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The pandemic is driving up sales of smartwatches, as virtual runs replace mass sporting events. The Straits Times checks out six of these watches

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Communications manager Germaine Pereira, 31, paid more than $200 for a Samsung Galaxy Active2 smartwatch last month, which she uses to track her gym workouts.

It replaced her cheaper fitness tracker from a different brand, which she bought in 2016 for around $100. "I did not like it as it was not intuitive and lacked smartwatch features," she says.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 21, 2020, with the headline Ready, get smart, go. Subscribe