90points

Fitbit

100points

MapMyFitness

Fitbit
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Fitbit vs MapMyFitness

Fitbit
MapMyFitness
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

Why is Fitbit better than MapMyFitness?

  • Ad-free
  • Has exercise tagging
  • Tracks water intake
  • Provides sleep reports
  • 206MB smaller app size (iOS app)
    14MBvs220MB
  • Compatible with smart scales
  • Uses M7 processor

Why is MapMyFitness better than Fitbit?

  • 0.4 Higher rating on Google Play
    4.4vs4
  • Has food diary
  • Measures pace
  • Has voice feedback
  • Has music playback
  • Is compatible with Windows Phone
  • Has a route tracker
  • Supports routes

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General info

1.Free application
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

2.Ad-free
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

3.Higher rating on Google Play

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4.4

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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4.9

4.Is compatible with Android
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

5.Is compatible with Windows Phone
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

It is compatible with a range of Windows Phone devices.

6. more languages supported

9

9

You can use a wider range of languages in the application. This allows you to use it in the language you choose and makes it suitable for more users around the world.

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Bing Health & Fitness

50

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Activity tracking

1.Has exercise diary
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

2.Compatible with heart rate monitors
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

3.Measures pace
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.Tracks distance
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

It tracks how far you travel.

5.Has exercise tagging
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.Counts how many calories you have burnt
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.

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Activity reports

1.Provides activity reports
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

4.Provides sleep reports
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

2.Has barcode scanner on app
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.

3.Tracks calorie intake
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

4.Has food diary
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

A food diary allows you to easily keep track of the food you have consumed, an important part of staying healthy and losing weight.

5.Tracks water intake
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.

6.Compatible with smart scales
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

It allows you to share information to popular social networks.

2.Has social features
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.Has voice feedback
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

It has voice feedback during your workouts, helping you stay up-to-date on your progress and encouraging you as you exercise.

3.Has music playback
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

You can listen to your own music when working out. This can make exercising more enjoyable and motivate you to push yourself further.

4.Supports routes
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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

5.Uses M7 processor
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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.

6.Exports to email
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

You can export the data from your app to an email address, so you have a copy of it and can forward it on to another person if needed.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a route tracker
Fitbit
MapMyFitness

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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