Technology has advanced so aggressively in the last few years that everything has come to your fingertips. From using a telephone to talk, a pager to get messages on-the-go, and using a smartphone to click photos, attend calls, messages and get information on-the-go, we grew up. Using multiple devices to do multiple jobs, to using a single device for doing multiple jobs, technology transformed the day we live nowadays.
Smartwatch is one such device. You can access messages, check notifications, and measure your workouts and exercise impacts everything on your wrist. All you need to do is wear a smartwatch that can do it all well. In this article, we will guide you and help you understand 5 smartwatches under INR ₹5000.
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Things to Watch Out for Before Buying a Smartwatch
Smartwatches might sound like a thing of the future, but one thing you want to remember is that when budget constraints come in, compromises come in. These smartwatches are an extension of fitness bands where the aim is to give you the look-and-feel of the high-end watches and provide utility in a budget.
Brands like Boat lifestyle, Amazfit, Realme, Fire-Boltt and Noise are some of the leading brands in this price segment offering some of the best smartwatches. So before buying, check out the following pointers:
- Customized watch faces and options
- Square or circular design
- Able to receive notifications on your phone
- If it is having an accurate or almost accurate fitness features installed
5 Smartwatches Under INR 5000
Reebok ActiveFit 1.0
Smartwatches is currently a trending gadget that everyone wants to own, manufacture, and sell. Reebok does not want to stay indifferent to the trend and leverage its reputation to sell Reebok ActiveFit 1.0. Being a sports brand with a reputation of making amazing sports shoes and clothing, Reebok ActiveFit 1.0 gets an upper hand in the segment of smartwatches.
- 1.3-inch HD display
- Up to 15 days battery life
- IP67 rating certifies splash- and dust-resistance
- 15 fitness-tracking and sports modes included
- Blood pressure, heart rate, and sedentary reminders
- Menstrual cycle tracking
- Support through BoostFit app
- Multiple colour options: Black, Blue, Navy, Red
- Silicone strap material
Boat Watch Iris
Boat lifestyle is known for its headphones, earphones and TWS for a while now. From being a brand-new Indian brand in the consumer market to becoming the household name, Boat has come a long way since its launch. With this mindset, they are ready to disrupt the Indian smartwatch market. Welcome the Boat Watch Iris. Sporting an AMOLED display, this one is probably the only smartwatch with mind-blowing screen tech. If you are looking for a stylish and sleek smartwatch, check out the Boat Watch Iris. Mentioning the specifications below:
- 1.39-inch AMOLED display
- 7-day battery backup
- Available in multiple colour options
- Heart rate monitor, Sleep monitor, SpO2 level monitor, Sedentary reminder
- 8 Active Sports modes
- Music and camera controls
- IP68 sweat, dust, and splash resistant
This one seems a little expensive at the price it comes at as compared to its competition.
Noise Colorfit Calibre
Noise is also gaining popularity with its quality and stylish wearables like TWS earphones and smartwatches. Over the last few years, we saw Noise rising to the occasion of delivering performance-focused and cost-effective tech products. The Noise Colorfit series is no different. Noise Colorfit Calibre is the latest offering from Noise and this looks as good as its predecessor. With a stylish design, huge 1.69-inch screen and a flat design, this one comes with a set of features that call you out hard to buy one.
- 1.69-inch LCD screen
- 60 sports mode (Not kidding)
- Up to 15-day battery life
- 5 color options
- 150+ customizable watch faces, cloud-based
- Blood oxygen meter, 24*7 heart rate monitor, Stress and sleep monitor
- IP68 waterproof (Stay stressfree while working out)
- Compatible with Google Fit and Apple Health
- Music and camera control
Price: ₹3,999/- (₹2,499 on the Noise official website at the time of writing)
Realme Watch 2 Pro
Realme made its space in this high-competition market too early after it first launched, thanks to their amazing smartphones on a budget. Although, the smartwatch industry is going to be a little more difficult to crack with native players like Boat lifestyle who understand the pulse of the Indian market, this one still tries hard and wins in more than one aspect. With 90 sports mode, 14-day battery life, and a large 1.75-inch screen, this one beats almost all the players in this price range.
- 1.75-inch rectangular, curved display
- GPS tracking
- Real sports engine for high precision
- 90 sports mode
- 14-day battery
- Blood oxygen monitoring, Heart rate monitor
- 100+ watch faces
- IP68 water resistant
Amazfit BipU Pro
Amazfit has a series of smartwatches coming in and all of them stand strong when it comes to fitness tracking. The Amazfit BipU Pro might not be the latest on this list, but it is the one to consider in 2022. If you are a fitness enthusiast, this one comes with features that are going to impress you.
- 1.49-inch colour display
- Lightweight design
- 60+ sports mode with high-precision GPS
- Customizable watch faces
- Water resistant up to 50 meters
- Sleep quality monitoring
- PAI Health Assessment System
- Menstrual cycle tracker
What do you think about buying a smartwatch? Is your smartwatch on the list or you feel you have a better smartwatch under the budget? Comment down below your favourite options and if you feel we missed out on some really great smartwatch options here.
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