Autumn season Great for a variety of outdoor activities. Mostly Underrated All of them, however, are working. Nothing will hit like cold air when you are sweating your buttocks. But we all know that a workout session is not complete without the right accessories — such as a pair of wireless earbuds and a smartwatch or fitness tracker to track your stats accurately. Below, we’ve compiled a collection of deals for all three.
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Wireless earbud deals
The Galaxy Buds2 (9/10 WIRED Recommends) is the latest addition to Samsung’s Wireless Bud lineup, and in a roundup of our best wireless earbuds, WIRED associate review editor Parker Hall added that it’s his favorite headphone for Android. The app will not have access. They boast a lightweight, IPX2 water-resistant rating and pack active Active Cancellation (ANC) with up to 5 hours of battery life when the feature is turned on. They even come up with a wireless charging case.
These hold the best overall title in our best earbud roundup for working out. In addition to a durable build and long battery life, the Vista 2 Bud offers a more comfortable fit than the first generation model (8/10 wired recommended), along with the ability to find your lost earbuds or switch from sound-cancellation. From companion app to surround mode.
Bang & Olufsen’s earbuds are not only stunning and water-resistant, but are also ideal for small ears. Their excellent sound quality is super customizable with the option to adjust the audio clarity and choose from a variety of listening profiles. As for the battery life, you get up to seven hours as individual buds and 30 hours with the case.
In terms of design, JBL and Under Armor’s second-generation earbuds will feel really safe during a workout thanks to the large, winged ear tips. And instead of annoying touch controls, the physical buttons on the outside of each bud make everything less frustrating. Although expensive, you get up to 10 hours of battery life and premium features like fast connectivity via Bluetooth 5.0.
If you can’t say by name, great for Ultimate Years Fits (7/10 Wired Recommendation) All Ear type, thanks to custom-molded tips. Other features include great sound quality and battery life (up to 8 hours without case and up to 20 with it), as well as a good microphone. It’s worth noting that these buds often sink at this price, but it’s still a good deal since they’re usually quite expensive.
Smartwatch and fitness tracker deals
Garmin’s Venu Sq (8/10 WIRED Recommends) is a great entry-level fitness tracker. It is equipped with an always-on LCD touchscreen that is both bright and responsive, and it comes in a range of interesting colors. Underneath the hood, Venue Square offers high-performance features such as blood-oxygen monitoring, sleep tracking and energy level monitoring. It tracks more general data such as workouts, step counts, calories and more.
Galaxy Watch4 (7/10 WIRED Recommends) Our favorite fitness tracker for Android users. It is the first smartwatch to run Wear OS 3 (made with Google’s latest watch operating system, Samsung and Fitbit) and tracks various health and fitness metrics including ECG, SPO2, heart rate and sleep. All this is packed in a smooth, comfortable case. Sadly, iPhone users are unlucky with it, since the Galaxy Watch4 only works with Android phones. In fact, some features like ECG tracking are reserved for Samsung devices.
Casio’s PRT-B50 smartwatch has a tendency to fluctuate in price, but if you’re looking for a rough smartwatch for the outdoors, this is a great choice. The digital display doesn’t show notifications — it’s not listed as the “Best Bareilly Smart Watch” in our Best Smartwatch Buying Guide, but it packs other smart features, including a built-in compass, connected GPS (with height), and power checks temperature and barometric pressure. .
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