Cheap Alternatives to Fitbit

Have you decided to join the fitness tracker bandwagon but getting sticker shock from the price of a Fitbit? The fitness trackers from the company that first introduced them in 2009 can cost several hundred dollars.

Fortunately, there are a plethora of cheaper alternatives to Fitbit’s high-tiered products to choose from. These fitness trackers perform a variety of functions to help improve your health from simple pedometers that track steps to monitoring your heart rate, blood pressure, and more.

And if you’re new to the fitness tracking world, these cheaper alternatives can help you get the hang of it before deciding to invest in a more expensive Fitbit. Some of them are well under a hundred bucks.

Finding the right one for you can be daunting, so we’ve done the legwork for you with our list of cheap alternatives to Fitbit. All you have to do is decide the features best for you and look for one to fit your budget.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Garmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/ Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Black, Large Band
Garmin vivosmart 4 Activity and Fitness Tracker
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    YAMAY Smart Watch Fitness Tracker Watches for Men Women, Fitness Watch Heart Rate Monitor IP68 Waterproof Watch with Step Calories Sleep Tracker, Smartwatch Compatible iPhone Android Phones (Black)
    YAMAY Smart Watch Fitness Tracker
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      3DFitBud Simple Step Counter Walking 3D Pedometer with Clip and Lanyard, A420S (Black)
      3DFitBud Simple Step Pedometer
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        Willful Fitness Tracker Non Bluetooth Simple No App No Phone Needed Waterproof Fitness Watch Pedometer Watch with Steps Calories Counter Sleep Tracker for Kids Parents Men Women (Green)
        Willful Fitness Tracker
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          Amazfit Bip S Fitness Smartwatch, 40 Day Battery Life, 10 Sports Modes, Heart Rate, 1.28'' Always-On Display, Water Resistant, Built-in GPS, Warm Pink (W1821US3N)
          Amazfit Bip S Fitness Smartwatch
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            Fitness Tracker,Willful Heart Rate Monitor Fitness Watch Activity Tracker(14 Modes) Pedometer with Step Counter Sleep Monitor Call SMS SNS Notice for Women Men Kids (Color Screen,IP68 Waterproof)
            Willful Fitness Tracker Smartwatch
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              MorePro Waterproof Health Tracker, Fitness Tracker Color Screen Sport Smart Watch,Activity Tracker with Heart Rate Blood Pressure Calories Pedometer Sleep Monitor Call/SMS Remind for Smartphones Gift
              MorePro Fitness Tracker
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                UMIDIGI Smart Watch for Android Phones Compatible with Samsung iPhone, Sleep Tracker Waterproof Smartwatch with Heart Rate Monitor, Fitness Tracker for Women and Men-Uwatch 2S
                UMIDIGI Smart Watch
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                  Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black
                  Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35
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                    Fitniv Smart Watch, 1.4 Inch Touch Screen Smartwatch with Blood Oxygen Saturation & Heart Rate Monitor, IP68 Waterproof Fitness Tracker Compatible with iPhone and Android Phones for Women Men
                    Fitniv Smart Watch Fitness Tracker
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                      Garmin vivosmart 4 Activity and Fitness Tracker

                      Garmin vivosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/ Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Black, Large Band

                      At just under $100, the Garmin vivosmart 4 is the highest-priced fitness tracker in our collection. The style is slim and fashionable with an easy-to-read dial and metal accents. On only when you need it to be, the vivosmart 4 adjusts to ambient light levels and is easy to read at the office, the gym, and outdoors in bright sunlight.

                      With this fitness tracker, you’ll get activity timing for walks, runs, swimming, and more. Gauge your blood oxygen saturation levels while you sleep and spot-check during waking hours. The brand’s Pulse Ox sensor can also track your heart rate, stress levels, and time relaxation breathing.

                      Although it’s not intended to diagnose and monitor a health condition, the vivosmart 4 can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. It’s available in multiple fashionable colors or basic black.

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                      YAMAY Smart Watch Fitness Tracker

                      YAMAY Smart Watch Fitness Tracker Watches for Men Women, Fitness Watch Heart Rate Monitor IP68 Waterproof Watch with Step Calories Sleep Tracker, Smartwatch Compatible iPhone Android Phones (Black)

                      The YAMAY Fitness tracker is a smartwatch that is stylish, lightweight, and comfortable. The black screen has a colorful digital display for the time, day, date, and battery level indicator. The multifunctional YAMAY tracks all-day steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and heart rate. It also features 9 sports modes to track other exercise patterns.

                      Use the vertipro app to track sleep and sleep quality. You’ll also get several practical tools such as alarms, music controls, a deep breathing guide, a stopwatch, and a timer. Add up to 10 alarms to awake with a gentle vibration. It’s compatible with most iOS 8.0 and Android 4.4 and above smartphones. Activate GPS tracking and track routes with the VeryFitPro app.

                      The YAMAY’s advanced battery life is one of its best features. It runs for 7-10 days on a single charge.

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                      3DFitBud Simple Step Pedometer

                      3DFitBud Simple Step Counter Walking 3D Pedometer with Clip and Lanyard, A420S (Black)

                      If you want to begin your fitness program by tracking steps only, consider the 3DFitBud Simple Step Pedometer. Priced at under $25, it’s simple and ready to use at once with no complicated programming. It’s user-friendly for adults, kids, and especially the elderly who want to stay motivated and achieve their goals by tracking steps. It starts with the press of a button on the back.

                      The 3D Tri-Axis technology makes the 3DFitBud one of the most accurate pedometers available. It provides an accurate reading at any position and at any angle. It sleeps automatically when you stop walking and starts counting when you move again. When you’re finished counting steps for the day, the push of a reset button on the back turns it back to zero.

                      The 3D FitBud comes in 4 colors and with a clip and a lanyard for multiple wearing options. Wear it around your neck, clip it to your clothing, or place it in your pocket or purse. It comes with an 18-month warranty and a users guide.

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                      Willful Fitness Tracker

                      Willful Fitness Tracker Non Bluetooth Simple No App No Phone Needed Waterproof Fitness Watch Pedometer Watch with Steps Calories Counter Sleep Tracker for Kids Parents Men Women (Green)

                      Eliminate complicated technology such as Bluetooth and smartphone apps with the Willful Fitness Tracker. A colorful digital display gives you the time, day, and date at a glance. It’s lightweight and comfortable to wear on your wrist.

                      Keep track of all-day steps, distance traveled, sleep quality, and calories burned, and stay healthier for an amazingly low price. Enter your age, gender, weight, and height for the most accurate readings. Data is auto-cleared every night at midnight. It charges quickly by plugging it into the USB port of a computer, phone, or power bank. (No charger is included.)

                      The Willful Fitness Tracker has standard IP68 waterproofing. Wash your hands or swim while wearing it.

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                      Amazfit Bip S Fitness Smartwatch

                      Amazfit Bip S Fitness Smartwatch, 40 Day Battery Life, 10 Sports Modes, Heart Rate, 1.28'' Always-On Display, Water Resistant, Built-in GPS, Warm Pink (W1821US3N)

                      The Amazfit Bip S Fitness Smartwatch is a good choice for those wanting to monitor their heart rate while working out. Its BioTracker PPG monitor gives highly accurate heart rate tracking interval values and warnings. It also tracks calories burned and sleep quality.

                      Up to 10 sports modes track activities such as running, cycling, yoga, and more. With 5 ATM water resistance (50 meters) you can use it safely for swimming. It displays stroke rate, stroke time, and SWOLF index.

                      The Amazfit is compatible with iOS Android 5.0 and above. A built-in GPS counts steps and distance traveled. The colorful always-on digital display Transflective resolution technology making it easy to read in the brightest sunlight and perfect for outdoor sports. The built-in dial is editable, and 40 dials can be downloaded from the watch face store. Choose from digital, pointer, function, and IP dials.

                      The battery life of the Amazfit is amazing. Its power optimization technology makes it possible to use up to 40 days on one charge.

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                      Willful Fitness Tracker Smartwatch

                      Fitness Tracker,Willful Heart Rate Monitor Fitness Watch Activity Tracker(14 Modes) Pedometer with Step Counter Sleep Monitor Call SMS SNS Notice for Women Men Kids (Color Screen,IP68 Waterproof)

                      A step beyond the basic Willful Fitness Tracker, the Willful Fitness Tracker Smartwatch has amazing features and functions for the price. It tracks steps with precision, counts calories burned, and distance traveled. Up to 14 training modes track other activities such as sleep and heart rate. The latest HR technology gives you highly accurate heart rate monitoring.

                      The Willful smartwatch displays the time, day, and date. It automatically tracks sleep quality from 9 pm to 8 am. A sedentary reminder and daily performance tracker keeps you motivated to stay active.

                      Other bells and whistles include call and message notification, GPS connectivity, and camera control to operate your phone’s camera remotely. A USB plug at the end lets you charge it with any USB port without a cord.

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                      MorePro Fitness Tracker

                      MorePro Waterproof Health Tracker, Fitness Tracker Color Screen Sport Smart Watch,Activity Tracker with Heart Rate Blood Pressure Calories Pedometer Sleep Monitor Call/SMS Remind for Smartphones Gift

                      Since exercise lowers blood pressure, the MorePro Fitness Tracker is an excellent choice for individuals with hypertension. It automatically and continuously gives you a BP and heart rate reading 24/7. The data can be recorded and reviewed with the app. Apps are compatible with most smartphones with Bluetooth, Android, and iOS.

                      The MorePro also monitors your quality of sleep from 6 pm to 8 am. Other functions include period monitoring for women, a stopwatch, step counter, sedentary reminder, and more.

                      It comes in basic black and two fashion colors. The time, day, date, and battery reserve indicator is displayed on a colorful screen. It has a built-in USB charger.

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                      UMIDIGI Smart Watch

                      UMIDIGI Smart Watch for Android Phones Compatible with Samsung iPhone, Sleep Tracker Waterproof Smartwatch with Heart Rate Monitor, Fitness Tracker for Women and Men-Uwatch 2S

                      The UMIDIGI Smart Watch is a fitness tracker that has more of a wristwatch look with a round digital display dial giving the time, day, and date. It also has 14 sports modes for fitness. The watch faces can be personalized. It’s sturdy yet lightweight and scratch-resistant.

                      Monitor your heart rate automatically and get a comprehensive sleep quality analysis. Use it with a smartphone, iPhone, Android, or iOS to get text and call notifications and more. You’ll have remote control of your music and camera. Other functions include an alarm clock, stopwatch, sedentary reminder, menstrual cycle reminder, even a weather report feature for planning outdoor activities.

                      For the price, this smartwatch/fitness tracker has loads of functions to meet your daily needs.

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                      Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35

                      Garmin 010-01689-00 Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black

                      If jogging and running are your main physical activities, you need the Garmin Forerunner 35. It’s an easy-to-use GPS running watch that tracks how fast, how far, and where you run. The 24/7 activity tracker tracks steps, intensity minutes, and calories burned. It also monitors your heart rate at the wrist all day and night.

                      With smartphone connectivity, you get notifications and automatic uploading to Garmin Connect. Join the free online fitness community for support, share thoughts, and join challenges.

                      Garmin is a forerunner for fitness trackers and is typically higher priced, but you get all this for less than $100.

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                      Fitniv Smart Watch Fitness Tracker

                      Fitniv Smart Watch, 1.4 Inch Touch Screen Smartwatch with Blood Oxygen Saturation & Heart Rate Monitor, IP68 Waterproof Fitness Tracker Compatible with iPhone and Android Phones for Women Men

                      The Fitniv Smartwatch is a fitness tracker that makes a fashion statement. The square black dial is large and easy to read with a neon display. It acts as a personal fitness assistant to help maintain good health by monitoring heart rate, blood oxygen levels, count steps, track calories, and more.

                      With Bluetooth connectivity, you get messages and notifications right on your wrist with customizable vibrations. You’ll have the option to reject calls when you’re busy. You can also customize watch faces to suit your personality via the Fitdock app.

                      The battery life for the Fitniv is better than most fitness trackers. With just 2 hours of charging, you’ll get 30 days in stand mode.

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