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Top 10 Fitness watches for women (Style and Fashion freak)

We know you are the fitness addict, but fitness is not just about hitting the gym, it is also about an essential happiness, looks, and an overall wellbeing. Same as fitness smartwatch is one of the parts of your personality. Smartwatch for women is not the thing which is only built for fitness, for women, fitness watches should be an also fashionable, stylish and elegant design that can be worn anywhere. So here, these fitness watches for women are covers fitness, style, personality, and fashion.

 fitness watches for women

Evaluating women’s fitness watches with the variety of activities is difficult, although there are GPS watches for women, it may not provide for a compact, comfortable and female-friendly feature according to the female needs. Although, one of them which fulfills all the needs is the Bellabeat Leaf that also keeps track on of the menstrual cycle.


Let’s only talk about fitness watches for women. As we know girls want fitness trackers and watches with stylish, slim, good designed and various colored. Most brand focus on that and they have made fitness trackers and watches as per women need. But some watches can not able to cover all features. The problem especially arises with a GPS watch is being too big that does not fit a woman’s hand or too heavy and most of the lists contain watches designed for men according to their requirements and not that of the women.

The women watches are gender-sized and with eye catchy color which is believed to be the women color claimed by most companies.

The watch manufacturers must also place their emphasis on the woman security, safety and protection by allowing the friends and family to be able to track via location. One of the safety features Apple watch allows is to make emergency calls even with no cellular data.

But for now, the fitness watches and trackers that particularly appeal to female fitness monsters, whether they are of smaller sizes, stylish form factors or customization and flexibility, there is no slacking in feature or on performance and one of those best fitness trackers that cater to women slightly better than the other are given below.

Fitness trackers and Fitness watches for women

1. Fitbit Alta HR

Fitbit Alta HR - fitness watches for women

Fitbit Alta HR is a good choice for women who want a stylish looking affordable fitness tracker which has a small screen. Featuring heart rate tracking reminds you every hour to move around by identifying inactiveness, distance and calorie tracking and customizable band.

It syncs wirelessly to the smartphone and displays the notifications. Also comes with a slim design in three sizes to accommodate a variety of wrist sizes.

This smartwatch provides with a cardio fitness level and also 24/7 heart rate monitoring by helping the user to have a track on fitness over a long period of time. This appeases the navigation process and can also provide help in monitoring the diet and the water intake and daily activity goals.

It has around 7 hours of battery life when in the mode of automatically tracking all the activities.

  • Auto track your step count and excersice
  • Tracks HR
  • Thumbs up to the 7 days battery life
  • Not waterproof
  • Not having timer

2. Garmin vívomove HR

Garmin vívomove HR Sport Hybrid Smartwatch

Vivomove HR is a fashionable and hybrid smartwatch with a discreet analog design and an OLED screen displaying alerts and other fitness information like steps, sleep, calories burnt, notifications, heart rate, stress, intensity minutes, relaxation timer and also the Vo2 Max etc.

The watch comes in Premium and Sports models and only differs in the style and not in smart features such as auto updates, smart notifications, music controls and more. No need to start and stop your activity timer each time you begin a walking activity. The vívomove HR smartwatch automatically starts your walking activities and then lets you review your daily activities on Garmin Connect.

It is 11.6mm thick weighing 40.8g for the Sports model and 56.5g for the Premium model.

  • Elegant and stylish look
  • Battery life up to 5 days
  • Heart rate monitor works frequently with out impacting on battery
  • Strap quality
  • Smart alarm

3. Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch for women

Fitbit Ionic like the lost of Fitbits out there is a more activity tracker than a GPS sports watch, shining as an all-purpose fitness watch. It is great for people who do a variety of activities from running to strength and training to hitting the gym.

This can be worn all day around as it tracks heart rate, floors climbed, steps run, distance, pace and the active versus stationary minutes. It also tracks the swim workouts, rep counting, and the use of GPS accurately tracks all the runs and distances.

However, the big downside to this watch is the poor battery life for about 4 days when used as an activity tracker, and only 10 hours in GPS mode.

  • FitbitPay: Contactless payment similar to ApplePay, AndroidPay
  • Fitbit coach
  • Light weight and comfortable, compatible with all devices
  • Water resistance
  • Can not answer of the call from the notification
  • Not durable and hard-wearing charging

4. Nokia Steel HR 

Nokia Steel HR Hybrid Smartwatch

A small light and geek chic, Nokia Steel HR, makes a great everyday fitness companion. There is no GPS and it is more for increasing how long the user is active each day, the steps taken, calories burnt and the hardcore workouts or running. If the user does not mind wearing it in bed, the watch can track the user’s sleep.

Either the size of 36mm or 40mm can be picked with both being water resistant up to 5ATM with battery life from 20 to 25 days, and another extra 20 days when it is on power reserve mode, during which it tracks only time and activity.

With a small discreet screen and the activity dial on the analog watch face, it also features a heart rate tracker. It has recognized more than 10 activities to track which are automatically done when the user does the particular activity via its sensors.

  • Fast pairing and syncing with mobile
  • Vibration alarm function
  • Excellent battery life up to 25 days
  • No GPS
  • Digital OLED screen can be difficult to see in direct sunlight

5. Garmin vívosport

Garmin vívosport Smart Activity Tracker for ladies

A supreme GPS running watch with a better Vivosport’s hybrid form factor than a regular factor. It has got an optical heart rate monitoring and a week’s battery even with workout sessions and on-screen smartphone notifications and alerts on.

When the GPS is not in use, the activity tracker counts steps and records indoor activities. It does not have the Livetrack as it is replaced with the GPS, allows the user to broadcast outdoor activities. But it is  good to go with a 7-day battery and for 8 hours using GPS.

It connects with both Android and iOS devices, syncs up to Garmin Connect and is brought up with impressive new features like the rep counting, stress monitoring.

  • Built in GPS
  • Soft and strachable straps
  • Automatic activity and sleep trackers
  • No swim mode
  • Slightly buggy in automatic exercise tracking

6. Motiv Ring

waterproof fitness tracker

Motiv is a smart ring which is actually built for wearing 24/7, measuring just 8mm and available in rose gold and slate grey finishes of ultralight titanium. The smart ring comes in 7 sizes which can be chosen by the user and it comes with water resistance up to 50m to swimming with it on.

It is not just a fitness tracking on the front, but also monitors sleep, distance, active minutes, and also heart rate collecting BPM data throughout the day to provide resting heart rate insights.

It is a stylish alternative to having something always around the wrist with a 3-day battery life which can be charged on 90 minutes. The Motiv App for Android is a limited feature open beta and only works with selected Android phones.

  • Stylish, attractive and nice look
  • Decent battery life
  • Water-resistant to 50m
  • Minimal app experience

7. Moov Now

Moov now 3D Fitness Tracker

Moov Now is a virtual coach yet a small wearable that can be worn on the ankle when jogging and on wrists for other activities as well for cyclists and swimmers.

It is a wearable fitness coach that advises the user on getting the most from their workout and motivates the user in achieving their fitness goals through the LED display lights to show progress towards the goal and also other notifications with unique vibration patterns.

Moov is the only Omni motion sensor tracking the user’s motion in three dimensional, which is 3 times the sensors used in basic trackers. The user needs to carry the smartphone and may get audio coaching for a whole range of abilities with a six-month battery life. It also focuses on personal achievements but without a GPS, it is a major drawback.

  • Cheap price
  • In-depth data recorded and analysed
  • Waterproof
  • 6 month battery life
  • Poor bluetooth
  • Activity tracking data is a bit basic

8. TomTom Spark 3

best fitness tracker with heart rate monitor

The TomTom Spark 3 sports watch is the first recommendation to take a look at for women who run. It comes with two customizable straps weighing around 47 to 50 grams. It has 3GB internal storage which can store over 500 songs from the iTunes store or the Windows Media Player.

This is also computer compatible which can be connected via USB to Mac and PC and also Bluetooth and is also water resistant up to 40m and has over 50 workouts with step by step guide to achieve the goal.

It comes with good price range, a GPS, heart rate monitor, music storage on board, whole lot of running apps including for biking/gym mode/swimming/treadmill modes, as well as indoor and outdoor sports. and a new nifty Route Exploration feature, with TomTom’s own software. Also this smartwatch comes within your budget.

  • Simple, easy undaerstandable interface
  • 3 GB local music storage
  • GPS map without phone
  • It looks awkwardly on smaller wrists
  • No smartphone notification

9. Apple Watch Series 3

apple watch series 3 for women

The smaller, lighter, comfortable Apple smartwatch that does running comes in 38mm and 42mm sizes and the Watch Series 3 is 1.25mm thicker than the original Series 2. Also, being water resistant up to 50m, and with swim tracking. it can be worn to a pool.

The biggest update to the watch is that it lets you text and make calls without a cellular service. Unlike Garmin watches, Apple does not allow the user to broadcast his runs and rides to friends, but it has the SOS emergency feature using which the user can call the emergency numbers directly from the watch.

The Series 3 has an eSIM for LTE connectivity and a new faster W2 processor, an altimeter for stairs climbed and new resting heart data via the watch OS 4. There is also an optical HR monitor, Apply Pay and music storage. This watch is a good go if you are seeking for a lot more than just working out.

  • Great design with sports mode
  • Siri’s pretty great
  • Waterproof
  • Time to time update
  • Exppencive price
  • Cellular connectivity problems

10. Garmin Forerunner 630

Garmin Forerunner 630 Fitness

For a running enthusiast, the Forerunner 630 is feature packed with matte plastic, 5ATM waterproof sports watch with GPS. It is connected to the Garmin Connect App on phone with fantastic running tolls to check progress.

It calculates 6 advanced running dynamics, stride length and virtual radio and oscillation, cadence and ground contact time. Its physiological measurements support the stress score, lactate threshold, recovery time, predicted race times and the performance condition.

It transmits accurate heart rate to the connected device accurately. It is only 11.7mm thick and 44 grams in weight, a pretty good lightweight watch.

  • Thin, lightweight with a long battery-life
  • Smart notifications and music control
  • Lacks cycling and hiking features found on other similarly priced Garmin watches

Here we have collected fitness trackers for women as well as fitness watches for women. These watches are specially focused women needs.

We hope you have found a good, stylish and elegant designed watch for you. But, if you having a problem to find the best watch contact us or leave a comment.

Michael Rivera

Hi, I am Michael Rivera, CEO and senior editor of this website - Smartwatch Guides.