58 facts in comparison
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
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.
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
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.
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.
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.
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
Huawei Band 2 Pro
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
Garmin Vivofit 4 (large)
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
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.
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.
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.
You can download the app for free, from platforms such as Google Play or the App Store.
It has an exercise diary, allowing you to easily keep track of your previous workouts.
14MB (Fitbit App)
14MB (Fitbit App)
72.3MB (UP by Jawbone)
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.
Adverts can be distracting and obtrusive. Apps and blogs without ads are more aesthetically pleasing, nicer to use, and make the content stand out.
It supports third-party heart rate monitors to incorporate your pulse data.
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.