Finally decided to buy a fitness band?
If you're starting your journey with fitness bands and don't want to burn a hole in your pocket, this review article is for you.
In this article, I have reviewed five best fitness bands under 2000 that you can buy online in India.
Before I tell you about these fitness bands, let me tell you the difference between a cheap and an expensive fitness band (such as Fitbit or Garmin).
The more expensive fitness bands come with advanced functionalities and better quality.
If this is your first time buying a fitness band and all you're looking for is a band that can help you be more active, you can give any of the fitness bands listed here a shot.
More expensive fitness bands offer functionalities such as a display, heart rate tracker, blood pressure monitor, reminders, waterproof etc. If you don't want such advanced features, a basic sub-2000 fitness band is good for you.
Now there are many options available when you look for a good fitness band under 2000. So to help you out, I have done an extensive research and shortlisted the best fitness bands under 2000 INR.
The good news is that I have done extensive research and spent countless hours to find the Pros and Cons of each fitness band available in the market. I spent a lot of time when I was looking for my first fitness band, and I have used all that research (plus a lot more) to write this article.
List of the best fitness bands under ₹2000 (Updated for 2018)
Best Suited For
MI Band 3
People with active lifestyle
People with active lifestyle
Xiaomi Mi Band 3 (Best Budget Fitness Band)
- Up to 20 days of battery life (If Automatic Heart Rate feature is turned on...
- 0.78" OLED touch screen
- Call and Notification Alert: Read messages and receive call notification &...
- Continuous Heart rate monitoring, sleep analysis and advanced step tracking
- Find my phone feature: Ring your phone, if it is misplaced
Xiaomi MI Band 3 is the latest version of MI band and has been launched with some significant improvements.
As of now, it's the best fitness band under INR 2000 in India.
This new band comes with a 20 day battery backup and an OLED touch screen (the previous versions didn't have a touch screen).
It's screen can display messages and notifications and can also be used to accept or reject calls. You can also set alarms and get event reminders on the fitness band (it vibrates to let you know).
It's water resistant for up to 50 meters.
On the functional side, it can track your step count, heart rate activity (which has been improved for more accurate measurement), as well as sleep.
It also has an idle alert that reminds to you to take a walk and do some activity on prolonged idleness.
To use this fitness band, you need to pair it with the MI fitness app and can work with both iOS and Android devices.
The core of the band is detachable from the strap, and you can plug it in charging after removing it. Since it comes with a 20 day battery life on one recharge, you don't need to do this often.
Note: The glass of the band is prone to scratching. You can use a scratch guard to avoid this from happening.
GOQii Life Fitness Band (Best for people who workout regularly)
- GOQii is India's largest selling fitness tracker with highest market share...
- Tracks your heart rate, daily steps, calories burned, distance covered,...
- Get whatsapp, sms, email and call notifications on a large OLED display...
- Separate charger is not required. USB integrated charger present on device....
- This purchase of GOQii family care plan can be claimed as tax benefit under...
This fitness tracker is my personal favorite and I’ve been using this fitness band for the last six months. The GOQii Life Fitness band has been designed by an Indian Entrepreneur based in Silicon valley - Vishal Gondal.
This advanced fitness tracker will track your daily steps, Calories burned, Distance covered, Active hours and Sleep pattern.
The best part about this fitness band is you will get a qualified personal coach and a certified doctor to review your data and to guide you to achieve your health goals. Along with these features, you will get basic features like call alerts, SMS and WhatsApp notifications and steps counter.
The step counter is very impressive with almost 90-95% accuracy of total steps you take. The battery back-up is amazing with an average of 15-20 days depending upon your usage.
You have an option to go for 3 months/6 months/1 year subscription for unlimited personal coaching sessions and certified doctor based on your preferences.
You get an option to choose your coach from the 4-5 choices they provide you based on your preferences. Needless to say that all coaches are handpicked and experts in health, fitness, and exercises.
The display is quite small in this band and its kind of hard to see in daylight as the display is not that bright. The band is made of silicon and very sturdy so you can wear it all day long.
Overall The GOQii Life Fitness band is one of the best fitness trackers in India and certainly very affordable if you are a fitness freak who wants to a deep understanding of their active lifestyle.
Xiaomi Mi Band (Best for starters)
- Water resistant
- Sleep-cycle smart alarm
- Fitness monitor and sleep tracker
- It can connect with your Android 4.4 or above smartphone
- Battery can last up to 30 days
The MI fitness band from Xiaomi is the best one if you are tight on budget and would like to start making changes to your lifestyle by looking at your daily activities. It is one of the cheapest fitness band in India.
If you’re looking for a fitness band below Rs. 1000 then this is the best choice for you.
You will be able to use features like step counter, sleep monitoring, heart rate monitor, alarm clock, phone calls reminder etc. This fitness tracker will give you all the features that are available with other high-end fitness bands available in the market.
The battery life for this band is pretty good as it runs for approximately 5-7 days.
When it comes to the pedometer feature of this band it pretty much gives 80-90% accuracy for the number of step counts. This fitness band is considered to be one of the best pedometers for walking because of its wonderful step counter feature.
The heart rate feature of this band is not that effective and therefore don't pay much attention to the heart rate.
The Xiaomi Fitness band syncs well both with all android and iPhones.
MI 2 band (Best budget fitness tracker)
- Plastic, aluminum case with Anti sweat Thermoplastic elastomers, aluminum...
- Bluetooth chip: Dialog top Bluetooth chip (Bluetooth 4.0), military gravity...
- Real-time monitoring of heart rate,Sleep Tracking,Monitor your activity...
- Water resistant with Waterproof level:IP67. Battery can last up to 20 days.
- For technical issues kindly contact toll free number 1800 103 6286
Xiaomi recently launched their MI fitness band 2 during the last quarter of 2016 with much better features than the original Xiaomi Fitness band. The new features include an OLED display which was not there in the first band. The step counter in this band is more accurate than the last one as they’ve improved the algorithm that only counts the steps and not your hand movements.
The company claims that the battery life is 20 days however my experience with this band is that it lasts 10-12 days which is pretty amazing. It connects well with all Android phones and iPhones.
The heart rate sensor is pretty accurate and for accurate results during the workout wear the band on the inside of the wrist.
It has the regular features of giving you notifications of your SMS, email, WhatsApp, etc.
The Intent Fitrist is yet another good product from Intex and has the basic features of measuring your distance, calories and step counts and also sending notifications of your calls, texts, WhatsApp etc. Battery life is not that great as it will only last for about 5-7 days as per the company. As per my experience, the battery only lasted for 2 days.
The step counter feature or the pedometer is not accurate and gives false readings. This is something that the company needs to improve if they want to stay in this fitness band market otherwise. If you are looking for a Cheap fitness band below INR 1000 that can just connect with your phone and send you notifications when you should buy this one.
Finally in my humble opinion if you are interested in buying a fitness band to track your sleep patterns, steps, and other activities then I would not go for this one.
While there are a number of fitness bands available in the market these are the five Best Fitness bands below Rs. 2000.
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