Fitbit Force vs Jawbone Up

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Fitbit Force

Compared to Jawbone Up

anonymous
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Tracks elevation
Yes
vs
No
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
anonymous
30
Has a display
Yes
vs
No
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
anonymous
29
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
28
Automatically syncs
Yes
vs
No
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
anonymous
27
Syncs wirelessly
Yes
vs
No
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
anonymous
27
Significantly more iOS fitness apps supported
14
vs
7
7 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.
anonymous
26
Significantly more Android fitness apps supported
12
vs
6
6 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.
anonymous
26
Has notifications
Yes
vs
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
25
Measurably more fitness apps supported
31
vs
12
19 more fitness apps supported. The tracker is compatible with more fitness apps, such as apps for tracking calorie intake, running or sleeping.
anonymous
24
Measurably narrower
19.2 mm
vs
23 mm
3.80 mm narrower
Chris Zoller
1
You do not need a smart phone to use
Yes
vs
No
Works with or without a smartphone to download
Aiden Richardson
1
Normal measurement units
Yes
vs
No
It uses normal measurement units like steps and calories instead of made-up proprietary ones

Fitbit Force is better than Jawbone Up because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Six Reasons for the

Jawbone Up

Compared to Fitbit Force

anonymous
31
Explicitly longer battery life
10 days
vs
6 days
4 days longer battery life. With a longer battery life you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
anonymous
31
Has smart alarm
Yes
vs
No
It determines when you are in a light state of sleep and wakes you up within a set period of time before your alarm. This can allow you to wake up feeling fresher and more alert.
anonymous
29
Noticeably lighter
21 g
vs
32.6 g
11.60 g lighter
anonymous
27
Compatible with IFTTT
Yes
vs
No
IFTTT is a web-based service that allows you to automate actions between different services. For example you could set IFTTT to work with your fitness tracker to automatically copy your calorie intake data into a Google Drive spreadsheet.
anonymous
24
Has barcode scanner on app
Yes
vs
No
The app supports scanning food barcodes using the camera. It checks a food database and adds the item based on its barcode, allowing you to quickly and easily track your calorie intake.
anonymous
23
Compatible with RunKeeper
Yes
vs
No
RunKeeper 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.
Oscar Terence
0
Plugs into your phone with Simple Sync connector
Yes
vs
No
Simply pull off the end of the band to reveal the Simple Sync connector. This plugs into your phone to quickly transfer all your data.

Jawbone Up is better than Fitbit Force because...

Yes
vs
No

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