Smartwatches/Fitness Bands You Can Buy under PHP 10K (1H-2020)
Over the years, smartwatches are getting more affordable and packing more features. In this guide, we’ll provide you with some of the best smartwatches that were released during the first of half of the year that won’t break the bank.
Author’s Note: There were quite a number of smartwatches that were announced during the first half of this year, but the mentioned smartwatches below are the ones officially and readily available in the Philippines.
The Fitbit Charge 4 comes with all of Fitbit’s latest sensors and features, such as a built-in GPS, Workout Intensity Map, Sleep Quality Analysis, Spotify Control, a 7-day battery life, and 50m water resistance. It’s also the is the first Fitbit watch to feature Active Zone Minutes, a personalized standard based on your resting heart rate and age to track any workout.
Once connected to your phone, the Fitbit Charge 4 can control music on Spotify, check the weather, and relay calls, calendar events, texts, and app alerts. It also allows users to send quick replies to messages on Android.
The Fitbit Charge 4 is available for PHP 9,590 (Lazada store) in black, rosewood, and storm blue/black colorways.
The Huawei Watch GT 2e now sports a bolder look, a durable fluoroelastomer strap, an AMOLED HD display, Kirin A1 chipset, and longer 14-day battery life. It also has Female Health Management for tracking menstrual cycle, automatic recognition of 6 workout modes, offers more than 200 face watches through the Huawei Health App, and TrueSeen 3.5 for accurate daily heart rate monitoring.
It has enough storage for 500 songs and can serve as a camera remote or key for finding your phone. It is priced at PHP 5,990 (Lazada store).
The Huawei Band 4 Pro comes with a lot of watch faces for personalization and features Huawei TrueSeen 3.5, Huawei TruSleep 2.0, GPS capabilities, and a 6-axis IMU sensor. It uses an algorithm powered by FIRSTBEAT to provide users with “professional data” based on your heart rate zone, VO max, and recommended recovery time and training effect.
The Huawei Band 4 Pro is now available in Huawei’s official Lazada store for PHP 2,990 in the Pink and Graphite Black colorways.
The Realme Band feature a 0.96-inch display with five stylish watch face to choose from. It’s IP68 water resistance rated and has an activity tracker, capable of tracking nine daily activities including Running, Walking, Yoga, Climbing, Cycling, Spinning, Hiking, Cricket, and Fitness. Additionally, it features a real-time heart rate monitor, with reminders to move and drink water.
The Realme Band also displays user notifications with support for calls, SMS, and other notifications. The Realme Link app also allows users to manage the Realme Band’s statistics. The Realme Band is available in three colors for PHP 1,390 in Realme’s official Lazada and Shopee store.
And there you have it. If you have suggestions for smartwatches and fitness bands, let us know in the comments below.