Apple Watch (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tops the ‘Most Wanted’ Fitness Trackers List


The rising trend in the digital world for the past couple of years has been tracking your fitness. Health apps that measure your heart rate, running steps and blood pressure have been on the rise in digital stores such as Google Play and the IOS store. Now, as we draw near to the release of some of the best smartwatches in the market, the trend will become a sensation and perhaps an obsession. Analysts predict that customers will be spending around 2.2 billion in 2015 on smartwatches, bands and other devices which are in some way associated with health related activities.

We take a look at some of the most anticipated smartwatches that have been released or are yet to be released in the market. The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch will be fancied not just by health conscious audiences but by anyone who appreciates Apple’s gadgets. It is one of the most anticipated gadgets of 2015. The features are tailor made to please the health conscious customers. It will feature apps for measuring sleep, heart rate, and nutrition and will be released early next year.

Fitbit bands have become popular with fitness enthusiasts. It’s one of the most famous gadgets on the market regarding health tracking. Although this year has marred the gadget’s reputation because of complaints regarding skin irritation and rashes. The company is about to release another device which will have a built-in heart monitor, called Fitibit Charge. Nike FuelBand is next in line. The device made for 10 percent of all the fitness gadgets sold in the market in 2013.

Nike has put a halt to the gadget to update its health apps and to include new features. The future Nike Fuelband will supposedly support Google and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) products too. Samsung Electronics (KRX:005930) Gear isn’t the best gadget in this regard but it has done enough to compliment the fitness area. It comes with an AMOLED screen and a personalized fitness manager that keeps a check on your fitness activities and gives you accurate data.

Samsung Electronics (KRX:005930) Gear could use some updates because comparatively it is a bit outdated. Pebble smartwatch was a sensation a couple of years back that got the customers excited with its multitude of health apps. The company announced that Pebble Smartwatch will be upgraded and will be compatible with apps from other companies as well. The race is dominated by Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch and the irony is that it hasn’t even been released yet.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch can become one of the hottest gadgets in the market. Analysts have already forecasted that the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch will bag enormous sales for the company and might even break iPhone’s sales. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) would certainly want its Watch to succeed on a large level, especially now that the iPad series is diminishing. Customers are equally thrilled to have the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch on the market because it is set to redefine the wearable technology category. It’ll be great to see the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch setting the market ablaze.