Fitbit review: 33 facts and highlights


Why is Fitbit better than the average?

  • Rating on Apple's App Store

  • IOS app size


General info

1.Free app
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
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3.Is compatible with Android
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
4.rating on Google Play


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.
5.languages supported


You can use a broader range of languages in the app. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.
6.rating on Apple's App Store


The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store. The rating measures the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The score ranges from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
2.Compatible with external heart rate monitors
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
3.Tracks distance
It tracks how far you travel.
4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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.
5.Has exercise tagging
After exercising, you can add details about your workout (e.g., jogging, swimming, cycling). This enables the device to provide more accurate information, such as the number of calories burnt.
6.Tracks steps taken
It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.

Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
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.Has goal setting
Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
3.Provides sleep reports
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.
4.Has achievements
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
5.Includes access to online portal
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.

Nutrition tracking

1.Has weight tracking
You can input your weight data, making it easier to track changes.
2.Has barcode scanner on app
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.
3.Larger food database


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.
4.Tracks calorie intake
Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
5.Tracks water intake
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.
6.Compatible with smart scales
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 Wi-Fi.

Social features

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


1.Has music playback
You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.
2.Syncs to the cloud
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.
3.Has period notifications
You get a notification when you are due to get your period.
4.Predicts ovulation
The app uses your menstruation data to predict the date of your ovulation, which usually lasts 24-48 hours. This is useful if you are trying to conceive, as your fertility increases around ovulation.
5.Predicts start date
The app uses your data to predict future period start dates.
6.Designed for women
The app has a community and exercises tailored specifically towards women.

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