67points

Fitbit Alta HR

79points

Jawbone UP4

Fitbit Alta HR
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Fitbit Alta HR vs Jawbone UP4

Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4
67
points
79
points

Why is Fitbit Alta HR better than Jawbone UP4?

  • Has a display
  • Has notifications
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has exercise diary
  • 58.3MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs72.3MB
  • Compatible with heart rate monitors

Why is Jawbone UP4 better than Fitbit Alta HR?

  • Tracks elevation
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has smart alarm
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has a stopwatch
  • Compatible with MyFitnessPal
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
  • Has NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

3.has a touch screen
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

4.sweat resistant
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

5.width

15.2mm

12.7mm

Best

Misfit Ray

12mm

6.Has built-in clip
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

3.Detects activities
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

6.Compatible with RunKeeper
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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.

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
Jawbone UP4

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

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.

4.Has inactivity alerts
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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
Jawbone UP4

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Free app
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

Miscellaneous

1.Weather sealed
Fitbit Alta HR
Jawbone UP4

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

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