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Fitbit review: 29 facts and highlights

Fitbit
Fitbit

Why is Fitbit better than the average?

  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs4.2
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs50.31MB

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General info

1.Ad-free
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Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.

2.Free application
Fitbit

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.

3.Higher rating on Google Play

4

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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4.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.

5.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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6. more languages supported

9

You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.

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Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
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It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.

2.Tracks distance
Fitbit

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

4.Compatible with heart rate monitors
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It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.

5.Tracks steps taken
Fitbit

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

6.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit

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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Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
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Your activity data is analysed to give you reports, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see how active you have been and to help you make improvements.

2.Includes access to online portal
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Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

3.Has goal setting
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Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

4.Provides sleep reports
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Your sleep data is analysed to give you a report, available to view through the app or website. This allows you to see the quality of your sleep and to help you make improvements.

5.Has achievements
Fitbit

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

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Nutrition tracking

1.Has weight tracking
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You can input your weight data, making it easier to track your progress.

2.Tracks calorie intake
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Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.

3.Tracks water intake
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You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.

4.Has barcode scanner on app
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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.

5.Larger food database

350000

The food database used for tracking your nutritional intake is larger. This makes it easier to input what you’ve eaten, instead of having to spend a lot of time adding custom meals.

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6.Compatible with smart scales
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It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over WiFi.

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Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
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It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Has social features
Fitbit

Friends using the same app can be integrated with your account, allowing you to compete with them. This increases your motivation and makes it more enjoyable.

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Features

1.Syncs to the cloud
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Your data is synced to the cloud, making it easier to access across different devices and making sure it is always backed up in case you lose your device.

2.Uses M7 processor
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It utilises the M7 co-processor on compatible iOS devices such as the iPhone 5s. This is a small processor dedicated to collecting your steps taken throughout the day without having an impact on battery life.

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