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Here is my 2018 Best GPS Sport Watches List.
Number 5 is the Suunto Spartan Sport Wrist
HR, this was the second on my list last year,
now its the last since there are new competitive
but if you’re looking for an accurate HRM,
this is the most accurate you can find on
any GPS watch.
And beside of the sleek round design, the
device is packed with ton of features, you
can actually track a huge number of 80 different
sport activities including running, swimming,
cycling, hiking, strength, and the list goes
You can also create custom training plans
on the web portal, which is great!
Another useful feature is the heat map, you
can actually see on the map which place is
more popular by Spartan users to do certain
You get also smartphone notifications on your
wrist, you’ll be able to read messages,
see incoming calls and more.
The device is actually on sale, and you can
check the link below for the updated prices.
Number 4 is the Garmin Fenix 5 Serie, there
is the 5S aimed for smaller wrists and women,
the 5 and 5X that got the whole package, the
5X is bigger in size, and it’s mainly aimed
for outdoor navigators, so if you’re a serious
outdoor explorer than the 5X is for you.
The Fenix 5 series come with an improved design
compared to the Fenix 3 and 3HR, and a quick
release feature for easily swapping bands.
For activity tracking, you get the HRM, water
proofness for tracking swimming sessions,
the GPS and plenty of diverse activities and
VO2 MAX measurements, along with smartphone
notification such as messages, calendar alerts
So if you want a complete fitness tracking
package from features to battery life to design,
this is definitely the one to get, specially
for the serious athletes and trainers.
Number 3 is the Samsung Gear Sport, if you’re
an Android user, this is the ultimate combination
between smartwatch functionalities and fitness
The design is well made giving the feel of
a smartwatch, so you can wear it everywhere
in the office or when going out, while the
fitness features are almost complete for a
GPS sport watch.
You got the usual metrics tracking, like steps,
calories, and sleep, and other sport activities
like swimming, cycling and hiking, and all
that via automatic activity detection.
Although sleep tracking is not the most accurate,
all the other metrics like heart rate are
A useful feature is the ability to directly
add calories from the watch, without needing
The smartwatch features makes it a compelling
choice for many users, features like storing
music on the watch or using Spotify, or sending
and receiving sms and calls, with of course
all the usual notifications, and the cherry
on top is the ability to use Samsung pay from
your wrist, thanks to the integrated NFC.
The SW experience is the smoothest on this
list thanks to Tizen OS and the easier navigation
with the rotating bezel.
So if you’re an Android user, and maybe
also like samsung, well look no further than
the Gear Sport Watch.
Links for this watch are in the description.
Number 2 is the Fitbit Ionic, this is a blending
of smartwatch and fitness tracker capabilities
from Fitbit, and they have pretty succeeded
with it, expect maybe design, but if you’re
a fan of this square shape, you will not regret
On the fitness department the iOnic can track
the usual metrics like steps, distances, sleep
and burned calories, and also a good list
of sport activities, the device runs Fitbit
OS, which mean you can use third party apps
to make fitness tracking more enjoyable, and
also to even control your home lights using
the Philips hue app.
Also the integration of Fitbit Coach app to
the watch is great to follow custom exercise
and trainings directly from your wrist.
All the metric are reliable and accurate,
which you well expect from fitbit
The Ionic also comes with NFC onboard, with
which you can make payment directly from your
So if you dig this square design, the fitbit
features are one of the best and most accurate
on the market.
And the first one the list is the Garmin Forerunner
645 Music, this device is Garmin’s way to
catch up to the competition when it comes
to entertainment services on the watch.
This device has an improved and lightweight
design, and the usual precise and reliable
features found also on other Garmin devices,
but introduces some new services like Playing
music from your wrist to a bluetooth headset
using the 4GB of internal storage, and NFC
paying using Garmin Pay, which is by the way
not yet supported on most of the banks.
For activity tracking, you literally get all
the activities you could think of, all the
basic ones, along with some advanced sports
like Yoga, paddle boarding, elliptical and
So this watch hit all the pillars of a fitness
trackers, tons of activities to track, the
most precise on the list, a great design that
is discreet enough to wear it everywhere,
and adds some services like supporting onboard
music, podcasts, audiobooks and NFC Payment.
Streaming directly from music services like
Deezer and spotify is not yet supported.
So this was my list of the 5 best GPS Sport
watches you can get for this year, depending
on your choice, from the design, to features
to your preferred platform, you can hit the
links below to get yours !
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