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Fitbit Surge

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Garmin Vivosport (large)

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Fitbit Surge vs Garmin Vivosport (large)

Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)
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Why is Fitbit Surge better than Garmin Vivosport (large)?

  • Tracks calorie intake
  • Ad-free
  • Is compatible with Windows
  • Compatible with heart rate monitors
  • Has barcode scanner on app
  • Tracks water intake
  • Has weight tracking
  • Compatible with MapMyFitness

Why is Garmin Vivosport (large) better than Fitbit Surge?

  • Detects activities
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Measures pace
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Locates your phone
  • Has a barometer
  • Has a route tracker
  • Supports ANT+

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

2.Has a display
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

3.sweat resistant
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

4.has a touch screen
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

Sensors

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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 Vivosport (large)

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 Vivosport (large)

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

4.Has a barometer
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

Activity tracking

1.Tracks elevation
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

2.Tracks your sleep
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

3.Detects activities
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

The device automatically detects when you start an activity such as jogging, saving you from entering it manually at a later time.

4.Provides activity reports
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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.

5.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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.

Connectivity

1.Syncs wirelessly
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

2.Automatically syncs
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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 Vivosport (large)

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

5.Is compatible with iOS
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

6.Compatible with MyFitnessPal
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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.battery life

7 days

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 battery level indicator
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Has silent alarm
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

2.Has notifications
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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 smart alarm
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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.

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4.Has inactivity alerts
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

5.Has a stopwatch
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

With a stopwatch you can time yourself.

6.Has achievements
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

Miscellaneous

1.Free application
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

2.Has exercise diary
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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

3.Ad-free
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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 Vivosport (large)

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 Vivosport (large)

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

6.Compatible with smart scales
Fitbit Surge
Garmin Vivosport (large)

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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