100points

Fitbit Charge 3

Fitbit Charge 3
vs

Fitbit Charge 3 review: specs and price

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Charge 3

Why is Fitbit Charge 3 better than the average?

  • Waterproofing maximum depth
    50mvs32.6m
  • smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs32.28MB
  • Fitness apps supported
    31vs16.47
  • Higher rating on the App Store
    4.5vs3.89
  • Charge time
    3hvs5.13h
  • Higher rating on Google Play
    4vs3.7
  • Lowest potential operating temperature
    -20°Cvs-9.34°C

Videos

Powered by

Top specs and features

relevant

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Charge 3

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

50m

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 3

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

5.has branded damage resistant glass
Fitbit Charge 3

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

6.Has built-in clip
Fitbit Charge 3

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

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

relevant

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Charge 3

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.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
Fitbit Charge 3

Your blood oxygen level is a measurement how much oxygen is reaching your muscles. It is important because low levels mean that you will become easily fatigued during exercise. The more exercise you do, the better your blood oxygen levels will become.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

4.has GPS
Fitbit Charge 3

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

For example

Huawei Band 2 Pro

5.Monitors perspiration
Fitbit Charge 3

The device can measure the level of perspiration on your skin, indicating the level of intensity of your workouts.

For example

Microsoft Band (2015)

6.Has a temperature sensor
Fitbit Charge 3

With a temperature sensor you can monitor changes in temperature to measure your exertion levels and avoid hyperthermia.

For example

BodyMedia FIT Link Armband

relevant

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Charge 3

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

3.Detects activities
Fitbit Charge 3

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 Charge 3

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.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Charge 3

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.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit Charge 3

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.

relevant

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Charge 3

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 3

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 3

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Charge 3

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

relevant

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 battery level indicator
Fitbit Charge 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Charge 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Goccia

0.5h

5.wireless charging
Fitbit Charge 3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

6.Has a solar power battery
Fitbit Charge 3

A solar battery takes its energy from light, and stores it in a self-recharging battery which never needs to be changed.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

relevant

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Charge 3

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 3

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 3

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Has achievements
Fitbit Charge 3

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

6.Locates your phone
Fitbit Charge 3

The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

relevant

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Fitbit Charge 3

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

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Charge 3

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 3

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

5.Ad-free
Fitbit Charge 3

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 3

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.

Top 10 fitness trackers

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.