Christmas Gifts – The Best Wearables to put on your Christmas list

 

The Christmas season will soon be upon us and if you are like me and have not even started on your shopping (I have friends that finished months ago???) you may be wondering what the perfect gift is for someone or you could be thinking about what to ask for this year. For any tech lovers in your life a new wearable will be well received this Christmas and here we take a look at some of the best ones to buy as gifts or to add to your own Christmas list.

 

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio

 

Tomtom Multisport Cardio

 

This fitness device is ideal for anyone that loves sports and wants to track their progress across multiple activities. The TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio delivers accurate heart rate information without the need for an additional chest strap and it can be used for cycling, running and even swimming. The large display and slim design make this the perfect training partner and interval training can be personalised for setting improvement and fitness goals.

The TomTom Multi-sport is a step up from just step counting and with tracking against previous performance this is a perfect tool for progression and improving fitness across different sports.

 

Fitbit Charge

 

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The Fitbit Charge is one of the most popular fitness trackers out there and with a simple interface and easy social sharing it’s easy to see why so many people love it. The Fitbit Charge will monitor steps taken, calories burned and the OLED display will display stats.

 

The display will show time, distance and pace when out walking or running so it is easy to maintain and achieve targets and the comfortable band means this can be worn all day and night easily. The Fitbit Charge also monitors quality of sleep and can be set to wake you with a silent vibrating alarm.

 

Alcatel OneTouch Watch

 

alcatel watch

 

The Alcatel OneTouch Watch may not be the best smartwatch out there but it’s affordable making it a great gift or the ideal option for anyone that wants to try a smartwatch but not spend too much. The OneTouch Watch is compatible with both Android and iOS smartphones making this a great gift for anyone. Important notifications are delivered right to the watch and the bright screen will display fitness tracking information.

 

The watch can be used to control the camera on your smartphone which makes it perfect for selfies simple line up your phone camera and snap away using your watch.

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LG Watch Urbane

 

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The LG Watch Urbane is a super stylish smartwatch that works with Android smartphones and this watch will delight anyone that wants the latest wearable tech. The watch is crafted from stainless steel and comes in either a gold or silver finish and the 1.3-inch P-OLED display is fantastic even in direct sunlight.

 

The Android Wear features include the ability to send texts, check weather and navigate all using voice commands and alerts and notifications from the smartphone are delivered straight to the smartwatch screen.

 

Apple Watch

 

apple watch

 

The Apple Watch may be a bit pricey but if you, or the intended gift recipient, are an Apple user this will be one Christmas present that anyone would be overjoyed to receive. The Apple Watch is available in various designs and works with the latest watchOS2 which brings along dedicated apps making this more than just a notification screen for your iPhone.

The Apple Watch offers fitness tracking, Siri and the ability to send texts and emails along with the ability to connect to Wi-Fi without using your phone.

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So that’s my top picks for wearables for Christmas gift ideas, I think there is just about enough room on my wrists for all of them and I have been ever so good this year!

 

Which one would you pick for your Christmas gift? Is there one missing from the list that you would ask for instead? Share your thoughts in the comments below or join the conversation on Google+.

Written by: Carmel Brown

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