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Fitbit Surge

Fitbit Surge
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Fitbit Surge review: specs and price

Fitbit Surge
Fitbit Surge
80
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Why is Fitbit Surge better than the average?

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

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Surge

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

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

5.has a touch screen
Fitbit Surge

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

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 a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Surge

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

2.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Surge

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.has GPS
Fitbit Surge

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

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Surge

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Surge

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

3.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

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 Surge

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 distance
Fitbit Surge

It tracks how far you travel.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Surge

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

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 Surge

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

6.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Surge

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

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 Surge

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Has achievements
Fitbit Surge

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

6.Has social features
Fitbit Surge

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 Surge

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

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Surge

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.Ad-free
Fitbit Surge

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

5.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Fitbit Surge

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

6.Syncs to the cloud
Fitbit Surge

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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