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Fitbit Charge

Fitbit Charge
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Fitbit Charge review: specs and price

Fitbit Charge
Fitbit Charge
72
points

Why is Fitbit Charge better than the average?

  • Width
    21mmvs26.68mm
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs32.28MB
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs3.89
  • Maximum operating temperature
    113°Cvs46.88°C
  • Maximum altitude
    30000feetvs29657feet
  • Higher rating on Google Play
    4vs3.7

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Charge

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Charge

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

10m

These devices will not experience water damage, e.g. in the shower. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Runtastic Moment Elite

100m

4.sweat resistant
Fitbit Charge

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

5.width

21mm

Best

Misfit Ray

12mm

6.maximum operating temperature

113°C

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Best

Fitbit Surge

113°C

Sensors

1.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Charge

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 Charge

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Charge

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

3.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Charge

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.

4.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit Charge

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.

5.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Charge

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.

6.Tracks steps taken
Fitbit Charge

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Charge

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Charge

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Huawei Band 2 Pro

4.2

4.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Charge

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

5.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit Charge

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Charge

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

Battery

1.battery life

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 rechargeable battery
Fitbit Charge

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Charge

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Charge

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 inactivity alerts
Fitbit Charge

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

4.Has a stopwatch
Fitbit Charge

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Has achievements
Fitbit Charge

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

6.Has social features
Fitbit Charge

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Fitbit Charge

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

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Charge

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

3. smaller app size (iOS app)

14MB (Fitbit 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.

Best

Bowflex Boost

3.4MB

4.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Fitbit Charge

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

5.Ad-free
Fitbit Charge

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

6.Syncs to the cloud
Fitbit Charge

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.

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