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2017 Gift Guide: Wearables and smartwatches for the entire family

Fitbit Ionic

Fitbit's newest wearable, the Ionic, is a true smartwatch, with third-party apps as well as fitness guidance, music storage and an NFC chip for mobile payments. The watch is available in blue gray and silver, slate blue and orange, or charcoal and graphite gray. Sport bands come in three color combos and perforated leather bands are available in two colors. The Ionic is $299.95, sport bands are an additional $29.95, and leather bands are $59.95.

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