It's best suited to those who want to track their daily steps, calories and heart rate rather than drill down into their exercise sessions.
Health & fitness tracker
Compatible with iOS & Android
Browse the latest user testimonials about Pulse HR.
Withings Pulse performs very well in terms of battery performance relative to other fitness tracker brands.
My Withings Pulse HR lasts for 25 days between charges. 🤷♀️
A minimalistic tracker with killer battery life
...if you want a waterproof fitness tracker that will factor in your swim time as part of your day's activity, then the Pulse HR could well have appeal.
The Pulse HR is tantamount to folding all your clothes into Swiss Roles Marie Kondo-style. It’s dull, but there are blatant benefits.
Best budget activity tracker of 2020!
Bluetooth Low Energy - to sync with Health Mate
Bluetooth connection with location settings permission must be enabled to use the Connected GPS feature
Pulse HR can be installed on a smartphone or a tablet, via the Health Mate app available on iOS (iOS 10 and higher) and Android (6.0 and higher).
Cannot be set up from a computer
316L stainless steel back case
Hardened polycarbonate top case
Anodized aluminium hinges
Silicone wristband: fits wrists up to 200mm / 7.9"
Water resistant up to 50m (165ft)
Dimensions & weight
Device width: 18.16 mm
Device thickness: 10.45 mm
Device height: 44.4 mm
Device height (including wristband): 252.5 mm (minimum wrist size: 140mm (5.5 in), maximum wrist size: 200mm (7.9 in))
OLED screen displays phone notifications, heart rate, steps, distance, calories, activities and alarm settings
Workout mode displays timer and heart rate (continuous tracking)
Storage temperature: -20°C to 85°C (4°F to 185°)
Single battery charge lasts
Up to 20 days in normal use
Up to 5 days in workout mode
Approximately 2 hours to 100%
About 1 hour to 80%
Storage & memory
Free and unlimited online data storage with a Withings account
5 days of local storage of data between syncs
Turn on Pulse HR screen by raising your wrist or pressing the side button. Tap the screen or press the side button to scroll through the data—date, heart rate, steps, distance, calories burned, and alarm time.
Tap the screen or press the side button to browse through the Pulse HR features. Launch workout mode with a long press on the side button, click through to find your activity and long press again to select. Starting workout mode will activate the connected GPS feature when running.
HR measurement using photoplethysmography (PPG), which monitors heart rate using green LED lights to detect variation in the level of blood in the wrist
High precision MEMS 3-axis accelerometer
Walking and running: Steps, distance, calories
Heart rate: Beats per minute
Connected GPS: Distance, pace & elevation
Swimming: Session duration, calories
Sleep: Deep and light sleep phases, sleep interruptions