80points

Fitbit Surge

13points

Garmin Vivoki

Comparison winner
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47 facts in comparison

Fitbit Surge vs Garmin Vivoki

Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki
80
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13
points

Why is Fitbit Surge better than Garmin Vivoki?

  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Tracks elevation
  • Has silent alarm
  • Has notifications
  • Tracks your sleep
  • Automatically syncs
  • Has exercise tagging
  • Has inactivity alerts

Why is Garmin Vivoki better than Fitbit Surge?

  • Has built-in clip

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

3.waterproofing maximum depth

10m

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
Garmin Vivoki

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

5.has a touch screen
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

6.Has built-in clip
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

3.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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 Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

4.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

6.Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

MyFitnessPal is a popular app designed to help you lose weight. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two apps.

Battery

1.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

5.Has achievements
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

6.Has social features
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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
Garmin Vivoki

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

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

3.Ad-free
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

4.Syncs to the cloud
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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.

5.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

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

6.Compatible with smart scales
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki

It is compatible with smart scales such as the Fitbit Aria and Withings range. These scales transmit information such as weight and BMI to connected services over WiFi.

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