The best fitness trackers

Wearable devices with excellent health and fitness features

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Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 8

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 8

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With a 1.56-inch high-resolution display, this budget fitness tracker has 30 fitness modes and can track steps, calories, heart rate and blood oxygen. It doesn't have GPS, but is water-resistant to 50 metres, and the battery lasts up to 14 days. £39.99/$49; mi.com

Coros Pace 3

Coros Pace 3

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Perfect for elite runners, this gives data on everything from stride length to cadence. Lightweight (30g) and slim, it has mapping, accurate GPS and an exceptional 24-day battery life. It syncs with running apps, and is water-resistant to 50 metres. $229/£188; coros.com

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Fitbit Versa 4

Fitbit Versa 4

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Easy to use, this sports tracker has more than 40 exercise modes, real-time stats and built-in GPS. The app is simple to navigate and offers breathing exercises, and heart-rate and blood-oxygen monitoring. Battery life is up to six days, and it is water-resistant to 50 metres. £179.99/$219; fitbit.com

Polar Grit X Pro

Polar Grit X Pro

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Built for extreme durability, this is packed with features for ultra-marathon runners, including excellent GPS. It has tracking for 130 sports; battery life is seven days, or 40 hours in GPS mode; it works from -20°C to 50°C, and is water-resistant to 100 metres. £459/$559; polar.com

Garmin Venu 3S

Garmin Venu 3S

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This has Garmin's great health and fitness features, but looks more like an Apple Watch. You can track 30 sports, from running to yoga, and it has GPS, workouts, ten-day battery-life and 50-metre water-resistance. £449.99/$548; garmin.com

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