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Basis B1 vs Fitbit Force

Top Nine Reasons for the

Basis B1

Compared to Fitbit Force

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Has a heart rate monitor
Yes
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No
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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26
Detects activities
Yes
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No
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
anonymous
26
Wireless charging
Yes
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No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
26
Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Yes
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No
Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.
anonymous
25
Has a temperature sensor
Yes
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No
With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.
anonymous
25
Monitors perspiration
Yes
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No
The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.
Vlad Gusac
5
Can use it to tell the time
Yes
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No
You can use it like a watch
Seiji Kamiya
2
24 hour constant heart monitoring
Yes
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No
Not just instant heart rate check, it is 24 hour heart rate monitoring.
Seiji Kamiya
2
Better sleep metrics
Yes
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No
Detailed advanced sleep metrics including REM sleep and Interrupted sleep times. Also weekly comparison reports provided. Sleep accuracy confirmed by university and hospitals.
Kevin Michelizzi
0
This list is inaccurate
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No
You have incorrect data on the BodyMedia

Basis B1 is better than Fitbit Force because...

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Top 28 Reasons for the

Fitbit Force

Compared to Basis B1

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Has an alarm clock
Yes
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No
It includes an alarm clock which you can set in order to wake you up or to act as a reminder.
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Vastly longer battery life
6 days
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4 days
2 days longer battery life. With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
anonymous
37
Tracks elevation
Yes
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No
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
anonymous
36
Has silent alarm
Yes
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No
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
anonymous
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Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
31
Much lighter
32.6 g
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44 g
11.40 g lighter
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31
Has notifications
Yes
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No
If you get a notification such as a call or message, the device will vibrate on your wrist or make a noise to alert you.
anonymous
30
Has exercise tagging
Yes
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No
After exercising, you can add details of your workout eg. jogging, swimming, cycling. This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.
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28
Tracks calorie intake
Yes
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No
Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
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27
Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Yes
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No
MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.
anonymous
27
Newer Bluetooth version
4
vs
2.1
Newer Bluetooth version
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27
Measurably more fitness apps supported
31
vs
0
31 more fitness apps supported. The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
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27
Noticeably more Android fitness apps supported
12
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0
12 more Android fitness apps supported. The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps that are available on Android devices, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
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27
Sizably more iOS fitness apps supported
14
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0
14 more iOS fitness apps supported. The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps that are available on iOS devices, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
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27
Has inactivity alerts
Yes
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No
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
anonymous
26
Has goal setting
Yes
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No
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
anonymous
25
Tracks distance
Yes
vs
No
It tracks how far you travel.
anonymous
25
Measurably higher maximum operating temperature
113 °C
vs
40 °C
73 °C higher maximum operating temperature. The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
anonymous
25
Sweat resistant
Yes
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No
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
anonymous
24
Compatible with MapMyFitness
Yes
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No
MapMyFitness is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.
anonymous
24
Notably lower potential operating temperature
-4 °C
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0 °C
4 °C lower potential operating temperature. The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
anonymous
24
Measurably narrower
19.2 mm
vs
36 mm
16.80 mm narrower
anonymous
23
Compatible with Lose It
Yes
vs
No
Lose It is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.
Chris Zoller
2
You do not need a smart phone to use
Yes
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No
Works with or without a smartphone to download
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Fitbit Force is better than Basis B1 because...

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