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100points

Fitbit Charge 3

79points

Fitbit Surge

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106 facts in comparison

Fitbit Charge 3 vs Fitbit Surge

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
100
points
Fitbit Charge 3
79
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Fitbit Surge

Why is Fitbit Charge 3 better than Fitbit Surge?

  • Detects activities
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 40m more water resistance
    ?

    50mvs10m
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • Measures pace
    ?
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
    ?

Why is Fitbit Surge better than Fitbit Charge 3?

  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • Has GPS
    ?
  • 40.85% more battery power
    100mAhvs71mAh
  • 2000feet higher maximum altitude
    ?

    30000feetvs28000feet
  • 68°C higher maximum operating temperature
    ?

    113°Cvs45°C

Price comparison

Fitbit Charge 3

Fitbit Surge

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
2.Has a display
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.sweat resistant
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.waterproofing maximum depth
?

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

50m

10m

5.has a touch screen
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
2.has an accelerometer
?

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.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.Monitors blood oxygenation levels
?

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)

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.Has a temperature sensor
?

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

For example

BodyMedia FIT Link Armband

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
5.has GPS
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.Has a barometer
?

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

For example

Garmin Vivosmart 4 (small / medium)

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
2.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 Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.Detects activities
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.Tracks your sleep
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
5.Measures pace
?

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.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 Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
2.Automatically syncs
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.Has Bluetooth
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Xiaomi Mi Band 4

5

4

4

5.Is compatible with Android
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.Is compatible with iOS
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

Battery

1.battery life
?

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

Best

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

365 days

7 days

7 days

2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.battery power
?

Best

Garmin Vivofit 3

260mAh

71mAh

100mAh

5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Honor Band 4

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

Features

1.Has silent alarm
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
2.Has notifications
?

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.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
3.Has inactivity alerts
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
4.Has a stopwatch
?

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
5.Free app
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge
6.Has exercise diary
?

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

Fitbit Charge 3
Fitbit Surge

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