also Smartwatches, which will cut off a total of just sufficient".

To the values of the fitness trackers recommend count with the quality judgement "good" :

Watch Series 5 aluminum 44mm from Apple for around 505,00 Euro Forerunner 245 Music of Garmin for around 330 Euro

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Very inaccurate: This fitness tracker not disappoint in the Test

In the case of the other tested products, there were sometimes dramatic measurement errors. The Xiaomi fitness wristband "Mi Smart Band 4 displayed" when Running in the middle of all the subjects in one by 18 per cent to a low pulse. the In the case of a test jogger the bracelet was even a false pulse of 104, although this was 181 . Other brands could not convince the "Vivosmart 4" Garmin weakened enormously in terms of the consumption of calories: Here she was at almost 75 percent.

the Following fitness tracker cuts with a grade of 4 or 5 bad ab :

Galaxy Fit e Samsung, around 39 euros Joli XW Pro Xlyne, around 84 Euro ZeTime from MyKronoz, around EUR 103

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Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 11:36

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