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Top 5: Fitness-friendly smartwatches

Wear your heart(rate) on your sleeve with these fitness-friendly watches

The hand-stitched wraparound Hermes strap alone is worth £420. Customisable, the watch can use fitness apps, but it’s only splash-resistant and must be in iPhone range to GPS-track motion.
Battery life: 18 hours
RRP: £1,150
iOS

A retro-chic watch, with a stainless steel face. It lacks a heart-rate monitor and is non-touch, but is swim-friendly and tracks your sleep and steps. It can recommend local restaurants and bars, too.
Battery life: 10 days
RRP: £199.99
iOS and Android

Outdoor adventurers will love the built-in GPS, compass, altimeter and barometer, which gives you weather warnings. Buttons rather than touchscreen are handy with gloves.
Battery life: 16 hours to 2 weeks
RRP: £469.99
iOS and Android

This wafer-thin, square touchscreen smartwatch uses your phone’s GPS to track your training route. Control your music, glance at notifications and record your nightly sleep pattern.
Battery life: 4 days
RRP: £159.99
iOS and Android

Wearers of this sleek, customisable, stainless steel smartwatch can bezel-track their daily activity levels, keep an eye on their water vs caffeine intake and zoom in on maps.
Battery life: 2-3 days
RRP: £249
Android

Images: Apple Watch Hermès, Garmin Fenix 3 HR & Samsung Gear S2


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