Wearable technology that tracks daily fitness related activities is now an essential part of any health related daily routine. Whether you want to track the distance you walk through the day or run in a park in the evening, the pace at which your heart beats while working out in a gym, or the quality of your sleep, there is a gadget that can do that for you. Called the wearable tech, because you wear it on your body like a watch or a shoe, these gadgets have become remarkably cheap over the last two years, making them affordable to most people. Here are a few that you can choose from that cost less than Rs 10,000 each. Also, Check out 10 GADGETS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2017.
This next-gen activity tracker is meant to keep a track of your sleep cycles, eating habits and movement. When paired with the Jawbone UP app, it delivers insights, celebrates milestones and even lets you compare data with your friends. It comes with a battery life of 10 days on a single charge via a USB charger. After discounts, you can order one for under Rs 8,000 in India.
This modern FitBit is the most popular avatar of the fitness band these days. The thing with a Fitbit is that it motivates you to stay fit even if you never set foot in the gym by turning your daily life routine into a workout. It records the number of steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and is water resistant. It also helps track your goals with online and mobile tools and comes with an affordable price tag of around Rs 9,500.
Samsung VR Gear
The Samsung Gear VR is a mobile virtual reality headset developed by Samsung Electronics, in collaboration with leading VR set developer Oculus. When in use, a compatible Samsung Galaxy device acts as the headset's display and processor, while the Gear VR unit itself acts as the controller with a touchpad and back button on the side, as well as a proximity sensor. It could make for an affordable yet super cool gift at around Rs 7,500.
LG G Watch
Packed with a variety of features, this is one of the best smartwatches in this price bracket. The screen is large enough at 1.65-inches and a 512MB RAM ensures smooth functioning along with a 4GB storage space. The 400mAh battery is able to last for around 36 hours and the easy connectivity with most Android phones makes the LG G Watch an exciting option at Rs 9,700.
These unisex pieces of technology fit between your feet and the sole of your shoe to help you navigate anywhere across the globe at Rs 6,500. After slipping them inside your shoe and setting your destination on the LeChal app, the insoles help you reach it through gentle vibrations and simple patterns. Lechal’s smart pods, embedded and encased in the insoles, automatically pair with your phone via Bluetooth and use haptic feedback as input.
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