67points

Fitbit Alta HR

80points

Fitbit Surge

Fitbit Alta HR
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Fitbit Alta HR vs Fitbit Surge

Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge
67
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80
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Why is Fitbit Alta HR better than Fitbit Surge?

  • Detects activities
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Watch band is replaceable
  • Weather sealed

Why is Fitbit Surge better than Fitbit Alta HR?

  • Tracks elevation
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has a stopwatch
  • Has GPS
  • Compatible with MyFitnessPal
  • Is compatible with Windows
  • Compatible with MapMyFitness

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Has a display
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

3.has a touch screen
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

4.sweat resistant
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.Watch band is replaceable
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The watch band is removable and can be replaced by any standard watch band of the correct size, allowing you to customise it to your liking.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

2.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

3.has GPS
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.

3.Detects activities
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

4.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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.

5.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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.

6.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.

3.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

4.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

6.Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.

Battery

1.battery life

7 days

7 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

2.has a battery level indicator
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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.

3.Has smart alarm
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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.

For example

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

4.Has inactivity alerts
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.

5.Has a stopwatch
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Free app
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

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

Miscellaneous

1.Weather sealed
Fitbit Alta HR
Fitbit Surge

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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