Wareable Tech Awards 2017: Fitbit Alta HR wins Wearable of the Year

Fitbit’s feature-packed fitness tracker bags the big prize
Fitbit Alta HR wins Wearable of the Year
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After team Wareable along with our esteemed judges deliberated long and hard, the Fitbit Alta HR was chosen as 2017's Wearable of the Year.

As well as picking up Fitness Tracker of the Year, the Alta HR picked up the biggest prize at the second Wareable Tech Awards ceremony held at Shoreditch Town Hall, London where we celebrated the best wearable and smart home tech devices that launched in the past twelve months.

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Fitbit's updated version of the Alta, brought heart rate monitoring to its slimmest device yet and was chosen for playing to Fitbit's strengths and showcasing the best of its fitness tracking abilities.

When we reviewed the Alta HR back in May, we scored it a four out of five stars and praised it for that slim, customisable design, great sleep insights and its heart rate monitoring skills. While this was the year that Fitbit launched the Ionic, its first smartwatch, it was the Alta HR that really impressed us most out of the new Fitbit wearables.

Other winners on the night included the Apple Watch Series 3 beating the Louis Vuitton Tambour Horizon to Smartwatch of the Year. The Garmin Forerunner 935 was named Sports Watch of the Year while the Bragi Dash Pro was our Hearable of the Year.

You can see a full list of the Wareable Tech Awards 2017 winners here.

What do you think of our pick for Wearable of the Year? Let us know in the comments section below.

Wareable Tech Awards 2017: Fitbit Alta HR wins Wearable of the Year