The smartwatch market is one that is becoming ever more saturated as more and more brands throw their hat into the ring to try and take up that valuable real estate on your wrist but if you’re going to opt for a fitness based smartwatch, it makes sense to opt for a brand that has form in this arena and that’s why this excellent looking New Balance RunIQ Smartwatch has garnered our attention here at Coolector HQ.
New Balance are, of course, a sport and lifestyle brand perhaps best known for their footwear but they are also equally as accomplished in the sporting apparel arena so it stands to reason that they would enter the fitness smartwatch market at some point and the RunIQ Smartwatch looks to be a most impressive entry indeed.
One of the biggest gripes about smartwatches, particularly the Apple smartwatch, when it comes to fitness is the fact that it is so heavily reliant on your phone to be functional but this is an issue that is tackled head-on by the excellent looking New Balance RunIQ Smartwatch. Letting you go for a run (or any physical activity) whilst being able to track your movements and listen to your music, all without the presence of your smartphone, is a real feather in the cap of this excellent looking device from New Balance and something that will unquestionably appeal to fitness enthusiasts.
Strava connected for excellent tracking capabilities, the New Balance RunIQ Smartwatch really does boast a multitude of impressive and eye-catching features that are sure to make it an essential purchase for the fitness inclined over the next 12 months.
Just a few of the stand out capabilities of this cracking device include the ability to track your course, pace and distance with the built-in GPS, it lets you sync, store and listen to Google Play playlists via Bluetooth™ headphones, the ability to monitor your heart rate in real time and tracking your times with one-click functionality.
There are plenty of first rate design features with the New Balance RunIQ Smartwatch that mean it is tailor made for an active lifestyle including a 5ATM water resistance which means, come rain or shine, it will stand up to whatever the elements can throw at it. Another important element of a fitness based smartwatch is the battery life and this is another area in which the RunIQ excels with up to 24hrs of regular use and 5hrs with continuous use with GPS tracking and heart rate monitoring.
So, if you’re New Year’s resolution was to get fit in 2017 and you’re after a device that will help you achieve this goal, the New Balance RunIQ Smartwatch looks very much as though it has all the required features and capabilities to make this goal a reality.
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