Fitbits are as popular as ever and are a must-have for many people looking to track their fitness and keep up with the latest trends. And the best Fitbits for women double as high-fashion jewellery while being the perfect gym partner. Whether you’re a dedicated athlete or a fashionista, check out the six models below to find the right Fitbit for you.
1. Fitbit Charge 5
The best fitness tracker by Fitbit
- Optimize your workout routine with a Daily Readiness Score that reveals if you’re ready to...
- Get a daily Stress Management Score showing your body’s response to stress and take steps to...
- With the Health Metrics dashboard, track SpO2, heart rate variability, skin temperature variation...
The fifth generation of the Charge range is one of the best fitness trackers out there for either sex. Features include guided breathing, heart rate tracking, swim tracking, and smart notifications so you can stay in touch even on the go. It looks good, is thin and light and has 20 automatic sports activity recognition. The App is one of the best in the market and the tracking abilities are also state of the art. You can’t go wrong with this top of the line tracking device.
The Fitbit Charge 5 comes with Fitbit Pay which means you don’t have to carry your wallet… And it also has a built-in GPS to track your runs or even romantic walks via a dedicated, 5th generation step tracker.
Other useful features include calories burned and a menstrual cycle tracker. Perhaps it’s not the best option for professional athletes, but for anyone else, the Charge 5 is no doubt an outstanding fitness tracker.
- Bigger screen than previous generations
- Sleek, fashionable stylish watch
- Variety of band options
- Fitbit Pay, GPS, the Fitbit App
- A bit on the expensive side as it’s brand new.
2. Fitbit Inspire 2
The right Fitbit for the fitness geek
- Earn Active Zone Minutes as you progress toward your weekly 150 minutes of heart-pumping activity...
- Track all-day activity: your steps, distance, hourly activity and calories burned.Syncing range: Up...
- Use 24x7 heart rate to track resting heart rate & better measure calorie burn.Operating temperature:...
The Inspire 2 is a great choice for the fitness geek who wants to have lots of stats and notifications on her wrist. Reasonably priced and incredibly stylish, Fitbit Inspire 2 exudes personality and packs all features you would expect from the latest generation wearable.
It monitors heart rate and sleep, has several exercise modes, real-time pace and distance through your phone’s GPS and a waterproof design. It doesn’t have any real-time swim-tracking skills, but you can still wear it in the pool, shower, or even in the hot tub.
Like the Charge, it includes guided breathing sessions that’ll help you calm down after you’ve spent your monthly wage on that pair of Jimmy Choos, but it doesn’t have the acclaimed Fitbit Pay. Basically, if you don’t mind taking the phone with you on runs and don’t need to track the activity in the pool, this could be a great option at an excellent price point.
- Reminders to move and automatic exercise recognition
- Up to 10 days of battery life
- Goal-based exercise modes
- Variety of bands and accessories
- No swim tracking features
- No Fitbit Pay
3. Fitbit Versa 4
It’s not out yet, but here’s what we think…
- Run, bike, hike and more phone-free and see your real-time pace & distance with built-in GPS. Then...
- Active Zone Minutes uses your resting heart rate to gauge exercise effort and gives you a buzz when...
- Better track heart rate 24x7 with PurePulse 2.0, Fitbit’s enhanced heart rate technology....
In the coming year, Fitbit will release the Versa 4, the latest in their square smartwatch range. In spite of the fact that no official announcement has been made, we can make some educated guesses about when and what features it will add to your wrist.
Due to Google’s recent purchase of Fitbit, the Versa 4 may be significantly different from its predecessors. With that in mind, here are our predictions for what you can anticipate from the new watch. Check back often to stay on top of new information and rumours, as we update this guide as new information becomes available.
Up until now, Fitbit’s wearables have been powered by Fitbit OS, the company’s proprietary operating system. It is primarily designed for fitness tracking, with only a few third-party applications supported (most of which are simple workout trackers and timers).
A Fitbit with Wear OS would be capable of so much more than it is now. Not only would it be able to track the metrics you’d expect from a typical fitness tracker, but it’d also handle all of Google’s other services (Gmail, Maps, Pay, etc.) and let you access Google Play’s vast library of music streaming, social media, news, health, and more.
Stay tuned for more about the Fitbit Versa 4!
4. Fitbit Luxe
Slim, stylish and incredibly accurate heart rate monitoring
- See how jewelry gets smart with a tracker that doubles as a timeless accessory and features a...
- Get better sleep to power your days with sleep tracking and sleep Score in the Fitbit app
- Feel a Buzz when you reach your target heart rate zones, while you earn active zone minutes
The Fitbit Luxe is essentially an enhanced version of Fitbit Inspire 2 that comes with a few useful additional features (plus more coming soon). Despite its small display’s shortcomings, it’s vibrant, clear, and appealing.
Fitness trackers are not designed to be smartwatches like the Fitbit Versa 3 or Fitbit Sense, so w don’t expect it to have features like making calls from your wrist or making contactless payments on Fitbit Pay. The Luxe, on the other hand, aims to promote better physical and mental habits.
With the Fitbit Luxe, you can track your step count and heart rate every day. With the Fitbit app, you can view more detailed data and see real-time updates. Even during workouts, heart rate monitoring retains excellent accuracy, matching that of specialised sports watches.
Since the Luxe has no GPS capabilities, you have to use its accelerometer or your phone’s GPS, which is problematic. However, the biggest disadvantage of the Luxe is that it has a small screen — you’ll have to open the app to view previous data.
- Stylish, slim design
- Wide variety of accessory bands
- Accurate heart rate monitoring
- A rather unresponsive touchscreen
- Need the Fitbit app on your smartphone to see a lot of the data
5. Fitbit Flex 2
Excellent fitness tracker for ladies on a budget
- Track steps, distance, calories burned and active minutes; LED display lights up to show progress...
- Ultra thin, removable tracker hides in bands, pendants and bangles
- Swim proof for tracking swimming, life proof for wear in the ocean, shower, pool and beyond
The cheapest of the Fitbits tested here, and with a super-subtle design, the Flex 2 is the best Fitbit for those on a budget wanting an uncomplicated fitness tracker.
It comes in a variety of colours, is waterproof, and has all tracking features you’d expect packed in a super-slim and lightweight design.
There is no screen or push notifications to distract you except for calls and text alerts. Fully customisable to suit your fitness goals, it also comes in various styles, including a silicone wristband, fashionable bracelet, or a necklace – a feature you’re unlikely to find elsewhere.
- Fashionable wearable styles
- Wireless synchronisation with Android, iOS, and Windows devices
- Comfortable and lightweight
- Not-so-great battery life for a screenless device
- No heart rate monitoring
6. Fitbit Ionic
Big and masculine but packed with outstanding features
- Start dynamic, personalized workouts on your wrist with step by step coaching. Synchronizing range:...
- Store and play 300 plus songs, and download playlists from Pandora. If the band sizes are small, it...
- Use built in GPs to track pace, distance & routes and get pure, pulse continuous heart rate tracking...
The Fitbit Ionic is for you if you’re looking for an outstanding fitness tracker and aren’t so bothered about the looks. Bigger than all other Fitbits on this list, it has a more masculine appearance – but it can still look awesome on a female wrist.
Built-in GPS means you can leave your phone at home and still get accurate run or walk tracking. You’ll also love the Fitbit Coach workouts developed to improve your athletic performance.
It pairs with Bluetooth headphones for an all-round fitness experience, while Fitbit Pay comes as a bonus for the after-gym shopping session. Much cheaper than peers such as the Apple Watch 4 or Samsung Galaxy Watch, but with many of their features, this is undoubtedly a great choice.
- Wide variety of fitness options
- Large and bright display
- Personal coaching
- Music storage options
- A rather slow interface
7. Fitbit Sense
The best Fitbit smartwatch to rival the Apple Watch SE
- EDA Scan app detects electrodermal activity which may indicate your body's response to stress and a...
- Assess your heart for atrial fibrillation –a heart rhythm irregularity- and easily share results...
- An on-wrist skin temperature sensor tracks yours each night so you can see how it varies. You can...
The Fitbit Sense has many of the same smart features that made the Versa line popular, but it adds many smart new features. With its guidance, you are empowered to take charge of your health by gaining a deeper understanding of your body and mind and adjusting to improve your physical and mental wellbeing – and it succeeds.
This smartwatch has an ECG sensor, just like many of the finest fitness trackers and smartwatches, to identify symptoms of atrial fibrillation. But its stress monitoring feature is truly different, and it’s something that anyone can use every day, not just in an emergency. Although Fitbit Premium members have access to many of the tools for managing stress (such as meditation sessions and mindfulness lessons), the Sense has a six-month free trial, so you can use it even if you don’t decide to renew your subscription.
You can train with heart rate zones with the Sense’s fitness monitoring features as well. Activity monitoring options are diverse, and after you’ve completed your workout, the watch and software will give you workout-specific data.
An October 2020 firmware upgrade enabled the ECG function, which was not available at launch. In June 2021, Fitbit released a new software update for the Versa 3 and Sense watches, which added audible Google Assistant alerts, additional goal celebrations, and a simpler way to change watch faces. A new snore detection tool was also available as part of a public beta test.
Although the Sense isn’t perfect, the Fitbit companion app could benefit from some improvements, especially the menstruation tracking function, which would be enhanced with the integration of the skin temperature sensor and stress-monitoring features.
- Large and bright display
- Music storage options
- Alexa and Google Assistant
- Need the app to get the most out of it
- Button can be fiddly
How Do We Test Smartwatches?
Here at Superwatches, we take pride in thoroughly testing every wearable before reviewing it. We wear and test each smartwatch both while performing fitness activity and during daily life, to make sure it can meet or exceed all expectations. All smartwatches featured in this list bring true value for money and are globally acclaimed by women using them.
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Last Updated on September 16, 2021