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Best Fitness Trackers under $50

Best Fitness Trackers under $50
Written by Ritik Singh

If you are someone who is conscious about his health and fitness then you better know how valuable a fitness tracker is. It keeps a track of your fitness record and the efforts you take to stay fit, also, it keeps you motivated and focused towards your fitness goals. A fitness tracker is good for you only if it is accurate, lasts long and serves your purpose in addition to being affordable. In general, a decent budget is enough to get the most out of your money and you are at right place if looking for best fitness trackers under $50.

Below is the list of best fitness and activity trackers which offer great value for money and give satisfactory results without hurting your pocket.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Cost: $30 | Buy hereMi Band 2

The Mi Band 2 which comes for as low as $30 is one of the most popular fitness trackers under this price bracket and the Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has made sure that it packs enough features to provide the best value for money.

Mi Band 2 comes with a simple design made up of a detachable core affixed to a slim silicone strap. It is loaded with nifty features and specs which includes a 0.42 inch OLED Display that displays the message and calls notifications. The band is capable of recording your sleeping habits, steps, distance covered, pace, calories burned and active minutes.

It is equipped with ADI photoelectric heart rate sensor at the back and is IP67 rated which makes it safe from exposure to dust and water. The battery on this is rated to last for whopping 20 days or more without a recharge and can be charged using the given proprietary charger. It is compatible with both: iOS and Android

Pro’s

  • Exceptional Battery Life
  • IP67 Waterproof
  • Bright Display
  • Accurate Step Tracking
  • Google fit Integration

Cons

  • The core needs to be detached from strap for charging
  • Requires Proprietary Charger
  • Heart rate detection is not so accurate
  • The display is quite small
  • Basic Mi fit application

Letsom Fitness Tracker

Cost: $28 | Buy Here

Letscom Fitness Tracker

This is another cheap fitness tracker from a comparatively less popular brand but boasts to compete with the ones priced higher. It has a similar design profile like the Mi Band 2 with a detachable core which interestingly has its own USB plugin for charging and looks a lot similar to a pen drive when removed from the strap.

It has an OLED display which allows swipe gestures to access various functions which can also be accessed through the LetsFit app. The tracker comes with IP67 certification and boasts a 10-day battery life on a single charge. It offers Heart rate monitoring, pedometer, calories burnt, sleep quality monitoring, notifications, remote camera control, sedentary alert, etc and is equipped with find phone and anti-lost alert feature as well for security purposes.

Pro’s

  • Great features bundled at a cheap price
  • IP67 water and dust resistant
  • Always active and accurate Heart Rate Monitoring
  • Built-in USB plug for direct USB charging, no cable needed

Cons

  • Poor sunlight legibility of the display
  • Average Design

Letufit Plus Activity Tracker

Cost: $22 | Buy HereLetufit Plus Fitness Tracker

The Letufit Activity Tracker is a premium fitness tracker whose USP is the number of different modes that it can monitor. It can help you in monitoring different activities such as running, treadmill, hiking, climbing, dancing, and sports like badminton, tennis, basketball, etc. In total, it has 14 different modes to choose from and provides automatic heart rate tracking including a complete report of your heart rate history.

This tracker has a quite 0.96-inch inch touchscreen OLED display backed up by a 65mAH lipo battery that can last up to 5 days with auto HeartRate monitoring and can be extended up to 8 days by switching off this option. There is no need for any cable for charging, there is a built-in USB port which can be directly plugged into the power source.

It can track steps, distance, sleep quality, calories burned, and also has additional features like GPS tracking, call and notification alerts, Sedentary Reminder and Remote camera shoot. It is IP67 rated against water damages.

Pro’s

  • Large display
  • Built-in USB plugin for direct charging
  • Additional modes for sports and activity monitoring
  • IP67 water resistant
  • Automatic Heart Rate Tracking

Cons

  • Average Battery Life
  • Not suitable for swimming

Lintelek Fitness Tracker

Cost: $29.98 | Buy Here

Lintelek Fitness Tracker

The Lintelek fitness tracker looks quite simple and the USP of this tracker is support for monitoring 14 different sports modes including walking, running, mountaineering, badminton, cycling, hiking, indoor cycling, treadmill, yoga, basketball, tennis, football, dancing etc in addition to sleep tracking.

A heart rate sensor is included for continuous heart rate monitoring, it doesn’t have a built-in GPS system, instead, it relies on the phones GPS. Like the other bands, it too supports alerts for calls and notifications from certain apps.

It takes around 1.5-2 hours for charging through the built-in USB plug which makes it last around 5 days and comes with IP67 certification for Water resistance.

Pro’s

  • Dedicated modes for various Sports activities
  • IP67 waterproof
  • Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring

Cons

  • Performance of Heart Rate scanner is not consistent
  • Poor Battery Life
  • No inbuilt GPS

Willful Fitness Tracker

Cost: $29.98 | Buy Here

Willful Fitness Tracker

The Willful fitness tracker is yet another fitness band which offers a plethora of features. It comes with all necessary fitness options similar to the lintelek fitness tracker including step tracking, heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring, 14 different sports activities and support for notifications.

It sports a 0.96 inch OLED display and a battery that lasts for 5-8 days, charges in around 1.5 hours and has a built-in USB plug for the same. It is compatible with both Android and iOS. The brand also offers a 30-day full refund guarantee on this product.

Pro’s

  • Dedicated modes for various Sports activities
  • IP67 waterproof
  • Large Display

Cons

  • Average Battery Life
  • No inbuilt GPS

Wesoo K1 Fitness Watch

Cost: $27.99 | Buy Here

Wesoo K1 Fitness Tracker

The Wesoo K1 fitness tracker is more of inclined towards just activity tracking. Unfortunately, it lacks heart rate monitoring. Although you can track your workouts including steps, distance covered and calories burned. In addition to date and time, it offers the sedentary reminder, vibration alarms and can monitor your sleep patterns as well.

It charges the same way using a USB plugin without the need of any cables and is IPX7 rated which means that you can wear the band in rainy and stormy weather and it can resist water immersion up to 1m. It has a 0.87 inch OLED display powered by a 45mAH battery which can last long for up t0 7 days depending upon your usage and takes 2 hours to charge fully.

Pro’s

  • IPX7 Rating for water resistance
  • Direct USB plugin for charging
  • New K4 chip for fast and accurate data processing
  • 2-year warranty

Cons

  • No Heart Rate Sensor
  • Battery life is just decent
  • Relatively slow charging

HuaWise Fitness Tracker

Cost: $28.99 | Buy Here

Huawise Fitness Tracker

The Huawise fitness tracker comes with all-day Activity Tracker and can record your sports data and all-day activities, such as steps, distance, calorie consumption etc and more than 14 different activities as seen on the above two trackers.

It is a basic band with OLED display and offers Smart Message Notifications i.e. you can receive call alerts, calendar, SMS and SNS (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Whatsapp) notifications synced to your phone. It has an average battery life of up to 7 days and a full charge takes around 2 hours via built-in USB Plug.

Heart rate scanning and Sleep monitoring options are present as well and it has a waterproof design (though the IP rating isn’t mentioned by the brand). This is sort of a generic fitness band.

Pro’s

  • Dedicated tracking option for various activities
  • Decent Battery Life
  • Heart Rate Monitoring

Cons

  • No IP Rating
  • No GPS
  • Generic Design

MorePro Waterproof Health Tracker

Cost: $47.99 | Buy Here

Morepro Fitness Tracker

This is the most expensive one in this list and offers nifty specs for the price. As far as the design is concerned, it has a very slim and lightweight profile and sports a 0.96-inch Colour IPS LCD which makes it different from the ones having monochrome OLED panels.

MorePro fitness tracker monitors dynamic heart rate, uploading the real-time data of heartbeats to the application. Also, the support for automatic sleep monitoring which makes sure that it tracks deep and light sleep times.
Its major functions include Female physiological period reminder, count-down, Calorie count, Step count, and a 24hour continuous blood pressure monitoring which sounds interesting when coupled with 24-hour continuous heart rate monitoring.

Additionally, it includes a stopwatch, sedentary reminder, vibration alarms, sleep quality monitoring, and notifications via apps like Whatsapp and WeChat.

It supports both Android and iOS and its 150mAH battery lasts up to 5-7 days on heavy usage and 7-10 days on light usage. It can be charged within 1.5 hours using the built-in USB Plugin and is IP67 waterproof and dustproof.

Pro’s

  • IPS Colour display
  • Continuous Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring
  • IP67 Waterproof
  • Good battery life as per features
  • Built-in charging plug for ease of access
  • Changeable UI (inbuilt themes)

Cons

  • Could have been equipped with a Music Control Option

AGKupel Fitness Tracker

Cost: $37.99 | Buy Here

AgKupel Fitness Tracker

This affordable fitness tracker has a (non-touch) OLED display but this time it is colour instead of black and white. It comes with Continuous Heart Rate/ Blood Pressure Monitor and Comprehensive Sleep Analysis. The sedentary alert, alarms, SMS and call alert will easily show on the display so you will never miss any important information including call and SMS alerts and notifications from Social Media apps.

You can wear the fitness tracker when swimming and taking a shower due to the fact that it is IP67 water resistant. It has Pedometer to display steps, calorie, distance, heart rate, pace and time duration and Connected GPS tracking to show travelled route on the app.

It can be charged via USB cable and can last up to 7 days. The display of this band differentiates it from others, it offers great visibility and good touch responsiveness.

Pro’s

  • Great Display
  • IP67 waterproof
  • Continuous Heart Rate/ Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Decent Battery Life

Cons

  • The display is a non-touch sensitive display, a separate capacitive chin is given below it for performing actions

Semaco Fitness Tracker

Cost: $36.99 | Buy Here

Semaco Fitness Tracker

The Semaco Fitness tracker monitors calories burned, steps made, distance covered, activity minutes, and quality of sleep which can be seen on its 0.85-inch touch-sensitive Colour OLED display. The auto sleep tracking feature monitors the length and quality of your sleep and an option to set vibration alarm is available as well. Charging is easy via integrated USB Plug.

It is IP67 rated but not suitable for swimming purpose. The Anti-Lost feature makes the band vibrate when the phone goes beyond a range of 16 feet from you. It also shows call and text notifications including the ones from Social media applications. Overall its a good fitness tracker under this price.

Pro’s

  • Touch Sensitive Colour display
  • Integrated USB for charging
  • IP67 water resistance
  • Auto Sleep Monitoring

Cons

  • No Heart Rate Monitoring
  • Not meant for Swimming

The above list includes few of the best fitness trackers under $50 which suits needs of most of the people and do not cost much. For us, it’s the popular Xiaomi Mi Band 2 which provides excellent value for money and does the job it is intended for. You can choose any of them as per your needs, keeping pros and cons of each one in mind.

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About the author

Ritik Singh

An 18 Year Old College Student, who is highly passionate about gadgets and tech since childhood, has a good experience in video production, reviewing gadgets and is ardent about writing on Tech.

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