• The build-quality of the Withings Steel HR is top-notch. The stainless steel used for the casing is extremely reassuring and adds to the premium look of the watch.
• The watch comes with a 50m water resistance. This means that you can take it to the pool for a swim, use it in the shower. It can take a generous dunk. The silicon strap is extremely comfortable and adds to the durability of the watch.
• The Withings Steel HR is also the battery champ among all the other smartwatches and fitness trackers. It can last for more than 2-weeks on a single charge, thanks to its analog design that is extremely power-efficient.
• The App that comes along with the watch is extremely intuitive and user friendly. You can access your weekly report, set goals for your day, tweak settings and much more, easily on the app.
• The optical heart rate monitor of the Steel HR is highly accurate. Since it is an optical heart rate monitor, it does a better job at assessing whether you’re sleeping or not based on your inactivity.
• The biggest drawback of the Withings Steel HR is its price. It’s an extremely expensive fitness tracker, considering the competitive pricing and overall stiff competition of the other options in the market right now.
• Fitness features available with this tracker is limited and it doesn’t provide any fancy VO2 rates like the Garmin trackers. At this price point, it’s a valid limitation