90points

Fitbit

72points

Garmin Connect Mobile

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Fitbit vs Garmin Connect Mobile

Fitbit
Garmin Connect Mobile
Fitbit
Garmin Connect Mobile

Why is Fitbit better than Garmin Connect Mobile?

  • Has weight tracking
  • Tracks calorie intake
  • Has barcode scanner on app
  • Tracks water intake
  • Tracks steps taken
  • Compatible with smart scales
  • Uses M7 processor
  • Has achievements

Why is Garmin Connect Mobile better than Fitbit?

  • Measures pace
  • Has a route tracker
  • 17 more languages supported
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  • 0.5MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    13.5MBvs14MB
  • Supports routes

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General info

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

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

3.Higher rating on Google Play

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3.4

The app has a higher rating on Google Play, showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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4.Is compatible with Android
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

5.Higher rating on the App Store

4.5

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The app has a higher rating on Apple’s App Store (rating from all versions), showing the overall quality of the app and user satisfaction. The lowest score is 1, with 5 being the highest.

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6.Is compatible with iOS
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

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Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

2.Tracks distance
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Garmin Connect Mobile

It tracks how far you travel.

3.Measures pace
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Garmin Connect Mobile

Measuring pace shows how much time it takes to travel one kilometer or one mile. For example, in running, a 4 minute kilometer would be a very good pace.

4.Counts how many calories you have burnt
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Garmin Connect Mobile

This is useful if you are on a strict training diet or if you are trying to lose weight. It can also help to boost your motivation.

5.Compatible with heart rate monitors
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

6.Tracks steps taken
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

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Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
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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.

2.Includes access to online portal
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Garmin Connect Mobile

Your tracking data is uploaded via your smartphone or computer, and is available to view on the manufacturer’s online portal in the form of reports and graphs.

3.Has goal setting
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Garmin Connect Mobile

Allows you to set your own goals, such as reaching 15,000 steps in a single day.

4.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit
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.

5.Has achievements
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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

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Nutrition tracking

1.Has weight tracking
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Garmin Connect Mobile

You can input your weight data, making it easier to track your progress.

2.Tracks calorie intake
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Garmin Connect Mobile

Using the app, you can input the food you eat to help you manage your nutrition better.

3.Tracks water intake
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Garmin Connect Mobile

You can use it to log the water you drink throughout the day. Drinking enough water is essential to your well-being, with the European Food Safety Authority recommending that women drink about 1.6l per day and men drink 2l per day.

4.Has barcode scanner on app
Fitbit
Garmin Connect Mobile

The app supports scanning food barcodes using the camera. It checks a food database and adds the item based on its barcode, allowing you to quickly and easily track your calorie intake.

5.Compatible with smart scales
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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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Social features

1.Integrates with social networks
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Garmin Connect Mobile

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Has social features
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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.

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Features

1.Syncs to the cloud
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Garmin Connect Mobile

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.

2.Supports routes
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Garmin Connect Mobile

You can create or find existing routes to sync to the app.

3.Uses M7 processor
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Garmin Connect Mobile

It utilises the M7 co-processor on compatible iOS devices such as the iPhone 5s. This is a small processor dedicated to collecting your steps taken throughout the day without having an impact on battery life.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a route tracker
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Garmin Connect Mobile

With a route tracker you can add your route onto a map. It is helpful if you plan to do the same route again, or want to share it with your community.

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