Fitbit
Top 9%31 points
Top 9%
Tracks distance
Number of health & fitness apps
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49% of all health & fitness appsYes
No
Tracks distance
Provides activity reports
Has exercise diary

Fitbit: 29 facts and highlights

1. Has exercise diary

It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
Fitbit
46% have it
34
0

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.
Fitbit
39% have it
30
0

3. Has weight tracking

You can input your weight data, making it easier to track your progress.
Fitbit
36% have it
29
0

4. 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.
Fitbit
30% have it
28
0

5. Higher 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.
4
StrongLifts 5x5: 4.9
28
0

6. 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.
Fitbit
63% have it
28
0

7. Uses M7 processor

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.
Fitbit
7% have it
27
0

8. 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.
Fitbit
11% have it
27
0

9. Tracks distance

It tracks how far you travel.
Fitbit
49% have it
27
0

10. Has exercise tagging

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.
Fitbit
15% have it
27
0

11. 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 WiFi.
Fitbit
6% have it
27
0

12. Higher rating on the App Store

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.
4.5
5k Runner: 0 to 5k run training Pro: 5
26
0

13. 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.
Fitbit
10% have it
26
0

14. Compatible with heart rate monitors

It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
Fitbit
25% have it
26
0

15. 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.
Fitbit
15% have it
26
0

16. smaller app size (iOS app)

A smaller size means that the app will take up less space on your Apple device. This leaves more space for other apps, as well as other data such as photos and music.
14MB
Bowflex Boost App: 3.4MB
26
0

17. Has goal setting

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.
Fitbit
65% have it
26
0

18. Has achievements

You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
Fitbit
57% have it
26
0

19. Tracks steps taken

It tracks how many steps you take throughout the day, allowing you to see how active you have been.
Fitbit
29% have it
26
0

20. Integrates with social networks

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.
Fitbit
58% have it
26
0

21. more languages supported

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.
9
Bing Health & Fitness: 50
26
0

22. Is compatible with Android

It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Fitbit
80% have it
25
0

23. Ad-free

Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
Fitbit
55% have it
25
0

24. 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.
Fitbit
56% have it
25
0

25. Tracks calorie intake

Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.
Fitbit
21% have it
25
0

26. Is compatible with iOS

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
Fitbit
90% have it
25
0

27. 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.
Fitbit
58% have it
25
0

28. 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.
350000
Calorie Counter - MyFitnessPal: 3000000
25
0

29. Free application

You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
Fitbit
67% have it
25
0

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