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Review: TomTom sabotages Spark’s fantastic fitness watch features with bad design

This $250 activity tracker has GPS, on-board music storage, and heart rate monitoring, but it's too clunky and difficult to use for daily wear.

At a Glance
  • TomTom Spark Cardio + Music fitness watch

    Macworld Rating

    TomTom put GPS, heart rate monitoring, and 3GB of on-board music storage in one clunky fitness watch.

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    TomTom put GPS, heart rate monitoring, and 3GB of on-board music storage in one clunky fitness watch.

    Pros

    • Accurate heart rate monitoring
    • 3GB of local music storage for up to 500 songs
    • GPS maps routes without a phone

    Cons

    • Bulky hardware fits awkwardly on smaller wrists
    • Adding music is a cumbersome process
    • Touchpad navigation is difficult while running

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