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Apple watch sport vs fitness tracker

i am in two minds whether to buy the apple watch or just a fitness tracking watch such as fitbit surge or fitbit hr. please let me know what you think about the following list below and help me make a decision based on your own experiences.

Apple watch sport:
pros:
can check emails, notifications etc as well as track my calories, steps etc, able to download track my fitness app to count reps etc

cons;
expensive, battery life, have read that reviews that it isn't that accurate at calculating hr/calories etc

Fitness tracker
pros
cheaper, more accurate data?

cons
doesn't look as good, can't do everything apple watch can do

basically i want the apple watch but not if it doesn't track my fitness/health properly.

what is the best out there?

Thanks

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I think that a fitness tracker would be a better choice. The Apple watch is a bit overpriced and fitness trackers give you more value for your money. Not all of them are ugly though, some Jawbones look quite stylish.

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Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.-warren buffet.

as you read what warren buffet said, choose according that only. its good, you know all pros cons of the devices then why are so confused.
choose according to your need and use.

if you will ask me, my personnel view then buy apple smartwatch.

thanks

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Just a fitness tracker will be perfect for your needs

Hello,

I read your query and I totally understand your doubt, I was going through this same confusions in my mind before I brought fitness tracker from www.bodyfuelsoverseas.com, And believe me it's perfect, I can track all of my week's workout on it and it's really helpful when at the end of the month you can track your progress and then plan ahead.

I say you should go for it on bodyfuelsoverseas , in my experience their services were good in terms of payments and delivery, also the price was reasonable and convenient.

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Depends on what you're looking for

It all depends on the use you'll give the device @rfit. It's true that the Apple Watch has more features but if you just want to track your fitness/health, a FitBit will do its job for a cheaper price.
If you want something with more functionalities, notifications and so on, maybe you should go for a smartwatch. Sony SW3 or Asus Zenwatch 2 are very good options and much cheaper than the Apple Watch

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