Withings Activité Sapphire

7.2/10 AVG.
RATING

  • Withings Activité Sapphire
  • Withings Activité Sapphire
  • Withings Activité Sapphire
  • Withings Activité Sapphire
  • Withings Activité Sapphire
  • Withings Activité Sapphire

The Withings Activité is a premium watch, one that has the added bonus of being an activity and sleep tracker. If you think of it as a tracker first, however, you'll be sorely disappointed. But as a watch, it's classy and unassuming.

- Jill Duffy , PC Magazine 

Beautiful and built to last, the Activité is best-looking smartwatch yet, but lacks Android compatibility.

- Alistair Charlton , International Business Times 

Specs / Features


Water resistant up to 165 feet deep (50 m, 5 ATM). Entirely Swiss Made. 316L stainless steel watch case, dial designed in Le Locle village. Dials designed in the ancestral Le Locle village (Switzerland). Unbreakable scratch-proof sapphire glass. Responsive glass (tap to check wake-up time)Day & Night motion sensor. High precision MEMS 3-axis accelerometer. Low power consumption.

Water resistant up to 165 feet deep (50 m, 5 ATM). Entirely Swiss Made. 316L stainless steel watch case, dial designed in Le Locle village. Dials designed in the ancestral Le Locle village (Switzerland). Unbreakable scratch-proof sapphire glass. Responsive glass (tap to check wake-up time)Day & Night motion sensor. High precision MEMS 3-axis accelerometer. Low power consumption.

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Specification

Brand Withings
Model Activité
Weight 2 grams (0.07 ounces)

Reviews (7.2/10 Avg. rating)


The Telegraph

Finally, a fitness tracker that doesn't look like a fitness tracker

from The Telegraph
So what, then, is the inevitable catch? Price. At £320, this is a far more considered purchase than a rubber fitness tracker for around a quarter of the cost. But if you have a fitness tracker and know you enjoy using it, but would crave a bit of discretion, then this could be for you. Alternatively, there is a cheaper £120 version called the Activité Pop which lacks the high build quality and comes in brighter colours, slightly Swatch-esque colours... Full review
Pocket-lint

It's simple, subtle and the perfect balance between form and function

from Pocket-lint

The Withings Activité is a beautifully designed device that, without a shadow of a doubt, delivers on its promise of being a wearable that you'll actually want to wear. It looks fantastic and we have happily replaced our standard watch with it. But its Swiss-made stamp means it isn't cheap, at nearly £100 more than the expected starting price for the Apple Watch.

We could accept the price if it wasn't for a few issues that need ironing out. There's automatic running detection and sleep tracking accuracy glitches, the inability to change your daily step goal from 10,000,... Full review

PC Magazine

Premium watch, one that has the added bonus of being an activity and sleep tracker

from PC Magazine
If you're in the market for a high-end, waterproof watch with a leather band that's swappable, and a look that's elegant enough to wear to business meeting, you might like the Withings Activité. Maybe. But if you have any real interest in tracking your fitness, increasing your daily activity, logging your runs, doing heart-rate training, or anything more involved than simple step and sleep monitoring, you'll be much happier with a device that is a fitness tracker first and costs half or a third of the price... Full review
The Verge

A slightly smarter watch

from The Verge

If it’s a smartwatch, it’s the least capable smartwatch I’ve ever seen. What the Activité actually represents is the new table stakes for a watch, the new minimum for a device that looks like this and costs this much. Watches can already blare sound to wake you up in the morning, so why can’t they buzz quietly? Why can’t I swap bands before I get in the pool and have it track my splits? It’s all clearly possible, and I don’t think it’ll be long before those features are as commonplace as a sweeping second-hand. Rolex, Timex, and Bulgari... Full review

TechCrunch

The Activité is a single, but smarter buy for tech that’s genuinely useful, and yet genuinely fashionable at the same time

from TechCrunch

That said, the Activité isn’t priced for the mass market: At $450, it’s comparable to very nice quartz wristwatches, rather than other fitness bands on the market. Most people won’t spend that much on a watch, however, and I expect they won’t be convinced to essentially quadruple the price of a Jawbone UP just to get a nice timepiece in the mix, either.

Ultimately, though, the Withings Activité is the only fitness tracker out there likely to grace the majority of owner wrists for more than a couple months at max. It’s the first wearable de... Full review

International Business Times

Beautiful and built to last, the Activité is best-looking smartwatch yet, but lacks Android compatibility

from International Business Times

The Activité is exactly what I want from a smartwatch. It looks fantastic and records movement and sleep without compromising on design or battery life. The app is free, simple to use and provides just the right amount of information - although a little more customisation and snappier syncing would be welcome.

I'd also like the option of setting alarms at different times on different days, while the lack of Android support is frustrating for now, but will apparently be added soon.

At £320, it's more expensive than other smartwatches, and will be about on par wit... Full review

Wareable

Elegant enough to wear to business meeting

from Wareable
If you're in the market for a high-end, waterproof watch with a leather band that's swappable, and a look that's elegant enough to wear to business meeting, you might like the Withings Activité. Maybe. But if you have any real interest in tracking your fitness, increasing your daily activity, logging your runs, doing heart-rate training, or anything more involved than simple step and sleep monitoring, you'll be much happier with a device that is a fitness tracker first and costs half or a third of the price... Full review

Amazon.com Reviews Summary

161 from Amazon.com

161 Amazon.com shoppers shared a review for the Withings Activité Sapphire. Ratings are middle of the road, averaging 3.7 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.com customer reviews.

7.4/10

Amazon.ca Reviews Summary

3 from Amazon.ca

3 Amazon.ca shoppers shared a review for the Withings Activité Sapphire. Ratings are generally negative, averaging 2.3 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.ca customer reviews.

4.6/10

Amazon.co.uk Reviews Summary

40 from Amazon.co.uk

40 Amazon.co.uk shoppers shared a review for the Withings Activité Sapphire. Ratings are middle of the road, averaging 3.5 out of 5 stars. See all Amazon.co.uk customer reviews.

7/10

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