65points

Fitbit Surge

79points

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

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Fitbit Surge vs Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
65
points
Fitbit Surge
79
points
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

Why is Fitbit Surge better than Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus?

  • 2 days longer battery life
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    7 daysvs5 days
  • Tracks calorie intake
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  • 0.5 higher rating on the App Store
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    4.5vs4
  • Compatible with smart scales
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  • Has period notifications
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  • Predicts start date
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  • Designed for women
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  • Predicts ovulation
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Why is Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus better than Fitbit Surge?

  • Detects activities automatically
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Measures pace
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  • 40m higher waterproof depth rating
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    50mvs10m
  • Locates your phone
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  • Has call control
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  • Has a route tracker
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  • 0.5MB smaller app size (iOS app)
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    13.5MBvs14MB

Price comparison

Fitbit Surge

ProductStorePrice
Fitbit Surge AmazonFitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, ...Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, Small (US Version)
Amazon logo
$219.74
Fitbit Surge AmazonFitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, ...Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, Large (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.66

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activit...Garmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activity Tracker - Black
Amazon logo
$124.18
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker Re...Garmin Vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker Regular Fit, Black (010-N1955-36) - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart HR Activity Tracker Reg...Garmin vívosmart HR Activity Tracker Regular Fit - Imperial Purple (Deep Purple)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosport, Fitness/Activity Track...Garmin vívosport, Fitness/Activity Tracker with GPS and Heart Rate Monitoring, Slate, Large
Amazon logo
$122.37
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart 4, Activity and Fitness...Garmin vívosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Silver W/Azure Blue Band, 0.75 inches (010-01995-14)
Amazon logo
$99.59
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker (B...Garmin vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker (Black) Charger Bundle
Amazon logo
$117.14
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Ru...Garmin Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black
Amazon logo
$99.00
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$141.98
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart 3, Fitness/Activity Tra...Garmin vívosmart 3, Fitness/Activity Tracker with Smart Notifications and Heart Rate Monitoring, Purple
Amazon logo
$58.00
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívomove 3S, Hybrid Smartwatch wi...Garmin vívomove 3S, Hybrid Smartwatch with Real Watch Hands and Hidden Touchscreen Display, Rose Gold with Light Sand Case and Band
Amazon logo
$249.99

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
2.sweat resistant
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.Has a display
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
4.has a touch screen
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.waterproof depth rating

10m

50m

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.has GPS
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
3.has an accelerometer
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
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.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
It can track your sleep, such as how long you sleep for and the quality.
2.Detects activities automatically
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.
3.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It can detect changes in elevation, such as when you are climbing stairs.
4.Tracks distance
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It tracks how far you travel.
5.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
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.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device syncs all of your data wirelessly, without the need for cables.
2.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
3.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device automatically syncs your data when in range of your computer or smartphone.
4.Bluetooth version

4

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
5.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
6.Is compatible with Windows
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.

Battery

1.battery life

7 days

5 days

With a longer battery life, you don’t have to worry about charging the device as often.
2.has a battery level indicator
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device can wake you using vibration, so as not to disturb anyone else sleeping in the room.
2.Has notifications
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
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 a stopwatch
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus (Garmin Connect Mobile)
With a stopwatch you can time yourself.
4.Has inactivity alerts
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device detects when you have been idle for too long, and alerts you to encourage you to stay active.
5.Locates your phone
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
The device has a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if you have misplaced it.
6.Has achievements
Fitbit Surge (Fitbit App)
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus
You are awarded achievements for reaching goals, helping to encourage you and keep you motivated.

Price comparison

Fitbit Surge

ProductStorePrice
Fitbit Surge AmazonFitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, ...Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, Small (US Version)
Amazon logo
$219.74
Fitbit Surge AmazonFitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, ...Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, Large (US Version) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$119.66

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus

ProductStorePrice
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activit...Garmin vívosmart HR+ Regular Fit Activity Tracker - Black
Amazon logo
$124.18
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker Re...Garmin Vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker Regular Fit, Black (010-N1955-36) - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart HR Activity Tracker Reg...Garmin vívosmart HR Activity Tracker Regular Fit - Imperial Purple (Deep Purple)
Amazon logo
$79.95
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosport, Fitness/Activity Track...Garmin vívosport, Fitness/Activity Tracker with GPS and Heart Rate Monitoring, Slate, Large
Amazon logo
$122.37
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart 4, Activity and Fitness...Garmin vívosmart 4, Activity and Fitness Tracker w/Pulse Ox and Heart Rate Monitor, Silver W/Azure Blue Band, 0.75 inches (010-01995-14)
Amazon logo
$99.59
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker (B...Garmin vivosmart HR+ Activity Tracker (Black) Charger Bundle
Amazon logo
$117.14
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Ru...Garmin Forerunner 35; Easy-to-Use GPS Running Watch, Black
Amazon logo
$99.00
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with...Garmin Vívoactive 3, GPS Smartwatch with Contactless Payments and Built-in Sports Apps, White/Silver
Amazon logo
$141.98
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívosmart 3, Fitness/Activity Tra...Garmin vívosmart 3, Fitness/Activity Tracker with Smart Notifications and Heart Rate Monitoring, Purple
Amazon logo
$58.00
Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus AmazonGarmin vívomove 3S, Hybrid Smartwatch wi...Garmin vívomove 3S, Hybrid Smartwatch with Real Watch Hands and Hidden Touchscreen Display, Rose Gold with Light Sand Case and Band
Amazon logo
$249.99

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