79points

Fitbit Surge

13points

Garmin Vivoki

82points

Microsoft Band

Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki
Comparison winner
Microsoft Band
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53 facts in comparison

Fitbit Surge vs Garmin Vivoki vs Microsoft Band

Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivoki
Microsoft Band
79
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13
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82
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Why is Fitbit Surge better than Garmin Vivoki & Microsoft Band?

  • Tracks elevation
  • Has exercise tagging
  • Has inactivity alerts
  • Tracks calorie intake
  • Has social features
  • Is compatible with Windows
  • Has barcode scanner on app
  • Has weight tracking

Why is Garmin Vivoki better than Fitbit Surge & Microsoft Band?

  • Has built-in clip

Why is Microsoft Band better than Fitbit Surge & Garmin Vivoki?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Compatible with RunKeeper
  • Monitors perspiration
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Has coaching
  • Syncs with existing calendars
  • Has voice commands

Top specs and features

Design

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

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

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

4.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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

Sensors

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

2.has an accelerometer
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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
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

4.Monitors perspiration
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Microsoft Band

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

Activity tracking

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

2.Provides activity reports
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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.

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

4.Provides sleep reports
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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.

5.Has exercise tagging
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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.

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

Connectivity

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

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

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

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

6.Compatible with RunKeeper
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RunKeeper is a popular app designed to help you track your fitness activities such as jogging. With a compatible fitness tracker you can sync data between the two services.

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
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Microsoft Band

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Microsoft Band

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

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

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

4.Has a stopwatch
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With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

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

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

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